Watkinson is pleased to announce the AthleticMind Winter Speaker Series. This three-part event was borne out of a desire to provide special, inspiring programming for our students. This period of virtual schooling provides a perfect opportunity for students to explore what it means to have an athletic mind. The speaker series will feature elite athletes who
Watkinson School is proud to announce that Adam J. ’21 was chosen for an Edward Brodsky Student Fellowship. New this year at the Anti Defamation League’s Never Is Now conference, students could apply to participate in the Edward Brodsky Student Fellowship. Fifty student leaders from around the country were selected to connect with each other through conversations
To continue our commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month, special guest, art historian and educator, Valentín Concha-Núñez, will give our school an interactive, virtual museum tour on Wednesday, October 14. We will explore “Representation of Latino Art” as Concha-Núñez presents several beautiful masterpieces created by Latinx artists across different cultures, art forms, and eras. With a dual background in
The latest issue of our digital Watkinson News is live. Covered in this issue: A letter from Head of School Teri Schrader about how we educate effectively from a distance Class Notes New partnerships for athletics A story on nursing alumni who are making a difference This year’s CT Scholastic Art Award Winners Read and
Anne Goshdigian, coordinator of Faces of Homelessness at Hands On Hartford, a nonprofit that works with homeless Hartford residents and presented to Watkinson students on Equity and Social Justice Day, said, “Hands On Hartford received an amazing donation of 1,000 face masks from Cindy Z. [class of 2021] last week. What a blessing! They will
Elijah H. ’22 has been awarded the USA Gymnastics Academic All-American Recognition award this year. Robert Cowan, former USA Gymnastics Men’s Program Director, established the award in 1986 to encourage a high level of academic achievement in young athletes in addition to their athletic achievements. The award honors athletes’ development of values, morals, and social
Our annual feature & alumni magazine is now online! The Spring 2019 issue talks about the progress we’ve made on our five-year Strategic Plan.
The Watkinson Story Vault features videos and words from all different members of our community — students, parents, alumni, teachers, and friends. We launched it in fall of 2018 and it’s growing all the time.