Middle School Visits Trinity Academy

On Friday, Jan. 17th, Watkinson’s Middle School traveled to Trinity Academy on Sigourney St. in Hartford to share lessons about Dr. King through art, poetry, and history. Our students became the teachers as they worked with the younger children, grades 1 through 4. In addition, a small team of Watkinson students and teachers prepared lunch … Read more

Proceeds from 7th Season of Freshly Squeezed Presented

Watkinson School completed its seventh season of Freshly Squeezed with Colin McEnroe by presenting the program’s community partners — Billings Forge, Hartford Stage, and the Mark Twain House and Museum — with checks from the proceeds to benefit their education departments. Watkinson’s Head of School Teri Schrader presented the profits from the 2018-19 Freshly Squeezed season ($2,341 was gifted … Read more

Senior Thalia P. Has Original Play Read at Hartford Stage

.Thalia P. ’19 was chosen to participate in Write On, Hartford Stage’s Annual Young Playwrights’ Competition. The competition is open to all Connecticut residents in grades 9-12. From among these applicants, 5-6 are selected to participate in the program. The program is modeled on Hartford Stage’s new play development process, and Write On playwrights have … Read more

Preparations For SPHERE Are Underway

by Harrison Richman, University of Hartford Communications Intern Watkinson’s SPHERE Summer Program is entering its 47th summer with the goal of helping Hartford elementary students discover that learning can be achieved through varied creative and recreational activities. Each summer, Watkinson School enrolls 80-90 Hartford children, grades 1-5, in SPHERE and gives them a chance at … Read more

Sophomores Chosen to Speak at Leadership Greater Hartford’s Common Ground Graduation

by Alexa Miano, University of Hartford Communications Intern On December 11th at 6pm, Leadership Greater Hartford (LGH) had graduation proceedings for Common Ground program participants at the Lincoln Financial Group located in Downtown Hartford. Watkinson’s Head of School, Teri Schrader, was represented as a local leader and chosen to be the keynote speaker at the … Read more