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6th-Grade Entrepreneur

On February 1 from 11-3, Olivia C. ’26 will be selling hair scrunchies and flour sack dish towels at the West Hartford Town Hall.  She’s part of West Hartford’s first-ever Pop-Up Kids Market, for which Watkinson is a community sponsor.  All the money she raises will go to the Crosby Fund for Haitian Education.  Olivia … Read more

Watkinson Sending 10th-Anniversary Service Trip to Dominican Republic

Team is comprised of 33 travelers from Watkinson School, the University High School of Engineering, and UConn Health. Myriad sponsorship opportunities available to support our 2019 Dominican Republic Service Team. Watkinson School will send 33 travelers to spend a week in La Romana, Dominican Republic from November 23-30, 2019. Working alongside their hosts from the Good … Read more

Watkinson Senior Manages Successful Eagle Scout Project

by Harrison Richman, University of Hartford Communications Intern Watkinson senior, Oliver A., enacted a large scale service-learning initiative as part of his Eagle Scout project. Oliver decided to partner with Chrysalis Center’s Freshplace Program, which provides healthy, fresh foods to families in need in the North End of Hartford. For those who cannot physically make … 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

6th Grade Watkinson Student Makes a Difference Following Tragedy

by Alexa Miano, University of Hartford Communications Intern 6th grader Julia S. heard about the tragic shooting that took place at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27th. She felt concerned about attending classes at her synagogue the following morning. This motivated her to start thinking about what she could do to … Read more