A Watkinson Affair

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Thankfully we were able to celebrate all things Watkinson at A Watkinson Affair 2020, which took place on February 29 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. The night was filled with laughter, great food, amazing silent and live auction items, and a love for Watkinson School. We had the most successful event in the school’s history! We […]

Ram Pride & Partnerships

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Watkinson Athletics kicked off two new partnerships in 2019-20 with the goals of increasing Watkinson’s visibility in the greater Hartford area and generating pride in Ram athletics. Watkinson teamed up with the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) to bring youth sport related programming to campus, and also signed a multi-year commitment with Adidas as a […]

Class Notes 2019

A J Williams

1950–1979 Albert Williams-Myers ’58, professor emeritus of Black Studies at SUNY New Paltz, will be honored on May 4, 2019 at the Dr. AJ Williams-Myers African Roots Library. You can read more about the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/980720835472480/ Michael Brown ’63 is happily retired in Arizona and winding down his involvement with a consulting group, which works […]

Nursing Alumni Making a Difference

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Watkinson’s mission resonates in her work as a nurse, says one alum. “I must shape my patients’ world and experience to match their wishes.”

The Professional Learning Community

A Nation at Hope

A short history of the research behind the kind of teacher collaboration that happens at Watkinson

Reunion Recap

reunion 2018

Reunion 2018 was a night to remember! It was a beautiful evening celebrating Watkinson alumni.  Three alumni were honored this year: Hope Lipp Hall ’88 won the Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award,  and Chris Brooke ’90 and Johann Smith ’05 were both inducted into Watkinson’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Hope Lipp Hall ’88 Hope is a […]

Scholastic Arts Award Winners

The Light of Winter

The Connecticut Regional Scholastic Awards program is a professionally juried event which recognizes only the best Connecticut student artwork. This year, a remarkable eleven Watkinson students won awards and honorable mentions.  Click an image to enlarge.  Grey Skies – Jack N. What Do You See – Angel T. Gabby & Justin – Celeste E. Panda […]

Long-Term Donor Partnerships

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At a time of financial uncertainty for many, donors are stepping up to make great things happen.

Interdisciplinary By Structure

Many schools talk about interdisciplinary teaching. What’s different about it at Watkinson — and why has it become such a priority?

The Senior Year, Reimagined

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Seniors are our most capable, ambitious students. Let’s design an experience worthy of them.