Jade Schoenfeld

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Last year, thinking about the Senior Seminar, I’d thought I would do something with conducting a choir or an orchestra. But then, with Covid, there were no opportunities for that, so I had to think, Okay, what else am I interested in, what else can I try to do to see if I like to […]

Adam Joseph


Two years ago, when Watkinson began introducing the process of the new senior exhibitions, a lot of people weren’t excited; they thought they didn’t want all this extra work for their senior year. And I’m not going to lie; I thought that too. But, at the same time, I had this feeling: This is gonna […]

Maxx Smith-Rapaport

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I’m a person who finds motivation within myself pretty easily, but only when it’s something I’m really passionate about. That’s why I’ll often go into projects trying to find an option that offers that passion. Without it I can still get work done, and I still work hard, but it takes a lot longer. The […]

Jenelle Dunstan ’09

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The model for learning at Watkinson taught me the autonomy of my own journey. There was no cookie-cutter course to help me prepare for a career or future that requires sound decision-making.

Class Notes 2021

Steve Walker and Charley Todd

1958–1989 Allan Burns ’58 chopped “busy” from his vocabulary on the day he retired, 11/05/2006. He has been happily lazy ever since, especially after quickly realizing that he could live a simple, single life quite comfortably. He relocated 5 years ago from a 40 year sojourn in Southern California to Hampton Beach, NH, where he […]

What a Year It’s Been

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How challenges shaped the learning… but didn’t stop it

A Watkinson Affair


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


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

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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.”