Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

Sandra Santana
Emma Willard School students are captivated by computer science. In 2020-21, Emma received honors for expanding young women’s access to advanced computer science classes, and our Emma Codes team excelled at the American Computer Science League competition.
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Inspirational Speech: Reclaiming Beauty

Gemma Halfi
During Morning Reports, members of the Emma Willard School community have a chance to share inspirational thoughts from their own life experience. In a recent talk, Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Gemma Halfi shared a powerful message about beauty and body positivity through.
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Crowning the Champions

Sandra Santana
In a year brimming with historic athletic firsts, Emma Willard School has officially joined the action. After dominating the competition by nearly 30 points last Saturday, the Jesters Swimming and Diving team has captured the Colonial Council Championship, the first in school history.
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Signature Meets STEAM 9

Melissia Mason
This semester, Emma’s   Signature  and   STEAM 9  programs converged when Chelsea Y. ’22 set out to teach ninth graders what she’s learned about Processing, a language for coding within the context of the arts. This exciting part of Chelsea’s Signature project is a wonderful example of student.
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One of 360: Anna D. '21

Kaitlin Resler
We’re closing out our One of 360 series for the 2020-2021 year with a member of the class of 2021! Senior Anna D. '21 tells us about the many places she can call home, her path towards and in music, her favorite tradition and thoughts looking beyond to college. Read on for Anna’s own words:
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Showcasing Student Accomplishments

Melissia Mason
Whether it’s creating a fuel cell from mud or performing a complex musical masterpiece, Emma Willard School students rise to the challenge. In this year’s Spring Showcase, the Emma community had the opportunity to learn about and celebrate the work that has been done this year in the Signature and.
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Inspiring Future Scientists

Melissia Mason
The Emma Willard School Science Department recently hosted a screening of the award-winning film   Picture a Scientist, followed by a panel discussion with local female scientists. The film features a variety of renowned female scientists, including a molecular biologist, analytical chemist,.
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One of 360: Sofia T. '24

Kaitlin Resler
Our one of 360 series continues with another member of the class of 2024! Ninth grader Sofia T. ‘24 joined the Emma Willard School community in the fall as a day student, but has experienced boarding this spring. Read on for Sofia’s favorite classes, filmmaking experience, and more.
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Alumnae Discuss Climate Change, Inaugural Eunice Newton Foote Climate Talk

Suzanne Romero Dewey
Eunice Newton Foote, one of Emma’s earliest alumnae (Troy Female Seminary, which later became Emma Willard School), exemplifies the school’s mission to serve and shape the world. She attended the school in 1836-38 and credited her time in Troy as influential to her later work. Her 1856 paper.
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A Bold Choice

Suzanne Romero Dewey
The question of what you want from high school has been on your mind for months and now it is time to decide. You’ve done your homework, identified your needs and goals, and determined which schools meet your must-have list. You’ve visited campuses (in most cases virtually), and have attended.
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