Back to Basics: Tips to Start the School Year

Sandra Santana
Now that we have said goodbye to summer vacation, it’s time to get back into the school year swing. For some students, this is the first time away from home. For others, this is a long awaited return to Mount Ida after virtual learning. No matter how you got to Emma, one thing stays the same: the.
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One of 360: Joanna L. '23

Sandra Santana
As we look forward to the start of the 2021-2022 school year, our One of 360 series returns with Joanna L. ’23. Joanna is a boarding student from Shanghai, China, who first learned of Emma Willard School through the GirlSummer program. Read more about Joanna, in her own words, on art, the Emma.
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Doing Science: Sophia Arnold ’21 and the Universal Gravitational Constant

Kaitlin Resler
As the class of 2021 started their last semester at Emma Willard School, one senior was working hard to measure one of the fundamental constants in the world: the Universal Gravitational Constant. Alongside Science Instructor John Ball, Sophia Arnold ’21 performed an experiment typically done by.
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Embracing the SEED Project

Melissia Mason
Each summer, a select group of educators are chosen to attend SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)SM New Leaders Week. This immersive experience is designed to train leaders to facilitate conversations that drive personal, organizational, and societal change toward social justice. Our.
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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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