Exploring Signature Projects

Admissions
Through the Signature program, Emma students in 11th and 12th grade have the opportunity to delve into a topic or area of curiosity to them.  Students spend the year working with a mentor in their field of interest and produce a final project or presentation demonstrating a deeper, informed.
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A Vision of Equity: MLK Day 2023

Communications
Each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Emma Willard School community gathers for special programming to honor his legacy. This year’s theme, “A Vision of Equity,” explored both Dr. King’s dream of equity for all, as well as the equity work that has been done and is still to come in a variety.
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A Year in Review: 2022 at Emma Willard School

Communications
Just like the previous year, 2022 was a year of firsts, thoughtful reflections, and incredible celebrations. Join us in remembering a few of our favorite memories from the last year with our top ten moments from Emma News!
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One of 360: Soumya B. ’23

Sandra Santana
Helping us close out 2022 is Soumya B. ’23, a Senior boarding student from Morocco and Massachusetts. Read on to learn more about Soumya’s dedication to education, interest in politics, and gratitude for family.  
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Head of School Jenny Rao Elected President of NYSAIS Board of Trustees

Communications
The New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) has elected Jenny Rao, Emma Willard School’s 17th head, as president of the board of trustees. Founded in 1947, the Association is made up of over 200 independent schools in New York State and is affiliated with both the National.
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“Vultures of Emma Willard” Wins Congressional App Award

Luke Meyers
A custom website created in collaboration between Emma Willard students Dia K. ’24 and Robyn W. ’24 has won first place in the 2022 Congressional App Award contest.
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One of 360: Liza N. ’24

Sandra Santana
Meet Liza N. ’24, a first year junior from Western Ukraine. Hear from Liza, in her own words, about her journey from Novovolynsk to Troy, Computational Chemistry, and exploring the ski slopes of the Northeast.   
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Fall Play: Anti-Gone

Melissia Mason
The Emma Willard School Theatre Department opened this year’s season with an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Antigone by Sophocles. The adaptation, set in post-World War II Greece, follows Antigone as she struggles with the decision of whether to follow her heart—be “herself”—or bow to pressure.
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A Season of Success - Fall Athletic Desserts

Sandra Santana
The Emma Willard School community came together at Morning Reports today to celebrate the accomplishments and success of our 2022 Fall athletic season. With a number of athletes taking the field, pool, and boats, we are thankful for their overwhelming dedication to Emma athletics. Read on for our.
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Dia K. ’24 and the Vultures of Emma Willard School

Kaitlin Resler
There are many unique qualities the Emma Willard School campus has to offer: the collegiate gothic style designed by the Olmstead Brothers include the tower, many castellations, parapets, finials, spandrels, and buttresses. Alongside these architectural wonders, eyes gaze down at the inner campus.
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