Perfectly Respectable Institute of Mathematical and Scientific Educational Services (PRIMES)

Melissia Mason
This school year, PRIMES—Emma’s math and science tutors—are led by two excited and ambitious students: Ashlyn B. ’24 and Evangeline W. ’23. Addressing concerns over the wellbeing of both the tutors and the students they assist, the two have worked hard to make improvements to the efficiency,.
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A Haunt Mess: Emmaween 2022

Kaitlin Resler
Emma Willard School is full of traditions: ring ceremony, Revels, the senior triangle, and more. But another celebration looms, and creeps, into the fall season. Emmaween stands by itself against the hills, holding antics within.  
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French Identity Meets Biology

Melissia Mason
What does it mean to be French? Is it birthplace? Language? Home address? DNA? This question is one that French Instructor Eloise Bererd has posed to her Advanced Studies French Identity class. To inform the conversation, the class joined in a discussion of DNA with a biology class led by Science.
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One of 360: Ally D. ’25

Sandra Santana
This October, we’re hanging out with Ally D. ’25, a sophomore day student from Latham, NY for our One of 360 series. Hear from Ally, in her own words, about pet fish, buttered pasta, and avoiding the Senior Triangle.
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Four Questions with Meg McClellan: Respect for the Early Riser

Luke Meyers
Meg McClellan has been teaching English at Emma Willard School for over 25 years and currently serves as the Interim Coordinator of the Starzinger Writing Center; We asked her four questions about her experience at Emma.  
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Honoring Our Culture: A Hispanic and Latine Heritage Month Reflection

Sandra Santana
In honor of Hispanic and Latine Heritage Month, Head of School Jenny Rao reflects on her identity as a Latina growing up in Mexico City, and the role heritage has played in her evolution from international student to Head of School.
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A Hunger for Change

Sandra Santana
Gemma Halfi, associate director of equity and inclusion at Emma Willard School, is using the new academic year to turn our attention towards the discriminatory systems and policies that perpetuate food inequities in the United States and helping the school community think about making tangible,.
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Finding the Connection: The Healers

JoAnn Gometz
We continue our series of stories highlighting connections between Emma students past and present with physician Johane Gildade Boursiquot, MD ’97 and Meli N. ’23, a current student whose interests center around medical research and biomedical engineering. This is the final feature from the series,.
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One of 360: Crystal S. '23

Sandra Santana
Mount Ida is back and buzzing with the return of our incredible school community. As we all begin to settle into our routine, it’s time to learn about the faces who make our spaces special. Our One of 360 series kicks off this month with none other than New York City native, Crystal S. ’23! Hear.
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Finding the Connection: The Filmmakers

Carly H. '25
We continue our series of stories highlighting connections between Emma students past and present with filmmaker Natasha Kermani ’06 and Carly H. ’25, a current student thinking about a possible career in the filmmaking industry. Carly interviewed and wrote this feature for our Spring 2022 edition.
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