Waverly Blog

ES student art flowers

Connect­ing

We wish to give a big thank you to the Waverly Parent Orga­ni­za­tion for connect­ing us during these many months at home! The commu­nity of students, teach­ers, and parents are what make Waverly the wonder­ful, warm, and unique school it is. Read on to learn about some of the virtual events the WPO has made happen this year, and be sure to check the Waverly Weekly News and PSL for more to come!

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ES Heidi community room

Thank you, Heidi – Part two of a series

On Novem­ber 18, 2020, Heidi announced that after 25 years at Waverly, she will be retir­ing as Head of School on June 30, 2021. Waverly faculty and staff reflect on working with and knowing Heidi over the years.

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Lola

This I Believe – I Believe in Myself

It’s weird to have the most story-worthy thing that has happened to you in your life be told to you by other people,” writes Waverly senior Lola M. 21 in her This I Believe essay. Through the telling of her remark­able begin­ning, Lola shares how essen­tial it is to believe in yourself.

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Board Wendy Lopata

Why Waverly?

A Waverly parent of two shares why Waverly is the right school for his family. After orig­i­nally plan­ning to enroll in our school for a short period, they decided to stay for the long haul, due mainly to our engag­ing and thought­ful teach­ers who have also served as role models to his kids.

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Student art work colorful face

New Decade, New Destinies

Ten Waverly students and teach­ers will partic­i­pate in the 2020 NAIS People of Color Confer­ence (PoCC) this week. The theme of this year’s confer­ence is New Decade, New Destinies: Chal­leng­ing Self, Chang­ing Systems, and Choos­ing Justice.” Read more about the work­shops some of our faculty will be present­ing as well as the Student Diver­sity Lead­er­ship Confer­ence some of our students will be attending.

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Heidi performing on stage

Thank you, Heidi – Part one of a series

On Novem­ber 18, 2020, Heidi announced that after 25 years at Waverly, she will be retir­ing as Head of School on June 30, 2021. Waverly faculty and staff reflect on working with and knowing Heidi over the years.

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HS Yanndery and student Halloween costume

Growing, Learn­ing

First/​second asso­ciate teacher Yanndery Flow shares about her tran­si­tion from her admin­is­tra­tive support role at the middle and high school to the class­room, and all the ways she is growing and learn­ing along­side her students.

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