Waverly’s middle and high school humanities teachers made a commitment to offer summer reading for students, reflecting the events going on in the country around the Black experience in America. This week, we share some of the personal reading members of our faculty and staff engaged in this summer.
Each year, the elementary teaching teams develop a social studies theme, and they build an interdisciplinary curriculum around this theme incorporating language arts, math, science, the arts, and community. Many of the skills needed to be successful in the academic disciplines intersect; the fluid nature of a theme-driven curriculum gives teachers the flexibility to teach and reinforce these skills across the curriculum. Read on to learn more about this year’s themes!
The Head of School reports on the progress made regarding our work to create a truly just and equitable environment. Families are invited to our upcoming town hall meetings, scheduled for Thursday, August 20, at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, August 25, at 10:00 a.m.