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.
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.
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!