Congratulations to Hazel Wang '19, who was selected to be a member of the 2018 Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA) Northeast Regional Orchestra, and Adela Yan '19 and Isabelle Chen '19, who won a place in the soprano section of the 2018 CMEA Northeast Regional Festival Chorus following a rigorous adjudication process.
Both Walker's varsity soccer and varsity field hockey teams were selected to the New England Prep School Athletic Conference (NEPSAC) Postseason Tournament.
Beginning second semester, Walker's will offer a new course on Engineering co-taught by physics teacher Dr. Emma Mitchell and computer science teacher Leslie Goff.
On Thursday, in front of family members, teachers, advisors and friends, Walker's senior Mia Farnella '18 signed her National Letter of intent to play at the Division I collegiate level. Mia has committed to play lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University.
On November 4 and 5, seven Walker's students accompanied art teacher Corina Alvarez de Lugo to Avon Old Farms School (AOF) to participate in a joint drawing workshop with guest artist Miles Yoshida.
On Wednesday, November 8, Walker's Dance Workshop and Dance Ensemble were joined by dancers from Taft School, Loomis Chaffee, and Miss Porter's for a day of master classes followed by a performance for the whole school in Ferguson Theatre.
This fall, Walker's English Department debuted the Visiting Writers Seminar – a unique new course that focuses on living writers who are making an impact on the world with their words. The first featured author will be acclaimed essayist and non-fiction writer, Anne Fadiman, who will be on campus on Wednesday, December 13, for a broad range of interactions with students, culminating in an all-community reception and reading.
Horizons National has been awarded $100,000 from the LEGO Community Fund U.S. of which $80,000 will be allocated to Horizons at The Ethel Walker School to launch the "Hands-on, Minds-on Approach to Inspiring Girls' Interest in STEAM" initiative.