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Middle School Summer Leadership Workshop

Every student has the potential to be a leader. Walker’s offers a school climate that nurtures characteristics of an emerging leader. What piece of the Leadership Puzzle are YOU? Have…

Middle School Virtual Open House

Please join us for the opportunity to learn about our Middle School student experiences at Walker's! You will hear from our Head of Middle School, Isabel Ceballos, along with other…

Upper School Virtual Open House

Please join us to learn more about our Upper School curriculum and student life experience. Hear from members of our leadership team alongside teaching faculty with the opportunity to ask…

Middle School Zoom Workshop: Mythology and Monsters

Taught by Walker's Latin teacher Noel Grisanti Hydras and Cyclops and Sirens, oh my! In this 45-minute Zoom workshop, girls entering grades 5-8 will bravely enter into the world of…

Middle School Theater Improv Class

The Ethel Walker School 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury

Open to girls ages 10-14Limited space available!FREE to those who register In this high-energy, interactive theater workshop led by two student volunteers and Walker's director of theater, students will engage…

Cicerone Saturdays: Athletics at Walker’s

cic·e·ro·ne, noun/ˌsisəˈrōnē/. a guide who gives information. You are invited to have a virtual casual conversation with the Cicerones, our student tour guides. Learn from the student perspective about life at Walker’s…

November Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Visiting Writer Seminar: Fall Writer Camille Dungy

Author reading followed by guided conversation led by The Ethel Walker School Visiting Writer Seminar students. Camille T. Dungy’s debut collection of personal essays is Guidebook to Relative Strangers (W. W. Norton,…

Virtual Field Hockey Preview 1 (Postponed)

Note: This event has been postponed. Register for the preview event on Wednesday, December 9, 2020! Join us on Saturday, November 14th at 11:00 a.m. on Zoom for a preview…

Cicerone Saturdays: Arts at Walker’s

cic·e·ro·ne, noun/ˌsisəˈrōnē/. a guide who gives information. You are invited to have a virtual casual conversation with the Cicerones, our student tour guides. Learn from the student perspective about life at Walker’s…

December Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Virtual Field Hockey Preview

Join us on Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30 p.m. for a preview of Walker’s Field Hockey program! Hear from CT Field Hockey Hall of Fame member and Walker’s head coach,…

Sundial Series: Advanced Courses and College Preparation

Introducing the SunDial Series: Living, Learning, and Leadership at Walker's, a chance to learn about Walker’s curriculum — which combines traditional areas of liberal arts studies with educationally relevant and timely elective courses —…

Cicerone Saturdays: Riding at Walker’s

cic·e·ro·ne, noun/ˌsisəˈrōnē/. a guide who gives information. You are invited to have a virtual casual conversation with the Cicerones, our student tour guides. Learn from the student perspective about life at Walker’s…

Middle School Hot Chocolate

Join us for a virtual Middle School gathering! The Ethel Walker School invites your family for cocoa and conversation over Zoom on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Join us on Zoom…

January Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Virtual Illustration Workshop for Middle School Girls

Join middle-school aged girls for a virtual workshop on illustration designed to emphasize the importance of visual problem-solving, color theory, and composition while learning to tell a story. Through an…

Basketball Virtual Preview

The most common word used to describe the basketball program at Walker’s is family. Coaches emphasize competitiveness and skill-building while remembering that relationships are the foundation of a winning culture.…

SunDial Series: Upper School Music (Voice and Instrumental)

Introducing the SunDial Series: Living, Learning, and Leadership at Walker's, a chance to learn about Walker’s curriculum — which combines traditional areas of liberal arts studies with educationally relevant and timely elective courses —…

Middle School Virtual Zoom Chat

Learn more about what The Ethel Walker Middle School has to offer with Aline Rossiter, Director of Enrollment Management; a current EWS parent; and Head of The Middle School, Isabel…

I Want Our Girls to Have It All: Student Life

Please join us for virtual conversations with select Walker’s leaders.  We’ve specifically designed these conversations for small groups, and we encourage you to RSVP at your earliest convenience.  I want…

February Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

SunDial Series: Riding at Walker’s

Join Linda Langmeier, Courtney O'Connor, and our most enthusiastic equestrian students to learn more about our esteemed equestrian program at The Ethel Walker School. Whether you're an animal lover and…

Visual Arts: 2-D and Ceramics (SunDial Series)

The visual arts are alive and well at The Ethel Walker School and students explore their creative side through the guidance of master artists who teach.  Meet students who tap…

Performing Arts: Dance and Theater (SunDial Series)

The performing arts are fundamental to a student’s development in emotional, physical, and academic development. At Walker’s, our talented performing arts faculty encourage our students through movement and artistic expression…

Cicerone Saturdays: College Process at Walker’s

cic·e·ro·ne, noun/ˌsisəˈrōnē/. a guide who gives information. You are invited to have a virtual casual conversation with the Cicerones, our student tour guides. Learn from the student perspective about life at Walker’s…

Cicerone Saturdays: Science at Walker’s

cic·e·ro·ne, noun/ˌsisəˈrōnē/. a guide who gives information. You are invited to have a virtual casual conversation with the Cicerones, our student tour guides. Learn from the student perspective about life at Walker’s…

Field Hockey Clinic

The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields 96 Sand Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Open to girls in grades 5-8Limited space available!FREE to those who register Come join us on the beautiful campus of The Ethel Walker School as we learn and build on…

Admission 101

Need more information to navigate the independent school process? Join Walker’s experienced admission staff for an insider’s look at the independent school search process. This Zoom session will cover finding…

Middle School Public Speaking Workshop

Giving a presentation in class, a speech to a large group while you are running for a leadership position, or an announcement to the whole school about an issue you…

Middle School Debate Workshop

Join Lee-Ann Harris P’13, Walker’s Debate Coach and Math Teacher, for this 45-minute Zoom Introduction to Debate. You will learn the basics of debate, including drills and structuring arguments, and conclude…

Middle School Creative Writing Workshop

Middle School English teacher Kim Thacker P’24, ’27 presents “Creative Writing – Unforgettable Characters,” a workshop designed especially for budding, middle-school-aged writers. Attendees will study classic fictional characters and will create their own unforgettable…

Middle School Zoom Book Club

“Summer is almost here and I don’t know about you… but this is my favorite time to read! There is nothing better than grabbing a good book, heading out to my…

September Virtual Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

September Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for an Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant Q&A…

Virtual Middle School Preview

Head of Walker’s Middle School, Isabel Ceballos, and Director of Enrollment, Aline Rossiter, invite you to learn about Walker’s Middle School. You will be introduced to a day in the…

Squash Clinic with Lynn Leong

Centennial Center 112 Sand Hill Road (GPS), Simsbury, Connecticut

Open to girls in grades 6-9 Enhance your squash skills with Lynn Leong, former Malaysian professional player and three-time All American collegiate player. Lynn Leong is currently the associate head…

$50

October Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for an Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant Q&A…

Sport and Leadership Academy: Field Hockey and Soccer

The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields 96 Sand Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Walker’s Sport and Leadership Academy is for athletes who want to take their game to the next level and who aspire to have a leadership role on their team. The…

October Virtual Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Science and Math at Walker’s (Virtual)

At Walker’s, students are able to go beyond the basic science and math requirements and explore individual interests through numerous science electives. With this strong foundation, students engage in inquiry-based…

Middle School Preview (On-Campus)

The Ethel Walker School 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury

Join us on campus to learn more about being a Middle School student at The Ethel Walker School. This event is designed to give prospective students and their parents an…

Financial Aid Workshop (Virtual)

Please join Anne Hunt P’22, Director of Financial Aid and Assistant Director of Admission, to hear all about the myths and realities of affording an independent school tuition, the financial…

Virtual Middle School Preview

Head of Walker’s Middle School Isabel Ceballos and Director of Enrollment Aline Rossiter invite you to join them to learn about Walker’s Middle School for girls in grades 6 through 8. They…

Middle School Hot Cocoa Gathering (Virtual)

Join us for a virtual Middle School gathering! The Ethel Walker School invites your family for cocoa and conversation over Zoom on Sunday, January 16, 2022. On the Zoom, you'll…

January Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

February Virtual Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Creative Hour with Ms. Martinez

Come and join Ms. Martinez, in ‘Creative Hour’ on February 26th at 10:00 a.m. ET! This hour will be full of creativity, games, and fun. Be sure to log on with…

Conversations with Our Cicerones: College Preparedness

Please join our Cicerones for a student led conversation about the College Process at Walker’s. Walker’s college counselors begin exploratory conversations with students early in their Upper School years, and…

Admission Shadow Visits

We invite you to learn more about Walker’s while you attend a shadow visit. Students will attend a class while parents will hear from Walker’s faculty, followed by an all-school…