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Walker’s Welcomes New Faculty

We are fortunate to have a talented group of new faculty joining the Walker’s family this year! Read more for an overview of the new members of our community: Dr.…

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Jenessa Lu senior spotlight

Senior Spotlight: Jenessa Lu’s Curious Lens on Life

Jenessa Lu’s talent for storytelling has many roots but one important one may be her willingness to look at life from different perspectives. She started exploring her craft early on…

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Abby Wollenberg

Wollenberg Named Varsity Lacrosse Coach

Walker’s athletics program is pleased to announce that Abby Wollenberg is joining Walker’s in her first season as the head varsity lacrosse coach. Coach Wollenberg played at Roger Williams University…

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Students Honored with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Thirteen Walker’s students have received Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12 (artandwriting.org). Those earning Gold Keys are…

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Alex Faucher skiing

Alex Faucher ’23 Races to the Podium

Alex Faucher ’23 continues to keep Walker’s skiing on the map this winter. Competing in the Seibert U16 Cup at the Berkshire East Mountain Resort in Massachusetts on Sunday, January…

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Liv Webster All-State

Liv Webster ’21 Named All-State in Soccer

Olivia (Liv) Webster ’21 was one of just over a dozen independent school student-athletes to receive the All-State Award honor by the Connecticut Girls Soccer Coaches Association. Each season, upwards…

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CMEA Regionals

Walker’s Musicians Selected to 2021 Northeast Regionals

Walker’s students Katherine Tang ’22 (flute) and Nadine Stetzelberg ’23 (cello) were selected for the Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA) Northern Regional High School Festival. Although there is no live…

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Capabilities is in Walker’s DNA

By Ned Edwards, Director of Walker’s Capabilities Approach Program “The moment came when I wanted more freedom of expression and action, and the opportunity to create something of my own…I…

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Camille Dungy Visiting Writer Seminar

Camille Dungy Visits Walker’s

Article by Lizzy Strapp ’21 The Visiting Writer Seminar had the pleasure of hosting author Camille Dungy for a week-long, virtual visit. The Visiting Writer Seminar is a semester-long course…

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Junior Project Poster Symposium

Walker’s Hosts Junior Project Symposium

On Saturday, September 26, Walker’s hosted the first of two Junior Project Poster Symposiums for the 2020-2021 school year. This year, the event took place outside under tents, where 33…

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Caroline Smith

Alum Spotlight: Caroline Smith ’19

Alumna Caroline Smith reflects on her participation in Walker’s athletics and how it has shaped her college experience at Haverford College, PA. Caroline has recently completed her freshman year playing…

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Mariah Dunn

Alum Spotlight: Mariah Dunn ’19

Alumna Mariah Dunn ’19 reflects on her participation in Walker’s athletics and how it has shaped her college experience at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, CT. While at Walker’s,…

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Swim Team Earns Scholar Recognition

Swim Team Earns Scholar Recognition

Walker’s twelve varsity Upper School swimmers have been honored as a National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) Bronze Level Scholar team. The NISCA/SwimOutlet.com Scholar Team Award recognizes teams achieving high…

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Juneteenth

Honoring Juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth! Though the Emancipation Proclamation was proclaimed by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1st, 1863, for various reasons that declaration did not reach all parts of the country at…

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Kyleigh Holt

Tribute to the Class of 2020

“Today we have not a commencement, but a tribute to all of you. A tribute traditionally was an act of homage from one tribe to another, a showing of respect,…

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Ellie Lardner By the Book

By the Book: Ellie Lardner ’23

The New York Times has a weekly installment called "By the Book" which is a series of questions and answers about the reading habits of notable writers. Walker's tenth chapter

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Junior Earns Girl Scout Award

April 3, 2020 Mackenzie Zeytoonjian’s ’21 Gold Award project, “Give And Receive,” is a way to empower children with different abilities by showing them that anyone can make a greater…

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Jordana Doshna: Flying Solo

Jordana Doshna ’21 has a unique view on the world, literally. She recently received her pilot’s license to fly solo and spends any chance she can soaring thousands of feet…

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Jordana Doshna in Cockpit of airplane

Jordana Doshna: Flying Solo

Jordana Doshna recently received her pilot's license to fly solo and spends any chance she can soaring thousands of feet above us all.

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By the Book: Megan Mulhern

The New York Times has a weekly installment called "By the Book," which is a series of questions and answers about the reading habits of notable writers. Walker's first chapter

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Riders posing in the barn with their ribbons

Fall 2019 Horse Show Results

Read more for individual equestrian results from recent shows including the National Horse Show, New England Equitation Finals and IEA.

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Congresswoman Jahana Hayes with Big 7

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes Visits Campus

On Tuesday, October 1, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes, the U.S. Representative for the Fifth Congressional District of Connecticut, visited campus where she met with student leaders, faculty and administrators, and addressed

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Two students outside on Opening Day

Walker’s Begins 109th School Year

Walker's entered its 109th academic year last week with Opening Days filled with preseason practices, field trips, special assemblies and several opportunities for students to bond with their classes and

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Rider standing with her horse and blue ribbon

August 2019 Equestrian Update

August Equestrian updates from Fairfield County Hunt Club, Vermont Summer Festival, Folly Farm and Zephyr Farm.

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Ski Team Wins Brigham League Race

Walker's saw impressive finishes on Wednesday, January 16 against Brigham Ski League schools at Ski Sundown, finishing as the top team among the seven teams competing.

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Fox Crossing Horse Show Results

Walker's Upper School and Middle School teams both placed second in the Fox Crossing Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Horse Show held December 9 in Morris, CT.

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Alumnae Win IHSA National Championship

Walker's alumnae Sheriden Beard '14 and Hannah Tuckner '14 won the 2018 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championship on the Skidmore College Varsity Riding Team.

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Head of School on KZSU Stanford FM

Head of School Meera Viswanathan recently had an opportunity to do an extended interview with the Stanford University radio station KZSU for their Modern Tek News program about education in

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High Placings in Virtuoso Pianists Competition

On Sunday, April 23, Victoria Wang ’18 and Joyce Qiu ’20 competed in the Virtuoso Pianists Competition at the Austin Arts Center on the campus of Trinity College in Hartford.…

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Students Perform in All State Music Festival

Three Walker’s students performed in the Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA) All State High School Festival held March 30-April 1 at The Hartford Marriott & The Connecticut Convention Center. Congratulations…

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The 102nd Year of Walker’s is Underway

Walker's 2013-2014 academic year is underway as campus buzzes with new and returning students eager to meet new faces, start classes, and kick off the fall athletic season.

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Annual Report 2019-2020
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Middle School Viewbook
Middle School Viewbook, Admission Materials
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Upper School Viewbook
Upper School Viewbook, Admission Materials
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Annual Report 18-19
Annual Report 18-19, Annual Report
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Summer Supplement 2019, Sundial Magazine
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Spring 2019, Sundial Magazine
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Summer Supplement 2018
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Winter 2018, Sundial Magazine
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