News & Calendar


List of 4 news stories.

  • Director of Development Jen Destefani, Head of School Teri Schrader, and President of United Bank Foundation Adam Jeamel

    City Scholar Program Receives Support from United Bank Foundation

    Watkinson School is pleased to announce it has received $2,500 from United Bank Foundation to support the school’s City Scholar Program. Watkinson’s City Scholar Program provides scholarship funding for Hartford students who are college bound but not yet college ready to attend The Academy.
  • Jess Testani Named Athletic Trainer of the Year

    Our incredible trainer, Jess Testani was recognized today by the Connecticut Athletic Trainers' Association (CATA) as the secondary school Athletic Trainer of the Year! The award, given annually since 1994, is given to one trainer in all of Connecticut for outstanding contributions to the Athletic Training profession in Connecticut.
  • Tonille Simon Watkis performed her one woman show.

    Social Justice Day 2019

    by Harrison Richman, University of Hartford Communications Intern
    Wednesday April 10th wasn’t just another Wednesday at Watkinson, but rather Watkinson’s second annual Social Justice Day. Once a year, a mixture of students and special guests run socially conscious workshops to bring awareness to issues or subjects that they find important.
  • Watkinson Baseball Is Back!

    Watkinson Baseball returned to the diamond yesterday. Coach Dietelbaum says, "Playing again was awesome in and of itself, but winning 11-7 at Avon Old Farms was pretty sweet!". Highlights included
    • Jack N. '21 spun a gem, pitching a complete game, striking out 10 and allowing only 2 earned runs;
    • 8 different Watkinson players reached base, and 7 different players scored;
    • Lamiah S. '22 made school history by being the first female to play in a Watkinson baseball game;
    • We had the largest Watkinson crowd ever for an away baseball game.


Perhaps the best Watkinson tradition ever. #seniorquilt #classof2016 #happygraduation

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