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List of 4 news stories.

  • Watkinson Affinity Groups Represented at Students of Color Summit

    On Sunday, November 4th, 21 members of Watkinson Affinity Groups — including the  Titans, Ravens and La Familia — attended the Sphere Students of Color Summit at Loomis Chaffee School. The event which was attended by 120 area students featured guest speakers, breakout sessions and an open mic where 4 of Watkinson’s talented students performed spoken word poetry, including Jayda C., Ayana P-M, Angel T. and Naieem K. Watkinson was the host of the Students of Color Summit last year.
  • Chanjoo K. selected to one of the National Association for Music Education 2018 All-National Music Ensembles

    Chanjoo is one of the 551 Students from 49 States and Territories to Showcase Talents in Orlando, FL, November 27-28

    During the 2017-18 school year, along with other talented music students across the United States and overseas in military base schools, Chanjoo Kim (West Hartford) from Watkinson School practiced with dedication to gain a chair or part in his local, district, and state music honor ensembles.
  • Watkinson Students Participate in Leadership Greater Hartford's Common Ground

    by Alexa Miano, University of Hartford Communications Intern
    Leadership Greater Hartford is a nonprofit organization that has been around for 40 years; their Common Ground program has the goal of training and connecting diverse leaders. It mixes both urban and suburban schools, inviting high school sophomores and juniors from the Hartford area along with surrounding towns to participate in leadership-building skills and activities that helps to develop relationships between the students.
  • 6th Grade Science Class Helps Environment by Storm Drain Stenciling

    by Alexa Miano, University of Hartford Communications Intern
    On Thursday, November 1st, the 6th graders participated with their science class to stencil storm drains in Kenwood Circle, a neighborhood in Bloomfield, located several minutes from Watkinson School. They spray painted a message in front of the storm drains that said: “Dump No Waste, Drains To River”. The goal of this project is to prevent waste from entering into the Park River, which is the river that flows behind the University of Hartford and Watkinson School campus, which then leads into the Connecticut River and flows into the Long Island Sound.


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

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