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Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017
Stanwich School senior Henry Hittle was named a semifinalist in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Noted as academically talented students, semifinalists will continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. About 1.6 million high school juniors entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), which served... Read More
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2017
Chris Hughes, an Upper School history and psychology teacher, participated in a five day teacher seminar this summer aboard the U.S.S. Midway Museum in San Diego.  The topic was World War II in the Pacific, and thirty teachers from across the country were chosen to take part.  Lecture topics included military strategy, the home front, military psychology, and the Roosevelts.  Social history sessions related the wartime experiences of Asian Americans, Native Americans, African Americans, Latinos... Read More
Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017
“Instead of looking into the future, I would like to encourage you to cherish the present,” Stanwich Valedictorian Helen Wang told her fellow graduating seniors at the school’s commencement ceremony on June 1. “Cherish this connection with your teachers, with your friends, and with Stanwich.” Helen will be majoring in Global Studies at the University of California Berkley. Addressing the audience, salutatorian Aidan Sebold said, “I’m here to tell you that the class of 2017 is not only... Read More
Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017
Last year Stanwich student Jordan Mirabile conceived the idea of starting a school-wide bottle recycling program to raise funds for Project Blessing — Stanwich’s initiative to build a school in a rural village in Rwanda. He named it Returns for Rwanda. Put into action this school year, each Friday morning Jordan (a Grade 7 student) and friends Luke Meyers and Matt Sommer collected bottles from the school community. Jordan and his parents deposited the returns, raising $2,000 for Project... Read More
Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017
In a crowded gym in Rahway, New Jersey, the Stanwich Robotics team put forth an effort at the 2017 New York/New Jersey Botball Tournament on May 13, 2015 that demonstrated both skill and character, earning a trophy and a few new friends. An experience that might have been marked by bad luck was transformed into a display of perseverance and sportsmanship, and eventually resulted in victory. The team earned its best seeding-round rank in our brief history — Finishing 7th — and entered the... Read More
Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017
From the city of lights to the tropical rainforest of Costa Rica, students learn that experiencing the journey is just as important as reaching the destination. Stanwich believes that much of a student’s education can occur outside of the classroom. To that end, the Upper School creates opportunities for our students to engage in field-based experiences off campus. While many of these experiences make up a part of a teacher’s curriculum, such as when our students take advantage of life science... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2017
  Items Large Framed Art Work $35.00 USDSmall Framed Art Work $25.00 USDAdult Reversible Apron $25.00 USDChild's Apron $15.00 USD           Friday, May 5 -  8:00am -2:00pm - Student art exhibit and sale This year’s event will include 100’s of artworks created by Stanwich students in PreK through Grade 12. You are welcome to buy your child’s artwork or a duplicate of another child’s piece. Beginning at 11:45 there will be pizza and baked goods available for sale. Cost: $25.00... Read More
Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017
Steve GinsburgThe Stanwich School is pleased to announce that Steve Ginsburg — Regional Director of the Connecticut Anti-Defamation League — has accepted the school’s invitation to serve as keynote speaker at Stanwich’s commencement ceremony on June 1, 2017.  “I’m so honored to be a part of the commencement exercises at a school that has elevated the community’s understanding of excellence in education. Stanwich has been unparalleled in its positive impact on the lives of its students and... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Jordan Mirabile probably doesn’t ever have to worry about using a GPS or getting lost. Jordan, a Grade 7 student at The Stanwich School, recently won the school’s geography bee and qualified to compete in the 2017 Connecticut National Geographic State Bee at Central Connecticut State University. The event in New Britain on March 31 was the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, now in its 29th year. Students in grades 4-8 across the country participated in school bees, and... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017
With superhero capes in place, Stanwich’s Grade 3 students saved the day at their Hero Convention. Each student was assigned a real life hero and had their choice of a fictional super hero. Then they set about researching the real life hero with their Grade 12 “buddies” and compared him or her to their fictional counterpart. Students created their own “iPad apps” and shared what they learned with their parents, buddies, other students and faculty at this morning’s convention.  “We’re all about... Read More

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