Our Mission

Honoring its founder’s vision, Emma Willard School proudly fosters in each young woman a love of learning, the habits of an intellectual life, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape her world.

List of 3 news stories.

  • Ninth Grade Sets the Foundation For Success

    Suzanne Romero Dewey
    You’ve read the research that indicates how the first year of high school is critical. You want your child's high school years be filled with joy, community, and academic success. Emma Willard School wants to partner with you in this journey.
  • Chinese Language Instructor Holly Ye came to Emma Willard School in the fall of 2020

    Inspiration: Live the Story You Want to Tell

    Holly Ye
    During our all-school Morning Reports gatherings, we have the opportunity for community members to give inspirational speeches. In this inspirational speech, our new Chinese Language Instructor Holly Ye shares the story of how she made her way from small-town Poyang, China to Emma Willard School.
  • Gabby and her lawyer after her first trial in Mock Trial.

    One of 360: Gabby Z. '22

    Our One of 360 series continues with Gabby Z. ‘22. Gabby’s work on her Signature project investigates the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Latin American immigrants in Berkshire County, where she lives. Read more about Gabby, in her own words, on the challenges she has set for herself at Emma, her family, and her Signature project.

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