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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.

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  • Nancy Iannucci displays ephemera in the Emma Willard School Archives

    Conjuring Poetics: Nancy Iannucci

    Kaitlin Resler
    This Poetry Month, we sat down with History Instructor, Archivist, and poet Nancy Iannucci about becoming and being a poet. Her first book of poetry, Temptation of Wood (Nixes Mate Review), was published in 2018, and her second volume of poetry is forthcoming. 
  • Helen S. '21

    Lessons from My Grandfather

    Helen S. '21
    During Morning Reports, members of the Emma Willard School community have a chance to share inspirational thoughts from their own life experience. In a recent talk, Helen S. ’21 shared the powerful lessons she has learned during this particularly difficult season of life.
  • Musical Synergy, a student run ensemble, integrates Western classical instruments with traditional Eastern instruments.

    Bridging Culture Through Music

    By Sandra Santana
    Musical Synergy, a student run ensemble, integrates Western classical instruments with traditional Eastern instruments. Last month, Musical Synergy shared their first piece, “Jasmine Flower (茉莉花),” with the Emma Willard School community. 

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