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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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  • Katie E. '22 and her mother enjoying Family Fall Weekend

    Fall Family Weekend 2019

    Kaitlin Resler
    Last weekend marked seven weeks since students arrived on campus for the 2019-2020 school year. To celebrate and share their experiences thus far, students welcomed their families for a look into their classes, hangouts on the red chairs in the beautiful early-fall weather, delicious meals, and a special edition of morning reports. Read on for more details about the weekend, including photos!
  • Jessica Zeccardi, Assistant Director of Alumnae Relations, 'Moth' stained glass

    EMployee Art Show

    Kaitlin Resler
    This fall, Dietel Gallery is home to an Emma Willard School employee art show. Installed outside the library and running the length of the hall at the front of Dietel you’ll find a variety of art that mirrors the scope the student work currently on display in Kiggins: weavings of all sizes, photography, paintings, mosaics, stained glass, and woodwork. Read on for photos and some statements from the artists about their pieces in the show.
  • Congratulations to our Commended students!

    Congratulations to 11 Emma Willard Students Recognized by the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program

    Emma Willard School salutes eleven students who were recently named as “Commended Students” in the 2020 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards. Over 1.5 million students took the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test last October and therefore entered the National Merit Scholarship Program. This is a national competition for recognition and awards conducted by National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

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