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  • February

    Anna W. ’25 and JJ A. ’25 catching the sunset at the swimming dock.

    One of 360: Juliette “JJ” A. ’25

    As the temps continue to dip, we’re dreaming of starry summer nights in the Adirondacks with Juliette “JJ” A. ’25, a 10th grade boarder from Wallingford, CT. Read on to learn more about JJ’s trouble loving cats, the fun in celebrating the seasons, and the beauty of finding your voice.
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  • ASU and MIASU host traditional games and crafts

    Lunar New Year at Emma

    Lunar New Year is an important tradition in many cultures and is celebrated by millions of people around the globe. Marking the first new moon of the calendar year, Lunar New Year is observed in many different ways, and both the customs and duration of the holiday vary from one culture or country to another.
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  • January

    Head of Institutional Equity and Inclusion Christine Gilmore and Associate Director of Equity and Inclusion Gemma Halfi make up Emma Willard's School's Office of Equity and Inclusion

    The 21-Day Equity Challenge

    It’s 8 o’clock in the morning on a Sunday in late January, and an anticipated email pops into the inbox of every student and employee in the Emma Willard community—just as it has for the 12 days prior, and will continue to do for the 8 days following.
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  • Associate Director of College Counseling Xavier McKinzie

    Four Questions with Xavier McKinzie: De-Mystifying the College Search Process

    Xavier McKinzie is the associate director of college counseling at Emma Willard School. Xavier joined Emma Willard in 2022 and most recently worked in admissions and recruiting for higher education at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. We asked Xavier four questions about his start at Emma.
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  • A Message from Jenny Rao, January 2023

    Strategic Plan and Campaign Q&A with Jenny Rao

    There have been many exciting developments at Emma Willard School since authoring our five-year strategic plan Leading with Purpose in October of 2021 and in the wake of the public launch of Infinite Horizon: The Campaign for Emma Willard School in May of 2022. Read on for a Q&A video from our Head of School Jenny Rao.
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  • Stella L. ’23, was recognized as one of the top 300 Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars of 2023.

    Stella L. ’23 Named A Top 300 Scholar in the 82nd Regeneron Science Talent Search

    The nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition drew submissions from 1,949 students from 627 high schools across 48 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and four other countries this year. Emma Willard School senior, Stella L. ’23, was recognized as one of the top 300 Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars of 2023.
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  • Head of Equity and Inclusion Christine Gilmore launches MLK Day activities at Emma Willard School

    A Vision of Equity: MLK Day 2023

    Each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Emma Willard School community gathers for special programming to honor his legacy. This year’s theme, “A Vision of Equity,” explored both Dr. King’s dream of equity for all, as well as the equity work that has been done and is still to come in a variety of intersecting areas.
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  • Natalia V. '24, Ximena G-C. '26, and Claris D. '25 after a soccer game this Fall.

    One of 360: Ximena G-C. '26

    Ringing in the first One of 360 of the new year is Ximena G-C. ‘26, a first year boarding student from Mexico City. Get to know more about Ximena’s love of soccer, family ties to Emma, and her first Revels experience. 
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  • Emma Willard School announced the public launch of a $175 million capital campaign that will support and strengthen the school’s commitment to girls’ education.

    A Year in Review: 2022 at Emma Willard School

    Just like the previous year, 2022 was a year of firsts, thoughtful reflections, and incredible celebrations. Join us in remembering a few of our favorite memories from the last year with our top ten moments from Emma News!
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  • Representatives from the Wellies—the student group who champions wellbeing on the Emma campus

    Be Well: Exploring Wellness on Mount Ida

    In the following article from the Fall 2022 issue of Signature magazine, the Wellies and adult leaders in Student Life reflect on the wellness of our community. 
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