News & Events

Please join us Sunday, October 27 from 1:30 - 4:00pm. Hear from our Head of School, meet our teachers and members of the School community, and take a tour.

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During the week of June 17, Waterside School welcomed back rising juniors and seniors for an intensive College Boot Camp. Students from Waterside's class of 2013 and class of 2014 worked all week on college essays, resumes, and interview practice. Guidance counselors from local independent schools shared their expertise on college affordability and the college search, and juniors and seniors recommitted to finishing their high school careers on the best possible note. Juniors also had the opportunity to visit Wesleyan College, Connecticut College, Trinity College and Fordham University. Finally, in the afternoons Carnegie Prep provided state of the art ACT and SAT tutoring for the students, which several seniors continued throughout the summer. In keeping with the school's mission to help students gain access to superior academic opportunities, College Boot Camp was just one of the many ways Waterside seeks to level the playing field, both for its students as well as for its alumni.

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On August 28, Ms. Jody Visage was presented with the Connecticut Association of Independent School's annual award. The CAIS award is presented to a person, group of people or institution that has provided an inspiring example of leadership and commitment to the improvement of education for children in Connecticut.

Mr. Douglas Lyons, who recently retired as the Executive Director of CAIS, acknowledged Ms. Visage's exceptional career in education and the vital role she has played in growing Waterside School. Mr. Lyons also highlighted Ms. Visage's tireless dedication and unyielding standard of excellence, and emphasized her deep belief in the very worth of the children Waterside serves. Perhaps most significantly, Mr. Lyons explained that CAIS honors Ms. Visage for her ability to approach her work each and every day with courage, patience, humility, and love. Ms. Visage continues to be an inspiration to everyone that has been a part of the Waterside community.

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On Wednesday July 24th, Waterside School Summer Productions put on its 6th annual summer musical: "Alice in Wonderland." With more that 60 students involved, our performers took the audience to a world of "pure imagination" with their creativity, their talents, and their spirit.

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