Congratulations to Malina Jackson, Class of 2023, 3rd prize winner in the Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s Young Writers Competition 2020. Judges are authors or publishing professionals; here’s what they said about Malina’s story, “A Part of Something Bigger”: “Reimagining history viscerally via well-researched details, this story of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire as experienced by a […]
A tribute to the Class of 2020, which left school on March 13, 2020, and will graduate this summer without re-entering their school. Original music by Hannah Stanard, Class of 2020, and Kendra Bellamy, Class of 2023 (following a very short Rachmaninoff intro.).
CONGRATULATIONS! In spite of all that we had to work through this spring, we are glad to inform you that the seniors of the Berkshire Waldorf High School more than rose to the challenges that beset schools everywhere. We are very proud of all these seniors! Gavin Blades plans to work and save money next […]
New times call for new traditions… Students, teachers, parents, board members joined a Zoom call to say the morning verse together. We’ll do this each morning until the end of the school year. So strange, but so lovely.
Students in Amy Inglis’s art elective joined in the Getty Museum challenge this week, recreating paintings using materials they have in their own homes while their families are isolated. Students looked through a selection of curated paintings in the Getty Museum archive to find ones to use, and these are the results.
BHWS Alum Laura Coe, class of 2018, performed with the Harvard Ballet Company for a “virtual presentation of formations.” Laura is currently a sophomore at Harvard University. Photo and poster design credit: @queenanamaria
The Earth Institute at Columbia University has recently published a paper in the Journal of the International Society for Respiratory Protection that looks into whether disposable masks can be disinfected by heating them without compromising their effectiveness. The authors, who include life and earth science teacher Lee Magadini, also compared the effectiveness of medical-grade masks […]
April 20, 2020: The safety of our students, faculty & staff, families, and our community continues to be paramount to us all here at the BWHS. Gov. Charlie Baker has announced that all public and private schools in Massachusetts will remain closed through the end of this school year out of concerns for the safety […]
Juniors and Seniors started working on independent projects yesterday. They will spend the next 3 weeks out of academic classes, focusing on a viola recital, an art portfolio, a research project, building a 3D printer, directing community theater, interning with a local police department, and more. Many have adapted to find projects that suit current […]
While we’re at home and spending so much time on the Internet, why not make it fruitful? This April, Samantha Stier, English and history teacher, is offering a seminar for 11th and 12th graders in Film Studies. You’re welcome to join in this very different approach to the history of film. Here’s the introduction: