Mystery on Campus
A few years ago, walking the long way back to my classroom from Baker Hall, I noticed a strange growth hugging the curb in the parking lot behind Ryan Hall. …Read More
WSA is Breaking Through Barriers
One of WSA’s greatest assets is its campus with 20 beautiful acres of fields, huge trees, and four charming buildings. Before March 2020, no one would have ever imagined we…Read More
Solutions, and Other Problems
I have started and stopped writing a new blog post for almost six weeks now. There is so much going on in the world and in my own life that…Read More
Juggling with Jello
I have been trying to write my school year kick-off blog post for two weeks, and, much like the last six months, writing a compelling, relevant, and upbeat blog has…Read More
That Feeling as a Leader When You Have to Disappoint People
As a leader and Head of School, I try to say “yes” as much as possible. Even if it is really a no, I work hard to find a mutually…Read More
Teachers work to answer the question: What does Commitment to Care mean at WSA?
At the end of February, WSA staff and teachers engaged in a three-day in-service discussing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). One of the standards of excellence in education that the…Read More
Financial Aid is giving way to Sliding Scale
In every professional development opportunity I have participated in over the last two years, the prevailing message has been about innovation and implementing progressive ideas in the education world. Change…Read More
Get plugged in…..the right way!
This past weekend I had 16 kids in my 1000 square foot house. Full size kids that take up a lot of space. The massive pile of shoes by the…Read More
New, new and more new!
By Barrie Hillman It’s a new school year and WSA is kicking it off with lots of new things! The most exciting change is our new logo, designed by…Read More