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Erin Chai ‘21– Girls Varsity Water Polo Erin is an important part of the girls water polo program this year. She has worked diligently to get back into water polo shape this spring after two years out of the pool and has made the most of her final season! Her outstanding work ethic and team...

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Nikhil Sierros ’21- Boys Varsity Tennis Nikhil has combined strong play on the court with dependable leadership of the boys varsity tennis team as the season has opened. After two matches, Nikhil is undefeated and yet to drop a single set through two doubles and two singles matches. He is unflappable in the mental aspect...

Woman outside with flowers New Dean of Faculty Brings an Inside Perspective

The Williston Northampton School is pleased to announce that Corie Fogg will become our new Dean of Faculty beginning July 1, 2021. Following a national search process which garnered a talented pool of candidates representing experience from a broad range of academic backgrounds, Williston’s ad hoc hiring committee was pleased to invite Fogg to lead...

Woman outside smiling Williston Welcomes New Dean of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Williston Northampton School is pleased to announce that Nikki Chambers will be the new Dean of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB), beginning on July 1, 2021. Following a national search process that garnered a talented pool of candidates, Williston’s hiring committee felt that Chambers brought the skills, experience, and vision to fill this new...

boy using computer Williston Student’s Bot Helps Seniors Get the Jab

When Williston student Frannie Cataldo ’22 and his friend, Longmeadow High School junior Adam Low, watched older adult family members struggle to make appointments to get one of the COVID-19 vaccines, they developed a plan to help. Creating the organization Juniors Helping Seniors, they distributed fliers to local grocery stores and pharmacies to get the...

woman smiling Susan Del Percio to Be 180th Commencement Speaker

Susan Del Percio to Be 180th Commencement Speaker Williston Northampton School is pleased to announce its 180th Commencement speaker is Susan Del Percio, a member of the class of 1987 and a well-known political strategist and crisis communications consultant. She is a political analyst for MSNBC and a contributor for NBC News “THINK” and “Know...

Athletes of the Week

Jordyn Meunier ’21- Girls Varsity Basketball Jordyn capped off a tremendous career at Williston by becoming the 8th girl in school history to surpass 1,000 points!  She did this last Friday in a game at WMA early in the second half.  This accomplishment was a testament to the tremendous effort and dedication Jordyn has devoted to...

chapel 334 Wildcats Make Honor Roll in T1

Congratulations to the following students who made honor roll in the first Trimester of the 2020-21 school year! Grade 9 Camille Armaganian, High Honors Caroline Aufiero, High Honors Yuetong Bie, High Honors Logan Cherewatti, Honors Alessandra Christakos, High Honors James Elliott, High Honors Azhara Ewen, High Honors Amber Fedor, High Honors Hudson Fulcher-Melendy, High Honors...

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Rosie Crooker ’22 – Girls Varsity Skiing Rosie took first place for the girls varsity ski team’s first race of the season on Wednesday. She competed against 2 Class A schools and defeated the competition by over a second. A large margin in the sport of skiing! She has been working tremendously hard this season...

woman standing before young people in classroom Williston Recognized for Computer Science Gender Equity

Williston Northampton School was proud to have been recognized this week with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for expanding young women’s access to AP Computer Science Principles. This award acknowledges schools for their work toward equal gender representation during the 2019-20 school year. We caught up with Williston computer science teacher and Director...

three students and a teacher in a classroom Black Male Student Speakers: See Me as More Than an Athlete

  Three student speakers addressed Assembly this week, asking the Williston community to see beyond their surface identity as Black male athletes.  As part of Black History Month, these presenters shared a bit about who they are, in addition to the sports they play. Psychology teacher Matthew Porter, himself a Black man, introduced the three...

Founders Day is coming: February 17, 2021!

Founders Day, our annual day of giving, is your moment to join with the entire Williston Northampton School community to show your pride in the Green and Blue. Uplifted by your support, our faculty and students will continue to meet the challenges of this extraordinary year. When 1,500 supporters make a gift, it will unlock $100,000...

students eating lunch at tables with plexiglass dividers pandemic Creating Connection

Where can you find seniors saying hi to first years and students interacting across disciplines and from distant dorms? If new school counselor Deborah Potee has her way, the answer is “everywhere.” During a year when mask-wearing and social distancing has put literal barriers between people, she and colleague Joseph Katz have initiated a program...

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Henry Wiemeyer ‘22 – Boys Varsity Swimming Henry has had a great start to his season for the Wildcats.  He is a tremendous leader in the water both during practices and during virtual meets.  His work ethic and attitude are second to none and in our first meet he was able to win 2 individual...

18 students in a gym 18 Seniors Celebrated at Signing to Play College Sports

On February 5, Williston celebrated 15 seniors who have committed to college athletic programs this winter, as well as three who signed to play college sports in the fall. In remarks to members of the Williston community, who gathered in the Sabina Cain Athletic Center, as well as to family and friends watching on a...

girl holding paper in front of map Williston Artists, Writers Strike Gold, Silver

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Recognition is given in 28 categories in arts and writing for students in grades 7 to 12. Regional Gold Key awardees are under consideration for national awards. This year’s Williston Northampton School awardees are: Anita Hua ’22 (pictured...

grid of student faces Ronald Chan ’01 Encourages Global Perspective

Class of 2001 alumnus Ronald Chan delivered the keynote address at Williston Northampton School’s virtual 2021 Cum Laude Society induction ceremony on January 26, when the school bestowed one of its highest academic honors on 12 members of the senior class. (See video of the entire ceremony and the speaker only.) Head of School Robert...

Man in glasses speaking in front of a bookcase Ronald Chan ’01 Cum Laude Speech

Hello, fellow members of the Williston community. Thank you for inviting me to be the guest speaker at the Cum Laude Society Induction Ceremony. Although COVID has made it impossible for me to be physically on campus now, I’m glad that I can join this happy occasion virtually. So let me begin by congratulating all...

Top Six Ways Williston Athletics Can Help You with College Admission

If athletics is your thing, you know how important it is to train right and to be surrounded by teammates and coaches who have your back. Williston Northampton School, a New England boarding school based in Massachusetts, can help you achieve your goals when it comes to athletics and looking ahead to college sports. Here are six...

man with blue background Reeves Describes the Marathon Ahead

Today’s Dr. Martin Luther King Day Speaker, poet and University of Texas Austin Associate Professor of English Dr. Roger Reeves, posed this question to the Williston community: “Will you open your door for a stranger?” The talk was inspired by King’s final book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community. During the hour-long...

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