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Poojaa Prakash Babu girls squash athlete of the week Athletes of the Week

Poojaa Prakash Babu ‘21- Girls Varsity Squash Poojaa has played an integral role in the success of the girls varsity squash team’s season. Her tremendous work ethic and concentrated mental focus paid off in a tremendous, three games to one, match victory on Wednesday at Berkshire.  After falling 8-11 in the first game, she ground...

mykee fowlin williston speaker martin luther king day Martin Luther King Day Speaker’s Pain is His Gift

In an emotionally stirring talk peppered with humor, Martin Luther King Day speaker Mykee Fowlin encouraged Willistonians to look beyond first appearances, to be curious, and to view stereotypes with skepticism. “How do I find those things we have in common?” he wondered. Fowlin explored this idea by embodying four characters, a six-year-old boy with...

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Maddy Cardaci ’20- Girls Varsity Hockey For the fourth year in a row, Maddy has had a great start to the girls varsity hockey season. Serving as one of the team’s captains, Maddy leads by example but also by her positive voice.  She helped the team to win the Winchendon Tournament for the sixth year...

rachael miller rozalia project cum laude speaker williston northampton school Cum Laude Speaker: ‘My Job is to Protect the Ocean’

Ocean conservationist, entrepreneur, and blue water sailor Rachael Miller ’88 delivered the keynote address at the 2020 Cum Laude Society induction ceremony on January 10, when Williston bestowed one of its highest academic honors on 12 members of the senior class. (See video of the entire ceremony and the speaker only, and photos of the...

Kiel Johnson orchestra grum artist Grum Project Artist Brings Creative Construction

Imagine constructing a miniature city out of cardboard. Or a whole band’s worth of instruments. How about a life-sized boat? Or a barnstorming airplane big enough to seat a pilot? Kiel Johnson, master of the crowd-sourced project, has made them all, and he’ll be on campus this month to create with students an installation called...

Young Alumni Panel Young Alumni Panel Drop Wisdom on Juniors and Seniors

Who better to give Williston juniors and seniors a taste of what college is really like than recent alumni home from school on winter break? On January 8, a dozen students from institutions near and far gathered at Williston Northampton School to confer wisdom on their peers. Here’s a sampling of some advice: Couper Gunn...

connor-cavanagh-diving Connor Cavanagh Flipping Toward a Bright Future

As one of the most noteworthy back flippers on campus since his freshman year, Connor Cavanagh ’20, was able to show off his gymnastics skills in a different light. On Saturday, December 7, 2019, the Swimming and Diving team had a meet against the Northfield Mount Hermon School team. Among the various accomplishments at the...

rachael-miller-cum-laude-2020 Williston Welcomes Rachael Miller ’88 as Cum Laude Speaker

Entrepreneur, sailor, and ocean conservation activist Rachael Miller ’88 will deliver the keynote speech at our Cum Laude Society induction ceremony on January 10. Co-founder and executive director of the Rozalia Project for a Clean Ocean, Miller is a leader in marine conservation, working surface to seafloor from multiple angles—education, remediation, technological innovation, and solutions-based...

Congrats to These Honor Roll ‘Cats!

Congratulations to the following students who earned honors and high honors during the first trimester of the 2019-20 school year! Grade 9 Lauren Yee, High Honors Muyang Peter Wang, Honors Andrew Yu-Hwang, Honors Daniel Zhang, Honors Louisa Coughlin, High Honors Katherine Kang, High Honors Luke Ballard, Honors Hannah Roche, High Honors Owen Dietrich, Honors Maxwell...

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David Costello ’20- Boys Varsity Wrestling David has had an excellent start to his senior campaign for the varsity wrestling team. His strong contributions continued this weekend as he was the only Williston wrestler to record 3 pins on Saturday in the team’s quad match at Eagle Hill. Wrestling at the 182 pound weight class, he...

Christina Negron WNS basketball team undefeated Girls Basketball Starts off Undefeated

Though they’ve changed personnel-wise, the Williston Girls Basketball squad embodies true team spirit. The team, coached by Liam McMahon and Mark Conroy, started their season off strong, with a 60 to 55 win against Kingswood-Oxford on December 7, 2019. They won again on Wednesday, Dec. 11, against St. Marks, 50 to 47. To go 3-0,...

ella mattocks Athletes of the Week

Connor Cavanagh ’20- Boys Swimming and Diving Connor had a great start to his Wildcat diving career this past weekend. Against NMH in the team’s first contest of the year, and in his first ever meet, he broke the school record in diving. His stellar athletic ability and skill in the sport of gymnastics has carried...

sandwich Tangible Ways to Tackle Social Justice

Students today made 240 sandwiches and delivered them to the Easthampton Community Center to help alleviate food insecurity. It was a tangible way to make a dent in a problem that affects 37.2 million Americans, 6 million of them children. The sandwich activity kicked off Social Justice Week, organized by students with help from Erin...

living pono banan ‘Living Pono’

Can one man find the meaning of life in a nondairy fruit snack? Perhaps. Post-college, Luke Untermann ’11 and three surfing buddies living in Oahu posed the question “Why not be the next Jamba Juice of banana ice cream?” They bought a $2,000 truck from Craigslist after perfecting recipes in parents’ kitchens, named the business...

Mikala Hammonds Woman on a Mission

Mikala Hammonds ’88 is a preacher’s kid from Lubbock, Texas. For the owner of tony home-design shop/spa Thelo, that’s perhaps an unexpected pedigree. The store, situated on the main drag in Northampton, Mass., is quintessential college-town New England, all brick walls, tin ceilings, and hardwood shade trees. It feels a world away from the creosote...

Jenny Tatelman Fishing on the Fly

As a student, professional fly fisherwoman Jennifer Tatelman ’07 was unaware of the rich network of rivers around her that she could have been angling. A native of Marblehead, Mass., she spent her youth on the ocean, fishing, sailing, and lobstering. “It’s crazy to me,” she said, “to think that I didn’t fly fish during...

Julia Chaplin The Boho Manifesto

Boho-by-birth author Julia Chaplin ’87 offers a guide to post-conventional living   Julia Chaplin ’87 opens her new handbook The Boho Manifesto: An Insider’s Guide to Post-Conventional Living with some important context: “My parents were hippies.” Her father was a journalist and novelist, and the family lived all over the country, as well as in...

Cameron-Williams Second-Hand Stylemaker

For Cameron Williams ’09, encouraging reuse has been a springboard to creativity   Fast fashion—aka cheap, trendy clothing, once beloved for quickly bringing runway looks to the masses—is becoming a problem. Americans buy five times the amount of clothing they did in 1980, contributing to 70 pounds of cloth waste per household each year. Six...

Yemi Lewani Taking Care of Business

For Africa-based entrepreneur Yemi Lawani ’96, a desire to solve problems inspires him to start new companies   It has been 23 years since he lived on the Williston campus, but Yemi Lawani can still vividly recall his roommate, Nader Barhoum ’97, running into the common room to let Lawani know Yemi’s girlfriend, Leilani, was...

Elizabeth Kridl Valkenier Parsing History

in 1941, when 15-year-old Elizabeth Kridl and her family arrived in the United States from war-ravaged Poland, she was given a full scholarship to the Northampton School for Girls. “We came here penniless.” she said. Dislocated from the life of comfort and high social standing her family had left behind—and with “almost nonexistent” English—she nevertheless...

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