Wish, Wonder, and Surprise: Poetry in Grade 7

Wish, Wonder, and Surprise: Poetry in Grade 7

“You Reading This, Be Ready” Starting here, what do you want to remember? How sunlight creeps along a shining floor? What scent of old wood hovers, what softened sound from outside fills the air? Will you ever bring a better gift for the world than the breathing...
Michaelmas

Michaelmas

This year’s Michaelmas celebration takes place Friday, September 29, 2017, at 11am on the steps in front of the gym. Parents and friends are welcome to join us! Summer is gradually passing into Autumn. On clear mornings the intense golden light meets our eyes as...
The Kindergarten at Tree World

The Kindergarten at Tree World

Once a week, the kindergarten classes at PWS go to a magical place they call Tree World.  Just a five minute walk from school, and they are in a private, forested area. Once there, the children run, climb, build houses made of grass, whittle sticks, wade in the creek...

Senior Projects Launched!

Every year, based on their interests, each senior undertakes an independent research project that culminates in an essay, an activity (usually related), and an oral report. Seniors strengthen skills that last a lifetime—including the ability to think for themselves...