News from The Winchendon School

Family Weekend 2018

By Winchendon Admissions | September 18, 2018

We’re looking forward to having you all back on campus on October 5 and 6. All parents are encouraged to join the College Admission Roundtable: Trends in College Admissions. The college admissions landscape is undergoing a change. Learn about Financial Aid, standardized testing dos and don’ts (and which tests if any your student must take),…

Cayla Barnes Speaks to TWS Girls’ Varsity Hockey Team

By Winchendon Admissions | September 16, 2018

Being told you’re not good enough to make the team was hard to bounce back from Cayla Barnes told The Winchendon School’s Girl’s Varsity Hockey Team, but the 5’1″ player from California left the Olympic tryouts,  packed up, and headed to Boston College to start her freshman year. And then a funny thing happened. Five…

The Winchendon School’s Collaboration is Out of this World

By Winchendon Admissions | September 12, 2018

How do two teachers who are teaching at the same school while in two different locations get students to collaborate on a lab? Teachers William Karis (TWS | Brooklyn) and Patrick Englehardt (TWS | MA) explored the possibilities. Using the question (what is the size of the Earth), the students worked together by measuring the…

Innovation Meets Tradition

This is not your grandfather’s boarding school. We value creativity, innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurial thinking. Here, you will tackle real-world challenges as part of your learning experience.

We Win Together

Our 21+ athletic teams compete at the highest levels of New England prep school sports. From lacrosse to ice hockey, your whole school will be cheering you on.


We keep our classes ‘micro sized,’ typically with eight students or less. These purposefully small class settings create more meaningful learning and discussion — fostering confidence, individual attention, and deeper relationships.