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TWS Awarded The Growing Places 2018 Budding Community Partner Award

Pictured above: Director of Service Learning Miranda Jennings with Service Learning Leaders Kiley R.‘19, Taylor A.‘19, and Kylee M.‘20 with the award from Growing Places. Today in our morning community meeting, The Winchendon School received the 2018 Budding Community Partner Award from Growing Places, the Leominster, MA based nonprofit which inspires and connects the North Central MA community to…

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Why We Climb

Mount Monadnock, the mountain that stands alone, is reported to be the second most climbed mountain in the world (with Mount Fuji in Japan being the first). An education at The Winchendon School means students are immersed in real-world learning making classroom work relevant to their lives and futures. It also means students are expected…

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Family Weekend Kicked-Off With The Grand Opening Of The Renovated Fitness Center

The newly renovated Fitness Center located in the Rotenberg Gymnasium officially opened over Family Weekend, complete with a ribbon-cutting ceremony! The much loved and used Fitness Center in the Rotenberg Gymnasium received a facelift this summer. Current families, alumni families, and friends worked together and donated to the School’s Grow Stronger Fund. The Fund made it…

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Enhancing Performance: Fueling The Way To A Win

While the role of  Mariette Martinez, The Winchendon School’s Strength and Conditioning Coach, is to work with student-athletes on their overall speed, strength, and power by developing systematic training programs for both TWS teams and individual athletes, it is the job of the student to be sure their fuel intake (food) meets the needs to fuel performance. Working…

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Open House Dates Announced

JOIN US FOR AN OPEN HOUSE. The Winchendon School is a New England boarding school in the heart of Massachusetts. Our students tell us they chose TWS for the great academics and the community they discover here. What Happens at an Open House? Arrival begins at 9:00 AM (9:30 AM for Saturday, October 13) Welcome and introductions…

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A Capella Workshop and Concert

In a return engagement, the Middlebury College a Capella group, Mamajamas will be at The Winchendon School on Sunday, October 14. The group will begin their stay with a high-intensity workshop with Winchendon School students at noon on Sunday. Following the workshop, the public is invited to a performance by the Mamajamas in Trustees Hall…

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Rube Goldberg Machines: An Engineering Story

Rube Goldberg machines are named after the American cartoonist, Rube Goldberg, whose cartoons often depicted complicated machines completing simple tasks. When students are tasked with studying Rube Goldberg machines, they’re engaged in critical thinking about his inventions making simple tasks complicated. As one part of a series of lessons studying simple machines, mechanics, and physics, students make the…

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Family Weekend 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),…

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