Wildwood Community

Guest bloggers from the Wildwood community share about other exciting opportunities and happenings around campus.

View All Blogs Wildwood Community
Wildwood Seniors Fundraise for Nepal Foundation
April 14, 2016
0
, , , ,
Dear Wildwood Community, Let us first introduce ourselves as Julia Broudy, Lily Braunstein, and Grace Knobler.  We are three Wildwood seniors who have been a part of the Wildwood community since elementary school.  During high school, the three of us had the opportunity to travel to Nepal through the International Community Involvement program (ICI). On […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
In Our House the Mommy Does the Wrestling
March 3, 2016
0
By Ben Fussiner, Wildwood’s Director of Auxiliary Programming I am the same height and weight as Bud Dupree, a linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers. I won’t compare our fat percentages, as I don’t want to hurt my own feelings. My wife, Sondra, is 8 inches shorter, less than half my weight, and most likely has […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
Cardboard Challenge
October 22, 2015
0
, , , ,
Wildwood prides itself on this simple, yet profound educational philosophy: Brave thinkers, learners, and doers.  This week, students in the Seal Pod were able to apply these important skills during explorations time.  Explorations is a time for students to investigate their classroom. They may build, paint, play games, partake in dramatic play, or sew.   […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
My Heroes/My Legacy
September 24, 2015
0
, ,
by Deb Christenson, Humanities Teacher I have long been inspired by my heroes; aspiring to write like them—Willa Cather, to teach like them—David Watters at the University of New Hampshire, to show the kind of caring they showed me—“Butch” Furse.  Some of my heroes I knew personally, but not all.  Reading widely, I often find […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
On the College Tour Circuit
September 3, 2015
0
, , ,
Wildwood junior, Zach F. takes us along on the College Visit Days for Juniors/East Coast College Trip. 4/3/2015 Today we arrived in Washington, D.C. at about 3:30 p.m. and we met our tour guide Allen who brought us to our hotel in Arlington, Virginia which is right outside of D.C. We decided to split up […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
The Poetics of Scheduling
June 5, 2014
0
, , , , ,
Hello Wildwood Middle School! It has been a long time since my last post for Centered in the Middle, as I’ve been deep in the good work of finishing up the school year, and bringing to a close some of the year-long projects that we’ve been working on. One of those projects, a revision of […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
Living in the Future
February 26, 2014
0
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
With a mechanical whirr, the robot lurches across an unfamiliar landscape, its treads digging in to provide traction as it follows its programmed course. The robot’s operator, checking its progress against the numbers on her screen, tsks in frustration: the robot has veered off the fairway and into a sand trap. She reaches down to […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
We Should All Be Feminists
January 14, 2014
0
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Happy new year, Wildwood Middle School! I hope that you all had restful and restorative breaks. During our holiday, I found myself reflecting a great deal on what it means to raise daughters (in fairness, it’s a topic that I think about a lot anyway—I have a book of poems coming out this year titled […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
Being Ourselves
December 4, 2013
0
, , , , , , , ,
In the tumult of November, we missed a month here at Centered in the Middle. My apologies! This blog post stayed in a state of becoming, never quite arriving (which, I must say, felt true of the last month). That said, I have spent the past weeks enjoying many a middle-school moment, from breathless tours […]
View All Blogs Wildwood Community
Meaningful Assessment
October 2, 2013
0
, , , , , , , , ,
Last week our dryer broke. It was one of those guaranteed-to-happen-at-the-worst-possible-time things—right when we had a backlog of laundry and visitors coming in from out of town. So we called a fluff-and-fold place here in our neighborhood, and sent out our piles. They came back in tidy squares the next night, and when they did […]