Alum Sathvik Namburar Pens Ode to Jeopardy’s Alex Trebek

Last year, Sathvik Namburar ‘14 was selected to appear on Jeopardy, the iconic game show hosted for the past 38 years by Alex Trebek. Namburar would end up winning more than $50,000 over two appearances. This week, in an essay written for the Valley News, Namburar explains what the experience meant to him, and why he came away with far more than just the cash prize...

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Upper School science teacher Kevin Hurysz

The theme of the Woodward winter magazine is 2020: The Future in Focus. One area in which we are helping to shape 2020 and the future beyond is with our Independent Scientific Research program in the Upper School. To learn more about the program, we talked with Upper School Science Teacher Kevin Hurysz...

Christmas Card

We want to wish everyone in the Woodward community a joyful, peaceful, and hopeful holiday season. This week, our older students wrapped up exams while our younger students enjoyed holiday festivities, with class parties, concerts, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week below...

MS Film Class

In the winter issue of Woodward Magazine, coming out early in the new year, we’re looking at the ways the WA education is preparing students for what’s ahead. In our feature section, “20/20: The Future in Focus,” we hear from faculty, staff, and students across the Academy about how their work is helping them look to 2020 and beyond. Here, enjoy a special online teaser for the upcoming magazine, featuring Middle Schooler film students Micaela Sanchez-Zinn and Jack Cobb, and their film teacher Nicholas Widener ‘TK about all the incredible work they’re doing in the MS film program...

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions

We hope everyone in the Woodward community experiences a joyful Thanksgiving break and a restful time with family and friends. With the holiday coming up, we reached out to a few Woodward leaders for some of their reflections on Thanksgiving and their favorite family traditions. If you'd like to share yours with us, please post on social media using #woodwardway. Happy Thanksgiving!

WA Robotics Creates Halloween Magic

Woodward's Robotics team, in collaboration with Magic Wheelchair, worked on a project last month that helped make a nine-year-old's Halloween dream come true...

Lower school kids working on a project

Social and emotional learning has become one of the most talked-about concepts in modern education. Jennifer Knox, Woodward's Director of Character Education and the Ron M. Brill Chair for Ethical Leadership Development, wrote this piece for Front Porch Magazine about the value of Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning...

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