Students around a table

Jennifer Knox, an Upper School Faculty member and Woodward's Director of Character Education and Ron M. Brill Chair of Ethical Leadership, worked with Emory's SEE Learning Team to bring the executive director and co-founder of the Trauma Resource Institute to Woodward to provide training to Woodward's counselors and some administrators in strategies for equipping students with the tools they need to improve their resilience in the face of challenges...

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!

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