Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year!

We're so excited to start another wonderful year at Woodward, and welcome all of our students and faculty back to campus! We had a great first week (or, at least, first three days) of school, and we can't wait to see what the rest of the year has in store...

Malachi Robinson, Commencement Speaker

Despite threatening weather forecasts, Woodward managed to celebrate its 2019 graduates under relatively blue skies on May 11. The ceremony was beautiful as always, but it was marked in particular by an excellent student speech from Malachi Robinson. The soon-to-be Harvard student has excelled throughout his time at Woodward in speech and debate, and he brought that persuasive and poetic style to the graduation stage on Saturday. Enjoy video of the speech and full text below...

North Students Blindfolded during Orchestra

Earlier this spring, teachers at Woodward North collaborated on a cross-curricular project during the 2nd grade's Helen Keller unit to help teach the children about empathy. Check out our interview of the teachers and the video project they put together about the unit below...

Class of 2013 graduation

Dr. Jonathan Merrill, Woodward's Upper School principal, offered his thoughts on the Class of 2019 in this week's Upper Update. Congratulations to all graduates! We're so excited for what the future holds...

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