1. POSTED ON Nov 29, 2017 IN ,

    Competition Allows Experts to Share Research and Experience

    Wellington offers a diverse catalog of upper school courses with the goal of providing a meaningful and lasting education.  Another mechanism for developing student breadth is a seminar series which recruits experts to share their research and experiences with our community. Seminars are an invaluable resource for learning novel concepts, sampling broad disciplines, and developing […]

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  2. POSTED ON Nov 20, 2017 IN

    The Root of Gratitude

    Thanksgiving is drawing near and it is not just a time for family and friends, but for thanks and gratitude as well. I try my best to be thankful, to thank those who help me and to make time to write one thing that I’m grateful for every day. I try to remember to give […]

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  3. POSTED ON Nov 02, 2017 IN

    Looking Inward During College Search

    Do you know there are more than 4,000 colleges and universities just in the United States? We are fortunate to have so many options, including both public and private as well as four-year and two-year institutions. Researching every option takes a significant amount of time. Where should you start? Many students and families focus on […]

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  4. Independent Science Research Leads to Discovery

    While a student in the Wellington Upper School, Neelu Paleti ’17 discovered something that no one else had ever seen while working in a lab at Otterbein University for her Independent Science Research project. She was looking at cells under a microscope, observing the protein and comparing them to previous models, when she realized the […]

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  5. POSTED ON Oct 04, 2017 IN ,

    Cultivating Natural Wonder

    On any given day, walk into one of our early childhood classrooms and you may find a table full of different rocks, books about rocks, and magnifying glasses; fall leaves and jars of orange, red, and yellow paint; or a colorful arrangement of freshly picked flowers and sketch pads with sharpened colored pencils. When the […]

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  6. Math Conference Builds Teacher Confidence

    This summer I attended the Teacher Leadership Program at the Park City Math Institute, or PCMI, in Park City, Utah. The program is put on by the Institute of Advanced Study, or IAS, where Einstein was one of the first faculty members serving from 1933 to 1955. PCMI brings in a few dozen research mathematicians from around […]

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  7. Lower School Lab Work Cultivates Curiosity

    Children are natural scientists. They are born with instincts to observe, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate phenomena. It then becomes our responsibility as educators to provide students with opportunities to embrace their innate curiosity as they explore the world. People tend to underestimate children’s capacity to learn science core ideas and practices in the early years […]

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  8. POSTED ON Aug 23, 2017 IN

    Independence Key to Visionary Education

    The Wellington School is a proud member in good standing of three important organizations: the National Association of Independent Schools, the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, and the Ohio Association of Independent Schools. One of the things that all three organizations hold in common, so important that all three put it in their name, is […]

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