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Travelers Bring an Open Mind

This summer, a group of Wellington upper school students immersed themselves in the culture, history, and culinary delights of southern Italy as they improved their Italian language skills at the Sant’ Anna Institute.

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POSTED ON May 24, 2018 IN ,

Middle School Takes On Global Goals

Fifth graders tackled the United Nations’ Global Goals by proposing their own solutions to some of the world’s toughest issues.

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POSTED ON Feb 08, 2018 IN ,

Experiential Equity Is WISE

The Wellington International Student Experience, or WISE, creates opportunities for students to engage in long-term global projects and travel to an international destination at no additional cost to tuition.

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POSTED ON Nov 30, 2017 IN ,

Sea of Wonder

Instead of uniforms and backpacks, Wellington students donned wetsuits and scuba gear to dive 60 feet under the Caribbean Sea, just off the coast of Grand Cayman.

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POSTED ON Nov 16, 2017 IN , ,

Force of Good: Aquila Simmons ‘19

Aquila Simmons ‘19 received the Richard J. O’Hara Endowed Award during the 2017 Wellington Honors Convocation ceremony. She chose Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS) to receive the donation.

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POSTED ON Oct 05, 2017 IN

Surviving the Holocaust

Upper school students heard powerful, unforgettable survival stories from two Holocaust speakers.

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POSTED ON Jan 25, 2017 IN

Anna Taft’s Tandana Foundation Brings People Together

In 2016, Wellington alumna Anna Taft ’97 celebrated an important milestone for the Tandana Foundation, an organization she founded more than a decade ago to provide intercultural volunteer experiences supporting community initiatives in highland Ecuador and Mali’s Dogon Country.

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POSTED ON Dec 15, 2016 IN ,

Brexit Brought Home

Alumna Cliona Howie ‘93 spoke with students about Brexit and the potential ramifications of the United Kingdom’s split from the European Union.

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