Pushing My Limit

Hello, my name is Taylor and I am a sophomore this year. In June I went to Tanzania, Africa for 2 weeks with Waterford’s Outdoor Program. We spent one week hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, a little less than a week at safaris, and the last day did some service at an orphanage. I’ll start with the mountain. Let’s just say it was hard. At first the hiking was fun and easy. Not too steep and starting off in a rainforest climate with not very high altitude. The vegetation was beautiful and we saw monkeys and lots of beautiful wildlife. That didn’t…

Reflections on Europe

Introduction Hello, my name is Jackson Anderson. I am an incoming senior at Waterford, and I have attended the school since nursery threes, making this incoming year my fifteenth year at Waterford. This European art trip has been the first Waterford summer term trip that I have attended, as well as the first time that I have left the continent. I initially wanted to go on the trip in order to ameliorate my French speaking abilities during our stay in Paris, experience new cultures that I had not previously been exposed to, and find inspiration for writing. The trip has…

Sanding and Singing

By Barbara and Nicki Biscupovich Our trip to Guatemala started in Guatemala City, where we spent two full days preparing for the work we were about to do. We started our trip on Monday morning with 13 very excited kids and about 25 suitcases ready to be shared with  wonderful people, especially kids, of El Rosario, Guatemala.  As you may know, we were not the only participants.  From the beginning, Waterford students were already involved collecting hygiene and school items.  Our Lower School did not want to pass on the opportunity to be involved, and they provided us with an amazing…