The Waterloo Blog

What does senior year look like at Waterloo?

By Waterloo School / August 25, 2022

Your senior year is a great time to be in high school! Will you coast through the finish line, or will you make the most of the time you have left? Dr. Christina Swan (admissions, sciences) and Craig Doerksen (director, humanities) recently had a chat about how Waterloo empowers seniors to get a head start…

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Is Waterloo a “Rigorous” High School?

By Waterloo School / July 28, 2022

Waterloo’s learning environment offers a unique opportunity for students to dig deeper, go further, and truly excel. To help unpack this idea, we captured a conversation between Dr. Christina Swan (admissions, sciences) and Craig Doerksen (director, humanities)… What kind of kids do well at Waterloo? DR. CHRISTINA SWAN: We recently spoke with a very motivated…

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2022 Commencement Highlight (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / June 29, 2022

We are so proud of our newest graduating class of Waterloo School! These students took a leap of faith from the beginning, joining a new school in the midst of their high school education. They faced the challenges of work from home and shared in many achievements over the years. From serving our country to…

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2022 Spring Showcase Highlight Reel (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / June 29, 2022

On May 24, our students took to the halls of the “Waterlouvre” to present a museum-style showcase event. Friends, family, and community members enjoyed an evening of incredible original exhibits, docents, hors d’oeuvre, and panel discussions. Check out this video to hear directly from our students about their experience this trimester. Get inspired by their…

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“Waterlouvre” Presents: A Night at the Museum

By Waterloo School / June 20, 2022

Our spring term began the same week Russia began a military campaign to “deNazify” its neighbor Ukraine. How did it come to this? That’s why we study history. At Waterloo, students explore the world through project-based learning. Each class presents a unique combination of subject matter and disciplines designed to help students engage and understand…

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STEM Project Wins Blue Ribbon at State Science Fair!

By Waterloo School / April 13, 2022

Congratulations to Waterloo sophomore Elizabeth Evertson! Her STEM project won the Blue Ribbon (1st place) in the Engineering Mechanics category at the Texas Science and Engineering Fair at A&M University on March 26th. Elizabeth designed and conducted this experiment as part of our Research and Analysis course this winter term, and it won first place…

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Learn about Waterloo from the PARENTS! (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / April 7, 2022

Are you curious about joining the Waterloo community? We invited several Waterloo families to share their stories with you! It can be daunting for parents and students to start a new school, especially one as unique as Waterloo. With a wide range of backgrounds, student personalities, and family needs, these testimonials provide encouragement for anyone…

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Success at Austin Energy Science Fair!

By Waterloo School / March 9, 2022

Exciting news from Waterloo School! We had a great time at this year’s Regional Austin Energy State Science Fair, bringing home some big wins. Elizabeth Everston won 1st in her category, Engineering Mechanics. We also have a 5th place winner in an alternate category, Cordelia Bryant! Please join us in congratulating our students. We are so…

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2022 Junior Projects (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / March 4, 2022

Are you curious about what it’s like to experience the capstone Junior Project here at Waterloo School? In their third year, Waterloo students take on the exciting task of completing a Junior Project. This is a project that showcases each student’s unique interests and skills developed during their time at Waterloo and helps colleges see…

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2021 Fall Showcase: Spanish II (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / January 3, 2022

What do you need to know in order to narrate a story or talk about important events in history? Spanish II continues the general introduction to Spanish by focusing on the main past tenses. Students practice listening, speaking, writing, and reading Spanish in the context of engaging real world topics and applications of Spanish. This…

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