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Why Waterloo? Preparation for College and Career (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / May 3, 2021 / Comments Off on Why Waterloo? Preparation for College and Career (VIDEO)

Watch Andrea’s story about how Waterloo supported her athletic career and prepared her for her journey with the US Air Force.

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2021 Spring Showcase

By Waterloo School / May 1, 2021 / Comments Off on 2021 Spring Showcase

Roll out the red carpet! It’s showtime and all the Waterloo students are ready to show off the hard work they have done in their projects.  We are so grateful that we were able to have our first in-person student showcase since the Winter term of 2019-2020!  Follow each class’s link below you will find…

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2020 Fall Showcase

By Cory Bys / November 1, 2020 / Comments Off on 2020 Fall Showcase

A few themes ran through our projects this fall: one of them is civic engagement—in the season of national challenge and heated elections, many classes looked at how we live, contribute, and engage the world around us for good. What does it mean to be a citizen? What does it mean to be an adult?…

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Pandemic? Grades? College? Help!

By Craig Doerksen / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Pandemic? Grades? College? Help!

If we’re honest, the college application process over the last ten years has seemed to get worse for students without improving the outcomes. Higher stakes for tests, grades, and resumes to feed a more competitive application process (partially because students apply to twice as many colleges as they once did). Add to that a pandemic,…

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2020 Spring Showcase

By Cory Bys / May 1, 2020 / Comments Off on 2020 Spring Showcase

THE WORLD IS ALWAYS OPEN FOR LEARNING—EVEN NOW What do we study during a historical pandemic? We look at the old questions, and find new relevance. Spring Term 2020 was like nothing we had planned even just two weeks before it began.  Yet the world is always open for learning, even now. There is a…

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