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Learning Gets Real: 2021 Fall Student Showcase Highlights (VIDEO)

By Craig Doerksen / November 15, 2021

Raise your hand if you enjoy doing things that have no meaning… Now a show of hands if you enjoy showing off something you are proud of? WATERLOO’S 2021 FALL STUDENT SHOWCASE We just wrapped up our first term of classes with a showcase of student learning. Students in each class presented and showed off…

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2021 Fall Showcase: Data Science Project (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / November 9, 2021

Whether you’re creating it or using it, data surrounds our everyday lives. How can data be analyzed to tell a story? How can we use data to form a prediction or describe patterns? How can we make sure a data set is valid and does not display bias? Our data science students addressed these essential…

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Getting Excited for a New Year at Waterloo (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / August 20, 2021

We started off the 2021-2022 school year strong with an ice cream social! Find out from students and teachers all the things they are excited for in a new year at Waterloo School Austin.  

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Waterloo 2021 Commencement Highlights (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / June 16, 2021

Watch the highlights from Waterloo School Austin’s first official commencement exercises. Congratulations to the class of 2021!

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Why Waterloo? Preparation for College and Career (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / May 3, 2021

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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Why Waterloo? Project-Based Learning (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / April 26, 2021

At Waterloo, students learn by doing. Each class culminates in special projects that demonstrate a deeper understanding and teach critical skills along the way.

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Why Waterloo? Real Life Skills and College Prep (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / April 19, 2021

Education at Waterloo is more that just studying for a test, it prepares students for college and builds real life skills! Learn more from the students themselves as they answer the question “Why Waterloo?”

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Why Waterloo? Personal student-teacher relationships (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / March 19, 2021

At Waterloo, students can build personal relationships with a faculty of incredibly caring and passionate teachers. Learn more from the students themselves as they answer the question “Why Waterloo?”

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Why Waterloo? Less stress with trimester class schedule (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / March 11, 2021

The Waterloo school year follows a trimester schedule, with breaks spaced out between them. Each course concludes with a special project. How does the trimester schedule affect learning and life? Find out first-hand from our students!

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Designing a Different Kind of School

By Craig Doerksen / November 9, 2018

As we get ready to launch Waterloo School publicly, this is a place to get updates and read thought-provoking words about education. Some of you have known about us from the beginning, while others may be just hearing about us. The Waterloo School Update will help everyone dive deeper into our vision. What is Waterloo…

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