Wilbraham & Monson Academy's community of students and faculty is rich in diversity, innovation, and original thoughts and ideas. And what better place to share this with the world than our "Titan Blog."
Expect to hear from everyone from our Head of School Brian P. Easler to one of our brightest young Titans, a boarding student from Serbia. Stay tuned to read about what makes our Advisor program so special and why rugby is woven into the values of the Academy. We intend to share some of what makes this place so special in our "Titan Blog."
The possibilities - and topics - are endless.
At Wilbraham & Monson Academy, we understand the importance of STEM as an educational approach and offer a program that transforms students’ learning experiences.
Choosing the right high school for your child is as important as it is challenging. There are a lot of factors to take into consideration and a lot of information to sift through when selecting a school. Let’s take a look at some of the most critical factors you should consider when choosing a school for your child.
Extracurricular activities help students in a multitude of ways throughout their high school years. These endeavors are a worthwhile commitment for any student who wants to improve their prospects for college while improving themselves. Take a look at some of the benefits of joining extracurricular activities.
These days, there are a lot of common myths about private schools. Popular books, movies and articles depict private boarding schools as stodgy, old-fashioned institutions filled with identical, uniformed students. However, the truth is that private schools can't be so easily pigeonholed. Today, we’re debunking some popular private school misconceptions
Starting high school is an exciting experience. This chapter of life is full of opportunities to make new friends, find new passions and prepare for college. Whether you're feeling eager, overwhelmed or a little bit of both, here are some tips for first-year high school students to keep in mind throughout the next four years.
Preparing for a boarding school interview through the screen may feel unexpected and even unnatural — but with a few video chat tips for students in mind, you will be ready to leave a lasting impression over Zoom. With the exception of demonstrating a strong handshake, you’ll find you can showcase many of the same skills whether you’re meeting in person or virtually.
Ready to impress? Try bringing these five tips to your next video interview.
One of the greatest benefits of boarding school is the increased independence and self-discipline that students cultivate. Away from the daily guidance of their parents, many students mature quickly in both their academic and personal lives. However, boarding school also comes with its own challenges, including developing healthy habits that students can carry into adulthood. As a top private school in the Northeast, Wilbraham & Monson Academy is here to share our top tips for staying healthy while at boarding school and beyond!
For most children, tackling summer schoolwork isn't their first choice. They'd rather spend their break enjoying the sun and spending time with their friends – and who can blame them? That said, summer schoolwork can be required for students in advance of the next school year. It's essential to make sure children are always motivated. Otherwise, they may not advance as they should.
Of the many people dedicated to Wilbraham & Monson Academy’s transformational student experience, few wear as many “hats” as the staff of the Health Services Department Nurses, advisors, second mothers, confidantes, teachers, guidance counselors, cheerleaders — you name it, they wear it.
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Between internet browsing, social media and digital conversations, it seems that students are spending more time online than ever before. This is particularly true in today's world, where yet another thing has moved to the virtual realm: school. As students spend hours of their school day online, many parents are wondering how to track their child's online activity.
Transitioning from the four walls of a classroom to learning how to manage online classes can be quite an adjustment. However, it's worth it as online classes are a fantastic way to learn valuable life skills and take ownership of your studies.
School-life balance. You likely know it's important to find that perfect balance where both the academic and personal spheres are being paid their fair dues. But what does a healthy school-life balance actually look like — and how can you achieve it for yourself?
The average student spends about 17 hours a week preparing for classes, which involves completing homework, reading materials and studying for tests. This statistic doesn't even account for other events — like extracurriculars, athletics and family obligations — that also place time strains in your schedule.
A rigorous homework schedule can help children succeed in their classes and create a clear path for the future. However, students who aren't great at prioritizing assignments or creating good study habits can quickly fall behind and feel anxious about the homework they bring home every day.