My View From The Hilltop – Kevin Snyder

By Kevin Snyder, History and Social Sciences Faculty & Girls Tennis Coach My favorite time of day at WA are quad transitions.  One of WA’s many procedures to protect our community during COVID-19 is the shuffling of students and teachers outside on the quad between classes. Several times a day, the entire community comes and…

My View From The Hilltop – Bonnie Walker

By Bonnie Walker, Director of Equity and Inclusion “Achieve the Honorable.” This is Worcester Academy’s Motto.  I’m sure it means different things to different people, based on our different notions of tradition, as well as our diverse lenses to the world. This said, at the core, “achieving the honorable,” shows up in our community in…

My View From The Hilltop – Rebecca Yacono

By Rebecca Yacono, Head of Middle School In her book Braving the Wilderness, researcher Brene Brown writes about belonging: “Belonging is being accepted for you. Fitting in is being accepted for being like everyone else. If I get to be me, I belong. If I have to be like you, I fit in.” Unless they…