In case you missed it

Experience a taste of some of the great things happening at WT! Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and visit winchesterthurston.org to keep up-to-date.

Experiencing Science

Fifth-grade students traveled to Lutherlyn Environmental Education Center for an overnight, outdoor learning experience. An archaeological dig, exploring ecosystems, and testing water quality were just a few of the hands-on activities that highlighted this annual experience (back for the first time since 2019!).

Students pouring dirt into sive
Hands-on Printmaking

Third-grade students learning about printmaking visited Sapling Press Print shop where they created covers for their notebooks using the letterpress machine, cut stickers with a laser cutter, and inked type to make a poster with our school credo, “Think also of the comfort and the rights of others.”

Students at a convention
model of East Ohio Street
Students at a convention
Community and Civic Engagement

In public presentations which included project proposals and 3D models, students from Dr. Naragon’s Urban Research & Design class shared their ideas for redevelopment of Beltzhoover Elementary School and for a site along East Ohio Street within the North Side neighborhood.

Showtime at the Apollo, Education Style

The Middle School Diversity club presented the fourth annual Showtime at the Apollo: Education Style, where students taught, honored, and celebrated Black history through performance.

Social Justice and Equity Explored in Nation’s Capital

Back for the first time since the pandemic started, the eighth-grade class visited Washington, D.C. Highlights were the National Holocaust Memorial Museum, the African American History Museum, a bike tour of the monuments, and the musical Grace at Ford’s Theatre.

students performing musical
The Brain from Planet X

Upper School students presented this year’s spring musical, The Brain from Planet X, which tells the story of an alien invasion, circa 1958—complete with a dancing, singing brain.

Indian food dish
Culture and Cuisine

In partnership with the Programs Department, the Desi Student Union hosted a virtual Indian cooking class for the WT community. Participants learned about Indian culture and cuisine and how to make four recipes – Raita, Rajma, Masala Chai, and Onion Pakora.


Winter and spring sports at WT kept spirits high and student-athletes focused. WT even fielded a baseball team this year!

2 students playing basketball
female student playing basketball
student playing lacrosse
student playing tennis
student playing lacrosse
student running track