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Waring Debate Earns Trophy at Harvard National Debate Tournament

By Admin on 02/20/2018

Last weekend, the Waring Debate Society competed in the Harvard National Debate Tournament, the largest invitational debate tournament of the year. With over 1700 students and 426 judges participating in 3 divisions of debate, Waring's teams had exceptional success.

In Junior Varsity Debate, the team of Julia Kautz & Anand Fedele had a 5W-1L record in their preliminary rounds and won their first elimination round on Saturday night, having to return for competition on Sunday when they earned their trophy, finishing in the top 32 of 295 teams. Clara Wang & Swara Douglas also competed in Junior Varsity Debate.

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Waring Debate Qualifies for National Catholic Forensic League's Grand National Tournament

By Admin on 02/12/2018

Waring debaters Sascha Denby & Gareth Buhl qualified for the National Catholic Forensic League's Grand National Tournament by placing in the top six of teams attending the qualifier, held at Shrewsbury High School on Saturday, February 10. This marks the second time in Waring Debate history that a team has qualified. Because the tournament is held the same weekend as the Waring Graduation, Sascha & Gareth graciously declined the invitation and gave the qualification to a team from Manchester Essex Regional.

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Ten Waring Students Attend AISNE Middle School Students of Color Conference

By Admin on 02/12/2018

On Saturday, February 10, Ten Waring middle school students along with Waring Art teacher KB Breiseth attended the AISNE Middle School Students of Color Conference at the Dana Hall School in Wellesley. It was a chance for students to be part of a larger community conversation about equal access to education and empowerment.

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Waring's North Shore Young Writers Conference Featured on Wickedlocal.com

By Admin on 01/18/2018

The North Shore Young Writers Conference was awarded an $800 grant to fund scholarships by the Mass. Cultural Council. Read the full story on Wicked Local HERE.

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Congratulations AMC 8 Contest Winners

By Admin on 01/12/2018

Congratulations to our school winners of the AMC 8 contest run by the Mathematical Association of America. First place Julie Durning, Second place Meg Patrick, and Third place Molly Cruikshank. Each November, more than 100,000 middle school aged students nationwide participate in the contest.

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Waring Debate Shines Despite Snow and Ice

By Admin on 01/8/2018

The snow and frigid weather did not prevent the Waring Debate Society from attending the Newton South Winter Festival Debate on Saturday, January 6 where they competed in open Varsity Public Forum Debate on the topic: Resolved – that Spain should grant Catalonia its independence.

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Waring Debate Excels at Lincoln-Sudbury Competition

By Admin on 12/11/2017

Last Saturday, the Waring Debate Society competed in the Lincoln-Sudbury High School Debate Competition and had great success at all levels. The tournament had 112 teams (224 debaters) competing in four rounds of varsity competition. Perhaps the most remarkable performance was by Waring’s novice team of Arion Carraher-Kang & Tucker Smith, who had a record of 3 wins and 1 loss and placed 12th of 112 teams. Tucker won the trophy for 11th place speaker of 224. This was the best showing Waring has had by a novice team in varsity competition.

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Three Waring Students Named Globe All-Scholastic

By Manuel Sucre on 12/7/2017

Waring would like to congratulate Jared Wood, Elizabeth Patrick and Ella Bellin. These three outstanding student-athletes were named most valuable player for their respective leagues, earning them a spot as a Globe All-Scholastic.

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Waring Debate Wins Lexington High School Tournament

By Admin on 11/20/2017

Waring Debaters Alice Sullivan and Sasha Malley won the varsity division of the Lexington High School Debate tournament yesterday, competing in a field of 68 teams. They went undefeated throughout the tournament, and after five preliminary rounds, squared off against the only other undefeated team, Nightingale-Bamford High School from New York City. On a 5-0 decision of the judges, Alice and Sasha were the champions! Speaker awards in the varsity division (a field of 136 debaters) also went to Sascha Denby (10th) and Julia Kautz (14th). Richard Stewart & Sascha Denby, along with Alice & Sasha also qualified for the State Tournament.

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Waring Athletics Raises $1,158 for Hurricane Relief

By Admin on 11/15/2017

The Waring School Athletics Department hosted a 5K fundraiser that raised a total of $1,158 to benefit hurricane relief. Read the full story in the Beverly Citizen HERE

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Board of Trustees Reaches 100% Participation!

By Admin on 11/1/2017

The Waring School Board of Trustees has reached 100% participation in the 2017-18 Waring Fund! This complete Board support reflects the strong commitment of the Trustees to the Head of School, faculty and administration, as well as its strategic vision for the future of Waring.

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Alum Aidan Wood Named NESCAC Player of The Week

By Mike Kersker on 10/30/2017

Hamilton Standout and Waring Alum Aidan Wood scores a hat trick to knock of number one seed Amherst College in the NESCAC Men's College Soccer Tournament. Aidan became the top point leader in the league and is currently tied for the most goals in the NESCAC this year.

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Waring Students Participate in 2017 Crane Estate Student Art Show

By Admin on 10/26/2017

Waring has 14 students represented in this year's juried Crane Estate Student Art Show and Sale. This year’s theme is "Nature’s Wisdom” and the show will take place on November 4 & 5 from 10:00am-4:00pm in the Casino on the Crane Estate in Ipswich. A portion of any work sold benefits The Trustees of Reservations.

This year’s participating artists are Tano Barendsen-Rossi, Ella Bellin, Eli Biletch, Sascha Denby, Chloé Hupin, Annabel Judy, Phineas Karambis, Asher Leahy, Julia Lewis, Laura Miller, Julia Natale, Ursula Siegfried, Jared Wood, and Jonesy Zhang.

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Varsity Boys Host Newman in MBIL Quarter-Final

By Mike Kersker on 10/25/2017

Under the leadership of Tri-Captains Jared Wood, Sascha Denby and Hunton Russell, the Boys Varsity soccer team has earned fourth place in the MBIL regular season and will host Newman tomorrow in the first round of the Mass Bay Independent League playoffs on the Mine Field at 3:30pm.

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Waring Alums Making A Difference Down the Stretch

By Mike Kersker on 10/25/2017

Waring alums, Nick Wigglesworth (Hobart Soccer) and Aidan Wood (Hamilton Soccer), played an important role in last weekends' games for their respective schools. Nick scored his first goal for the Statesmen, giving the team one of the two goals it needed against Vassar for the 2-1 win. The win lifted Hobart into first place in the Liberty League with two games to be played in the regular season.

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Team Waring Participates in Miles For Mary 5K Fundraiser For Brain Cancer

By Mike Kersker on 10/23/2017

Waring won first place team in the Miles for Mary 5K in Marblehead on Saturday October 21. Sara Wheeler was the fastest member of the team earning 2nd place overall for teens. Julia Kautz came in 3rd and Laura Miller in 4th. More importantly, the Waring Team raised over $450 for brain cancer research that morning.

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Bikes and Service Endterm Featured in Salem News for their Parklet

By Admin on 06/19/2017

The Bikes and Service Endterm was featured in Salem News for the "Parklet" they set up in front of the Atomic Cafe on Thursday, June 8. You can read the full story in the Salem News HERE.

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Mike Ballin and Josh Gabay Featured in Salem News for Successful Lacrosse Careers

By Admin on 06/13/2017

Seniors Mike Ballin and Josh Gabay were featured in the Salem News for their outstanding lacrosse careers at Waring. You can read the full article HERE.

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Waring Science Teacher Honored by New England Aquarium

By Admin on 05/22/2017

Waring Science teacher John Wigglesworth has received the 2017 Ocean Stewardship Honorable Mention Award from The New England Aquarium. This award recognizes teachers who are passionate about the ocean and who work to promote an ethic of ocean conservation in their classrooms and schools. John’s work with his Earth Science class, Oceans and Climate class, and several ocean-based Endterms exemplifies his work to improve awareness and appreciation of the oceans though a blend of academic and experience-based activities.

John will be recognized at the New England Aquarium’s World Oceans Day event on June 4, 2017 and will also be featured on their website and newsletter. Congratulations John!

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Waring Shines with 69 National Laureates in 2017 Le Grand Concours

By Admin on 05/22/2017

The results of Le Grand Concours 2017 are in and are truly impressive with 69 national laureates out of the 150 students present the day of the contest.

Le Grand Concours is the National French Contest for students of French in middle and high school. This year 78,899 students were enrolled, across the US. The competition uses authentic cultural material from a number of francophone countries and tests students’ oral comprehension, reading, and grammar knowledge. The contest places students in different fluency categories depending on their backgrounds to ensure fairness. It takes into account their levels of French, years of study of the language, and also family backgrounds. At Waring, 3 students were placed in the bilingual/bicultural category for their respective levels. The results of their performances were ranked separately.

This year, once again, our students excelled in the Grand Concours. Waring is proud to have 69 national laureates receiving 69 medals: 21 gold (95th percentile), 32 silver (85th or 90th percentile), and 16 bronze (75th or 80th percentile).

Here are the recipients for the regular category:

Bronze medal recipients

FLES (6th grade): Alma Power, Chris Douglas, Kellen Martin, Olive Sauder, Peter Hanna, Rowan Mulder

Level 01A: Sophia Boyd

Level 1A / B: Ben Hanna, JP Penaloza, Quin Adams, Bella Lilly

Level 2A / B: Anna Milendorf, Arden Collis Puro, Dolly Farah, Henry Symes.

Level 4A: Laura Miller

Silver medal recipients

FLES (6th grade): Ellis Debby, Olga Langman

Level 01A: Georgia Nourse, Cordelia Rozmiarek

Level 1A / B: Anand Fedele, Ella Bernard, Ilaria Bardini, Mattie Knowles, Owen Debby, Tucker Smith, Auden Muchnik, Austin Dowd, Cole Cunningham, Cole Sauder, Henry Younger, Ursula Siegfried, Will Stomberg, Cecilia Russell, Benny Weedon

Level 2A: Maddie Jutras, Swara Douglas, Betta Tham.

Level 3A: Jackson Tham, Julia Natale, Richard Stuart, Sarah Malboeuf, Grace Symes, Sara Wheeler, Sarah Bradshaw

Level 4A: Autumn Buhl

Level 5A: Reid Bradshaw, Sam Lincoln

Gold medal recipients

Level 01A: Beatrix Karambis

Level 1A / B: Catie Nemeskal, Cecilia Russell, Clara Corcoran, Griffin Wells, Jack Martin, Jemma West, Spar Mulder

Level 2A: Gareth Buhl, Luna Schiller, Phoebe Holz

Level 3A: Eli Biletch, Ilana Frost, Sasha Malley, Alice Sullivan, Lily Wildrick


Level 4A: Sophia Béreaud, Lucy Sinclair

Level 5A: Jack Kelly

In the Bilingual category:

Gold medal recipients

FLES 2B: Amelia Wyler

Level 3C: Chloe Hupin, Paul Taylor

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"Waring School Presents: an Evening of Song" Featured in the Beverly Citizen

By Admin on 03/1/2017

Waring Alumnae Miranda Russell ‘90 and Charlee Bianchini ‘05 performed a benefit concert at The Cabot Theater last Thursday. Check out the Beverly Citizen's article HERE!

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