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Waring Debate excels at Newton South Tournament

By Waring Faculty on 01/14/2019

Yesterday, at Newton South High School, Waring Debate competed in a Varsity-Only tournament in Public Forum Debate. It was Waring's first foray with the January topic: "Resolved: The United States federal government should prioritize reducing the federal debt over promoting economic growth."

At the end of five rounds of debating, two teams qualified for the Massachusetts State Tournament on March 30: Sasha Malley and Gareth Buhl as well as Anand Fedele and Julia Kautz. The attached photo shows Kautz and Fedele receiving their trophies from Newton South's coach, Josh Cohen.

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Waring Robotics Team Advances to World Championship

By Graham Pearsall on 12/21/2018

A championship robotics team isn’t built in a day. It’s built one LEGO brick at a time.

Last year, in their first year of competition, Waring did not finish in the top nine at the Revere FIRST LEGO League qualifying competition to advance to the Eastern Massachusetts Tournament.

This year, they qualified for the World Championship.
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Debate Team Qualifies for State Tournament

By Admin on 12/21/2018

At the Lincoln-Sudbury Winter Debate Festival on December 9, 150 teams (300 debaters) from dozens of schools competed in the open varsity division. Despite the stiff competition, Waring's teams had a successful day.

In the field of 300 speakers, Julia Kautz won 9th place and Anand Fedele won 14th place. Gareth Buhl and Arion  Carraher-Kang  were also both in the top 10% of speakers.
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Waring Wins Robotics Competition, Qualifies for State Tournament

By Graham Pearsall on 12/21/2018

Two Waring School robotics teams will advance to next weekend’s Eastern Massachusetts State Finals after sweeping the top two places at the Revere FIRST LEGO League State Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, December 8.

Twenty two teams competed in the tournament designed to challenge middle schoolers with real-life scientific problems. Teams had to design, code, and build a robot to perform tasks, propose a solution to a problem associated with long-duration space travel, and demonstrate civility while working as a team.
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Students Compare Research Notes with WHOI Scientists

By Graham Pearsall on 12/6/2018

For months, Waring students in John Wigglesworth's Earth, Ocean, and Environment class have conducted field work in Gloucester to support their oceanographic research projects. Last week, they visited Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to discuss their work with world-class scientists.

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Waring's Charitable Student Body

By Graham Pearsall on 12/6/2018

As we break for Thanksgiving recess, we express our thanks for and our awe of Waring’s charitable student body. Just last week, Elodie, a seventh grader, raised $336 for Beverly Bootstraps, students helped run a blood drive that collected 24 units of lifesaving blood, and Tutorials began to make plans to donate toys to Wellspring House in time for the holidays. Thank you, students, for your commitment to improving our community.
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Grace Lin, Newbery Honor author, visits with students, leads Humanities Discussions

By Graham Pearsall on 12/6/2018

“'Stories cannot tell all,' [Amah] said, and shrugged with heaviness, and the stonecutter saw her eyes suddenly haunted with worry. 'I disagree,' the stonecutter said, his hand reaching to pat Amah’s. 'I think stories tell everything.'”

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Waring Welcomes 31 New Students at Convocation Ceremony

By Graham Pearsall on 09/22/2018

31 new signatures, 31 rings of the bell, 31 new students welcomed to Waring.

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