An NHS freshman was announced as the national winner of the YES! Magazine national student writing competition! YES! Magazine holds their student writing competition annually to serve as a "writing opportunity...[for] students to read with purpose, write with passion, and reflect with courage and honesty." This year the contest addressed gender pronouns and challenged students… Continue reading NHS Student Wins National Writing Competition
Natick teachers participated in The Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning as Summer Design Fellows. The Wilson Academy This program is designed to prepare outstanding individuals for successful careers as educators, while also serving as an innovative education lab, examining what works in teacher and school leadership education. The Summer Design Fellows program works… Continue reading Natick Celebrates A Successful Partnership With Woodrow Wilson Academy
This past weekend, Natick High School's Destination Imagination team competed in the Global Finals competition for Destination Imagination Knoxville, TN. This competition hosted over 70 teams of students from 17 countries. The Risky Biscuits earned the 4th place spot in the Service Learning category, and also placed 2nd in the Instant Challenge!! We are… Continue reading NHS Team Earns 4th Place Recognition at Global Finals for Destination Imagination
Fine and Performing Arts in the Natick Public Schools is an outstanding program. Our students are extremely committed and on May 6th, the Wilson Winds had a winning weekend participating in the Music in the Parks Festival. Wilson Pops Chorus received an Excellent Rating. Elora Barros won the award for Outstanding Vocal Soloist. Wilson Winds… Continue reading Winning Weekend for Wilson Winds!
Recently, Natick High School Visual and Media Arts teacher, Angela Wong attracted the attention of the Adobe Education Exchange with her lesson plan for creating a "Current Event Collage". The Adobe Education Exchange curates resources for humanities teachers in an effort to encourage more widespread use of the Adobe software in the classroom, and Mrs. Wong's… Continue reading NHS Visual Arts Lesson Used as Model by Adobe Education Exchange
Susan Haverstick and Claudia Price were awarded Master Teaching grants by the Natick Education Foundation (NEF) for 2015-2016 academic year. Their grant project focused on researching and learning about apple trees. Recently they completed work with Natick High seniors focused on several topics in Environmental Sciences. Mrs. Haverstick’s students were allowed to choose their… Continue reading Master Teaching in Action: Understanding Apple Trees