What is rigor: debates about the economy among 5th graders headed to recess; DNA research conducted voluntarily (and not for extra credit) by molecular biology students; four 6th-grade novelists taking their work for feedback from an accomplished author. There is a thirst for excellence and a rigorous intellectual drive in a Wheeler education that connects to our identity as a school.
The final of the "Wheeler legends" series of retiring master teachers ends with this introduction by Head of School Allison Gaines Pell of Ken Clauser as the Class of 2018's Commencement speaker. Clauser ends this June a storied Wheeler career that began in 1981.
Veteran Science teacher Suzy Williams will retire this year after a career at Wheeler that began in 1984. This glimpse into her classroom illustrates how her many students have become curious, creative scientists and thinkers over the years.
A transformational $2 million gift for financial aid, plus the selection of two veteran faculty to endowed chairs for teaching excellence, remind us of the reach of philanthropy on our campus and into our community at this special time of year.
"Forest Fridays" becomes a new way for our youngest students to explore nature, play together, develop independence, build creativity “muscles” and extend imagination. Learn why that's important in this latest installment.
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The Wheeler School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for Nursery, Pre-K, K-Grade 12 serving Providence, RI, Greater Providence and Greater Boston. The Hamilton School welcomes Grades 1-8 with language-based learning differences.