Our Voices

2019 Opening School Year Assembly Speech

September 11, 2019

Opening Remarks for Students, 2019-20 Welcome and welcome back! Today, we welcome 130 new students to our school, including the nursery students behind me. Today, we welcome our senior class to their final year at Wheeler, having watched many go before them, launching their last year with us. 16 of… Read More

Growing Minds: Marshmallows and Data Sets

September 10, 2019

What do marshmallows and data sets have in common? Not a lot unless you are lucky to be a student in Wheeler’s N-8 Divisions. Much to their delight, 8th graders get a marshmallow in their first Cityside class as part of a design challenge. In this challenge, students have… Read More

Parent Testimonial Videos

August 7, 2019

Learn why parents and guardians have chosen Wheeler for their child. Upper School/Aerie enrichment Testimonial Upper School/Athletics Testimonial Hamilton School at Wheeler Testimonial Lower School Testimonial Middle School/Aerie enrichment Testimonial… Read More

Our New Mission and Strategic Design

July 28, 2019

Read this special focus section, written by Head of School Allison Gaines Pell, that explains why Wheeler needs to lead and the important process to choose a new Mission for the School. She discusses the changing landscape of education, the Top 10 Skills for 2020, and… Read More

Not Waiting For Tomorrow

July 25, 2019

How a visit to an innovation school founded by MIT graduates inspired a new Wheeler partnership. Upon entering the NuVu Innovation School in Cambridge, founded by graduates of MIT, you can feel that something is different. On the day that I visited with several faculty members, administrators and trustees, we… Read More

Writers’ Escape

July 21, 2019

The Aerie program takes a student’s passion for learning beyond the classroom.  Read how young novelists take advantage of the opportunity to work with professional writers as mentors. Wheeler prides itself on a demanding writing curriculum. The process of discovering and developing a student’s voice is central to our… Read More

Aerie In Upper School

July 21, 2019

Students share the opportunities of the Aerie Approach. Want to learn Debate? Be in the Model UN?  Explore your passion for learning with us. Read More