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Education at Westtown doesn’t stop at skills and knowledge. Westtown guides students to ignite their unique spark and illuminate their true purpose.

FROM PASSION TO PURPOSE.

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Westtown School can make the difference between your child being changed by the world… and your child being a force for change in the world.

IGNITE THE SPARK.

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Teachers who make learning fun, a campus that inspires, and the uplifting support of a spirit-led community.

DISCOVER WESTTOWN.

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Through the pandemic, Westtown is prioritizing our community values and evidence-based scientific guidance to keep our community safe.

WESTTOWN SCHOOL REOPENING PLAN

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Response to Investigation Findings and Westtown's Ongoing ABAR Work

The conclusion of the independent investigation into allegations of racism at Westtown shared on Instagram last summer brings us to an important moment in our anti-bias, anti-racism (ABAR) work. In concert with Martha Bryans '68 on behalf of the Board, and Danielle Toaltoan '03 and Lu Castillo '80 on behalf of the Trustees' Action Committee, I write to summarize the school's response to the findings of fact returned by our investigators and to share our next steps. This summary is rendered with candor, but also with due attention to confidentiality. Thank you, friends, for reading it with respect for that necessary balance — and thank you for coming with us on this journey.

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Get Your Garden Ready...as a Family!

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Spring is in the air and that means it is time to get your garden ready!  Whether you are working with a backyard garden, a container garden, raised beds, or just want to know how to start the process, we have some helpful information for you. Recently, our in-house expert Tim Mountz, Sustainable Agriculture Teacher at Westtown School, shared his thoughts on gardening. Farmer Tim, as he is known to our students, reminds us that gardening is a great activity for the whole family AND can get kids excited to eat fruits and vegetables. So step away for the screen, grab your shovel, and let’s get to it!  Read more!

The Power of Perception
A River

Maria Alonso

Perception determines and drives our approach, attitude, and actions in any given situation. The current global pandemic we are facing —and our varying responses to it— is a testament to the power of perception and how it impacts our experience, our behaviors, and the choices we make moment to moment. Read more!

Tools to Help Heal and Take Action
Holding a small tree in small hands

Marissa Colston

In response to the violence of systemic racism that we have witnessed this year, Marissa Colston, our Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, offers ways in which all of us can engage in nonviolent action. Read more!

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