Congratulations, Class of 2023!

Group photo of the Class of 2023

On a lovely, sunny June 10, the Class of 2023 received their diplomas in the Greenwood. This class of 98 graduates has joined our vast global network of alums, and we wish them well as they embark upon their next adventures!

We have created a page on our website where you can watch individual videos of our student essayists – Tara Kumar, Tyler Greenberg, Chloe Costa Baker – and Milo Salvucci, who was selected by the class to deliver the valedictory address. We invite you to watch the full Commencement ceremony below!

Please enjoy the photo galleries from Commencement and you can learn about the college destinations of members of the Class of 2023 in the gallery of photos of College Shirt Day. Take a moment to check them out!

Moving Up!

On Wednesday, June 7, eighth grade families gathered in the theater for the Eighth Grade Closing Ceremony. After an essay reading by Jamila Burgos ’27 and words from Principal Will Addis, students were presented with their certificates. As they rose to receive their certificates, recordings of each students’ reflections on their time in Middle School were shared. Congratulations to our rising ninth graders!  Enjoy the entire gallery of photos from the closing ceremony here.

Closing Meeting for Worship

On Thursday, June 8, Lower School students, families, and faculty gathered in the Meeting House for the Fifth Grade Closing Meeting for Worship—the Meeting to celebrate their graduation from Lower School. From the facing benches, each fifth grader stood and spoke about their time in Lower School, as is tradition, and families and teachers spoke out of the shared silence in the worship time that followed. Visit our gallery to see more photos from this special day! Congratulations to all our rising sixth graders!


Author Lynette Assarsson

Lynette Assarsson is Director of Publications at Westtown School. Her responsibilities include writing content for the website, and writing and editing school communications. She is the managing editor and writer for the school magazine, The Westonian. She received her B.A. from Earlham College, and earned diplomas from Estudio Sampere in Madrid, Spain, and Programas Americanos en Segovia, Spain. Both of her daughters attended Westtown School, and her eldest was a “lifer” who graduated in 2014. Lynette is passionate about travel and exploring the world, reading, and writing.