Academics

Field Trips & Travel

Field Trips

An extension of our academic studies is a vast array of field trips that allow our students to apply their classrooms studies in a variety of locations. Our location on the campus of Connecticut College greatly enhances the opportunities for our students, particularly in the science and arts.

2017-2018 Field Trips
Connecticut College Arboretum - Biology, Environmental Science, Advanced Acting, and Life Science 7
Connecticut College Learning Commons - Russian History, Biology
Connecticut College Myers Studio - Dance I/II, Dance III
Fort Griswold, Fort Trumbull, Harkness Park, Cedar Grove Cemetary - Local History
Yale University Art Gallery - 9th Grade Class
Bank Street Art Gallery - Art 2
Trinity Rep Company, Providence, RI - 11th Grade Class
Garde Arts, Ballet Performance – Ballet and Dance III
Long Wharf Theatre, New Havenm CT – 12th Grade
Plimouth Plantation - 7th grade
NESS, New England Science & Sailing Foundation - 8th grade
Harvard Model Congress in Boston - 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Yale Model UN in New Haven, CT - 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Groton Wastewater Treatment Plant - Environmental Science
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Latin VB
Mystic Aquarium - Art II


2016-2017 Field Trips
Connecticut College Arboretum - Environmental Science and Life Science 7
British Art Center at Yale University - Seniors
Long Wharf Theatre, Beckett's Endgame with Brian Dennehy - Seniors
Old Sturbridge Village - 7th graders
Harvard Model Congress in Boston - 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Yale Repetory Company, Assassins - 11th grade
Art Gallery at Yale, The American Collection - 11th grade
RISD Art Museum - 9th grade
Ivoryton Playhouse, Man Of La Mancha - Spanish IV, Spanish V
New London Maritime Society, Custom House Maritime Museum, Amistad - 6th grade Local History
Slater Memorial Museum of Norwich Free Academy - Art III and Portfolio Development
Plimouth Plantation - 7th grade
NESS, New England Science & Sailing Foundation - 8th grade
UCONN Avery Point - 10th grade
Garde Arts - Manhattan Short Film Festival - Advanced Digital Imaging

Travel

Spring 2018
Spain

Spring 2015

School News

List of 6 news stories.

  • Annual Prize Day and Award Recipients

    While all of our students are outstanding, some juniors and seniors were given special commendations this year for dedication and passion in Williams’ core values of scholarship, character, and community.
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  • Class of 2019

    Congratulations, Class of 2019!

    Last week, Williams celebrated the Class of 2019 at Senior Night and the School's 128th Commencement.
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  • D'Arcy Siblings Perform Recital as a Capstone for Independent Studies

    Cyrus D’Arcy ’20 and Alessandra D'Arcy ’21 recently played a Spring Organ Recital at Harkness Chapel, which featured pieces that Cyrus and Alessandra had worked on during their Independent Studies in Music with Mr. Holt and Dr. Anthony, respectively.
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  • LABs Recaps

    In lieu of traditional exams in all subjects, the final four days of each semester provide each class an opportunity to meet for a single two-hour block.
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  • Middle School Moving Up Night

    On Monday, June 3, Williams celebrated our 8th Grade students as they transition into Upper School next year.
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  • Senior Projects 2019

    On Monday, June 4, the Class of 2019 returned to campus after a two week project break to present their Senior Projects to their advisors, faculty members, peers, and parents.
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