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As we wish Associate Head of School Lori Strauss well in her new position as Head of School at the Field School in Washington, D.C., Landis and Lori reflected on the experiences she will bring to her new role, and the legacy she leaves for current and future Wildwood students.
Director of Athletics Billy DuMone and his team are putting the "physical" into physical distancing! This week, Landis chatted with Billy to learn how his department is incorporating fun videos, daily challenges, and an emphasis on well-being to keep students motivated and moving.
Landis checked in with Melanie Benefiel, Director of Auxiliary Programs and Assistant Director of Elementary School, and Karen Dye, Director of Equity and Inclusion, on maintaining community, supporting our diverse student body, and bringing the fun to a distributed learning environment.
Landis checked in with two Wildwood parents, Beth Abrams and Mike Berman, on how they are coping, what they're learning, and what they hope to take away from this experience of parenting during tough times.
Landis checked in with Wildwood senior Tess F. '20, and her sister Emma, a 2017 Wildwood graduate, on how they're making the most of this time at home, the challenges and disappointments of being away from friends, and what it's like to be surrounded by your parents and siblings 24/7...
In lieu of in-person college visits, Wildwood's College Counseling department is connecting alumni with current students to to help guide their college research and decision-making process.
As we process the loss of beloved springtime traditions and adjust to this new normal, Landis chatted with school counselors Chris McKenna and Alex Stern (Loewy) on how to cope and find the silver linings during this increased time at home.
Upper school Humanities teacher Holli Plummer recently spoke with Molly Wood, host of American Public Media's "Marketplace Tech," to discuss some of the challenges and solutions teachers have been implementing for students in a distributed learning environment.
Landis checked in with Amy Abrams, director of college counseling and alumni relations, and David Jones, assistant director of college counseling, on how the remote learning environment has affected the college counseling processes and influenced students' criteria for selecting a college or university.
As remote learning resumed after spring break, Head of School Landis Green updated the school community about the work being done to cultivate success for students, faculty, and parents.
As we prepared to return to virtual classrooms after spring break, Landis checked in with technology coaches Maddie Bradshaw and Nicholas Smith, as well as Jenn Spellman, director of upper school, on how they are incorporating technology into Wildwood's progressive model and fostering connections between students and teachers.
Wildwood's Outreach Center is leading the conversation to share best practices for engaging students in a remote learning environment. During spring break, the Outreach Center virtually hosted more than 200 educators from schools across the globe.

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Wildwood School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation. Wildwood School also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.
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