Shout-Outs to Sasha Gluzman and Ali O’Connor for 2nd place in the tennis tournament doubles and for Karly Simpson for MVP award at the lax tournament at NMH. Joey Holleran won the gold for javelin at the New England’s, Dan Rowe for the 100, and Gabby Thomas for the 100 and long jump.
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2014: Pres. Maddy Stern
Vice-Pres. Bianca Schultz
Sec. Persis Ticknor-Swanson
Treasurer Liz Calderone
Class Rep. Oliver Demers
Students from the region participated in the All-New England Film Festival for High School Students at Williston May 11, 2012. The following were the winners:
Best Film: Breezeless, Charles Frank, WNS
Most Creative: Elise’s Dream Nicholas Motyka West Springfield HS
Best Documentary: The Harry Potter Phenomenon, Eva Araya, Hotchkiss School
Best Editing: Dreamer, Daisuke Hosokawa, Governors Academy
Best Screenplay: A Zombie Romance, Brian Ryu, Hotchkiss School
Best Special Effects: The Movie, Cade Zawacki, WNS
Best Cinematography: Mark Spaulding, Alex Kozikowski, WNS
Among the judges were alumni Steve Porter ’97 of Porterhouse Media, Loren Feinstein ’01, co-producer with his brother Matt ’99 of the award-winning documentary Ciclovida: Lifecycle, and Patrick Burns ’89, creator of commercial, documentary, corporate image, advertising and PR work using film, video and photography.
Contratulations to next year’s Editor-in-Chief for The Willistonian: Mairead Poulin. Mairead has been an invaluable contributor to the newspaper over the years through her writing, editing, organizing and planning. Please take a moment to congratulate Mairead on this deserved achievement.
More news: Next year, The Willistonian will be going online with bimonthly updates and more opportunity for YOU to get published. Think about joining our editorial team. In the meantime, we’ll see you at the activities fair next fall.
Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Proctors. The list was announced this morning at Tuesday Assembly.
April was a fantastic month for The Williston Northampton School Annual Fund!
Thanks to 566 donors, we increased our participation by 7 percent and raised over $100,000 toward our 2011-2012 Annual Fund goal. Compared to April 2011, we had more than twice as many alumni make gifts to the Annual Fund.
The final score for the April Alumni Challenge:
Williston Northampton: 566
Suffield Academy: 707
Berkshire School: 500
We are six weeks from our June 30 fiscal year-end. If you were not able to participate in the April Alumni Challenge last month, there’s still time to make your 2011-2012 Annual Fund gift by June 30!
Make your gift online, call us at (800) 469-4559, or mail your contribution to The Williston Northampton School Annual Fund at 19 Payson Avenue, Easthampton, MA 01027.
Thank you again to those who participated in the April Alumni Challenge last month. It was exciting to see the loyalty alumni feel towards the School, as well as have some new donors to the Annual Fund. We are truly grateful for your generosity and support.