Week One Award Winners

Each week during the summer, we take the time to acknowledge some of the people who help make Steppingstone great. Members of the community nominate Scholars and staff who embody each week’s theme. Here’s some of what they had to say about Week One’s winners, all of whom were selected for their commitment to teamwork….

Scholar Voices: Summer Wisdom

This July and August, instead of lounging at the beach, Steppingstone Scholars will be working through engineering challenges, discussing the Bill of Rights, and improving their study skills.  For many incoming Scholars, spending the summer in “school” is a daunting prospect, and they’re not sure what to expect. That’s why each year we invite returning Scholars to…

Scholar Voices: A Chat With Nawal and Rachel

Steppingstone’s annual Welcome Event is a great chance for admitted Scholars to meet their classmates, get a glimpse at what their future as Scholars holds, and get insider advice from Scholars who have been there before. This year, fifth grade College Success Academy Scholars Nawal and Rachel shared with the newest Scholars their insights about life at…

Scholar Voice: Dorlie Registre

Each month, Steppingstone Scholars have a new “theme” that inspires them to be the best Scholars they can be. This school year, every month’s theme began with the phrase “Be More.” Here, College Success Academy Scholar Dorlie Registre, a fifth-grader at the Gardner Pilot Academy, writes about what being more reflective means to her. This…

Peer Leader Perspective: Selina Li

We’re excited to feature this piece by Selina Li ’11 (The Winsor School ’18) who writes about a moment when she stepped out of her comfort zone to achieve something she really wanted. This article originally appeared in the March 2016 Steppingstone Support Services Update. What do you get when you mix water with freezing…