Donna Henry Cryer '88 Named Alumna Trustee
Alumni Weekend 2016
Celebrating the Ties that Bind
Commencement Set for Sunday, May 29
Details for Families of the Class of 2016
Zygi Jievaltas '17 Brings the World to Watertown
Global Leadership Project Has Local Impact
Mathematics Accolades Add Up
Ivory Zhu '17 Competes in US Math Olympiad
Anna Msowoya Keys Visits Taft
Bringing Change to Malawi
Taft Students Rise to the Top in Physics Competition
USA Physics Olympiad
Lessons of Remembrance
Dr. Jim Waller Delivers Yom HaShoah Address
Tafties Shine on College Links
Raftery '13 Named Patriot League Rookie of the Year
Andy Taylor '72 Brings Maru-a-Pula Marimba Band to Taft
Horace Dutton Taft Medal Winner
Tafties Mount The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Spring Musical on Stage This Week
Frances Townsend Visits Taft
DuBois Fellowship Speaker
Taft Students WIN Tribeca Film Festival
The American I Am Youth Film Competition
Founders League Honors Rusty Davis
Archibald A. Smith III Award
Tafties Shine at Cornell Model UN
Lauren Fadiman '17 Named Best Delegate
Dyce '13 Earns NESCAC Honors
Women's Field Performer of the Week
Battling Poverty in Vietnam
Catalyst Foundation Visits Taft
Music For Two Great Spaces
Concerts in Woodward Chapel and Grace Church NYC
Tafties Build "Outstanding Robot From Connecticut"
Zander Masucci '10 First Team All-American
Senior at Williams College
Tafties Impress in Science Competition
CT Science Olympiad
Flannery '13 Earns National Honors
D3 Player of the Year
Service Learning in the Dominican Republic
Non ut Sibi
Winter Sports Honorees
Award Winners and New Captains Named
Changing the World
Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) Visits Taft
A Persistent and Rewarding Call
Andy Taylor '72 to Receive Horace Dutton Taft Alumni Medal
Taft Students Mount The Laramie Project
A Masque and Dagger Production
Pianist Andrew Armstrong Plays Taft
Music for a While Continues March 4
Rhythm and Muse
Ciara Connolly '17 Plays in the Spotlight
On Stage: Romeo and Juliet and the Winter Dance Concert
Parents' Weekend Performances at Taft
Kilbourne Grant Recipients in Morning Meeting
Living the Arts
Big Band Sounds to Fill Walker Hall
Music for a While Continues February 26
Politics on the Front Line
AP Gov Travels to NH
What's Done Cannot Be Undone...
Taft's Annual Macbeth Recitation
Student Photography in Potter Gallery
Opening Reception Friday, February 12
Ayes of the World
Taft Takes on Harvard Model UN
Arguably on Top
Debate Team Shines in Competition
Page-Poole Grant Recipients Detail Service
Living the Taft Motto
Juan Gonzalez: The Media and Race Relations
Paley Family Lecture Series
Learning to Listen, Listening to Learn
MLK Day 2016
Jeon '17 and Elrad '17 Share Their Talents with the Taft Community
A Testament of Hope: Embracing Diversity
MLK Day 2016
Bolling You Over
Jazz at Walker Hall January 22
Internships In Bloom
NYBG Lecture Series Continues January 29 at Taft
Bluegrass at Taft
Music for a While Continues January 8
On Campus: Rockwell Visiting Artist Geoffrey Detrani
Opening Reception January 8
Student Publications in the Digital Age
Global Journal and Red Inc. Now Available Online
CSD Project Benefits Children's Community School
Potter Gallery Event Friday, December 11
80th Service of Lessons and Carols
Tuesday December 15
Fixing Our Eyes on the Broader Horizon
Race and America's Social History
Closing the Gender Gap:
Girls Who Code Comes to Taft
Taft Students Shine in International Competitions
Harvard-MIT Math Tournament and Siemens Competition
Storytelling Through Art
Carolyn Dorfman Dances at Taft
Rhinos Rally On
Hotchkiss Day 2015
Morning Meeting with Professor Quinton Dixie
Veterans' Day Speaker: Lt. Thomas Bennett MD, UMO
A Celebration of Taft's Great Scholars
John Esty and Cum Laude Scholars Lauded
Tibetan Monks Bring Healing and Purification to Taft
Haydn's "The Creation" at Taft
Music for a While Series Continues November 8
Tawanda Mulalu '16 Honored
The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition
Taft Presents "Hairspray"
Additional Performances November 4 & 6
Taft's Team Nonlocal Interaction Places 4th at Yale
18th Annual Physics Olympics
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Says "Shut it Down"
Tafties Too Smart, Told to Take a Holiday
Of Time and Space
NASA Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Visits Taft
Taft Mourns the Loss of John Cushing Esty, Jr.
A Blended and Special Whole
Service Day Quilt Project
Taft's 21st Annual Day of Service
Partnering with the Community
Mudbound Author Hillary Jordan Visits Taft
Writing that Pierces the Soul
Zeuxis: Beyond the Window
Still Life in Potter Gallery
Taft Adjunct Arts Faculty Present: A Musical Soiree
Music For a While Series Continues
iDebate Rwanda Visits Taft
Voices of a Post-genocide Generation
Hillman House Earns National Accolades
Department of Energy Grand Award Winner
Social Activist DeRay Mckesson Visits Taft
Taft hosts 5th Annual Rhino Run
Jazz Pianist Returns to Taft
Judy Carmichael Opens 2015-16 "Music for a While" Series
Tilling the Soil
Taft Named Green Power Leader
New LED Program Helps Keep Taft on Top
Bringing Beauty Back
Summer Renovations Complete
Super Sunday, Super Day
A Warm Welcome
200 New Students Join the Taft Family
Wynne '90 in Potter Gallery
Opening Reception September 18
Summer Squash: Playing to Win
Taft partners with the National Urban Squash and Education Association
Summer Learning, Summer Fun
Taft-PAL Summer Enrichment Academy
Annual Fund: Reasons to Celebrate!
Year-end totals and awards
Guatemala Service Trip
Taft students and faculty built four houses in addition to other service projects
Red Inc. — Original Art and Writing from the Taft Community
The latest issue of Taft’s student-produced literary and art magazine is now online
Boys’ Track Wins Founders League Championship
Team Places Second at New England Tournament
Spring Dance Showcase
Photos and Video
Congratulations to the Class of 2015!
Commencement Speeches, Video, and Photos
Running For and Remembering Zoë
Hundreds Gathered for Second Run to Remember in Honor of Zoë Brooks Klimley ’15
Alumni Weekend 2015
Celebrating 125 Years With Tafties from Near and Far
Thanks for a Successful Day of Giving!
266 donors from the Taft community contributed to the Annual Fund on May 5
MUDBOUND by Hillary Jordan
All-School Summer Reading Book Selected
Details for family members of the Class of 2015
Lessons in Living “Non ut sibi”
Morning Meeting remarks by Drum Bell ’63
Taft Theater Gives Back
"Non ut sibi” infuses the Spring Play with fresh purpose.
Music for a Great Space
Sunday, April 26
Tafties Earn Photo Accolades
Students Juried Into Statewide Photography Competition
Potter at Play
Gallery Opening April 17
New England Blues
Musician James Montgomery to play at Taft April 17
Dedicated to Making a Difference
Drummond C. Bell III ’63, 2015 Recipient of the Horace D. Taft Alumni Medal
Olympian Lindsay Shoop Works with Crew Team
Shoop worked with the girls’ team in Tampa during Spring Break
Amherst College Professor Lawrence Douglas to Speak at Taft
Douglas will visit campus as the 2015 Albert Family Holocaust Study Fund Speaker
Taft Takes Third Place at Connecticut Science Olympiad
The Tafties were among some 500 students from 39 teams competing in 23 events
New York Botanical Garden Lecture Series Continues
Spring Break Serving Others
Dominican Republic service trip
Service Through Sports
The girls’ varsity basketball team ran a skills clinic for elementary school students in Waterbury last month
Team Taft Hosts TEAMS Competition
Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science
Channeling the Bard of Avon
Annual Sonnet Recitations
La Belle Epoch
Music for a While Series Continues 2/27
Winter Play Debuts
The Diviners in Woodward Theater
Artist, Author, Inspiration
National Geographic Photographer Alison Wright Returns to Taft
Dr. Todd Albert ’79 on Successful Leadership
Albert is one of the nation’s leading spine surgeons
Taft Exceeds $250,000 Goal in Edward E. Ford Foundation Challenge Grant
The grant will support Taft’s Center for Global Leadership and Service programs
Eat. Play. Move.
2015 Winter Alumni Games
Earthly Sound Vocal Ensemble
Music For a While Performance on Jan. 30
Taft Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Photos and videos
Theoretical Physicist S. James Gates, Jr. to Deliver Paduano Lecture
Former NYT Columnist Bob Herbert to Speak at Taft on Jan. 13
Herbert writes about politics, urban affairs, and social trends
"Best Friends" in the Gallery
Rockwell Visiting Artist Andrea Modica
Jazz at Taft
Music For A While Series Continues 1/9
Celebrating Diversity & Embracing Inclusivity
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 18-19
The End of an Era
Celebrating Maryann Laska
Lessons in Leadership and Respectful Debate
Students recently organized a demonstration to encourage discussion on issues of race, law enforcement, and the judicial process
Fall 2014 Dance Showcase
Ten pieces were presented as a culmination of Taft students’ work in the dance studio.
Taft Students Sail in Florida
Climbing for a Cause
79th Service of Lessons and Carols
Tuesday, December 16
Allie Davidge '15 in Potter Gallery
Opening Reception 12/5
Dr. Kyle Dolan ’02 recently Skyped with Taft science students
NASA Astronaut Michael Massimino Talks Persistence, Science, and Life in Space
Watch the video
Music for a While Continues Friday, November 21
The King of Instruments
Organ Dedication & Concert November 16
Rhinos Rally On
Senator Richard Blumenthal Visits Taft
Following formal remarks at Morning Meeting, Senator Blumenthal answered student questions
Headmaster Holiday 2014
Peter Berg ’80 and Jonah Hill made the big announcement via video
GSAx New England Sustainability Conference
More than a dozen schools will be at Taft for the Nov. 2 conference
Cum Laude, Ranking Scholars and Achievement Test Honorees
Gallery Opening October 24
Non Ut Sibi
Community Service Day Reaches a Milestone
A Passionate Pursuit
Reprogramming Taft Systems
The Drowsy Chaperone
Fall Play at Taft
Fellowship, Collaboration, Innovation
Taft's Teaching Fellows
Chopin & Friends
Andrew Armstrong Opens Music for a While Series
A Completed (and Complete) Renovation for Congdon
After 88 years, the dorm has undergone its first renovation
"Harmony in the Forest"
Kelly Sunho Park '15 in Print
Join us: New York Botanical Garden Lecture
Plants, Medicine and Culture
March of the Green Rhinos
Tafties Take to the People’s Climate March
Into the Mongolian Wild
The Essence of Art
Yee-Fun Yin studies the roots of photography
The Elephant Conservation Project
Summer Study in Thailand
Super Sunday 2014
View photos and video of this year’s orientation tradition
In the Gallery: Mark Lewis
An opening reception for Lewis’s exhibit “Streets, Trees, and Signs” will be held Friday, September 12
Taft Welcomes 200 New Students
Photos and videos from the opening days of the 2014-15 academic year.
Be Good. Do Good.
Life Lessons in South Africa
Summer Study in France
Building a Community of Educators
Taft Educational Center Finishes Its 39th Year
A New Beginning for an Educational Landmark
Taft Purchases Watertown’s Baldwin School
Collegium Musicum in Italy
View photos and videos of Collegium's summer “Living the Arts in Italy” concert tour.
Chef Reveron Achieves ProChef III
One for the Books
Olivia Paige '15 Writes About Boarding School Life
A Record Year!
Thank you alumni, parents, grandparents and friends!
Summer School Challengers Soar
Challengers Scholars attend Taft Summer School
8th Annual Service Trip
Grant for PAL
Ion Bank Foundation grant supports summer enrichment programs
Natasha Batten '15 will work on plant genetics at the New York Botanical Garden
124th Commencement Exercises
Awards and Scholarships
Head Mons Named
Vienna Kaylan and Quentin Harris elected to lead student government
Alumni Return in Record Number
Photos and highlights of the reunion weekend
Senior Service Day!
Kicking off Senior Week by lending a helping hand
A Run to Remember, and a boat to beat them all
The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
Author Oonya Kempadoo on Thur., May 15, at 7pm in Walker Hall
National Merit Scholar
Tiffany Li '14 wins scholarship
Admiral James Stavridis on 21st-Century Security at Morning Meeting on Thursday
Holocaust Survivor's visit commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day
May 1 and 2 in the Woodward Black Box Theater at 7pm. Matinee on April 30.
Photographer Yee-Fun Yin's show opens Friday with a reception from 5 to 7 pm
Collegium Musicum concert at NYC's St. John the Divine on Apr. 27
Tropical plant ecologist Dr. Chuck Peters on Friday, April 4
Service Learning Course and Volunteer Program help at local schools
Spring Break Service
Annual Trip to the Dominican Republic
Taft places 3rd overall, medals in 6 events
Celebrate the Earth
Kick off Earth Month on April 6 with Emeraldalicious author and illustrator Victoria Kann
Taft's Own Monuments Man
Amid the chaos of World War II, Yale art professor Deane Keller ’19 had one job—to put Italian masterpieces back where they belonged.
Pianist Andrew Armstrong and Friends, Friday, Feb 28, Walker Hall at 7pm
Opens Wednesday, February 12, in Bingham Auditorium for 1 pm Matinee
Fair is Foul, and Foul is Fair
Annual Macbeth Recitation Contest
Czesana named Outstanding Delegate
Two Gold Keys
Senior SoYoung Park recognized by Connecticut Scholastic Awards
NYBG Seminar Series
Renowned plant geneticist Dr. Amy Litt speaks on Feb 18
Eugene Friesen, Feb. 7 in Walker Hall at 7 pm
Celebrating MLK's legacy through global and environmental action
New scholarship honors her memory
Through February 16
Jan 17 at 7 pm in Walker Hall
Road to Sochi
Max Pacioretty '07 named to US Olympic Hockey Team
78th Annual Lessons and Carols
Snow keep you from attending? Watch the video!
There's an App for Taft
Download it for your iPad or iPhone
Watch the Student Choreography Showcase
An English Christmas
December 15 at 4 pm in Woodward Chapel on the Green
Notable author and conservationist gives Paduano lecture
Women's National Team to play Taft Boys' Varsity
Songs of Irish Poets
Castlebay Folk Music, Friday, November 22 at 7 pm in Walker Hall
One-hour concert Vespers, Sunday, Nov 10 at 5 pm
Griffin Conner '15 coordinates drive to collect sports equipment for Syrian refugee children.
Frederick H. Wandelt III '66
New Scholarship Created
Taft takes 1st and 2nd place in individual events
Student Art in the Gallery
Senior photographers Samantha Lamy and Elif Korkmaz
Fifteen seniors inducted into Cum Laude Society
Guys and Dolls!
October 25-27 in Bingham Auditorium
Non Ut Sibi
19th Annual Community Service Day
Students take 1st place at Yale Physics Olympiad
Students and Staff receive Father Cascia Service Award
Art from the Heart
Music faculty concert on Oct 18
Living in Balance
Paley Lecturer David Suzuki
A Purpose Driven Life
National Geographic Photographer Alison Wright
Engage the World
Carty Campbell '14 brings care to the Dominican Republic
In the Gallery
Fine Handcrafted Woodworking: Woody Mosch
Reigniting the Passion
Emma Martin '14 attends Sewanee Young Writers' Conference
Jazz Singer Glenda Davenport in Walker Hall at 7pm
Water for Life
Students build wells and teach English in Cambodia.
Super Sunday 2013
Saving Lives in Mumbai
Researching an innovative solution to a global problem
Share your memories and photos
Inaugural Summer Internship
Working with the New York Botanical Garden
Students embark on sixth annual service trip
View photos and list of award winners from the day
What keeps the Former Joint Chief awake at night
Founders League Recognizes Dick Cobb
Adela Zhang '14 invited to compete with nation's best
The Legacy: An Elder’s Vision for Our Sustainable Future chosen as all-school read.
Poet Patricia Smith
Tuesday, May 14, at 7 pm in Woodward Black Box Theater
May 8: Dr. Robert F. C. Naczi addresses Conservation of Intertidal Plants of the Hudson River
Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff to speak on May 14.
Energizing Our Future
Taft students Camila Jiang '14 and Bridget Dougherty '14 awarded Science internships.
Powered 100% by Wind Energy
Skin of Our Teeth opens April 24
Teaching the Good Life
Collegium performs at St John the Divine on April 28
Taft School's first annual Chopped Competition
Taft School Cooking Competition
In the Gallery
Paintings and Drawings by Susie Tarnowicz '03 and Botanical Illustrations by Heather Sandifer
Non Ut Sibi Spirit
Race Raises Funds, Helps Others
Volunteer Council Dance supports Autism Speaks
Friday, April 12, in Walker Hall
Dominican Republic Volunteer trip - 2013
Taft students assist Outreach 360 Program
A Green Home
Walking Forward Into the Past
French Fair 2013
French 4 Students create authentic food
Bill Mebane on Aquaculture in Haiti
Annual Winter Dance Concert Opens Feb. 22
View the photos from this classic comedy
In the Gallery
Mead Eagle Photography through March 8
Art from the Heart
Adjunct Music Faculty Concert on Jan 25
Celebrating Civil Right through arts, sports and service to humanity
Lloyd Receives Recognition
Taft Hockey Alum having great success at Amherst.
Student and faculty worked on display at New Canaan Society of Art
Alumni return to rink and court for the annual hockey and basketball contests.
In the Gallery
James Prosek exhibit opens Friday
January 11 in Walker Hall
30th Annual Patsy K. Odden Invitational Hockey Tournament
Highlights from the first match
Lessons and Carols
77th Annual Service at Woodward Chapel, 6 and 8 pm.
Taft Volleyball receives the 2012 Sportsmanship Award
Taft Volleyball receives the Sportsmanship Award
Harold Zinno's Big Band, Friday in Walker Hall at 7pm
Ancient Wisdom and Modern Medicine
Lecture by Dr. Michael J. Balick of the New York Botanical Garden
The Author Wes Moore
Morning Meeting speaker gives call to action
Students take a two-day trip to the renowned oceanographic institute
Putting the study of cell biology in a whole new light
Rusty Davis hooks students on physics puzzles.
A discussion on character education, Friday, with John Merrow and Dominic Randolph
First members of the Class of 2013 inducted into Cum Laude Society
Dreamed a Dream
Les Mis on stage in Bingham
In the Gallery
Opening Reception for Deborah Kahn on Thursday, Nov 8
A discussion on character education, Friday, with John Merrow and Dominic Randolph
Berg is Back
Yet another Hollywood blockbuster to announce a holiday
Non Ut Sibi
18th Annual Community Service Day
Mandala for Peace
Weeklong visit by Tibetan Monks
Taft hosts 2nd annual race for local middle schoolers
Judy Carmichael performs Oct 26 in Walker Hall
Music for Woodwinds & Piano, Friday at 7pm in Walker Hall
A New York Botanical Garden Scientific Expedition through Illustration
Puppets En Plein Air
METTAWEE RIVER THEATRE presents "Communications from a Cockroach"
Fun and Games Prevail
Taft welcomes new students.
Travel in China
Two Taft teachers explore historic sites
Living the Arts in Italy
Now with a gallery of more than 600 images from the trip!
The day captured in photographs
Roomies wins Halo for Fearless Play
Taft Running Club
Building community side by side, one step at a time
Living the Arts
Taft in Italy this Summer
Taft Parent and Miss Porter's Head Dr. Kate Windsor
McCabe '07 trains with Green Bay
FBLA Workshop Series
William C. Taylor '77 to Speak Alumni Weekend
The Other Wes Moore chosen as all-school read.
Moorhead '62 Honored
Horace D. Taft Alumni Medal and Citation of Merit
Science Speaker Series
Dr. Paul Ehrlich '62, Allergy and Immunology Specialist
Bailey Outerbridge '12 Opens for Grammy-winner Natalie Cole
Kaela Gilbert '13 Selected for Program
Run for a Cause
5k to Benefit Alums' Non-Profit
Visiting Poet Taylor Mali
YouTube Sensation Comes to Taft - NOW IN LAUBE DINING ROOM
Strong Performances in Piano Competitions
The Psychology of Sport
Dr. Bob Rotella Visits Taft
Class of '62
"Roomies" on Stage
Original Spring Play Explores Current Issues
Gen. James Cartwright on Campus May 3
Day of Silence is also day of reflection
Changing the Game in the Bahamas
National Economics Challenge
Taft wins Connecticut, moves on to semifinals
Battleship Opens Down Under
Berg '80 at the Helm
St John the Divine
Collegium Musicum Takes Show on the Road
Earth Day 2012
Get Involved Sunday, April 22
Instrumental Music Groups to Perform in Historic Venue
Tae Young Woo '12 Heads to Hollywood
Team Taft Excels in Debut
"Miss Representation" Comes to Taft
Film Screening and Discussion April 13
In the Gallery
Faculty show opens March 30
Zheng '13 Earns Accolades, Cash and Prizes
Kosova Named Morehead-Cain Scholar
Merit Scholarship to Chapel Hill
Our Compliments to the Chef!
Reveron a Pro
National Test Taps Taft Teachers
Mozart's Solemn Vespers
Music For A While Performance Series
From Ballet to Bollywood
Winter Dance Concert 3/2 and 3/3
Celebrating the Cultures of Our Community
Current parent Phil Schiller talks with Taft group of future business leaders
New York Botanical Garden Lecture At Taft
Renowned Botanist Dr. Scott A. Mori to Speak
Blood Donors Give Generously
Best Results Since 2005
Taft Students Visit The New York Botanical Garden
New Partnership in Bloom
Paduano Series Explores Asian-American Civil Rights Movement
Filmmaker Curtis Chin Visits Taft
Harvey Takes The Stage
Photos now online
Odden Arena Hosts Annual Alumni Hockey Game
Visual Arts Students Show in Potter Gallery
February 10-March 2
Caitlin Morton '12 Take First Prize in Art Show
Seniors Brownstein and O'Meara Also Recognized
Games, Gowns and Good Deeds
Scrabble Friday, Dress Exchange Sunday
Gearing Up For Competition
Renaissance Ensemble In Concert
Exsultemus Comes to Woodward Chapel January 27
Squash Trains With World's No. 6
Egypt's Mohamed El Shorbagy Comes to Taft
Yong '14 Wins Squash Title
2011 US Junior Open Champion
MLK Celebration 2012
Honoring King's Legacy
Big Red Goes Green
Green Cup Challenge Begins January 18
Taft In Sundance
The movie Goats, filmed last spring on campus, premieres at 2012 Sundance Festival
Taft Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King
Events scheduled for January 15 and 16
Ken Nigro Jazz Band Comes to Taft
Music For a While Continues Friday, January 13
Everett Brownstein '12 in Potter Gallery
Opening Celebration January 6, 5 to 7 p.m.
Qingyang Xu '13 Named Top Speaker
Andover Debate Tournament 2011
Honoring a Hero
Remembering Will Keys ’06
Fall 2011 Outstanding Athletes Honored
Founders League All-Stars, Special Award winners and 2012 Captains-Elect announced
76th Annual Lessons and Carols
Two services this year, at 6 and 8 pm
Taft Football Wins New England Championship
Big Red Fans Go Wild as Rhinos Beat Undefeated Kent 28-18
Four Taft Teams Qualify for New England Championships
Boys' Soccer, Field Hockey, Football and Volleyball to vie for top honors. Click for schedules.
Adele Myers and Dancers on Taft Stage
Priti Ghatlia, Myers offer Master Classes to Taft Students
Remembering those who served
Airlie Anderson Show Opens Friday
Mark W. Potter '48 Gallery Welcomes Illustrator
Taft-Hotchkiss Rivalry Heats Up
Saturday is Hotchkiss Day: Show your spirit!
British Invasion at Taft
Beatlemania Hits Bingham
The Big Chill
Autumn Snow Blankets Taft
Be Our Guest
Beauty and the Beast ... now with photo gallery
Cum Laude Scholars Named
Five Play on Friday
Jazz Quintet and Classical Choral performances on tap
Think Globally, Act Locally
17th Annual Community Service Day
Non Ut Sibi
17th Annual Community Service Day Set for October 24
Physics is Fun
Taft Wins Physics Olympics at Yale
Piano and Strings Quartet to Perform
Walker Hall, October 21
Taft Hosts Middle School Runners
Sara Iannone brings local schools together
East and West
Rockwell Visiting Artist Opens
Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity
A visit to the FBI
Taft Runner Wins Local Race
Running for a Cause
Lights, Camera, Action!
Making movies in the state of Maine
Summer Research Yields Benefits
Study has implications for cancer treatment.
Taft students show their true colors.
Concert Series Kicks Off
Mettawee River Theater Company performs on Sept. 23 at 7 pm
The Results Are In
Stellar Year for AP Students
Welcome Class of 2015!
New Students Join a Diverse School Community
Sunday in Woodward Chapel
Poole Fellows Serve Nepal
Taft students volunteer at Nepali school this summer.
Celebrating Student Art
Mark W. Potter '48 Gallery opens with celebration of student work.
The Monti-Cliffords build on partnership with PAL.
Who Done It? No Longer a Mystery
Dana Bertuglia completes studies forensics at Henry C. Lee Institute
Changing the World with a Smile
Ricardo Urrutia '12 worked with Operation Smile this summer in Panama. This fall, he hopes to continue his work on the Taft School campus.
Watch Jerry Reveron in national competition July 9 and 10
What does most to improve academic performance? More sleep, of course.
Matthew Petroff documents farewell messages to seniors on graduation day
A Little Help
Fourth annual service trip to Guatemala
The Big Give
Student surplus helps local nonprofits
Good Schools or Bad Schools
Education correspondent John Merrow ’59 on the NewsHour
Senior Project Museum
Check out the photos
121 Commencement Excercises
Photos of the day
121 Commencement Awards
And the winners are...
Power Of One
The all-school summer reading selection
Annual Uppermid Award Ceremony
Senior Community Service Day
New Senior Week tradition serves the local community
Nominated for the Kazmaier, AGAIN
Yale Bulldog and alum Jackee Snikeris '07 was nominated for a second time for Women's Hockey Most Oustanding Player
"Goats" on Campus
Celebrity spotting becomes popular as movie crews film at Taft
Guest of Honor
Renowned military expert Bing West comes to campus
Reps from more than 125 colleges take over the fieldhouse for an evening
John Boyd '11 honored at 2011 Harvard Model Congress
Orchestras Hit a High Note
Orchestras kick off spring with European tour, Lincoln Center performance and accolades for talented musicians
Collegium Musicum performs in Woodward Chapel, Friday at 7 pm
A new consortium of alumni artists
English Teachers Get into the Act
Shakespeare takes center stage at the English Department Day
Woodward Black Box Theater, Thursday Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Trey Anastasio '83 and his band, Phish, rerelease 1999 Japan concert to raise money for earthquake and tsunami relief
Team Taft Walks with Purpose
Taft raises funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis through Walk MS
Day of Silence
Mids Love Shakespeare
Eighth Annual Mid Class Sonnet Recitation
Matthew Petroff '11 named finalist at Conn. Science Fair for sixth year.
Helping girls get an education in Kenya
Cantus Excelsus performs in Woodward Chapel, Sunday at 5 pm
Different By Design
Architecture exhibit opens in the Mark Potter Gallery on Friday, April 1st
Jazz, chamber, dance ensembles perform in Prague, Salzburg, Vienna and Budapest
View photos from the show!
Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Visits Campus
Justice Flemming Norcott ‘61 visits campus
Bikes on a Plane
Three dozen Tafties pedal through the People's Republic of China in 1981
Teddy Bear Fun
Teddy Bear Tea Party serves up fun to local children and raises money for charity
Olympian Alum Visits Taft
A.J. Mleczko '93 Practices with Girls' Varsity Hockey
Importance of Being Earnest
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 pm in Bingham Auditorium
Boys' Squash's 2011
Taft's Boys' Squash program earns an unprecedented Second at High School Nationals Tournament
Painting the Streets
Lisbeth Firmin exhibit opens in the Mark Potter Gallery on Friday, February 11
Lunar New Year
Celebrate Year of the Rabbit with the Lion Dance
All Dressed Up with Someplace to Go
New this year, the Winter Formal dress exchange builds community and raises money for Girls, Inc.
A Helping Hand
Every Friday night, volunteers feed the homeless in Waterbury
Art from the Heart
Concert with Adjunct Music Faculty on Jan. 28
Dance Company in Residence
Guest choreographer Adele Myers, dance professor at Connecticut College, in residence
MLK Day event features the music of Woodstock
Program features guest speakers and artists, student workshops, cultural celebrations and local community involvement
Vigil for Tucson
A candlelight vigil remembers the victims of the tragedy in Arizona
The Boxing Day Blizzard had nothing on today's storm. Yes, classes are in session!
Hot Tamales at Morning Meeting
French On Stage
AP French Classes Perform Chemins Dangereux
Opens in the Mark Potter Gallery on Friday, January 7
In My Life
Carlo Cantamessa sings John Lennon classics Saturday in Bingham
Concert moved to January 14 at 7 p.m.
75th Annual Lessons and Carols
Watch the video!
Alice Burckhardt '13 placed first at the World Tap Dance Championship
LEED Gold Award
Nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings award Taft gold certification
Lessons and Carols
Come celebrate the holidays at Taft on December 14
The event features a carnival, intercontinental dinner and dance performance
An evening of piano in Walker Hall, Friday, Dec. 3
Volleyball supports breast cancer research
Peter Berg's Campus Video Phenomenon
School acquires local landmarks
More than 300 grandparents visited campus, attending classes, listening to performances and cheering on teams.
Students are inducted into Cum Laude Society, the most ever in the fall
Headmaster Holiday Announced
Brass City Brass
November 5 at 7 p.m. in Walker Hall
Works by Amy Archambault, opens November 5, reception 5 to 7 p.m.
Non Ut Sibi
Tafties devote the day to helping area schools and nonprofits on 16th Annual Community Service Day
Faculty portraits held for ransom
Hammy Wallace writes from his semester away program in the Bahamas
Man in the Middle
Accomplished author, psychologist and athlete John Amaechi visits
From the Rose Garden
O'Mealia Family at the White House
Fly With Me
Peter Pan plays in Bingham Auditorium Oct 21, 22 & 23
MOMIX dancer Brian Simerson gives a series of master classes on campus.
Walker Hall concert on Friday, October 15
Harkening back to harvest season in ancient Israel, students erect a symbolic shelter on the quad to help celebrate the holiday.
Potter Gallery displays 38 works by prominent Litchfield County artists
Art 4 Uganda
Jasmine Oh '11 taught art at a rural school and brought some of her students' work back with her for a special exhibit in the Mark W. Potter Gallery.
Largest student body ever, at 588, from record number of applicants
theater on the lawn
The Woman Who Fell From the Sky, Fri., Sept. 24 at 7 p.m.
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Taft contingent meets with peer schools at annual ISGP
The school year may be over, but the Non Ut Sibi spirit lives on into June.
South Africa Journal
The World Cup was only the beginning...
What a year it's been
Here's a look back at 2009-10 in pictures!
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
Unwanted books, clothing and other dorm essentials find new home after school ends.
Photos, Excerpts and Audio from the graduation exercises for the Class of 2010
Senior Project Museum
Limited only by their imagination, seniors embark on a number of projects this spring.
Eleventh graders recognized for excellence in academics, arts, service and leadership
Summer Reading Announced
With author Honor Moore in Walker Hall at 7 pm Thursday
Tuesday, May 11, at Christ Church on the Green, Watertown, 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Seiko Michaels' Japanese language students spent time with survivors from the atomic blasts in Hiroshima during WWII, who are visiting the U.S. for the Peace Conference at the U.N.
Long Weekend is the perfect time for a long rung...
America's Youth in Concert at Avery Fisher Hall
Moorhead Wing Dedicated
A project decades in the making, the HDT renovation and dining hall expansion are unveiled at last.
1st in Nation
Team places first at national Jr. Engineering and Technical Society competition
DuBois Fellow talks about U.S. role in the Middle East
A photography exhibit by Eladio Fernandez '85
Lend Me a Tenor
View the photos online!
Collegium sings at Temple B'Nai Israel
Knowledge is Power
Education reformer David Levin spends day at Taft as Paley Speaker
Designing robots with mad skills
Jazz Band and Chamber Ensemble perform on April 27 at 8 p.m.
St. John the Divine
New York Concert on April 25 at 2 p.m.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Highlights from the West Coast Tour
Do a little Jig
Oscarson Jigger Shop and Student Union Reopen
Bulgarian Women's Choir comes to Walker Hall on April 9
Party in the Gallery
Celia Gerard '91 exhibit March 26-April 24
Pulitzer-prize winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri on campus
Dance Ensemble to Jamaica
at UWI Mona's Junior Dance Umbrella
Outing Club Trip to NH
Collegium Concert at Grace Cathedral March 7.
Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Students Help Flanders Tap Campus Maples During Sugaring Season
All Dressed Up With Somewhere To Go
And the Other Is Gold
Meg Boland '11 earns Girl Scout Honors
Top scholars compete in tri-meet
Manhattan String Quartet
Correction! Concert is Feb 12.
Nancy Friese in the Gallery
Now through March 5
Teddy Bear Tea
Volunteer Council hosts event to support Family Services of Greater Waterbury
School Supports Renewable Energy
Five students recognized at Conn. photography show
Students respond to earthquake victims
Darmon Meader Quartet
Jan. 22 in Walker Hall, 7 p.m.
The Legacy of MLK
More Photos from the Day!
Queen of Cakes
Now Taking Birthday Cake Orders
Stack the Caps
Blake Turner '12 collects hats for children
Rani Arbo is back!
Walker Hall on Jan. 8 at 7 p.m.
Prep Winter Classic
Taft defeats Avon Old Farms 9-5
Lessons and Carols
Annual holiday service on Tuesday at Congregation Church, Watertown
Join John Gussenhoven '65 at 7 pm this evening in the Woolworth Faculty Room to present a slide show and discussion on his new book.
Willy Oppenheim '04 heads to Oxford
Pros Neil Harvey and Mick Robberds prep team for winning season
Chris Norman plays wooden flute in Walker Hall
Connie Cheung places second
Team Places Second
Berg and Smith
Coolest Headmaster Holiday announcement ever!
Fall Sports Day
Join us for a "tailgate under the tent" on Saturday
15th Community Service Day
Once again students and faculty fanned out to help in surrounding towns
Come to the opening reception in Potter Gallery on Friday!
Hudson Shad on Friday
Come hear this amazing men's vocal sextet present "Fish Stew" in Walker Hall.
View the slideshow from the fall musical
What's your carbon footprint?
Cum Laude Society inductions for Class of 2010
A new biography by Jennifer Burns '93: "Goddess of the Market," out this month from Oxford University Press
Jazz Quintet Friday in Walker Hall
At the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Producer Henry Simonds '93 screens his new film Oct. 7 at Anthology Film Archives in NYC
Potter Gallery: Act One
Artist Susan Mastrangelo, October 2 to October 31
Zoe Hetzner '10 is recognized as a "Distinguished Writer" in the competition sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English
Concert in Walker Hall on Friday at 7 p.m.
Theatre En Plein Air
Mettawee Puppets Friday at 7 p.m.
Think field day...gone wild.
Oodles of Noodles
Andrew and Walter Yoo Sell Noodles to Support Children's Fund
Prep for Prep
Campus plays host to Prep For Prep's 3-day summer program
Vaccine to be offered on campus once available this fall
See what's happened over the summer...
Incoming lowermid Blake Joblin makes the cover of USA Today at the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock, which he attended with his father, Brad '73.
Music for a While
2009-10 Schedule Announced for Monthly Concert Series
God's Child Project
Nine Tafties head to Guatemala in June to lend a hand
Filmed on campus
Away We Go (originally called "Farlanders") opens June 5. Look for scenes filmed on campus.
The all-school summer read by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri
Senior Project Museum 2009
NEW PHOTOS. Movies, music, and a lot of imagination
Keynote Speaker Tom Strickland Addresses Class of 2009
A show of Epic Proportions
Spring production by Helena Fifer's acting classes
Spring Athletes Recognized
Awards Winners, All-Stars and Captains-Elect Announced
Top members of the Class of 2010 honored at Morning Meeting
Tommy MacMullen, age 11, hooks the notorious Moby Carp yesterday
Toan at the Top!
Math talent ToanDuc Phan '10 places 2nd in nation on Math Olympiad.
Music for Les Miz
Taft instrumentalists form orchestra for Thomaston Opera House
John Merrow '59 has built a career reporting on education. From newspaper to radio and finally television, his reports have examined the status quo of public education. On Alumni Day this year, he was awarded Taft's Citation of Merit for his dedication.
Honoring Coach Stone
New Baseball Pavilion Dedicated on Alumni Day
A presentation of 300-year-old Japanese traditional music
Twelve Angry Jurors
Justice is served...April 23-25 in Woodward Theater
Clay and Paint
An exhibition by Gail Wynne and Amy Wynne Derry '84 opens April 30
An American Muslim
Faith As A Bridge That Unites Us
Portraits of the Graduates
A Potter Gallery exhibition by Yee-Fun Yin
The Legacy of 911
Former Deputy National Security Adviser Dr. J. D. Crouch II puts the Iraq war in context
Celebrate Earth Day at Taft on April 19
Annual spring dance raises funds for local charities
Collegium in NYC
Collegium Musicum performs at Cathedral of St John the Divine
Congressman Chris Murphy
Optimistic about government and the power of youth
Jazz and Chamber Ensembles head to Spain
Photographs by Yee-Fun Yin on display through April 20
Walker Hall concert Friday night at 7 pm
Collegium Goes to Italy
Six spring break concerts in Positano, Amalfi, Rome and elsewhere
Teach for America
Founder and CEO Wendy Kopp talks about the lessons and successes of their first two decades
Alumni Trustee Candidates
Lake, Sacerdote and Turner nominated
Annual winter performance by the Taft Dance Ensemble on March 7
Jed Rooney travels to Nicaragua to help children with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities.
Exhibition of Student Work Opens in Potter Gallery
A long way from Moliere!
Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery build peace mandala
Novice 2-man team places 2nd
Art From the Heart
Friday night Walker Hall concert featuring Taft music faculty
Students report on summer arts enrichment programs through Kilbourne grants
New Canaan Exhibit
Student work on display at Carriage Barn
Part of the monthly music series at Walker Hall
Join the fun
Fairfield Reception following varsity boys hockey game on Feb 11
Celebration of MLK moves to Inauguration Day
Inauguration day lures more than 200 students to the Capital
Alumni Games 2009
Alumni challenge alumni on the ice and the court for the annual basketball and hockey games
Icing on the campus
Ice storm makes for beautiful images
In Potter Gallery
"Portrait Rooms" by Rockwell visiting artisit Dawn Clements
Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem perform in Walker Hall at 7 p.m.
Boys and Girls Club
Volunteer Council organized a holiday party at the Boys and Girls Club in Waterbury.
Bundle of Energy
Combined class gifts generate excitement and electricity on campus
73rd annual Service of Lessons and Carols
Senior Robin Oh and Uppermid Brian Jang pursue independent work in math
Poole Fellow Genevieve Bleidner '09 studies Diamondback Terrapins on Earthwatch Expedition
Squash pro gives two-day clinic for boys and girls varsity squads
Bill Mays and Inventions perform Friday in Walker Hall
Glass House Tour
Will Orben's architecture students tour renown Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Classic '80s movie opens Friday in this Masque & Dagger Production
Themed dress days build school spirit going into the final contests of the season
5K makes Tafties a little WISER
Race supports Women's Institute for Secondary Education and Research in Kenya
Former Slave from Sudan
Author and Abolitionist Francis Bok to Give Morning Meeting talk on Human Rights
William Howard Taft and the Presidential Election of 1908
William Howard Taft had been secretary of war under Theodore Roosevelt and was his chosen successor in the 1908 election.
An exhibit of photographs by Caitlin Fitzgerald '90 opened Thursday evening in the Potter Gallery
Guiding Eyes for the Blind holds training classes for puppies on campus.
Sergio Pallottelli, Michel Bellavance, Gabriel Goni and Sharon Levin, with pianist Lillian Pearson, share the stage in a flute extravaganza on Oct 24.
Walk for a Cure
Students Spend Sunday at Cancer Walk in Hartford
Fourteen members of the Class of 2009 were inducted into the Cum Laude Society today, based on their academic records for both their Middle and Upper Middle years.
Helping, healing, having fun
Students and faculty fan out to help community organizations from Hartford to Bridgeport, Waterbury to Litchfield in 13th annual Community Service Day
Save a Life
October 22 is National Gordie Day, raising alcohol awareness and remembering Gordie Bailey, brother of head monitor Lily Lanahan '08
Working, the musical
The show, which runs for two nights, is adapted from the book of the same name, a collection of interviews author Studs Terkel did with various people about their work.
Dig Deep, Dig Pink
The volleyball team recently raised more than $2,000 for breast cancer research through the Side Out Foundation
Soccer defeats Suffield under the lights
In the Mood
Jazz concert with Harold Zinno in Walker Hall
Keeping the Faith
The Holy Qur’an arrived at Taft with the help of U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ford Fraker, whose current post connected him with Sheikh Khalid Alireza, who enthusiastically offered to donate the Qur’an.
Think field day..gone wild. A longstanding tradition at Taft, Super Sunday starts with a "colors" dance on Saturday night and includes such events as the Crisco Slide, Apple-Bobbing Wheelbarrow Race, Human pyramid and Tug of War.
One simple act of kindness
Jon Walton from World Vision addresses students in Morning Meeting about ways they can make a difference....
Live from New York
Seiko Michaels' students of Japanese at Taft visited radio personality Megumi Sato in her studio in New York for a live interview.
Mettawee River Theater Company's Presentation of the Native American Tale
Headmaster Welcomes Students for 119th Year
Mark W. Potter '48 Gallery
Robert Eshoo, Caitlin Fitzgerald '90, Dawn Clements, Yee-Fun Yin, Amy Wynne Derry '84 and Gail Wynne and others share their work with us this year in the Mark W. Potter '48 Gallery
New Faculty Faces
Seventeen new members join the faculty
Music For a While
From Classical to Folk, Big Band to Baroque, there's something for everyone this season in Walker Hall.
The school broke ground in June, beginning what is likely the largest construction project in the school's history, and which affects the school's most historic building.
Preserving Kenyan Culture
After decades of teaching, Dr. Kinuthia Njoroge ’65 is tackling his toughest subject ever: saving Kenya’s traditional Kikuyu culture.
Students worked at a homeless shelter serving food and distributing clothes and volunteered at a malnutrition center for children in Antigua, Guatemala
Prep for Prep
Lilac Ball in NYC
The all-school summer read
118th Commencement Exercises
Listen to welcomes by the headmaster and head monitor Lily Lanahan '08 and talks by Ambassador Ford Fraker P04,06,08 and class speakers Nate Breg and Clare Parks.
Midsummer Nights Dream
An open-air performance of Shakespeare's beloved comedy
Alumni Day 2008
John Wold '34 receives Taft's Alumni Citation of Merit, Annual Fund sets new records, and other weekend highlights...
Senior Project Runway
Morag Neill and Glendys Rodriguez organize an outdoor fashion show as their senior projects. Their goal: to create awareness and raise funds for AIDS orphans in Botswana
Galen Cheney '80
Galen Cheney '80 displays her latest work in the Mark W. Potter '48 Gallery.
Shaazka Beyerle, a senior adviser at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict and this year's recipient of the Rear Admiral Raymond DuBois Fellowship in International Affairs speaks at Taft about strategic nonviolent action.
Former Taft English teacher Jason Tandon visits the school as an Oppenheim Visiting Writer.
Engineering Team Places 2nd in Nation
Maru-a-Pula Marimba Band
These young musicians from Maru-a-Pula School in Gaborone, Botswana, embarked on a US tour to raise awareness and scholarships for AIDS ophans.
This Teacher Has Chemistry
David Hostage recognized by NEIC
Spring Music in Walker Hall
Chamber Small Ensemble Concert and Independent Study Performances
Many things happened this week to celebrate Earth Day, but the big event was a tree planting on Main Circle, accompanied by readings and music by Collegium.
Uppermiddler Nancy Ning organizes students to create a Taft banner and have her school represented at the Olympics in her hometown this summer
Felsted School presents
Twenty-eight student thespians from Felsted School in the UK visited campus to perform Stephen Sondheim's musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum in Bingham Auditorium.
Two Tafties achieve perfect score in national mathematics competition
Collegium Tours France and Spain
Once again, Taft's Collegium Musicum traveled together over spring break, this time to perform in Paris, Aix-en-Provence, and Barcelona.
South Africa Tour
Leadership and Service trip over spring break
a service-oriented trip to the Dominican Republic over Spring Break
Abounding With Art
Marc Leuthold '80 exhibits in Potter Gallery
Playing in Memphis
Jazz Band Plays in Boston and Memphis over March Break
ACLU President Anthony Romero speaks at Morning Meeting
Promoting health care and human rights in the Dominican Republic
The jazz band, a faculty rock band, piano soloists, step and even Irish dancers performed at a benefit concert.
White and Wonderful in Watertown
Snowmen, snowball fights and plenty of sledding
Arsenic and Old Lace
New York City, early 1941. The Brewster sisters make sure their lonely guests receive a warm welcome, a glass of their homemade elderberry wine, a Christian burial, and fresh flowers on their graves every Sunday.
Radcliffe Choral Society performs in Walker Hall
Students use Kilbourne grants to explore summer enrichment in the arts
Dressed up and out in the snow
Life of Elephants
Joyce Poole '74, research director of the Amboseli Elephant Research Project and the founder of the Elephant Voices Project, spoke at Morning Meeting.
MLK is Global
A Celebration of Dr. King's Global Legacy
Renown dance troupe gives workshop
Sounds of Afrika
Through drum and dancing, the dynamic group introduced the student body to the principles of Nguzo Saba, the seven principles of Kwanzaa.
Student travel to NH to witness a presidential primary in action
In a rare event at Taft, seniors were invited to a special screening of "The Kingdom" with director Peter Berg, Class of '80, who introduced the film.
Music for a While
A series of free Friday-night performances.
72nd Annual Service of Lessons and Carols program.
Coming to the Potter Gallery
A listing of the shows occuring in the Potter Gallery for 2007-08.
Spaghetti Bridges Weighted Down
Winners were declared today in two different categories in the 2nd Annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition.
Taft Upper Mid Bennett Siegel was awarded the prize for Best Novice Speaker at the annual Hotchkiss Parliamentary Debate Tournament on Sunday.
Greg Ricks' South African Democracy course built a "Shanty found commonly around the world" in the middle of Centennial Quad on Sunday.
Jazz Pianist Judy Carmichael
Grammy nominated pianist Judy Carmichael is one of the world’s leading interpreters of stride piano and swing.
Fall Sports Day
Alumni, parents and friends join students and faculty for home athletic contests
Faculty children show off their costumes before hitting the candy circuit
Japanese Culture Week
A riveting performance by AUN, twin brothers Ryohei and Kohei Inoue, was the highlight of Japanese Culture Week, a new event this year.
Wizard of Oz
Cast overview and information about the Wizard of Oz production occuring Oct. 25-27
New Haven Exhibit
Advanced photography class and independent photography project students joined several hundred artists at the 10th annual City-Wide Open Studios exhibition in New Haven.