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Highlights from 2018-2019
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Athletics, Fine Arts, Student Life, Capital Campaign, Community Service
Posted: 5/29/2019

It’s been another incredible year at Whitefield Academy! Here are some of our favorite memories from the 2018-2019 school year:
WolfPack athletics continued to grow and thrive! Click here to read about some of the highlights from the year, including varsity football competing in the playoffs, Metro10 championship victories, varsity boys...

Orchestra receives Excellent rating at Southern Star Music Festival
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 5/6/2019

The Whitefield Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra took part in the Southern Star Music Festival on Friday, May 3. Under the direction of orchestra teacher Emily East, they performed a challenging repertoire for three collegiate adjudicators and placed Excellent in both of their categories. The students then spent an incredible Saturday...

Arts Day 2019
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/11/2019

Students in the Upper and Middle school participated the annual Arts Day festivities on April 10. Upper School students began the day with a presentation and performance by Urbana Ave, a local comedic creative agency. In that session, they heard a talk on the essence of comedy and storytelling and...

Whitefield celebrates visual arts students
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/10/2019

Whitefield Annual Student Art Show, a celebration of the visual arts, was held on April 4. The evening event featured art exhibits in the Lower School Student Activities Center (LSSAC), Middle School, and Upper School. The jazz band, concert band, orchestra, and Lower School Chorale performed at various locations around...

Visual Arts teachers attend conference in Boston
Categories: General, Fine Arts
Posted: 3/27/2019

Whitefield Visual Arts Department teachers are devoted to professional development for the benefit of their students. Recently, Natalia Hicks, Debbie Childree, and Rebecca Brown attended the National Art Education Association Conference in Boston. More than 5,000 visual art teachers from all across the country attended the conference, which included  hands-on...

Upper School theatre department presents student-directed One Acts
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 3/27/2019

The Upper School theatre department will present a night of student-directed one-act plays on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in the Louise Owens Theater.

The two plays that will be performed are Cheating Death and Imperfect Proposal.

Cheating Death: When the Angel of Death visits a mental hospital to collect someone...

Students perform at the Bean
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 3/22/2019

Fourteen acts took the stage on Thursday, March 21, for Whitefield's talent show, The Bean. The musical line-up included a string quartet, guitarist, and an ukulele player. There were also several karaoke style vocals performed for the audience as well as an interpretive dance and tap routine. All of the...