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Enjoy these interviews with members of our faculty as they describe the programs, learning environment, and shared vision that make up Weilenmann School of Discovery.

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Steve Williams, Executive Director and Middle School Language Arts Teacher, welcomes you to WSD and invites you to know more about our innovative school and program.

Megan Hurster, Middle School Counselor and Assistant Dean, talks about student life, off campus adventures, and some of the perks of being a Middle School student at WSD.

Nathan Florence, Artist in Residence, considers the artistic process and the journey of getting there as goals of the WSD Art program.

Alethea Mallia, Music Department Chair, explains the Kodály Method utilized in the Lower School General Music program.

Kathy Simis, Lower School PE Specialist, centers the WSD PE program on fun, fitness, and the great outdoors.

Elly Gumeson, Second Grade Teacher, describes a typical day in the life of a second grade student at WSD.

Jessica Jencks, Kindergarten Teacher, discusses the philosophy, learning environment, and daily joys of being in Kindergarten.

Kat Mitchell, Lower School Director and Second Grade Teacher, highlights her favorite things about WSD’s Lower School program.

Michelle Smietana, Fourth Grade Teacher, talks about her 11 years at WSD and why she’ll never leave!

Scott Stewart, Middle School Dean and Language Arts Teacher, describes the curriculum and philosophy of the Middle School program.

Chris McIntosh, Fourth Grade Teacher, describes the process as well as the value of project based learning in the elementary classroom.

Cindy Phillips, Middle School Latin Teacher and Former Executive Director, reflects on WSD’s beginnings, educational model, and her first love — Latin.