Learn more about our search for a new Head of SchoolCLICK HERE

Learn more about our search for a new Head of SchoolCLICK HERE

Learn more about our search for a new Head of SchoolCLICK HERE

January 2022

Tue-Fri
18-21

NYC CARES COAT DRIVE

Wed
19

8:00-9:15p: Mindful Parenting During Times of Collective Stress with Rachel Henes

Thu
17

9:30-10:45a: Riding Emotional Waves with Calm & Compassion with Rachel Henes

Mon
21

PRESIDENTS’ DAY — School Closed

Tue
22

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day — School Closed

Wed
23

Staff Development Day — School Closed for Children

Mon-Fri
14-25

SPRING BREAK — School Closed

Wed
16

8:00-9:15p: “Is This Normal?” Understanding Perfectionism and Pressure in Parenting with Rachel Henes

Mon
28

WMS Reopens for Children and Staff

Fri
15

Passover & Good Friday — School Closed

Wed
20

9:30 -10:45a: Why Did They Do That? Responding to Challenging Behaviors with Compassion with Rachel Henes

Thu-Fri
28-29

Parent/Teacher Conferences — School Closed for Children

Wed
18

8:00-9:15p: Change Starts At Home: Parenting for a More Just World with Rachel Henes

Mon
30

MEMORIAL DAY — School Closed

Tue
14

Last Day of School for Children

Fri
17

Last Day of School for Staff

Mon
27

First Day of Summer Program

Mon
04

INDEPENDENCE DAY — Summer Camp Closed

Fri
05

Last Day of Summer Program

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Head of School Search

Members of the Head of School Search Committee

  • Heather Burchyns: Site Director, Duane Street. Former Head of Admissions and Lower School Director, Mary McDowell School
  • Jawahar Chirimar: Former Trustee, Entrepreneur and Parent of two WMS graduates
  • Melissa Dassori: Author, Columbia Journalism School Development Director and Parent of three WMS graduates
  • Oz Hanley: Chairman, WMS Board of Trustees and Parent of two WMS graduates. Board member for 26 years
  • Lisa Hofer: WMS Trustee and Parent of two WMS graduates. Head of Search Committee.
  • Linda Incantalupo: Montessori Certified WMS Teacher at both Hudson, Duane, and Online with 20 years of experience
  • Jennifer Rothenberg: WMS Trustee and Parent of two WMS graduates
  • Mike Saich: WMS Director of Finance & Administration and Father of Five
  • Sheila Wolper: WMS Trustee, Montessori Certified Teacher and Founding Head of Beginnings Nursery School
  • Jan Wyllie: WMS’s longest serving teacher with 34 years of service
  • Swati Alagh: WMS trustee and parent of two WMS alumni. Former Head of Enterprise Risk at BNY Mellon and GE Capital.

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