Ridgefielder Colin Costigan named Semper Fidelis All-American

Wooster School student and Ridgefield resident Colin Costigan has been recognized as a Semper Fidelis All-American. “The title of United States Marine is earned, never given. The same is true of a Semper Fidelis All-American,” Wooster School said in a press release Tuesday. “Becoming an All-American puts students in elite company and allows opportunities that will open the doors to future success. Proudly … read more

Wooster’s Head of School published in Independent School magazine

Matt Byrnes, Head of School at Wooster School, recently wrote an article for Independent School magazine. His remarks included “It is an exciting time to be an independent school leader. With the growing body of knowledge about brain science and how people learn, new insights into behavior and psychology, and advances in technology, the opportunities for school improvement and better … read more

Class of 2018: Six Ridgefielders graduate from Wooster School

Wooster School held its Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 8, to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2018. These seniors join more than 3,000 alumni who have graduated since Wooster’s founding in 1926. The ceremony featured a number of speakers, and the awarding of prizes and diplomas. President of the Wooster School Board of Trustees, Leon Weaver offered kind … read more

Wooster School awards seven Ridgefield students

The Wooster School hosted its Undergraduate Awards Assembly on May 30. Seven Ridgefield residents received awards, including sophomore Morgan Nolan, who won the upper school’s Wells Brock Memorial Prize for creativity in writing. Other upper school honorees included freshman Reginald Stuhr, who received honorable mention in the the Spanish Honor Society foreign language award, and junior Connor Staub, who won … read more

Ridgefield students star in Wooster School’s Peter Pan musical

“Come with me where dreams are born and time is never planned!” So sings Peter Pan to Wendy, and off they fly to Neverland, where there are fairies and lost boys and pirates and Amazons, and crocodiles and…but come see for yourself! The Wooster Middle School Theater department, in cooperation with Music Theater International presents: “Peter Pan, Broadway’s Timeless Musical”, … read more

Gallo hosts Wooster guest bartenders Feb. 15

Wooster School and Gallo Ristorante will partner together for a guest bartender fund-raiser Thursday, Feb. 15 from 6 to p.m. Wooster School parents Russ Thaler and Sean Colman will be behind the bar at Gallo for the event, and 10% of the food bill will be donated to Wooster School from a dinner reservation. Also, 10% of the night’s beverage … read more

Ridgefielders chair ‘Catwalk for a Cure’ at Wooster School

Ridgefield natives Olivia Edleman and Bennett Wattles, who will graduate from the Wooster School this spring, helped chair the annual Catwalk for a Cure that will take place Thursday, March 8. The fashion-show fund-raiser will benefit the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center which treats more than 1,000 women annually with free services such as mammograms, diagnostic care, support services, … read more

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