Bill Wu is a School One student who hails from China. Before coming to the U.S., Bill knew that art was his thing. At School One, he fell in love with the variety and freedom he found in the course catalog and immersed himself in photography.
During her time at School One, Clare Tyler, was an intern at the RI Commission for Human Rights, where she conducted legal research and participated in discussions about current discrimination cases.
Last month, School One held its annual fundraiser, Scholar Dollars, a festive event that raised over $56,000 for financial aid for students.
School One has long been known for its innovative curriculum, strong sense of community and diverse student body, but it’s also known for the arts. Creativity is central to our mission and art is integrated into many academic subjects here.
The Providence Art Club was a fitting venue to celebrate of our Head of School, Jennifer Borman. Over the past ten years, she has strengthened School One’s dynamic arts program and nurtured its strong sense of community for students, families and faculty.
School One has branched out to offer adults and students, alike, a variety of opportunities to create and share stories through its dynamic community writing center.
Eastside Monthly features a story about School One’s unique intergenerational program, Working Stories, in which participants explore art making and storytelling to examine themes related to work.
School One student, Lola Rael, was selected for an intergenerational landscape painting class with artist Ida Schmulowitz—a RISD grad known for her practice of painting urban scenes through the changing seasons.
Providence Monthly feature about School One’s unique book club, offered through the LitCenter, where students and Hamilton House members come together to discuss David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers.