We Are Westonians

What is Meeting for Business?

Posted by Karl Vela '03 on Mar 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM


It is human nature to react to challenges that arise within our community. It is far more difficult to be adaptive and put systems in place to make our community better able to deal with the unknown challenges the future holds. It was with this impressive foresight that a small group of students took the initiative to make Meeting for Business a part of the Upper School experience. With the help of some dedicated faculty members and the student body presidents, Meeting for Business is now becoming an invaluable platform for involvement and a beacon of Westtown’s Quaker heritage.

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Topics: Student Life at Westtown, Quakerism, Religious Life Committee

Meeting for Worship at Westtown

Posted by Karl Vela '03 on Dec 30, 2015 1:00:00 PM


In all of my interviews with students, no matter the topic, an appreciation for the closeness that is cultivated between all members of the Westtown community emerges. Our students recognize its critical importance in formulating sound minds and open hearts. Time and time again they have explained to me that this closeness is central to what makes Westtown such a special place to live, learn, and grow.

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Topics: Student Life at Westtown, Quakerism, Religious Life Committee

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We Are Westonians: An Intimate Look at Student Life at Westtown School

We are Westonians is a video blog focusing on all the ways that Westtown students are leading lives of purpose and meaning. Each installment will feature current students answering questions submitted by alumni that highlight how Westtown encourages its students to be leaders and stewards of a better world.

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