The Okulolos are one of several “second generation” Walden families in our midst. Brothers Kalil Wilson and Kevin Okulolo both attended Walden in the 1980s and 1990s, and their nephew Jordan is currently a Walden Middle Group student. Babá Ken Okulolo (father of Kalil and Kevin and grandfather of Jordan) has shared his amazing music […]

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Graduation 2012: The Incubator

by VickiLee on June 15, 2012

Jon Patmore, Upper Group language arts teacher, delivered another inspiring speech at the 2012 sixth-grade graduation ceremony. The writer Alec Waugh once said, “You can fall in love at first sight with a place as with a person.” That may be true. Think about some of your favorite places. What struck you when you first […]

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Alumni Profiles: Hannah Sarvasy

by VickiLee on December 17, 2011

Creativity, community, and critical thinking are strong threads running through Hannah Sarvasy’s life. They were nurtured at Walden, and although completely intertwined, each dominates in one of three central activities in Hannah’s adult life: art, the Conservation Corp, and field linguistics. Running through it all is Hannah’s love of adventure. I had the opportunity to […]

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Graduation Speech Published in Huffington Post

by VickiLee on June 19, 2011

The graduation speech given by Walden alumna (2005) Grace Mungovan at her Berkeley High School graduation ceremony was published in the Huffington Post on June 6, 2011. Grace’s mother Joanne had this to say, “Thank you to Walden for instilling great values not to mention superb public speaking skill!” Congratulations to Grace and her family […]

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Katy Goodman and Anna Godbersen have been friends since they were in Jo Brownlow’s kindergarten class at Walden in 1985. They both attended Walden through sixth grade, and went on to graduate from Oberlin and Barnard Colleges, respectively. Katy currently lives in Houston where she cofounded the nonprofit Workshop Houston; Anna lives in Brooklyn and […]

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