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Join us for Admissions Events, Hands-On Curriculum Experiences for Parents, and Curriculum Presentations.

We're delighted to offer a range of opportunities to visit Tower, and learn about our school's mission, academic program and extraordinary community of learners and families. To register for events that match your interests, access the registration form below, or within the Admissions Events & Descriptions table. If your timing does not align with our scheduled events, please contact us to begin a conversation, one-on-one.

We look forward to meeting you and hearing about your goals for your children's education. 

Warm regards,

Reagan Kenwell
Director of Admission

Mary Dailey
Director of Middle School Admission, Grades 5–8 
Director of Secondary School Counseling

P.S. Toddlers love Tower, too! See below for a link to our Tower Tots Workshops—each incorporates music, art, stories or movement—created to delight children aged 2–4. 

Events on Campus

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Date & Time Event Description 

Registration 

12.8.2023
8am–9am

Tower's Phillips Library

Friday Feature: Emerging Technologies: How Will AI, VR, and AR Change the Student Experience?

Emerging tech tools such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR) are increasingly capturing the public’s imagination. This event will feature a discussion about these tools and their potential uses in a variety of classroom settings.  After a brief conversation, there will be a technology playground where visitors will have the opportunity to:

  • Play with robots
  • Use AI to redesign the Tower logo
  • Encounter dinosaurs in augmented reality
  • Find the ultimate parent math homework helper
  • Design, build, and explore a digital world

As these new tech tools continue to emerge and evolve, Tower will maintain a position of thoughtful curiosity. The understanding of the educational benefits of AI, VR, and AR are still developing, but Tower strives to use them in the most effective and safest way possible.

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1.9.2024

2 Classes:

10:30am–11:30am &

11:30am–12:30pm 

Parents in the Classroom: Middle School History Curriculum

Parents are invited to be a Middle School History Student! At 10:30, parents will join a 6th grade class session where they will debate the rebuilding of ancient ruins. At 11:30, parents will join an 8th grade class study of the history of political cartoons.

RSVPs are required. Parents may join one or both classes. Classes are limited to 10 parents.

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1.26.2024
8am–9am

Tower's Phillips Library

Friday Feature: Public Speaking

Public speaking is a hallmark of a Tower education. Hear how we nurture this important skill in all students, beginning in Pre-K.

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2.23.2024
8am–9am

Tower's Phillips Library

Friday Feature: Student Clubs and Service Learning

Clubs are great opportunities for students to pursue a new interest and forge new friendships in a multigrade setting. Recent favorites have included glee club, international cuisine, bike repair, and flag football. Middle School students choose from a range of Service Learning programs that provide opportunities to serve our local and global communities.

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3.29.2024
8am–9am

Tower's Phillips Library

Friday Feature: Social-Emotional Curriculum 

Join us for a discussion about Tower’s comprehensive, evidence-based Social-Emotional Curriculum, led by our Director of Health Services, Speech and Language Pathologist and School Counselor.

Register Today.

Date TBD

March 2024
9am–10am

 

Parents in the Classroom: Science, Art, P.E., Library/Technology

Planning is underway for this exciting curriculum event for parents; details will be published in September. 

Request to be notified when registration is open.

4.12.2024
8am–9am

Visual Arts Studios

Friday Feature: Arts Curriculum

Arts education is important to children's intellectual and social growth and constitutes a vital component of Tower's curriculum. Learn about our robust programs in visual art, music and woodworking from Pre-K–Grade 8.

Register Today.

5.9.2024
8:30am–10am

Tower's Phillips Library and school campus

Open House

Meet and hear from our academic administrators, participate in a parent and student panel, and join a parent- and student-led tour of our campus while classes are in-session.

Register Today.
  Past Admissions Events

Information 

September Event

 

Friday Feature: “Known & Needed”

A student who feels known is confident that what they bring to the class will be appreciated by teachers and classmates. Students who recognize that they are needed know that their contributions to the project, discussion and community matter. Feeling known and needed builds confidence and motivation and impacts student achievement.

tap here to view the recording.  

October Event

Friday Feature: Outdoor Learning Spaces & Science Curriculum

Meet Tower’s “Green Hornets,” a team of teachers with a passion for natural learning environments and sustainability. Hear about our intentional learning spaces across Tower’s 8-acre campus, including: wetlands, classroom in the woods, native pollinator gardens and our greenhouse.

request a conversation about our science curriculum.

November Event

Friday Feature: Secondary School Counseling & Preparation for High School

Meet Tower’s Director of Secondary School Counseling and learn how we prepare students for their transition to high school, including interview skills, student ownership of their journey, our relationship with Secondary Schools, and advocacy for students.

Mary Dailey's Presentation about Secondary School Counseling and Preparation for High School
Tap Here to View the Recording.

Meet our Admissions Team.

Toddlers Love Tower, Too!

Our Parent and Toddler Workshops are teacher-led, interactive, fun and open to everyone! Each workshop has its own unique theme—incorporating music, art, stories or movement—selected to delight children aged 2–4. 
 

Visit our Tower Tots Events Page. 

I felt equipped with strong study skills, and confident in my ability to build meaningful relationships with teachers.

Halle Livermore ’15

Halle, on the skills she developed at Tower that helped her thrive at Groton.

Ask Us about the Following!

Facts: Pre-k–8 Spanish language instruction
Facts: 1 greenhouse classroom for all students
Facts: 4 school bus stops: Lynn, Nahant, Salem, Swampscott
Facts: All in! tiger mascot: 100% enthusiasm, all day
Facts: Turf athletic field is made of 100% recyclable and compostable materials
Facts: 2–3 art classes per week for all students
Facts: 6:1 students to teacher ratio
Facts: 2-3 music classes per week, per student