Visit Tower

We invite you to tour our school, meet our teachers and visit classrooms. Discover why our culture of innovation makes us a nationwide leader in educational technology, how our Singapore Math program prepares students with a solid understanding of mathematics, and why we believe that developing character and confidence as elementary and middle school students, prepares children for life.

2017-2018 Admission Events

Tower hosts open house events, tours, single-topic discussions about the benefits of Tower's program, as well as community events throughout the school year. To meet with our Director of Admission, at any time of year, please contact Reagan Kenwell at reagan.kenwell@towerschool.org.


CURRICULUM SHOWCASE & OPEN HOUSE EVENTS

Select mornings | 8:30 am-10:30 am
Our Curriculum Showcase events are excellent opportunities to see student work in-progress, meet with teachers, and speak with our students.

November 15, 2017
Our November Showcase includes: an 8:30 student presentation of their 6-week STEAM expedition to Salem Harbor; opportunities to attend classes in-session, tours of our campus, and conversation with parents, teachers and school administrators. Appointments are not necessary, but they do help us prepare for your visit.

January 24, 2018
Our January Showcase includes a Kindergarten Curriculum presentation from 8:30-9:00 am, led by Liz Buchan, Head of Lower School, and Audrey Johnson, Kindergarten teacher. Learn about Tower’s reading and math programs, as well as the multidisciplinary units that create a year of inspiring learning.

Opportunities to attend classes in-session, tour the school and meet with teachers and school administrators are available from 9:00-10:30 am. Appointments are not necessary for this event.

May 10, 2018

Join us at our May 10 Curriculum Showcase and Open Classrooms Event for grades Pre-K through Grade 8.

8:30-9:00 am: We'll meet in the library for a conversation with Tower’s academic leaders, Liz Buchan and Ryan Buckley. They'll discuss Tower's engaging and balanced curriculum and the academic strengths that our students develop as a result.

9:00-10:30 am: Visitors are invited to tour the school with Tower parents, sit in on classes and meet our school administrators.

RSVPs are not required, although they do help us prepare for your visit. To let us know of your plans to attend, please email reagan.kenwell@towerschool.org.

NOVEMBER 15, 2017JANUARY 24, 2018MAY 10, 2018



TOWER TOTS: PARENT & TODDLER WORKSHOPS

Select mornings | 9:00 am-10:00 am
Our small group, Parent and Toddler Workshops are teacher-led, interactive, and fun! Each workshop has its own unique theme–incorporating music, art, stories or movement, selected to delight children aged 2-3. Details about each workshop, including opportunities to register, will be published monthly.

Younger siblings are welcome to attend as well with a parent or caregiver; kindly let us know with your RSVP.


OCTOBER 5, 2017 | "Jump into Fall!"
Join us for an exciting hour of movement with yoga, motion and a fall-themed story time and snack. "Jump into Fall" is led by P.E. teacher, Ayala Pignato, and second grade teacher, Rachel Perrella.

NOVEMBER 2, 2017 | "The Giving Tree"
Join us for an exploration of music, mural painting, apple-printing and a read-aloud of the Shel Silverstein story, The Giving Tree. This creative workshop is led by art teacher, Stephanie Fitzgerald, and music teacher, Jo Price.

DECEMBER 7, 2017 | Join P.E. teacher, Chris Field, and grade 2 teacher, Sara Field for "The Winter Season," a discovery of winter from the animals’ perspective. We’ll get ready for hibernation by gathering, building, jumping and running!

FEBRUARY 1, 2018 | Join Fred Shepard, Tower's Director of the Arts, for "A Musical Medley." Toddlers will enjoy lively stories, finger plays, music and movement.

MARCH 1, 2018 | This Spanish language workshop is led by Spanish teachers, Jaclyne Ainlay and Anna Walcutt. Learn about colors and animals, sing songs and have a special snack. No prior Spanish language knowledge is needed in this active, fun workshop.

APRIL 5, 2018 | Join Pre-K teacher, Jenn Suhr in this workshop, "My Five Senses." Explore sensory stations as you see, hear, smell, taste and touch. Enjoy a snack and a song together before the workshop is through.



FALL FESTIVAL & OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 9:00 am-11:00 am
Our Fall Festival is an all-ages, community-wide opportunity to celebrate one of New England’s most dramatic seasons. Enjoy fall-themed games, an obstacle course, mask making, crafts, face painting, the pumpkin bounce house and more.

ENTER TO WIN!

Be sure to visit the registration table to enter to win one of 3 custom soccer bags, filled with all the goods you need to score big on the soccer field.

OCTOBER 28, 2017


INDIVIDUAL TOURS

Schedule an appointment today.
Individual tours allow you to experience the atmosphere and excitement of a busy school day, during a time that best suits your schedule. Contact Reagan Kenwell, our Director of Admission, at 781.631.5800 or by email, to schedule your tour.



TUITION ASSISTANCE
CONVERSATION

Contact us to schedule a personal conversation.
Tower awards approximately $1.8 million annually in tuition assistance, helping to make a Tower education a reality for families across a wide economic range.

Schedule an appointment with Dean Sidell, Tower’s Associate Head of School, CFO, for information on the application process, average grants per family, and available payment options.



WELCOME WEDNESDAYS

Select Wednesdays | 8:00 am-9:00 am
Our Welcome Wednesdays are excellent opportunities to stop in and experience the atmosphere and excitement of a busy school day. Attend a Lower School Assembly, tour our campus, speak with parents and teachers.

Welcome Wednesdays are casual events; appointments are not necessary, but they do help us better prepare for your visit. To RSVP via email, click the button below.

Join us on the following dates:

OCTOBER 4, 2017

FEBRUARY 7, 2018

NOVEMBER 1, 2017

APRIL 4, 2018

DECEMBER 6, 2017

MAY 2, 2018

JANUARY 3, 2018




COFFEE & CONVERSATION

Select Mornings | 8:30 am-9:30 am
Join us for coffee in Tower's Phillips Library. Some of our coffees, such as the December 1 conversation about Tuition Assistance, focus on a specific topic, but many of the coffees are more loosely planned, allowing plenty of time for parents to ask questions of our Head of School or administrative team.

Please join us on the following dates:

OCTOBER 25, 2017
Meet Tower's new Head of School,
Tim Delehaunty

DECEMBER 1, 2017
Tuition Assistance Discussion with Tower's Associate Head of School/CFO, Dean Sidell.