Walker’s Upper School Honor System is core to students’ high school experience. It is why you won’t find locks on lockers, why students feel at ease leaving their backpacks unsupervised outside the cafeteria while they eat lunch and most of all, why teachers trust students to work independently.
Devondra McMillan will be closer to her family and feels like she’s coming home to Walker. “The interview process at Walker made it really clear that it’s a tight-knit community and that it feels very much like a family,” she said.
This spring and summer, along with the closure of many schools and businesses, COVID-19 forced many food pantries in Marietta to temporarily shut down because they use school facilities. The Marietta Food Pantry, however, remained open because it was separate from school.
The Walker School Community and the public are invited to the inaugural Walker Technology Industry Night on March 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. Interact with leaders from Google, Github, Georgia Tech, Lockheed Martin and more!
Ten Walker School students – out of 60 in the entire state – have been selected to present their scientific research at the Georgia Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Feb. 23-25 at The University of Georgia.