Teaching and Assessing What Matters (Part 2 )

While schools around the country and world are exploring the opportunities and implementation of competency learning, we embrace competency learning because it provides a method to truly unlock student-driven inquiry.
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A Note from Our Chaplain: In a Time of Waiting

I invite you, whatever your tradition or your beliefs, to consider how hope, peace, joy, and love continue to show up in your lives. Light a candle or two, remember, imagine, and celebrate the promise of warmth and light that the longer days bring.
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Teaching and Assessing What Matters (Part 1)

by Mike Peller, Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning The world needs healing. The world needs healers. Fires continue to burn throughout the west, and more frequent and dangerous hurricanes hammer the southeast; our country is more politically divided than ever before; the Read More
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White Mountain Scholars Program Debuts at The White Mountain School

The new program—piloted in the 2019-2020 academic year—aims to offer an empowering, engaging, and affirming environment and programming for BIPOC identifying students from low-income backgrounds in the U.S., starting in grades 9 and 10.
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Student Life: Compassion and Engagement in a Crisis

"Our community leads with being gracious, and I believe that this is a more gentle high school experience in terms of judgment and rigid student cliques that exclude others."
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Difficult and Necessary Work

"It is my enduring hope and intention that students see no separation between doing 'work' for school and doing 'work' for justice ... They will know it is about their duty and desire to be curious, courageous, and compassionate, both for themselves and for the humanity of all."
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