Category Archives: Academics

Student Summer Plans: Taggart Cole ’20

Taggart Cole started climbing when he was three years old at Carter Rock in Maryland. Growing up, he spent time visiting relatives in the foothills of the Wind River Range of Wyoming where he became an avid rock climber. Learn more about how White Mountain has impacted Taggart’s climbing Read More
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Student Summer Plans: Jaylynn Alexander ’20

Jaylynn Alexander ‘20, Student Ambassador and Vice President of Student Council, discussed how she spent her summer traveling far and wide to visit four colleges and explore areas of the country she has never visited before.  While in California she toured Pepperdine University, Read More
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Faculty Summer Plans: Lawrence Alexander

Lawrence Alexander is the Director of College Counseling and Director of Diversity and Inclusion at White Mountain. Lawrence is excited to dedicate a large part of his summer to several leadership conferences throughout the region. Learn more about his summer plans below. What are your Read More
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Student Ambassador Profile: EJ Rimerman ’19

As a Student Ambassador, you are often the first White Mountain student that visitors meet. What do you enjoy about this important role? I really love this school and I think that this community is totally unique. Throughout my three years here, I’ve led tours for over 40 families, and Read More
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Inquiry and Innovation Lab

The White Mountain School is excited to announce the addition of the Inquiry and Innovation Lab to the Wing. This project will be completed to honor the service of outgoing Head of School Tim Breen and Director of Development & Alumnae/i, Julie Yates. Throughout their combined tenure Read More
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White Mountain Welcomes Mike Peller

  Please join us in welcoming Mike Peller, White Mountain’s new Assistant Head for Teaching and Learning! Mike comes to The White Mountain School from The Nueva School (CA) where he most recently served as Assistant Head of the Upper School. Mike is passionate about his work as a Read More
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Commencement Address by Grace Ochieng ’08

"To whom much is given, much is required. It was really a privilege for a girl like me to be able to attend White Mountain and I am forever grateful for that opportunity. I have not only made lifetime friends, but above all, I was able to fulfill my mother’s dream of pursuing education." Read More
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Celebrating the Class of 2018

A bright blue summer day welcomed students, families, friends, faculty, staff and trustees to celebrate the Class of 2018 on June 2. The graduating class was addressed by accomplished alumna, Grace Ochieng ’08, who reflected on how having access to education, along with her time spent Read More
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The underrated gift of curiosity

'Schools are missing what matters about learning.' The Atlantic writes an interesting article on how curiosity is continually being underemphasized in the classroom. At White Mountain, we understand the power of student-driven inquiry. Students harness the power of their curiosity while Read More
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Summer plans: Lawrence Alexander

In our latest summer series post, Director of College Counseling Lawrence Alexander discusses his summer plans as the Program Director for the College Admissions Program at Columbia University in New York City. Be sure to follow our blog this summer to learn what other students and faculty Read More
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