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The White Mountain School’s

One Hundred Thirty-Third Commencement Week

As the 2018-2019 school year drew to a close, The White Mountain School focused on its students’ achievements, community connections and path forward into college and life beyond.

Awards Night

Each year, Awards Night gives members of the White Mountain community the opportunity to gather in the Lovejoy Chapel and celebrate the hard work, discovery and enlightenment of themselves and their peers. Part of the evening is also dedicated to celebrating excellence in different areas of academic achievement and character.

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Our Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning Mike Peller kicked-off the evening by offering some context for our student’s accomplishments by way of a treasured verse:

“Each of you, and the work that you have done, reminds me of one of my favorite poems, To be of Use. In this poem, Marge Piercey writes about engaging in meaningful work.

‘Greek amphoras for wine or oil, Hopi vases that held corn, are put in museums but you know they were made to be used. The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real.’ 

“You, each of you, have found and immersed yourself in work that is real.”

This year, the following awards were presented by our staff to recognize the distinctive efforts of White Mountain Students:

The Richard J. Hayes Prize for excellence in mathematics, presented by Mike Peller, Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning
Paul Guo, ’21

The Frederic L. Steele Prize, presented by Gabe Boisseau, Chair of the Science Department
EJ Rimerman, ‘19

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The Jack Cook Sustainability Prize, presented by Eben Kopp, Sustainability Department
Marlon Andrew, ’19

The Ethel W. Devin Prize, presented by Barbara Buckley, Chair of the English Department
Eliza Polich, ’19

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The Goodrich Prize, presented by Tory Dobbin of the World Languages Department
Djenebou Semega, ’19

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The Alice C. Humphrey Prize, presented by Leah Boch, Chair of the World Languages Department
Yalda Mauj, ’19

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The Valpey Prize, presented by Hiapo Emmons-Shaw, Chair of the History Department
Marlon Andrew, ’19

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The Philosophy and Religious Studies Prize, presented by Kelsey Sullivan of the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department
Fatimata Cham, ’19

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The Hamish MacEwan Prize for excellence in art, presented by Rachel Van Wylen, Chair of the
Visual and Performing Arts Department
Alanna Bonilla, ’19

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The Mountaineering Award, presented by Gabe Boisseau of the Outdoor Education Department
Simon Duggan, ’19

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The Athletics Prizes, presented by Nate Snow, Athletic Director
Young Woman: Delaney Nightingale, ’19
Young Male: Gus Scchrevelius, ’19

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The Samuel Robinson II Community Service Award, presented by Mike Peller, Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning
Ethan Bernstein, ’19

In his closing remarks, Interim Head of School Tom Reid imparted some wisdom that is probably better than any award any one of our students could ever hope for:

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“In closing, I would like to offer my congratulations to our award winners. The tributes to your efforts, approaches, and successes captured all that we as a school hope to inspire in our students.  We are proud of you.
 
I also want to speak to those who did not come forward to receive a prize. I am certain that you, too, have achieved success and have had important victories during the year.  Some of those victories may have been recognized in some fashion; some may be known only to you. Remember, extrinsic rewards are wonderful, but it is the intrinsic ones that will sustain you. Be proud of what you have accomplished. Enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done. My congratulations to you all.”

Until next year, we’ll see you in Lovejoy Chapel!

You can watch highlights from the Awards Ceremony online. Parents and students can see photos from this event on Vidigami.


Baccalaureate Ceremony

An ancient tradition with roots in medieval England, the Baccalaureate Ceremony at The White Mountain School is an opportunity to hear remarks, reflections and music from students, faculty and parents the night before a graduating class crosses the threshold of their final rite of passage as Seniors and become Alumnae/i.

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Delivering the Faculty Address was English Teacher Eliot Taft, who shared much wisdom in his remarks, which emphasized the beauty and power of solitary reflection:

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“Do not be afraid to be alone. Because loneliness and being alone are not the same. Maybe Thoreau had it right, in a quote that, in high school I thought was the most depressing thing ever: ‘I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.’
 
“Take the time and silence to find what’s in your heart, especially this summer, and onward. And, hopefully, then at some point, use it. There is a world out there that needs the person that you are. This is a vitally important task. I wish you the best of luck.”

You can watch the entire Baccalaureate Ceremony online. Parents and students can see photos from this event on Vidigami.


Commencement Ceremony

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The White Mountain School Board President and New Hampshire Episcopal Dioscese’s Right Reverend A. Robert Hirschfeld opened the One Hundred Thirty-Third Commencement with a prayer that emphasized the golden blessings and opportunities that lies ahead in life for the Class of 2019:

“…we are blessed with myriad opportunities to find ourselves, to gain new knowledge, new friendships and perspectives for our lives and our world.  Help us to remember. Help us to become. Help us to be of service. Bless this hour of Commencement with cheer, gratitude, and awe for all that we have been given….”

Interim Head of School Tom Reid offered his perspective on the meaning of this life event accompanied by a passage from A.A. Milne:

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“At our first Morning Meeting, I read a children’s picture book about the beauty and value of New England stone walls. I am going to end with another piece from childrens’ literature… this from Winnie the Pooh, capturing another aspect of our location and this day.

 ‘By the time it came to the edge of the Forest, the stream had grown up, so that it was almost a river, and, being grown-up, it did not run and jump and sparkle along as it used to do when it was younger, but moved more slowly. For it knew now where it was going, and it said to itself, “There is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” But all the little streams higher up in the Forest went this way and that, quickly, eagerly, having so much to find out before it was too late.’

“I hope you do feel a bit grown up today; I hope you do have some sense of where you are going. Most of all, in the years ahead, I hope that you will find a balance- that you will always still run and jump and sparkle, while recognizing there is no hurry, you will get to your “there” some day. May your “getting there” bring you joy and may you be a blessing to all you encounter on the way.”

Harvard-MIT PhD student Davi Da Silva, ’09, emphasized how fortunate White Mountain students are to have the experience afforded to them here. Davi wrapped up his remarks by asking students to lean into life’s uncertainties:

“So for the current White Mountain students, I just want to remind you that there’s so much you can do here, and so much you can do after. Not many people get the chance to have the kind of high school experience you get at a place like White Mountain—honestly, when I tell people I meet about where I went to high school and what it’s like, a lot of them are super jealous.  But if you ever feel confused or stressed because you don’t know what you want to do next….[e]mbrace that uncertainty, and see it as an opportunity to try different things and figure stuff out. You don’t have to know where you’re going. You just have to keep going.”

Our Senior Commencement Speaker Simon Duggan, ’19, shared a meaningful and sincere way to consider the ‘goodbye’s’ in our lives and how we remember our friends in his remarks:


The following awards were granted prior to the Diploma Ceremony and Presentation of the Class of 2019:

THE COURAGE PRIZE, presented by Eliot Taft, English Faculty
Yalda Mauj, ’19

THE ROBIN MACQUIRE PEARSON CLASS OF 1916 PRIZE, presented by Matthew Toms, Director of the Student Assistance Program
Djenebou Semega, ‘19

 

THE LT. MICHAEL S. PIERCE Class of 1982 AWARD, presented by Lawrence Alexander, Director of College Counselling/Chief Diversity Officer
Judah Borges, ‘19

BISHOP’S AWARD, presented by The Rt. Rev. A. Robert Hirschfeld, Board President and Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire
Emma Rimerman, ‘21

THE FACULTY AWARD, presented by Gabe Boisseau, Chair of the Sciences Department
Hudson Marks, ‘19

HEAD’S AWARD, presented by Tom Reid, Interim Head of School
Eliza Polich, ‘19

The Class of 2019 includes the following alumnae/i of The White Mountain School:

Rex Hayden Amer, Brooklyn, NY

Marlon Olivia Andrew, New Canaan, CT

Rosalind Renee Bailey, Barnet, VT

Alana Jordan Bonilla, Bethlehem, NH

Fatimata Damba Cham, New York, NY

Anastasia Quinn Chambers, Granger, IN

Justin Cavero Chomas, Braintree, MA

Simon Patrick Duggan, Woodbury, CT

Roxana Adriana Falcon, Bronx, NY

Christopher Enrique Harrison Faulkner, New York, NY

Emani Tru Gonzalez, Chelsea, MA

Jacqueline Lee Harris, Fort Mill, SC

Angel Kay Hofmeester, Kirkland, WA

James Austin Howe, Greenwich, CT

Rinju  Kishida, Kyoto, Japan

Olivia Rose LaHote, Ann Arbor, MI

Chance Tomas Lee, Philadelphia, PA

Juntong  Liu, Beijing, China

Hudson Daniel Marks, Littleton, NH

Yalda  Mauj, Kabu, Afghanistan

Jack Rowling McDermott, Wilmington, DE

Veronika Mojikova Rychvald, Czech, Republic

Delaney Jude Nightingale, Lisbon, NH

Dylan Patrick Nightingale, Lisbon, NH

Eric Henry Norfleet, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Sabrina Gi Ollerman, Littleton, NH

Lydia Isabel Pinkham, Bethlehem, NH

Eliza Trotter Polich, Franconia, NH

EJ  Rimerman, Stamford, CT

Gustav Mac Schrevelius, West Chester, PA

Djenebou Semega, Bronx, NY

Evelyn Elizabeth Thompson, Seattle, WA

Zihan  Wang, Beijing,  China

Junyu  Yang, Beijing,  China

Tianhao Zhang, Beijing, China

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You can watch some highlights from the Commencement Ceremony online. Parents and students can see photos from this event on Vidigami.

Spotlight: Whitewater Kayaking

One of our talented Seniors, who is now an alum, EJ Rimerman ’19, shared this snapshot of his experience Whitewater Kayaking during the Spring 2019 term. Visit us online at WhiteMountain.org to learn more about this and other student life programs at The White Mountain School!

 

Spotlight: Now Is the Time.

The Campaign for White Mountain

There has never been a time like this one in our School’s history. The White Mountain School is a vibrant community of students, staff and faculty – all of whom are dedicated to growth through inquiry-led learning and engagement. Our momentum is strong – Now Is the Time to invest in today and prepare for tomorrow. We can do it, but only if you help us as we approach the finish line.

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With a goal of $6.8 million, Now Is the Time: The Campaign for White Mountain is the School’s most ambitious campaign ever. Giving to the School from now through June 30 helps us crystalize our strategic vision and deepen our commitment to Student-Driven Inquiry by investing in:

  1. People – Intellectual Excellence
  2. Place – Community Vitality
  3. Future – Financial Sustainability

During this campaign, which started with a soft launch in January 2016, we have seen many long-time donors increase their level of support to higher-than-ever levels. We’ve seen new donors step forward to make a gift. Whether interested in supporting facilities, the Endowment, the Annual Fund or all three; whether able to give $2.5 Million or $25; whether continuing their decades of support or giving for the first time, contributors to Now is the Time are joining together in the largest fundraising effort in White Mountain/St. Mary’s history to make a positive impact on the people, places and future of the School they love and believe in.

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Our Campaign Director, Julie Yates ‘P17 is an 18-year veteran of The White Mountain School. She has taught, coached, tutored students in the classroom, on the fields and in the dorms and she has served in several administrative roles including Dean of Students, Academic Dean and Director of Development & Alumnae/i. What better person to usher the Now is the Time campaign to its successful conclusion?  

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Now Is the Time. The Campaign for the White Mountain School Campaign Director Julie Yates, P ’17

As the end of the campaign draws near, we asked Julie about her thoughts on the evolution and success of Now is the Time. The Campaign for White Mountain.


Q: What is the purpose of Now is the Time. The Campaign for White Mountain?  

A: This campaign is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in the School’s history. It’s sole purpose is to support the initiatives of White Mountain’s current strategic vision. Growing out of a collaborative, whole-community self-study in 2014, the 2016 Strategic Vision established goals for institutional strength in the areas of Intellectual Excellence, Vibrant Community Life, and Financial Sustainability. Each of the goals established in the Strategic Vision built upon existing White Mountain strengths and were designed to propel the School toward becoming the best small boarding school in the country.

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All campaign fundraising is focused toward these goals and directly supports the People, Place and Future of The White Mountain School.

Q: What has the campaign accomplished already? How is it already supporting the people, place and future of our School?

A: A lot has already been accomplished! In terms of Place (facilities), funding for the academic renovations of McLane and Wing was secured. These renovations were a response to teachers’ requests for academic spaces that better supported White Mountain’s focus on Student-Driven Inquiry. Thus, flexible classroom spaces, a re-designed McGoldrick Library & Research Center, shared teacher office spaces, and the Inquiry, Innovation and Impact Lab were created. In addition, Lovejoy Chapel was established in Wing to create a light-filled and inspiring community space for Morning Meeting, all-school events and local community events. More than $1.8 Million was raised in support of these facilities improvements. In addition more than $1.5 Million has been raised as a nucleus fund for a new dorm. This dorm will replace Solar dorm, addresses student and faculty housing needs, and supports the enrollment needs of the School.

dwp_wms_091412_3052While facilities improvements arguably support the People of White Mountain, too, this campaign has immediately impacted the School’s students and faculty through a 20% growth of the Annual Fund. White Mountain’s distinctive focus on Student-Driven Inquiry as supported by the LASR program and assessment via Essential Skills and Habits within a diverse student community, requires an annual operating budget large enough to fund classroom needs, professional development and scholarship aid. Scholarship is one way White Mountain fulfills its commitment to diversity and inclusion by providing the opportunity for mission-appropriate students to attend and realize their academic goals as active members of our community. Through the campaign, White Mountain’s Annual Fund has grown to nearly $600,000 per year, a healthy and sustaining amount, with more people contributing at a higher level than ever before.

wmsa-129The Future of The White Mountain School has also been a focus of this campaign. Long-term financial sustainability, a marker of institutional health, is largely accomplished through Endowment growth. Donors have added more than $700,000 in gifts and short-term pledges to the White Mountain’s Endowment during this campaign. In addition, more than $1.2 Million has been raised in planned gifts directed toward the Endowment.

Q: What excites you most about this campaign? How is this campaign different from past campaigns at White Mountain?

A: This is such an exciting time for White Mountain! The School is strong with a great community of students and faculty, a compelling academic program that makes a difference in students’ lives and in the world, quality facilities that support the needs of students and teachers, and financial stability obtained through the support of donors and through a successful admission program.

Now is the Time is different because it builds on our School’s strength, carrying the momentum that has been growing for a long time, forward with purpose. Not only is this the largest campaign in the School’s history, with fundraising that will exceed the $6.8 Million goal, it is the first comprehensive campaign the School has attempted since the 1980’s. White Mountain is, for the first time in recent history, simultaneously raising funds for multiple facilities projects, the Endowment and the Annual Fund. The effort is integrally connected with a comprehensive and meaningful Strategic Vision.

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Donors have responded with excitement and generous support. People not only believe strongly in the education that is being provided to today’s students, they believe in the School’s future strength. This campaign is evidence that White Mountain is worth investing in. Now is, indeed, the time for The White Mountain School.

Q: Who is supporting the campaign and why?

A: Everyone is supporting Now is the Time! Alumnae/i, Parents, Trustees, Parents of Alumnae/i, Faculty/Staff, Current Students are all counted among the financial supporters of this campaign. White Mountain is lucky to have such a dedicated and generous community.

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During this campaign, the silent phase of which began in January 2016, we have seen many long-time donors increase their level of support to higher-than-ever levels. We’ve seen new donors step forward to make a gift. Whether interested in supporting facilities, the Endowment, the Annual Fund or all three; whether able to give $2.5 Million or $25; whether continuing their decades of support or giving for the first time, contributors to Now is the Time are joining together in the largest fundraising effort in White Mountain/St. Mary’s history to make a positive impact on the people, places and future of the School they love and believe in.

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Q: What’s the next step in this historic campaign?

A: Now is the Time. The Campaign for White Mountain ends at midnight on June 30, 2019. We are working hard between now and then to ensure that everyone who wants to be a part of this historic moment can do so. Every gift given prior to July 1 in support of the Annual Fund, facilities or the Endowment counts in the campaign. There are many ways to give: Now Online, by check, transfer of stock, wire transfer or planned gift commitment. We hope you’ll join us – Now is the Time!

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Fun in the Sun – White Mountain Beach Day!

Connecting with nature, laughs with friends and moments of relaxation and fun can be just as crucial to academic success as hitting the books. It’s another reason that makes #TheWhiteMountainSchool‘s annual surprise #BeachDay an essential part of our students’ experience.

You can see some brief photo highlights from Beach Day 2019 below. White Mountain parents and students can access additional photos from the day’s sun and fun on Vidigami.

The School is especially grateful to New Hampshire State Parks, Cannon Mountain and our dedicated staff for making Beach Day 2019 an enjoyable success!

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Spotlight: Barbara Buckley on Student-Driven Inquiry and Reaching the Top of NH’s 48 Mountains

Barbara Buckley wears many hats at The White Mountain School: english teacher, director of Residential Life and Social Committee advisor. Barbara is also a passionate outdoors person who holds a distinction that’s special among many hikers – she’s climbed every 4,000-foot mountain in New Hampshire. It’s a feat that’s recognized by the Appalachian Mountain Club. Barbara explains more about her love of hiking and the connection between Student-Driven Inquiry and outdoor activity in the following Q&A.

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How did you discover hiking and other outdoor activities as recreation?

One day I was driving through Franconia Notch and looked up at the mountains that surrounded me. I wondered what the view was like from up there and thought it was silly to just wonder. The next day at church, I overheard a woman talking about wanting to go for a hike so I interrupted and said, “I’ll go”, not caring where we would go. That was Rebecca, my hiking partner for most of the 48 4,000 footers.

What does working for a school with a strong emphasis on outdoor offerings mean for you as professional?

It means that we, as a school, recognize the importance outdoor activity plays in the health of mind, body and spirit, and the impact the outdoors has on a student’s ability to focus, learn and be happy. It also means that I understand our students’ need for getting outside during class on beautiful days and the restorative power of being in nature.

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How has your enthusiasm for the outdoors enabled you to connect to and relate with students?

I think students connect with adults they can trust, and to gain that trust adults need to be honest and authentic. Like many of our students I love to be outside and active, but I can’t imagine myself ice climbing. I acknowledge the difficulties I have faced on certain hikes, yet I never gave up, despite my limitations or setbacks. I am honest about doing what I love, yet recognize that all outdoor activities are not for everyone.

Has that enabled better conversations in terms of Student-Driven Inquiry and Essential Skills and Habits?

Absolutely. We are all at different stages on journeys to develop exemplary skills and habits. Recognizing where we are along that progression is the first step in setting off to achieve our goals. I love the metaphor of SDI and a hike. You start out with a goal, establish what path you’ll take, prepare everything you’ll need and then run into an obstacle. You need to change plans or direction, but you need to keep going (unless the weather is bad and you don’t have the proper gear) to reach the summit. I truly understand the beauty and effectiveness of SDI, and recognize how valuable the experiences of failing, making adjustments and succeeding are.

What would you do if you couldn’t hike anymore?

No! Could that happen? If it does happen, I would do everything I possibly could do to be in the wilderness somewhere. I have so many amazing memories and 4000 photographs with which to remember the feeling of being in the middle of a silent nowhere or on granite on top of the world.

Read more about all our staff on the Meet our Team page.

Celebrating Success – How Sweet It Is!

Seniors Reflect and Look Ahead

Seniors at The White Mountain School recently joined Interim Head of School Tom Reid, Ann Reid, faculty and staff at Dickey House for a celebration of their accomplishments.

Senior Dessert Night is an annual tradition to recognize the end of the college process for seniors and to thank the faculty and staff who have assisted students on this journey. It’s that much sweeter if you enjoy noshing on delightful snacks – frosted cupcakes, sprinkles and ice cream. This is an occasion that gives attendees time to reflect on where they’ve been over their years at White Mountain and look ahead with joy toward a successful future.

While casually chatting with their teachers, Tom and Ann and other soon-to-be alumnae/i, seniors deposited their future artifacts in a Class of 2019 Time Capsule: plastic tchotchkes, game winning athletic gear, a poem and a lucky hat. When the Time Capsule is closed, the artifacts won’t be seen until 2029. Introduced this year by Director of Development and Alumnae/i Relations Scott Hunt, the Time Capsule activity took place over the course of an evening filled with laughter and frosted smiles.

Both of the traditions gave our students the chance to reflect on their own success and give more kudos to their peers – friends, classmates and next-door neighbors – who worked shoulder to shoulder with them during their time at White Mountain.

Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning Mike Peller describes what many of us are feeling at this time of year, “For all of us, The White Mountain School serves as more than just a community. It is a home. A place to live and learn. To explore and play. To challenge oneself and others. To inspire and be inspired. The end of school is always bittersweet: we all long for the slower pace and the time of reflection and creativity and calm that the summer brings; at the same time, it is with sadness that we begin to say goodbye to our seniors.”

From today’s good-byes to future hellos, we look forward to welcoming the Class of 2019 back to campus for the opening of their time capsule in just 10 years at Alumnae/i Weekend.

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The White Mountain School Inducts New Members to National Honor Society

dsc_0669Thirteen students at The White Mountain School are new members of its chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS).

The School’s NHS chapter inducted one senior, eight juniors, and four sophomores at a special ceremony held in Lovejoy Chapel during 2019’s Spring Family Weekend. The preceding students joined 19 of their classmates who were already members. Founded in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, NHS was launched in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Dr. Edward Rynearson, principal of the Fifth Avenue High School. NHS selection is based on excellence in Scholarship, Leadership, Character and Service. To be selected, rising sophomores, juniors and seniors must maintain a 3.3 grade-point average (GPA) or better. NHS members are also required to spend time volunteering for projects that add to the betterment of the community.

To be considered for NHS at White Mountain, students must have earned a 3.3 GPA or higher for their entire high school career and can be in any grade, but must have been a student here for at least one semester.

As part of its commitment to upholding the values and goals of the NHS, this year, the White Mountain NHS Chapter raised $260 to sponsor the education of a little girl named Allison from Managua, Nicaragua through the organization Compas de Nicaragua.

As individuals, White Mountain’s NHS Chapter Members continued to carry forth the value by participating in community activities that included organizing Dinner Bells community meals at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Littleton, NH, and serving as regularly scheduled volunteers for the Littleton Boys and Girls Club, the Bethlehem Recreation program, Riverglen House Assisted Living, The Littleton Opera house, The Upstage Players, Copper Cannon Camp, the Franconia Children’s Center and the adaptive swimming, skiing, and climbing programs at Evergreen and Cannon Mountain.

Congratulations to the entire White Mountain NHS Chapter!

A long-standing tradition at the school, we would appreciate hearing from alumnae/i who may care to share their own memories of NHS at the School.

You can see photos from the induction ceremony below (credit: Hiapo Emmons-Shaw)

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Poetry Month Events Keep White Mountain Students Cool

Events Held in Lovejoy Chapel, Bethlehem Public Library

Two rather cool events came to The White Mountain School during National Poetry Month.

dsc_00292In the last cultural event of the year, New Hampshire Slam Poet award winner Mark Palos and friends from the Slam Free or Die troupe performed in the Lovejoy Chapel on the evening of April 12. Earlier that day, Palos visited English I and AP classes to demonstrate how to take poetry “from the page to the stage.”

On April 29, students took part in a community poetry reading at the Bethlehem Public Library.

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The availability of both events were a result of Faculty Member Becky Beno’s work to promote National Poetry Month at The White Mountain School and in the surrounding community.

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The 2019 Talent Show

Seniors Raise Money for Class Gift

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A packed house of students, their families, faculty and White Mountain staff turned out to watch the annual Talent Show in the Lovejoy Chapel during Spring Family Weekend. The Friday night show featured performances by students from The White Mountain School and Creative Edge Dance Studio. Showcasing the talents and humor of our students, the slate of entertainment served as a fundraiser for the Class of 2019’s Senior Class gift.

Each year, the senior class raises money to fund a gift of their choosing that will enhance the community experience at The White Mountain School. This year, the Class of 2019 has announced that it is raising money to create a space for a fire pit that can be used by the community year-round. This year’s class gift fundraising target is $5,000.

Organized by Development and Alumni Affairs Director Scott Hunt, The Talent Show was hosted by Emcee Rex Amer and included dance performances, live music,  and poetry and spoken word readings. The culminating performance by the “Backwoods Boys,” who crooned a popular ‘90’s boy band ballad, “I Want It That Way,” really brought the house down and underscored the importance of being a good sport in the spirit of supporting The White Mountain School community.

You can watch the evening’s performances in their entirety on YouTube.

To support the Class of 2019’s Senior Class Gift Fund, visit us online.

 

2019 Spring Family Weekend

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The White Mountain School welcomed 90 parents, siblings, grandparents – even pets, to the 2019 Spring Family Weekend! Despite some wet weather and gray skies, it was a truly amazing weekend that featured open classes, a parents’ reception, National Honor Society Induction, college counseling, campus hikes, open farm day, an open gym with trampoline certification, and the Senior Class Talent Show – which raised funds for the Class of 2019 School Gift.

ted-t-mom-and-junior2019’s Spring Family Weekend offered a showcase of all that White Mountain has to offer: our Student-Driven Inquiry focused classrooms, passionate faculty, creative students, dedicated staff, and the warm spirit of our vibrant community. Despite the cancellation of some sports events, the 46 families who visited White Mountain enjoyed an action-packed weekend that featured the opportunity to experience students’ education at White Mountain firsthand.

dsc_1187  Our next Family Weekend takes place in October. The special weekend will also include Alumnae/i Reunion events.

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