Category Archives: News & Events

Our new athletic logo

Notice something different with our athletic and school gear? It's the new logo for sports -- our shield! It's a simplified version of our seal and has some important characteristics that are representative of our School and its location: the light blue and dark blue represent the two Read More
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WMS welcomes new Board Chair Deborah Lowham P’18 P’20

“I’m excited about building on the work of former Board Chair, Barbara McFadden Sirna ‘63 and the positive energy that has been created in our community. WMS was a discovery for our family, and the School’s focus on student-driven inquiry and experiential learning really resonated Read More
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America’s Best Main Streets

Named one of America's best Main Streets by Huffington Post, Main Street in Littleton, NH boasts scenic views and a small-town feel. Read the piece on Littleton below and the whole article here. Main Street, Littleton, New Hampshire Lostarts/ With a stunning mountain Read More
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WMS thanks Stephen DiCicco

“Have you ever heard of Remington Razor? In the 1970’s they came out with an ad where the president Victor Kiam proudly proclaimed, ‘I liked the razor so much I bought the company.’ That pretty much sums up what White Mountain and my service to the School has meant to me. I liked Read More
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WMS thanks Barbara McFadden Sirna ’63

The street sign stands tall on either side of West Farm Road: McFadden Drive. A symbol of the profound dedication of alumna and board chair Barbara McFadden Sirna, the sign represents a commitment to The White Mountain School that has spanned over fifty years. Sirna has held WMS close to Read More
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Catherine Houghton Arts Center wins BSA Design Award

“The interior and exterior are so well integrated that at one moment, the building becomes the landscape’s stage.” The Boston Society of Architects named The Catherine Houghton Arts Center a 2016 design award winner. Designed by Will Ruhl — a former trustee and the father of a WMS Read More
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Every year, students and faculty from independent schools gather together for the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) People of Color Conference (PoCC). This year, over 5,000 people, from all different backgrounds, connected in Atlanta to engage in critical conversations Read More
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Aribiqa: Arab Music, Culture and Dance

Boom! Boom!  Boom! The sound of drumming filled the space in the Lovejoy Chapel this past Friday night as Karim Nagi, a resident of the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire (AANNH), introduced and performed traditional Arabian dances and instruments such as the duff, tabla and mijwiz. Read More
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A Growing Interest in our Work: Inquire Within

White Mountain faculty members have been busy traveling and presenting at different conferences this past month! Director of the Learning Center, Jennifer Willis, and Head of the Student Assistance Program, Matthew Toms, traveled to New Orleans for the annual Independent Educational Read More
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Tough Questions

Challenging. This word described and embodied the feeling so present at the Diversity Club meeting the night before the 2016 Election. Students came to think, discuss and question their feelings and thoughts on this election season. Tough questions were asked. How are we to help those who Read More
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