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Essential Skills and Habits: Continuously Building Faculty Expertise

Teachers teaching teachers! There is no better form of professional development and that is exactly what we are doing. Twice a month, teachers meet in small interdisciplinary teams to workshop one another’s curriculum. What catalyzed this commitment to have faculty give up one free Read More
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Orientation Trips: Building Community

On Monday, September 3, twelve Orientation Trips piled into the White Mountain buses and caravans to embark on three-day adventures all over Northern New Hampshire. Orientation serves as a way to introduce students to The White Mountain School experience, while breaking the ice and making Read More
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Essential Skills and Habits: An Addition, not a Change

Yesterday in the middle of a busy opening day– between setting up dorm rooms, finalizing schedules, meeting advisors and dorm parents, and getting ready for three days of orientation trips — families came to learn more about the academic program at White Mountain. Because not everyone Read More
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Inquiry, Innovation and Impact Lab

Construction is well underway in the creation of White Mountain’s Inquiry, Innovation and Impact Lab and Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning, Mike Peller is excited to see what great ideas this lab will inspire students and faculty to pursue this fall! “The Inquiry, Read More
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White Mountain Welcomes Tom and Ann Reid

We are thrilled to welcome Interim Head of School, Tom Reid and his wife Ann to The White Mountain School community. On July 1, they arrived on campus to get settled in and are looking forward to the beginning of the academic year. In the meantime, they have enjoyed getting to know the Read More
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Faculty Summer Plans: Rachel Van Wylen

Art Teacher, Rachel Van Wylen chose to paint or draw every day all summer. Read more about why below. What are you looking forward to most this summer? I’m excited to commit to a process and see where it takes me. The process I committed to is to paint or draw every day. I’ve admired Read More
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Community Service Day

The weather was ideal and spirits were high on our annual Community Service Day! This is always a wonderful day and this year was no different as White Mountain students and faculty headed out into the community to volunteer for various organizations. They helped to build and maintain Read More
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Student Summer Plans: Fatimata Cham ’19

Fatimata Cham '19 is one of 25 young women selected from 500 applicants to serve as a Girl Up Teen Advisor by the United Nations Foundation. She will serve in this role for one year starting on June 1. The Girl Up website describes the role that Fatimata will take on in the following Read More
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Student Ambassador Profile: Mariama Lemon ’20

As a Student Ambassador, you are often the first White Mountain student that visitors meet. What do you enjoy about this important role? I like being able to share my love and appreciation for White Mountain. I am able to connect with visitors and give them a glimpse into the wonderful Read More
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