Independent boarding and day school 9th-12th grade in southern NH. Beautiful New England campus surrounded by lakes and mountains.
Thanks to the organizational talents of Mr. Jackson , 15 trips and 150 students made their way across the Adirondacks, New Hampshire and Maine. Canoeing, dog sledding, fishing, backpacking, and mountain biking: What's not to love?
Academic Dean Sarah Doenmez and the faculty have been hard at work setting up our new Senior Project initiative. A group of seniors will be pursuing independent projects with mentors throughout the year as part of a new course of study that stemmed from our ongoing curriculum review process. Projects include a wide array of topics from building an underwater submersible robot, to global women's health, to screenplay development.
We laughed, we cried (not really), and we painted fences. Oh, and we jettisoned some boulders off the ski hill. And actively fought some invasive plant species. And seeded the lower meadow with grass. And chopped tons of wood. And saved some apple trees. Now that's what I call having some moxie!
For the third year in a row, members of the Dublin community complete the 200 mile, 36 hour relay. Please note the congregation of happy, sleep deprived, and ridiculously impressive runners in the image to the left. Most students ran between 15 and 22 miles over the course of the relay.
Thoreau would be jealous. English teacher Henry Walters and trustee Carl Von Mertens have recently completed construction of a new writing cabin on Beech Hill. Mr. Walters hopes to use the cabin to teach writing, to host various performances, and to teach the power of metaphor.
Last Sunday, the senior class headed to the “Heart of Dixie” to build houses with Habitat for Humanity. Students report that the weather in Birmingham is a balmy 90 degrees. They will return mid-next week with their trusty chaperones.
Ahhh prom: the event that can incite deep nostalgia and/or nervous sweating in members of nearly every generation. Well, Dublin proms are not like any other. For starters, it’s required. Second, the dance floor is blind to lack of skill. Third, where else can you see your athletic trainer do the chicken dance?
The junior class made the annual trek up to Maine for 24 hours of breath-taking white water rafting and leadership training. All had a wonderful time on the rapids and lived to tell the tale. Special thanks to Mr. Bates, Ms. Bouton, Mr. Jackson and Mr. Hungerford for chaperoning the trip.
Dublin Girls take 1st place in home RVAL Cross Country meet. Tatum Wilson finished 1st overall.
Boys V Soccer downs High Mowing in home opener 7-2. Utzschneider with a tremendous effort.
Girls Soccer faces a tough challenger in High Mowing but the Lady Wildcats are able to hold their own and tie the visitors 6-6
Wednesday Game Day. Girls and Boys V Soccer Home 2:30, as well as XC at 3:30. Mt Bike headed to Proctor and Boys JV Soccer at Cardigan Mt.
Girls Soccer takes RVAL Opener over Hartsbrook 4-0. H. Fowler with 2 goals, S. Hayden and S. Cho each with 1. Tremendous Defense led to win