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GIVING TUESDAY

WARM HEARTS + FULL BELLIES We are partnering with Outta the Box this holiday season to host a coat and can drive for the York County Shelter Programs. We will be collecting gently used, clean coats in all sizes; as well as cans and boxes of food that is not expired. This year has [...]

CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER

This holiday season support The New School by purchasing some of the World's Best Chocolate. We have a few different flavors to choose from. The bars are either $1 or $2, or a case for $60. The bars make a great gift for friends, coworkers, and neighbors! Stay tuned for more details about our [...]

FALL FAMILY FACILITIES WORK DAY

Early Sunday morning, the frost on our green metal roof was just starting to melt and drip off, and  TNS families were already armed  with shovels and rakes and implements of destruction for our fantastic fall facilities work day. Yard work  was the name of the game, today. Noah Tetreault brought in the heavy  [...]

COMMUNITY AGREEMENTS 2020-2021

COMMUNITY AGREEMENTS  Over the past two weeks, our amazing student body has been engaged in some tough conversations about ways to create a school culture that was inclusive, supportive, and one that they felt ownership of. The result of these powerful, student-facilitated conversations is our Community Agreements for the 2020-2021 year. All of the students [...]

IF WE HAVE TO GO REMOTE

Teachers have developed a Remote Learning Plan for the school in the  event that community transmission rates of coronavirus rise and it be comes too risky to continue meeting in-person for school. We will also  use this schedule if the school needs to close due to positive COVID-19  status within our community.   Here is [...]

VEAP GALLERY 2020

At the end of every semester, The New School celebrates our students' learning with a public display of their accomplishments.  We call this event LEAP Night (Learning Exhibits and Performances). LEAP is an important tradition at TNS, and unfortunately the quarantine prevented us from holding an in-person event this spring. We still wanted to celebrate [...]

THANK YOU TNS STAFF FOR A WONDERFUL SCHOOL YEAR!

A letter of gratitude to our amazing staff of teachers- from the Board of Directors: We just want to say thank you for all you do for our students.  You truly do nourish them in every way.  You not only help them expand their minds and their horizons.  You are their sunshine.  You protect [...]

CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT

Hello TNS Community, As many of you know, our school has been collaborating with the Town of Kennebunk and Energy Efficiency Committee to inventory greenhouse gas emissions. A group of 3 students--Chloe Brown, Jayden Boyd & Jethro Cheiken--will present our results to the Select board tomorrow evening at 6:30pm meeting on Zoom. We would love [...]

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