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So far Dana Karukin has created 57 blog entries.

INTRODUCING LANDON KNITTWEIS

Landon Knittweis is a former New School student who graduated in 2011. Since then he attended the University of Maine at Machias where he studied Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management. Since his college years Landon has traveled and worked throughout the state of Maine in the fields of Land Stewardship, Conservation, Architectural Salvage, and [...]

Racism is a Virus: A Conversation with Asian American Youth in Maine

The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine recently hosted a youth panel discussion about the impact of anti-Asian racism on Asian American youth living in the state. Racism Is A Virus: A Conversation with Asian American Youth in Maine hopes to raise awareness about the historical roots of anti-Asian prejudice in the [...]

CLOTHING + FOOD DRIVE

Hi everyone! For part of my senior project, I’m doing a clothing food drive. The clothing and food the shelter need is listed below in the flyer. I’m taking donations until next Friday, the 26th. You can either drop off your donations at my school, The New School Kennebunk, 38 York street Kennebunk Maine [...]

OUR FINAL TRIMESTER IS HERE

It’s hard to believe, but our second trimester is coming to an end in just three weeks! Students and teachers have been working together to plan our final trimester. A finalized schedule will probably be released the first week of March, and students will be able to sign up for classes in advisory.March 15 [...]

WE’RE HIRING!

High School HUMANITIES Long-Term Substitute Looking for a different kind of teaching experience? The New School in Kennebunk is an innovative, democratic high-school. We are looking for a compassionate, dynamic, and motivated individual for a long-term substitute teaching position in the Humanities. Teachers at The New School trust and support the capacity of young [...]

We’ll Miss You, Janet Perry!

Perhaps the hardest part of 2020 has been losing our rock, Janet Perry. Janet has been an integral part of The New School for over 17 years. Not only did she keep The New School's central office together, she was an educator, an artist, and a friend. Everyone loves Janet, she is truly a [...]

Fall V.L.E.A.P. 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 pandemic has prevented us from holding an in-person event this faa. We still wanted to [...]

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