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Community Engagement

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 [...]

Congratulations Claire!

Claire Brown, a senior at the New School, recently received some exciting news from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.  She has been selected from a competitive pool of candidates to receive a S-STEM Grant. These scholarships are awarded to students who expressed strong interest in the S-STEM objectives of nurturing data-savvy scientists and [...]

‘Quarantine Talent Show’

THE NEW SCHOOL PRESENTS IT'S FIRST EVER 'VIRTUAL TALENT SHOW' The theater class is organizing a virtual talent show for our New School community. Everyone has talent--Think outside the box for this event! Maybe you are working on your skateboard tricks? BMX tricks? Play a song, perform a magic trick, read a poem, train [...]

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES INTENSIVE 2019

For our regional intensive this year, students collaborated with the teachers to design an in-depth study of Indigenous People in New England. Our study focused primarily on the 5 Wabanaki tribes in Maine and the Wampanoag of Massachusetts. We visited the Penobscot and Wampanoag nations to spend time with the tribes to understand their [...]

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