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SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: DEVON COOKE

In Devon's Words: For my senior project I have created an illustrated educational book about arthropods of the American Northeast. It’s a fact about me that’s usually received poorly by people, I’m fascinated and enamored by armored invertebrates. Beetles, moths, centipedes, millipedes, isopods, crabs, and spiders. I feel that much of the stigma levied [...]

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: CLAIRE BROWN

Each student who graduates from The New School completes a senior project.  Claire has been organizing an outing club, following an inspirational Outdoor Leadership class in which she participated last year. In her own words: My name is Claire and my senior project is starting an outing club. I was inspired to do this [...]

AZORES INTENSIVE 2019

Early in the 2018-19 school year, students expressed interest in a journey to the Azores, an isolated Portuguese island group in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Students and teachers spent much of the first semester planning the trip and learning about the Azores. During the early part of the second semester, the group [...]

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 [...]