Have you ever thought about what makes a good student versus a skilled, lifelong learner?


Most schools focus on studying material, completing homework, participating in class; in other words, academic engagement. We expect those who enroll to be academically engaged, good students. Our task—and our joy—is lighting the fire of intellectual engagement: grappling with ideas, finding intrinsic motivation, and seeking ways to apply knowledge and skills to solve problems in our world. The level of challenge is also important: we don’t want students to be either bored or anxious, but find the right balance that encourages engagement in their own learning.

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Academic News

List of 2 news stories.

  • IB Information Night, February 2

    Sophomores and their parents are invited to learn about the International Baccalaureate program on Thursday, February 2, from 7:00-8:30 pm, in Kaltenbacher Hall. 
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  • STEM Trip to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

    The STEM trip to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, June 27 to Monday, July 3 (with the possibility of the trip running from Tuesday, June 20 to Monday, June 26) and is open to current sophomores and juniors that are comfortable swimmers.
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