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Gross Out Olympics 2

Let the games begin!! This year was our second annual Gross Out Olympics held in the dorms. Created by proctors who have no problem inventing disgusting games and completely run by the student proctors as [...]

2017-05-30T06:05:17+00:00May 30, 2017|

April Vacation in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has been a regular vacation spot for my family for years. Inexpensive condos right on the beach, plenty of good food and entertainment, and warm weather and ocean waters cannot be [...]

2017-05-30T06:01:38+00:00May 30, 2017|

Talent Show

The Lincoln Academy Residential Program hosted a second Talent Show over the winter. A surprising amount of skill is housed within our dorms! What we witnessed that night was anything from guitar playing to drumming… [...]

2017-05-05T14:31:50+00:00May 5, 2017|

Maine Warrior Gym

Maine Warrior Gym in Westbrook caters to the adventurous; they offer parkour training, free running, ninjitsu classes, obstacle fitness courses, and (if that didn’t whet your appetite) they have an axe throwing range as well. [...]

2017-05-05T11:24:51+00:00May 5, 2017|

Webb Family Farm

Webb Family Farm, located in Pittston, has been family run going on four generations. They offer organic grains, beef, and organic jersey milk. I grew up on this farm, playing in the barns and bouncing [...]

2017-03-29T13:04:37+00:00March 29, 2017|

Nowruz: Persian New Year

Nowruz, or the Persian New Year, has been celebrated for over 3,000 years by Iranian and Turkic people, as well as by other ethno-linguistic groups. Typically on the day of the spring equinox, Nowruz is [...]

2017-03-29T12:05:30+00:00March 29, 2017|

Keeping Active

When the weather is cold enough to make you want to linger indoors and you are feeling bored, the residential program knows just what will cure you: Sports. Laughter. Beating up your friends with soft [...]

2017-03-04T15:50:21+00:00March 4, 2017|

Cultural Learning at Local Schools

As a dorm parent, I feel very passionate about the teenagers who live on campus. I see their highs and lows and get to experience their different cultures personally. I think a lot about how [...]

2017-03-04T15:49:32+00:00March 4, 2017|

Lunar New Year

“Lunar New Year” is a term used to describe the celebrations that happen on around the new year in countries that use a luni-solar calendar, like China, Vietnam, and South Korea. We happen to have [...]

2017-02-10T18:39:42+00:00February 10, 2017|

Holidays Around The World

A couple classes of second graders came to visit our residential students before Christmas break. They were there to learn about holidays from around the world; they had been studying them in. Our students had [...]

2017-01-26T06:36:27+00:00January 26, 2017|
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