What's Happening

As a prelude to the film premier Beyond Measure scheduled for November 16th, Watershed School will be showing the groundbreaking film, Race to Nowhere, on Tuesday, October 27th at 6:00pm as part of their Open House program. Race to Nowhere is a 2010 film that challenges current thinking about how we prepare our children for success. Named by TakePart.com as one of “10 Education Documentaries You Don’t Want to Miss.” Race to Nowhere brings...
Head of Watershed School Leads Accreditation Committee   "The accreditation process serves as a meaningful and effective catalyst for school improvement," according to Will Galloway, Head of Watershed School in Camden, who recently served as chair of an accreditation team visiting another small, independent school in New England.   “When schools engage in the process of accreditation through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, they...
  Read what Watershed alumni have to say about how their high school education provided them with the tools they need to succeed in college:   "Watershed helped me get my priorities straight. [The college I attend] is competitive, and it is easy to think that your grades are everything. Watershed's focus on the joy of learning ingrained in me a genuine desire to learn that has endured throughout college. In addition, I am able to take advantage of my small...
Watershed School has expanded its faculty with the creation of a new Dean of Students position and the promotion of Jude Masseur to take on the new role.   Jude Masseur has been teaching History at Watershed since 2009, served as its curriculum coordinator during the 2014-2015 school year, and most recently served as the interim Director of Brown University’s Graduate Program in History Education.  She also teaches a senior seminar at Watershed linked to the Camden Conference...
One of 16,000 students nationwide, Jesse Dunn has earned the status of National Merit Semifinalist for 2015!  Congratulations!  He now has the opportunity to continue in the National Merit Scholarship competition for some 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring.  
Senior, Emma Faunce begins her second year studying American Sign Language with Leonore Boerner.  Beorner is on the faculty at the University of Southern Maine in the Linguistics Department and also works through the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at the Baxter School.  She has additionally taught ASL in several of the public schools in the Portland area.   At the end of the month Emma will attend an event at the Baxter School for the deaf in...
Jillian Galloway rowed her way to a first place, women's division finish at the annual Megunticook Rowing Regatta this past Sunday, September 13th.  Participants came from far-away places including Vermont, New Hampshire, and Connecticut as well as in-state competitors from Yarmouth and Portland.  The regatta included both a 3-mile and 10-mile race around the lake.  The weather was cool and the water stayed calm throughout for a fantastic race for all!   For more...
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Congratulations!  Two Watershed School student writers were honored this month in prestigious contests sponsored by the Maine Community College System and the Academy of American Poets.  Watershed junior Jesse Dunn was selected as one of only nine finalists for his creative non-fiction entry in the Journey into Writing Contest, open to high school juniors throughout Maine. As a finalist for the 2015 Governor's Young Writer of the Year award, Jesse will receive an award...
Watershed's Senior Project presentations Thursday, June 4th from 5:30-7:30 pm!  

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