New Hampton School - Review #5

Read more details about New Hampton School on their 2018-19 profile page.
New Hampton School
5

About the Author:

College EnrolledHarvard
Home Town, State Portland, Maine, ME
Years Attended Boarding School1
Activities During Boarding SchoolI did 10 club activities, and it was a great chance to know everyone in the school. Also, by being in a lot of club, I had opportunities to stand in front of everyone during the school meeting. It was a great experience in NHS.

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
I think IB program in this school is very helpful for students to prepare for the collage and universities. Also, teachers are always on the campus, so it is always helpful for students to do work efficiently.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
the best thing happened to me was that on my birthday, everyone sang happy birthday to me and I was very impressed and I felt like this is my home
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Just be you. Be yourself
4.) What did you like most about your school?
Chances to experience things
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
'Caswell dorm is one of the smallest dorm in our school, and I recommend small dorms because it feels much more like family

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
I liked that there were IB programs and I liked that school was Apple distinguished school. That means school has Apple TV, smart boards, and iPads to all the students in NHS, and all faculty members have MacBook too.

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
NHS has a lot of people who plays sports. They usually play basketball, hockey, soccer, football which is very popular here, and out athletic teams are really good too.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
There are a lot of opportunities to to art in NHS. Many people to theater, arts, photo, Disney animation class, coding, and etc. There are a lot of ways for students to grow their skills to achieve their future goal.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
I did yearbook, and it was really fun and exciting. We went to take pictures and get to meet everyone person in person, and it was a great chance to know people.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Dorm life is very fun. School matches you up with person that are mostly similar to you. They do surveys before the school year starts, so I think there won't be any problems with dorm problems

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
Dining hall is awesome. Many foods represent countries, and it is all organic. I liked that it was all organic.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
New Hampton is a very small town. We get to see a lot of areas of the town and we go to outside a lot on Saturday extended block. Extended block usually is fun class that we do outside of classrooms.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
It is really easy to make friends in this school because there are a lot of opportunities to meet people. We have social dinner every month when we have to wear dress and suits. They match you up with random people and it is so fun and it is a great chance to make new friends!
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