Hyde School - Bath, ME - Review #1
About the Author:
|Years Attended Boarding School:||2013-2016|
|Sports and Activities:||Retreats Book club Agricultural farming Integrity club Dean program|
|Home Town, State:||New York, NY|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
One aspect in which I feel this school really stands out is based on the principles and words that have as a mission statement and goal. They teach many aspects in which it can better yourself, that can lead down a better life full of discipline, control, self awareness, friendship.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
My grades started getting better since the school adapts to the way toy can comprehend issues. I still have my card in my wallet from Hyde that reminds the 5 principals and words. And they really are unique.the best thing that happened to me was actually staying there as I had to switch schools multiple times due to family reason that I rather not say.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Get to know the school and read up all on it since I was thrown to the school by my parents. It well a bit of a shock for me. I however say after 3 weeks and the help of really nice people, you can get by pretty easy. Get into a club or sport you you like. Or you just hi to people in class, you will be slowly integrated into the school life pretty fast.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
The diversity of the cultures that join the school and how everyone is treating the same as a student. Everyone will be in the same issue regarding turning class to work, doing homework, getting to school, waking up late and running to class. Basic issues that come with school.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Nope, I think all that I've said helps fill this box out.
1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The academic learning of this school is something was shown to me based on a dark time in school. Teaches all the core subject that needed to learn in high school. The quantity of electives are many that will shock, leaving you with a desire to try to be in all. Math is my favorite subject, helped develop my sense of logic that made smarter in my technology class. You have the ability to learn a bit of everything. Some teachers can be a pain, but hey, which high-school doesn't have a class that gives you a workload that makes you more aware?
1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The one sport that I like was baseball, even though my pitching speed was 92 mph, I didn't have enough desire to be at my best due personal issues. There are many sports you can choose from in the school. They are well organized, and the competition is fierce since everyone wants to be at the top, however, this is a good thing since it comes with team building experience.
1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
The theater class was fantastic even though I hated the class at the beginning since I didn't any point of being an actor. Throughout the time I was in the class, I learnt a lot about relaxation techniques, got rid of my stage fright, which is a huge thing for me. Had activities that made to speak in front 30 pair of eyeballs that can indeed make you nervous but without the techniques and learning that you can control the stage. You can learn a lot.
1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
I took the time to learn about farming and how plants are controlled, grown,. But one of the extra-curricular activity I liked the best was volunteering for anything, if it kept me moving then I would do it. I just hate staying still, I need to be moving around. If you can find a group of students that share the same interests, you can submit the creation of the club.
1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Each dorm room has two beds, meaning it fits two people. There is a living room in the dormitory with a kitchen for late night snacks if you can make it. Room selection done with the captain of the dormitory and forgo a written process if you feel like you and your roommate don't get along. You can opt for own room but that's expensive and can take a while to reaerve.
1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
The dining hall is massive, it's Soo big. It can fit many people in the dining hall, it's a bit of a walk to get there but it's always fun with a group. Cafeteria hour is from 7:30-11:30 am for breakfast, lunch is at 12pm till 4pm and dinner is from 6:30-9:30 pm. There are many foods to choose from, every day is a different menu. There is a list of food for each week. You also get a food card to get your food with 3 free meals a day.
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
I mostly stay in the campus or go home, don't venture too much. Can't detail too much about the town since I just lived a school life or go back to NYC.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Everyone is friendly, everyone can be busy with class. But everyone lives normally. One thing I like is there is no bullying while I was at the school. I'm a pretty shy guy but did end up making a few friends at the school who I know keep in touch from time to time.
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