Blue Kirkpatrick '18 is taking care of and working with Lyric, a future service dog from Guiding Eyes for the Blind.
Keenia Shinagawa teaches four levels of Spanish and coaches volleyball. She comes to Marvelwood from Middlebury College, where she majored in philosophy, minored in religion, and discovered a passion for languages.
Skiff Mountain South Preserve named Important Bird Area
Marvelwood students and faculty devote each Wednesday morning to serving the community, an intrinsic part of the School since it's founding.
The annual trip to Panama and the Cocobolo Nature Reserve in January, 2017 featured field research, community outreach, and cultural exploration. It was a rigorous and rewarding 10 day adventure for 12 intrepid students!
Four Marvelwood student delegates attended the 50th Annual Round Square International Conference at Aiglon College in Switzerland. The theme of the conference, 'The Journey That Makes Us', highlighted the Round Square IDEALS (internationalism, democracy, environmentalism, adventure, leadership, service) through guest speakers, group discussions, cultural visits, community service and adventure activities.
Kent Center School 5th and 6th graders in Josh Szwed's science classes were treated to a presentation about what it means to have an IBA (Important Bird Area), the Macedonia Forest Block, in their town, and the work that went into achieving this distinction.
Hiking, rock climbing, and primitive living skills dominated the OA program this year. During the fourth annual raft-building week, students successfully designed, constructed and piloted the craft across the campus pond.