There are many things that make Marvelwood a unique and engaging academic environment, including experiential learning. Active, hands-on involvement in education translates to better focus, more effective retention, a stronger desire to master concepts, and an appreciation for how their work in school applies to the real world. Our Special Programs are what truly set us apart from other schools.
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Capstone is a year-long elective project for juniors to explore a passion or area of interest and create a final product unlike anything else they've done in school.
Student filmmakers work on all kinds of projects, including documentaries, comedies, and film noir. The Marvelwood Film Studies productions continue to win awards for excellence and creativity.
Exploring biodiversity at Cocobolo Nature Reserve on a recent trip to Panama.
In addition to our weekly Community Service Program on Wednesday mornings, Marvelwood hosts an annual Princess Tea party for Make-A-Wish CT.
Students set up and monitor purple martin houses as part of the Ornithology Program.