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Is The Eddy School the right fit for your family?

  • Admissions Open House
  • March 13
  • 6:00-7:30pm

Stop in any time to meet current families, ask questions, and get a feel for The Eddy School. Pick up application materials and financial aid forms. If you have never been, you do not know what you are missing!


The Eddy School is excited to announce that it is in the process of applying to be able to accept public money. When approved, students who are ACCEPTED and are from Andover, Hanover, and any town or township not affiliated with a school district can use their town's education funds towards tuition at The Eddy School. This opens up more scholarship funds for ACCEPTED students from other towns as well. Contact Deb Webster (TheEddy2011@gmail.com) to see how this may help you!

Our Mission Statement:

The Eddy School provides a unique classical and experiential educational experience that allows middle school children to test and refine the best expression of their true nature.

What we Believe

The middle school years are a time for students to test assumptions and make mistakes. The Eddy School encourages these practices in a thoughtful way. Students make mistakes, an inherent part of the learning process, and are supported in learning from them in a safe and encouraging environment.

The Eddy School allows students the freedom to speak and be heard, fail and succeed, explore and grow in a rigorous classical and experiential curriculum. The Eddy School emphasizes: instruction according to the needs of the individual, encouragement of passions, interaction with a multi-age community, and close involvement of the parent. Students practice living happily and constructively within the structure of their external environment.

Classical & Experiential Learning

The Eddy School allows students the freedom to speak and be heard, fail and succeed, explore and grow in a rigorous classical and experiential curriculum. The Eddy School emphasizes: instruction according to the needs of the individual, encouragement of passions, interaction with a multi-age community, and close involvement of the parent. Students practice living happily and constructively within the structure of their external environment.

Students attending The Eddy School work both independently and collaboratively. Teachers act as facilitators. Community members regularly share their expertise and passions.

Faculty and Administration

The Eddy School is administered and primarily taught by Deb Kulik Webster, a K-8 Maine certified teacher with 25+ years of teaching experience in public, private, and home schools, who received the Education Professional of the Year Award from the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce in 2016.

She received her B.S. from M.I.T (1990) and her M.Ed. from Lesley College (1991). She maintains her Maine certification with regular professional development activities. She homeschooled her own children from birth into middle school and has been an educational consultant for 17 years.

In 2011, Deb allowed The Eddy School to begin and is now proud to offer this academically rigorous and enriching experience in service to her local community.

Classical Education Components

Monthly recitations and Poet-Teas  |  Individualized math programs  |  Reading and analyzing at least two books per month  |  Weekly writing assignments  |  Chronological world history  |  Copywork in cursive  |  Art, music, and world language classes

Experiential Components

Weekly science experiments and lab reports  |  Team building at Bryant Pond 4H Camp  |  Field trips to plays, Symphonies, and musicals  |  Project based learning  |  The Rube Goldberg Challenge  |  Meridian Stories competition  |  Service Learning work with Mahoosuc Land Trust, Androscoggin River Watershed Council, and others

 

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Volunteers Welcome!

Please come share your passion with The Eddy School. Friday afternoons are readily available in the fall and the spring, but please ask if those times are not convenient for you.

 

8 Bear River Road, Newry, ME 04261  |  Phone: (207) 381-7716  |  Email: TheEddy2011@gmail.com

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