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Bridgton Baseball Heads To Bradenton

The Bridgton Academy baseball team will pack their bags and head south to don their uniforms in the first-ever Postgraduate World Series, taking place at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida on April 24. With preseason in Florida becoming a growing phenomenon for many programs beyond the pros, both college and high school baseball teams are […]

Academy Rolls Out New Online Giving Platform

Bridgton Academy is excited to introduce new online giving options in an effort to enhance the ease and convenience of making a gift in support of BA. This month, the Office of Alumni & Development rolled out a much-improved website giving form as well as (for the first time ever in BA history!) a new […]

Current Political Issues Class: Candidates and Climate Change

Earlier this month, students in Current Political Issues, a course co-taught by Whit Lesure and Matt Gallery ’09, enjoyed a firsthand look at the “Race to the White House” when they attended events and rallies representing both side of the political spectrum days before the New Hampshire presidential primary. On Wednesday, February 5th, members of […]

Student Spotlight

We are excited to introduce you to Bille Sheikh ’20 in this edition of the “Student Spotlight.” Bille, who joins us from Seattle, WA, arrived to the States nearly half a decade ago after living abroad with his family for many years. He is working towards his goal of gaining acceptance to a college that […]

Coaches vs. Cancer Winter Classic

This past weekend Bridgton Academy held its 11th annual Coaches vs. Cancer Winter Classic at Memorial Gymnasium on campus.    The Coaches vs. Cancer program has raised over $100 million for the American Cancer Society since it launched in 1993 as a collaborative effort between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. […]

First Semester Awards Ceremony

On Tuesday evening, January 14th, the Class of 2020 gathered in the Twitchell Memorial Chapel, where they were honored by our faculty for their academic performance during the first semester. An annual tradition, the “First Semester Awards Ceremony,” which takes place on the evening of the first day of the second semester, serves to both […]

Cooking for a Cause! Class of 2020 Pitches in at Ronald McDonald House

Student volunteers joined Ms. Binaca Hanson, Dean of Academics, and Mrs. Kate Tucker, School Nurse, on a trip to the Portland, Maine campus of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMH). Ronald McDonald Houses throughout the world support families with hospitalized children by providing free-of-charge accommodations, alleviating the burden of hotel costs and allowing families to focus […]

Robots Descend!

Members of the Class of 2020 will be participating in a brand-new STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) course during the second semester: Robotics. Offered by veteran math and technology instructor, Dave Lepage, this introductory robotics course will allow students to become familiar with both automation and programming through hands-on learning experiences that include the use […]

Alumni Vote for Campus Karaoke King

Last month, members of the Class of 2020 participated in a modern-day Bridgton Academy rite of passage: Dorm Wars Karaoke. After a series of qualifying rounds, the crème de la crème of the campus crooners battled it out in a show-stopping finale. In addition to campus judges who tallied their votes to determine year’s king […]

Bridgton Football Participates in Annual Black & Grey Scrimmage

Bridgton Academy Football conducted its annual Black & Grey Scrimmage at ForeKicks in Marlboro, MA last month, marking the eighteenth year the Wolverine football squad has held this event. “The scrimmage annually attracts over 50 coaches representing between 35 – 40 colleges and universities,” explains head football coach, Rick Marcella. “It is truly the highlight […]