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It's Spirit Week
From January 30th to February 3rd, Hebron Academy is celebrating Spirit Week ahead of the Winter Games Weekend, kicking off Friday February 3rd at 7:45pm with our Opening Ceremonies in Robinson Ice Arena.
Throughout the week, students will compete for House Points through costume contests, intramural games, tests of their trivia skills, and more!
Monday: School Spirit Day
Dress in Hebron Swag to show your Lumberjack pride! ***Bonus: earn an additional 10 points for wearing your Hebron gear while attending the hockey game Monday night at
Tuesday: Mismatch Day
Mismatch your outfit for the day, and go all out wacky-tacky!
Wednesday: Pajama Day
Don't worry about having to get all done up this morning; it's Pajama Day!
Thursday: Inside-Out Day
Wear your clothing inside out today!
Friday: House Pride Day
Wear your House T-Shirts and find creative ways to represent your House! Then, join fellow Squids, Otters, Salmon, and Bears to cheer on your House at the Winter Games Opening Ceremonies in the rink. Need a House t-shirt? Email Mr. Kangas at email@example.com.
Check out this week's updates from the Health Center, winter fun on campus, and an opportunity for an overnight cross country ski/camping trip!
At the first morning meeting of the spring semester, many Lumberjacks were recognized for their accomplishments during fall after-school activities and athletics. The awards ceremony honored individuals in after-school activities for their dedicated efforts, leadership, and improvements to their after-school commitments. Although the awards are presented to individual students, a little bit of every Hebron community member goes into these achievements.
- The Health Center will now be open 10am - 12pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
- The Fall 2022 Activity and Athletic Awards were presented on Thursday, January 12 at Morning Meeting. Read all about it here!
- Day students who ski/snowboard can leave their equipment in the Williams Center during the day. Please use the entrance closest to the parking lot and leave your gear inside the lobby.
The 2022 LumberJack football season was one for the record books. Not only did they turn it completely around from last year. They went from 1-5 to 5-1 within 1 football season. This team accomplished so many goals, but it was all due to the entire team working together for the common goal of getting better and winning football games.
Maybe you’ve already heard this from your Lumberjack, but this week grades opened. When you log on to MyHebron and navigate to the Progress tab, students and their adults can now view cumulative grades for this semester. Teachers have been helping students understand their grades, how they are determined, and the best way to impact them in the month that remains in the semester. Students have been excited to see this snapshot of where they stand – and are taking a deep breath as they realize their grade and then settling themselves in to doing the work that will carry them through December 20.
We have completed our 10th week of classes! HAMS students continue to keep busy with classes and activities. As the fall sports season winds down, we encourage students to look ahead to the winter sports and activity season which begins after Thanksgiving break. Students were recently sent a survey which asks them to list their preference for an activity for the winter season. Until then, we encourage students to focus on their academics and also participate in the HAMS food drive! Advisory letters, which recap each student’s progress so far, along with midpoint grades, are now available on MyHebron.
We’ve had a busy week! HALLOWEEN was a lot of fun as we were costumed on Friday, played horror movies all weekend long, hosted trick-or-treating, and had one last blast of holiday gear on Monday. We’ve also been appreciating Dr. Tobey’s display in the School Building honoring the Day of the Dead.
We have completed our 9th week of classes! With all aspects of school life in full swing, HAMS students continue to work at balancing their school work, homework, after school activities and free and social time. We will continue to encourage them to prioritize their academic work so that they can better enjoy their free time. Grades for the fall semester midterm closed on Friday, October 21st and teachers and advisors have completed the midterm grade reports. Advisory letters, which will recap each student’s progress so far, along with midpoint grades, will available on MyHebron beginning Monday, November 7th.
The Phillips' invited the Middle School students over for a fun game night! It was a blast, and the students had a great time, and I think they beat Mr. Phillips!
The first Hebron Academy Writing Contest of the year asked students to reflect on a quote from Wallace Stegner describing "that old September feeling," the opportunity each new school year offers us. We were delighted by the number of students who submitted their work to the contest. Students wrote with great emotion about their first couple weeks at Hebron.
This week has shown us what the fall weather can do in Maine! As someone new to this area, I’ve loved seeing the range that the climate has to offer: frost, intense and amazing fog, drizzle and rain all day, cool crisp mornings that lead to afternoons when you want to sit outside and soak up the sun… The leaves are mostly finished turning color, and have fallen to the ground. They sound like little drums when the rain hits them – it’s a comforting white noise as you fall asleep or gently wake up in the morning.
We have completed our 8th week of classes! With all aspects of school life in full swing, HAMS students continue to work at balancing their school work, homework, after school activities and free and social time. We will continue to encourage them to prioritize their academic work so that they can better enjoy their free time. Grades for the fall semester midterm closed on Friday, October 21st and teachers and advisors are working on the midterm grade reports. Advisory letters which will recap each student’s progress so far, along with midpoint grades, will be going out soon.
Patrick Phillip's leadership was recognized in an Installation Ceremony on October 6th. Patrick, Board Chairman Matthew Lyness ‘76, and Abigail McDonald ‘23 all spoke. The student body, faculty and staff enjoyed a great meal outdoors under the Homecoming tent and were surprised with a fireworks display afterwards.
It's a beautiful and warm, autumn day in Maine- sunny and 65 degrees, but winter is coming, and that means skiing and snowboarding season is upon us! In this document you will find updates to our snow sport programs, crucial information about our skiing and snowboarding options as a winter sport, and the corresponding fees.
Upcoming Athletic Competition Schedule!
We have completed our 7th week of classes! With all aspects of school life in full swing, HAMS students continue to work at balancing their school work, homework, after school activities and free and social time. We will continue to encourage them to prioritize their academic work so that they can better enjoy their free time. Grades for the fall semester midterm close on Friday, October 21st and teachers and advisors will be working on the midterm grade reports soon.
This week in the Upper School, we are all busy as we reach the mid-point of semester 1. Classes are preparing for cumulative tests, finishing up projects, and practicing presentation skills. Ask your student about classwork, homework, and time management, which will all be especially important this week and next. In addition to a lot happening in classrooms, seniors had their last college counseling group session on Monday
The Hebron Review is our student-run blog and newspaper, and a few new articles have recently been uploaded! We have a little bit of everything published; opinion pieces, sports game write-ups, poems, and more. Feel free to check it out here:
Check out the latest edition of Hebron Magazine!