both academic and experiential


Here is a list of activities that we are currently engaged in. This page is updated frequently, so do check back often! Feel free to contact us for any inquiries about our programming.


  • Chemistry-analyzing periodic table, understanding subatomic particles, exploring stoichiometry

  • Making solar ovens-

  • Growing slime mold

  • Design and built speakers that amplified sound the loudest-compared and predicted what model would be most effective. Tested models by using a sound meter to measure the amplification of a constant tone

  • Erosion models-competition to most effectively prevent erosion of sand by water using various materials

  • Built and launched rockets in teams, predicted and created which rockets would fly the best/longest and why

  • Explored Biofuels- Built an apparatus to measure the production of CO2 gas

  • Forensic Science

  • Individualized projects in Science for credit recovery

Social Studies

  • Civics, World, and US History

  • Current Events

  • Place-based history

  • Big History Project

  • Maine Native American History

  • Studies are anchored with universal themes; each selected from the National Council for the Social Studies list of 10 Universal Themes

  • Individualized projects for credit recovery in Social Studies


  • Individualized reading

  • Descriptive writing

  • Novel excerpts and reactions

  • Tone, characterization, setting, theme

  • Personal narratives and poetry

  • ReadTheory.org-all students take periodic leveled lexile reading comprehension tests

  • Proposed book making project in partnership with the Telling Room (Fall/Winter 2019/2020).


  • Customized math plans for each student that builds upon each individuals level and prior math attainment.

  • Our math curriculum integrates conceptual principals with real world application and project-based learning.

Community Collaborators and Projects

  • Tall Ships Portland

  • Yearbook

  • MAMM

  • Cooking Matters

  • Screen Printing

  • Katahdin Day Planning Committee

  • Chess Club

  • Veterans History Project

  • STEM/Robotics Explorers

  • Website development and computer creation

  • Portland Community Squash

  • Fishing

  • Basketball

  • Community service

  • Photography

  • Drone Club

  • Windham Community Garden

...and much more to come!