Monday night we commemorated the end of fall sports by honoring coaches, teams and athletes for their hard work, dedication and sportsmanship throughout the season. Coach Brisson (Athletic Director and Girls’ Varsity Basketball Head Coach) opened the ceremony with a speech that focused on answering one main question: “Why Do We Play Sports?”
For years, Tilton School’scommunity service program, led by Julie Caldwell, has had a thriving relationship with the New Hampshire Veterans Home (NHVH). Located a short distance from the school, students visit the home weekly to assist with different events and to get to know the residents. Every year the NHVH celebrates Veterans Day by welcoming influential speakers from throughout the state to speak about what the day means to them. This year, Kaitlin Bardellini ‘19 represented Tilton School by speaking at the ceremony.
Each month, Tilton's Athletic Department chooses two students, one male and one female, that represents what true sportmanship, hardwork and determination looks like. For the month of October our two student athletes are Cassie Nevers '19 and Andrew Frost '19. Both play a stellar role in Tilton's soccer program.
On October 30th, Tilton School joined White Mountain School and Julie Wilson from the Institute for the Future of Learning at Boston Public Library for a symposium on the latest innovation in teaching and learning.
Since his arrival at Tilton School three years ago, Xuanyu (Michael) Shen ‘20 of Wuhan, China has shown a strong interest in the field of Biology. This past summer, he took this passion a step further by working in the laboratory at Peking University in Beijing, China. His diligent work earned him the opportunity to move forward into an internship with the university.
On Saturday, October 27, over 30 families visited Tilton School as part of our Fall Open House. Campus events such as this give prospective families an in-depth look at life at Tilton School. This includes first-hand information about academic classes, residential life, and athletics. Future RAMs had the opportunity to meet the faculty and coaches whose commitment and passion for working with students is at the heart of the Tilton experience.