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News from The Winchendon School

A Capella Workshop and Concert

By Winchendon Admissions | October 3, 2018

In a return engagement, the Middlebury College a Capella group, Mamajamas will be at The Winchendon School on Sunday, October 14. The group will begin their stay with a high-intensity workshop with Winchendon School students at noon on Sunday. Following the workshop, the public is invited to a performance by the Mamajamas in Trustees Hall…

Rube Goldberg Machines: An Engineering Story

By Winchendon Admissions | October 3, 2018

Rube Goldberg machines are named after the American cartoonist, Rube Goldberg, whose cartoons often depicted complicated machines completing simple tasks. When students are tasked with studying Rube Goldberg machines, they’re engaged in critical thinking about his inventions making simple tasks complicated. As one part of a series of lessons studying simple machines, mechanics, and physics, students make the…

How To Get From Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire to Winchendon, Massachusetts

By Winchendon Admissions | October 2, 2018

The Winchendon School’s production of Our Town: A Play in Three Acts runs from November 2nd – November 3rd. Our Town: A Play in Three Acts, first produced in 1938 and written by Thorton Wilder, is set just up the road from The Winchendon School in Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. Written while Wilder was at the…

Innovation Meets Tradition

This is not your grandfather’s boarding school. We value creativity, innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurial thinking. Here, you will tackle real-world challenges as part of your learning experience.

We Win Together

Our 21+ athletic teams compete at the highest levels of New England prep school sports. From lacrosse to ice hockey, your whole school will be cheering you on.

Microclasses

We keep our classes ‘micro sized,’ typically with eight students or less. These purposefully small class settings create more meaningful learning and discussion — fostering confidence, individual attention, and deeper relationships.