Author Archive - Brad Clarke

Thinking Globally at the 2018 Camden Conference

March 19, 2018
What do Harvard Government professors, former translators for Nixon, and former Obama advisors on China have in common? They were all distinguished speakers at the 2018 Camden Conference on International Affairs. Over the weekend of…Read More

Globalizing the Classroom

December 21, 2017
As we come to the close of 2017, and the temperature drops, I find myself reflecting on the warmer months. Summers are a time for rest and relaxation, but also growth for teachers. Some of…Read More

Game Design in 17th Century Japan

May 2, 2017
“Imagine you are in 17th century Japan. You wake up in a prison and you don’t know who you are.” – Matt Bennett ’17 Gould twelfth grader Matthew Bennett had his audience spellbound as he introduced…Read More

MLK Day – On Service and Doing for Others

January 23, 2017
Service “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It came out of the blue. I wasn’t expecting it, but I was humbled. I was…Read More

Why You Need to Rethink Columbus Day Right Now

October 31, 2016
Columbus Day On Monday October 10, Gould history teacher Savannah Sessions gave a talk to the school on Columbus Day. Savannah artfully tied together the history of the Columbian exchange and a Dr. Seuss story “The Sneetches”…Read More

AP Physics Presentation Night

May 27, 2016
Science Department – Nancy Eaton’s AP Physics students held their presentation night on Thursday May 26 in Trustees Auditorium.  Students presented on a wide variety of projects including theoretical physics, energy use, robotic ski tuning…Read More

Telling Gould Project Tells Stories of Gould Staff

May 12, 2016
Telling Gould: Sophomore Storytelling Project Why do people share stories?   What makes a story enduring, universal, and possibly timeless? How has storytelling changed over time?        Recently Gould 10th graders presented their…Read More

Gould Works with the Portland Symphony Orchestra

May 11, 2016
Performing Arts Students Play Music with the Portland Symphony Orchestra Gould’s performing arts musicians recently spent the day in Portland sharing music with members of the Portland Symphony Orchestra. Students from Gould’s band and chamber…Read More