Author Archive - Chris Hayward

Top Ten Adventures in Western Maine

October 17, 2019
The wilderness that surrounds Gould is one big playground and classroom for our students. They regularly get to have transformative outdoor experiences in Western Maine. Here are ten of our favorites. What are your Western…Read More

Ninth Grade Four Point 2019: Peru

March 28, 2019
Peru Day 12 Thursday, March 28, 2019 Our last day in Peru was a full day in Cusco, an amazing city with a very long history. Everywhere you look you see Incan and Spanish Influences. …Read More

Ninth Grade Four Point 2019: Tanzania

March 20, 2019
Tanzania Gould Four Point 2016 Wednesday, 20 March 2019 Asante Sana, Gould Academy! Our 2019 Tanzanian Four Point experience ended a few days ago.  What an amazing trip it was! Filled with gratitude and awe, we return having learned so…Read More

Ninth Grade Four Point 2019: Ecuador

March 15, 2019
Friday, March 15 I’m back in Bethel, and it’s time to post a few photos from our last two days of Four Point in Ecuador. It’s been a pleasure traveling with these 9 excellent young…Read More

Ninth Grade Four Point 2019: China

March 12, 2019
China: Day 10 Tuesday, March 12 Our last full day in China was very busy. We started our day at school. The students had a chance to go to some classes with their hosts. We…Read More

Gould Life | Favorite Weekend Activities

June 27, 2018
Weekend Activities One question that gets asked by just about every family that inquiries at Gould is, “What do the kids do for weekend activities?” It is an important question for boarding students, and a fun one…Read More

Ninth Grade Four Point: Tanzania!

March 18, 2018
    Day 6 Update March 22, 2018 (From Chris Hayward & Rebecca Andreozzi) The Big Five Early explorers of the Serengeti labeled the Lion, Rhino, Leopard, Elephant, and the Cape Buffalo “The Big Five”…Read More

Ninth Grade Four Point: China!

March 14, 2018
Chengdu: Mountains, Rivers, Friends, and the Beginnings of Goodbye March 14, 2018 (Pi day!) (From Kelly Hood and Colin Penley) We reunited early this morning and set off for a hike up Qing Cheng Mountain,…Read More

Ninth Grade Four Point : Ecuador!

March 13, 2018
Day 11:  Finishing up at Sinchi Warmi! Tuesday, March 13, 2018 (From Mrs. Barstow) We had a HOT last full day at Sinchi Warmi! A highlight was the chocolate tour. We visited the cacao chacra…Read More

Tenth Grade Four Point – The Magic of Making

March 13, 2017
Tenth Grade Four Point Tenth Grade Four Point in Review At Gould Academy, we value learning by doing. We believe that classrooms don’t always have walls and they certainly don’t always include a teacher standing in front of neatly…Read More