Archive for the ‘Gould Life’ Category

The Winter Trimester Begins

November 30, 2010
The students have returned from break.  Tomorrow will begin with sports.  Many will start at Sunday River skiing and riding the available trails.Read More

Skating the new Portland, Maine Skatepark

November 29, 2010
I skated the new Portland, Maine skateapark yesterday.  The concrete is perfect.  All the flat areas were poured in colored concrete.  It was cold and crowded.  I came face to face with both bikes and…Read More

Portrait of an artist-in-residence

November 24, 2010
Over the past few falls, we’ve enjoyed having artists-in-residence at Gould, made possible each year through a grant from the Quimby Family Foundation. This is year was no exception. If you were to ask Eric…Read More

Welcome to Skate School

November 23, 2010
The first year I went to the Oregon Trifecta was 2007.  At the time Amelia Brodka skateboarded on the Gould Academy team.  She was 16.  Amelia and I met this little kid who had long…Read More


November 20, 2010
Enjoy a well deserved break! Grades and comments will appear on the Infoserver at the middle of the week. Make sure to read them at home and talk about trends, concerns, and goals.Read More

Graphing Calculator for Algebra I

All Algebra I students will begin to utilize the features of a TI 83 or TI 84 graphing calculator this winter.  Their one homework assignment is to return to campus with the calculator.   This…Read More

Sports Awards

Athletic awards this afternoon reminded us of all the hard work we do in so many ways. The rain keeps coming and the skiers are hoping the training camp is not just dryland–rain, rain go…Read More

One down!

November 16, 2010
Human Geography and physics were popular exams today. Good study partners quizzed each other on notecards and concepts. The first set of high school term exams are over–YAHOOO!! Students can be picked up after their…Read More

Stopping by for help on Sunday

November 14, 2010
It is a full house in Ordway with about 120 students and all the teaching faculty getting papers, review sheets and last minute questions squared away. There are two tables of healthy and greasy snacks…Read More