Archive for the ‘IDEAS Center’ Category

Building a Base – Handmade Skis at Gould

March 8, 2019
handmade skis Photography by Cait Bourgault As students use the Composite Constructions class in the Marlon Family IDEAS Center to create their own handmade skis and snowboards, they’re also developing sophisticated digital and physical skills that they’ll…Read More

Ruby Bleeds Gould Blue

June 28, 2018
At the end of June, Head of School Matt Ruby is departing Gould for new adventures. Matt and his wife Kathy will be greatly missed by the Gould community, and there will be a tremendous…Read More

Does Earth Day Matter? [VIDEO]

April 25, 2018
Of course, Earth Day is enormously important, but why celebrate one day a year when we should really adopt an “Every day is Earth Day” mentality? Gould celebrates Earth Day to jumpstart an awareness in…Read More

GouldSPOTLIGHT: William Ayotte

February 6, 2018
Name: William Ayotte High School: Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School College/Grad School: Central Maine Community College What are your roles at Gould? Maker-in-Residence, Teacher, Learn to Ride Instructor, Boy JV Soccer Coach Proudest Achievement: Building…Read More

SA-KRED Cafe – Coffee and Donuts for a Cause

January 5, 2018
Submitted and written by SA-KRED staff Mia Shifrin ’19, Maddie Williams ’19, and Will Maloney ’18 Working at Gould’s SA-KRED cafe is learning by doing. When the donuts are placed on the counter and the…Read More

School is school. Learning is the adventure. 

November 24, 2016
Sunday in Karatu felt like a Sunday at Gould. People slept in late, we had brunch—crepes made by Mia and Madsie—and students organized their day around the time they signed up for an individual conference. …Read More

How to Build a Foundation with Design Thinking

September 15, 2016
Design Thinking White Board Brainstorming Rapid Design Thinking Challenge: Build a Foundation When you listen to students in between classes, you start to hear how they frame learning: “Did you do all the work last night?” “I think I did…Read More