A Spotlight on Upcoming Senior Projects

During their final month as students of Catlin Gabel, members of the senior class find themselves working outside of the school’s tight-knit community, in order to explore jobs the outside world has to offer. Ranging from service, internships, and research positions, the students spend their weeks exploring professions that interest them. While most students have […]

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The Value of Charter Schools

In 1991 Minnesota became the first state to write a charter school law and introduce the concept of a publicly funded independent school to the public. Two decades later, approximately 6,400 charter schools are active across the country. The involvement between independent schools and public contributors allows for a different, and perhaps better, level of […]

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Upper School La Chocolaterie Winterim

During Catlin Gabel’s annual Winterim week, a group of 18 students and three teachers ventured into Portland to learn about the various aspects of making and selling chocolate and to sample delicious chocolate products. At the beginning of the week students engaged in a group-building relay game using chocolate before launching into a discussion about […]

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