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BBQ Ribs, Corn Hole, and The Boston Tea Party

Brewster Community Living Parents started the year off with a flurry of social events created to allow new boarding students to get to know each other in a casual and fun environment. Continue reading “BBQ Ribs, Corn Hole, and The Boston Tea Party”

Science Lab

By Craig Gemmell
Head of School

I’m sitting in the living room of Lord House, early morning light brightening the darkness, pecking at the computer in silence. My only company: the newly-installed, freshly restored portrait of William Brewster, son of John, our school’s great benefactor and namesake. He was a man of science, and I’m grateful for his watchful eye because my task for this early morning is to begin documenting a bit of science in which I’m engaging. Continue reading “Science Lab”

Student Leaders Making an Impact

By Bret Barnett
Dean of Campus Affairs

As the new school year comes into full tilt, I must say that I have been most inspired by our student leadership team.  They have positively influenced our community in countless ways – to think it is only the beginning of October! Continue reading “Student Leaders Making an Impact”

Finding My Pace

By Craig Gemmell
Head of School

I’ve been running a bit lately. Not running in the metaphoric sense: I’ve been lacing up my shoes and heading out with the cross country team every chance I get. Continue reading “Finding My Pace”

The Many Metaphors of Lamb Green

By Craig Gemmell
Head of School

Lamb Green is, maybe 80 feet by 300 feet, a grassy swath extending from Main Street to the east and terminating at the foot of the steps leading to the Academic Building. On July 1, I moved into Lord House — the residence named after Edwin Lord, the Academy’s first headmaster — right on the edge of Lamb Green.   Continue reading “The Many Metaphors of Lamb Green”

Bobcat Nation: There is Something For Everyone at Brewster.

If you’ve been on a tour of Brewster Academy, chances are you’ve walked through the Smith Center and seen the championship banners won throughout the years, the NBA jerseys bearing alumni names, and the special board of alumni who have gone on to excel at the collegiate or professional level. Maybe you’ve envisioned your own name on a future banner, the possibility of you being named a Bobcat of the Week or Alum of the Month, or maybe you’ve enrolled at Brewster without any specific athletic interests at all. Whatever your situation, you can be sure that the athletic department at Brewster has something for everyone. Continue reading “Bobcat Nation: There is Something For Everyone at Brewster.”

Team-Based Approach and Emotional Literacy in Education

I just read this article in Education Week that reinforces the importance of a team-based approach to educating students and Emotional Literacy.  So proud of being in a community that understands and prioritizes the value of relationships in support of our students’ success! #thewayeducationshouldbe


Lynne Palmer
Director of Admission and External Affairs

Take a Virtual Tour of Campus

Brewster Academy is located in one of the most beautiful locations in New Hampshire. With frontage directly on Lake Winnipesaukee and the town of Wolfeboro just steps away, our location has much to offer our students throughout the year and families when they come for visits!

Take a tour inside Brewster: Our 360° campus tour will give you a feel for what it is like in the classrooms, dorms, student areas and a look inside some of our state-of-the-art facilities. Continue reading “Take a Virtual Tour of Campus”

What to Expect on Your Campus Visit

Your visit at Brewster is something that you should be really excited for. You probably won’t ever forget the unique experience; I know that I remember everything about mine. But there are a few things that you should know before coming, so here’s what you should expect on your visit:

When you and your family arrive at the Admissions Building, you’ll have a brief, informal meeting with one of our admissions officers. It’s a short time during which you and your admissions officer can simply get to know each other. This is a great opportunity for you to ask any preliminary questions before you head out on your tour. You should also let him/her know about any of your special interests so he can advise your tour guide to show you specific spots on campus.

After, you’ll be introduced to your student tour guide who will then take you and your family on a customary campus tour. You’ll be shown all of the major parts on campus and be informed about mostly everything there is to know about Brewster; but if there is a specific place or building that you’re particularly interested in checking out, be sure to let your tour guide know so he/she can take you there. Your tour should last about an hour.

After your tour you’ll be taken back to the Admissions Building and meet again with one of our admissions officers. This meeting will last a bit longer than the first one, since this is your official interview for the school. All of the admissions officers are great, so you should really enjoy the interview. It’s really nothing to worry about. Just be yourself and you’ll do great. Asking specific questions about anything that intrigued you on your tour is a good idea, too, because that shows that you are genuinely interested in Brewster.

After your visit, the only thing to really keep in mind is submitting you application before the deadline. If you have any questions that you think about on your trip home, you can always email your tour guide or the admissions office.

With that said, I can honestly tell you that I have really enjoyed each of my 4 years here and I’m confident that you will too. Good luck on your future visit and on the rest of your high school search!

Will Tamposi ’14

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