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Accepted Lower School Students

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Congratulations! Welcome to Berwick Academy and our Lower School - where our youngest students are known, valued, and provided with ample opportunities to be curious and engaged learners.

As a mom of two active and curious children ages 5.5 and 2.5, I understand why your family is carefully considering your child’s next steps in these early and incredibly transformative years of school. Your thoughtful research, questions, and desire for your child’s natural curiosities to be valued and nurtured brought you to Berwick. Whether you’re still thinking about your options or you know you’ll be joining us this fall, we strongly encourage you to strengthen your family’s understanding of Berwick by contacting us with your questions and joining us for the below virtual revisit opportunities.


Welcome to the Lower School! A Virtual Revisit Experience
Thursday, February 25; 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 
Join Head of School, Jim Hamilton, Lower School Director, Joel Hawes, and a group of Lower School teachers as we formally welcome your family to our community. Dive more deeply into our Pre-K through Grade 4 Explorations programs, our Lower School community, and our curriculum. We’ll be sure to leave time for questions!
 
Please RSVP to Jen at jwing@berwickacademy.org
To join the virtual program, please click here to directly access Jen Wing’s Zoom room.


World Languages & Cultures: A Virtual Field Trip with Profa Alexander
 
You and your children are invited to join Pre-K through Grade 12 World Languages & Cultures Department Chair, Julie Alexander, for a fun virtual field trip to Spain! Discover how our World Languages & Cultures program is delivered to our Lower School students during these engaging mini-classes below:
 
Newly accepted Pre-K through first grade students and parents/guardians:
Wednesday, February 17; 3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. 

Newly accepted second through fourth grade students and parents/guardians:
Thursday, February 18; 3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. 

To join either of the above virtual programs, please RSVP to Jen at jwing@berwickacademy.org. Click here to directly access Jen Wing’s Zoom room.


Virtual Exploration of our Lower School Touch Tank
 
Join Lower School Director and Science Teacher, Joel Hawes, for a virtual exploration of the sea creatures who reside in our Touch Tank! Meet our four year-old rock crab, check out our resident starfish friends (big and small), and learn more about our sea cucumbers and snails (amongst others)!


Newly accepted Pre-K through fourth grade students and parents/guardians:
Wednesday, February 24; 3:30 p.m.
 
To join either of the above virtual programs, please RSVP to Jen at jwing@berwickacademy.org. Click here to access Jen Wing’s Zoom room directly. 
 

#BACommunityMember: Meet our Families
Monday, March 1; 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 
A group of our current Lower and Middle School families look forward to virtually welcoming your family to our community! Join this virtual event to meet other newly accepted families, to ask questions of our current families, and to continue getting acquainted with life on the Hilltop.
 
To join the above virtual programs, please RSVP to Jen at jwing@berwickacademy.org. Click here to directly access Jen Wing’s Zoom room.
 

Individual Meetings for Parents/Guardians (Virtual)
February 16 - March 5
Please contact admission to schedule a day that’s best for your schedule.
 
Do you have questions remaining about our curriculum? Are you wondering about our approach to teaching and learning? What are the bus routes? What does a typical day look like? Would you like to spend some time with your child’s Division Director?
 
Contact Jen at jwing@berwickacademy.org or via 207.384.6312 to arrange a day and time. 


Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves. Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.