Hyde School Blog

Public School vs. Private School, and then there’s Hyde

By Zach Jennings ’17, pictured above left A conversation that is frequently brought up in the boarding school community is how it differs from our nation’s public education system. Being a transfer student from a public school, I’ll be the first to admit that neither one is perfect, and in the end, it all boils… Read more »

Hyde School Welcomes Woolwich Native as New Admission Director

We are excited to announce that Kristin L. Harman has accepted a position as the Director of Admissions starting on March 15. Kristin’s career has been in teaching and admissions where she worked in private schools in Boston, Washington, D.C., and New York City/Brooklyn. She recently left the Trevor Day School where she was Director… Read more »

President Malcolm’s Blog

The Beauty of the Trees

As a Hyde long-timer, I can get so caught up in pondering the philosophical forest that I miss the beauty of the trees, those daily interactions and occurrences that truly make this such a special community. So, I decided to spend a week making daily note of signature Only @ Hyde moments from my office in… Read more »

John S. Hyde (1867-1917) 100 Years On

Among my frequent guilty pleasures is an afternoon break that starts with a cup of Alonzo’s Double Dark at Café Crème on the corner of Front and Center in downtown Bath. I’m out the Mansion front door at 3:28 so as to miss one of Maine’s biggest traffic jams — especially brutal this time of year due to the viaduct reconstruction project — when the BIW afternoon… Read more »

Al McClain ’80

Turning to offensive performances, there is one that comes immediately to mind.

Hyde & Character #2

2 More Points of DifferentiationStaying with the theme of Hyde’s differentiation, here are two more points: 11. Traditional boarding schools place their primary emphasis on college preparation/placement and presume that positive character development will follow as a residual outcome. We place our primary emphasis on character development and presume that positive college placement will follow… Read more »