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The Wildly Maine Crispy Blueberry Burger

The powerful blueberry burger was born in Bath, Maine in the summer of 2016, urged into the world of culinary delights by students exploring in the kitchen of the Hyde school, a 50-year leadership school in this fair city. The Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine in Orono awarded a grant of $50K, tasking Hyde’s Student… Read more »

The Popularity of High School Robotics Teams

If you don’t know much about the concept of FIRST robotics yet – don’t worry, it’s still something of a novel concept in high schools across the United States. However, despite their young age, high school robotics teams are quickly growing in popularity for both boys and girls alike. The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is… Read more »

Ways to Stay Healthy at Boarding School

In boarding schools, students don’t have their parents around to watch them at all hours of the day and make sure that they’re making sensible decisions about things like health, nutrition, and exercise. Because of this, some students take advantage of the lack of supervision and fail to look after their health. Ice cream for… Read more »

President Malcolm’s Blog

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 »

Hyde & Character

10 Points of DifferentiationI’m often asked a question along the lines of… “How is Hyde’s focus on character unique in comparison to a host of other schools that claim to develop character?”  In response, I humbly present ten points of differentiation. We were first (1966). Fifty years later, we may well be the only one that truly puts… Read more »

BK Off Campus

“We help others achieve their best.” I mean, who could have a problem with that? That statement is the definition of Brother’s Keeper (BK), easily the Hyde student’s most controversial topic and the one he/she has the most difficulty accepting, to say nothing of embracing. There are at least two reasons for this. First, no one… Read more »

BK Off Campus

“We help others achieve their best.” I mean, who could have a problem with that? That statement is the definition of Brother’s Keeper (BK), easily the Hyde student’s most controversial topic and the one he/she has the most difficulty accepting, to say nothing of embracing. There are at least two reasons for this. First, no one… Read more »

BK Off Campus

“We help others achieve their best.” I mean, who could have a problem with that? That statement is the definition of Brother’s Keeper (BK), easily the Hyde student’s most controversial topic and the one he/she has the most difficulty accepting, to say nothing of embracing. There are at least two reasons for this. First, no one… Read more »