Hyde School Blog

Puerto Rico Spring Break Service Trip

“I’m grateful for all the basic needs I had considered necessities prior to our trip: cold drinking water, warm showers, a bed, hygiene, and the list goes on. By forfeiting these luxuries I was able to fully immerse myself in a culture that exposed me to how the greatness of human potential lies in community…. Read more »

News from the Wilderness Squad

By Wilderness Faculty Michelle Beebe Winter has been busy for the Hyde Wilderness Department. We finished the decks to our winter yurts and Mother Nature has graced us with at least four feet of snow. This gives us ample opportunity for snowshoeing, skiing, and, you guessed it…shoveling! We’ve run different programs here on the Black… Read more »

The 2 Ways Hyde Has Helped Me Build My Confidence

By Gaby Hirsch ’20 To me, the word confidence is being able to trust yourself and your abilities. Confidence is something that many teenagers seek to find, especially within ourselves. Self-esteem is something I have struggled with for as long as I can remember. Coming to Hyde last winter, I did not trust my self,… Read more »

Malcolm’s Blog

The One Thing

“The One Thing I will do each day, not try to do.”

Effort Savings Bank

So, start making deposits and you’ll find that the harder you work, the luckier you will get.

Bloggage Overhaulage

“… it was looking a bit bloated and disorganized: 850 posts in no discernible order.”

2 Contradictory Concepts

My former students might recall my constant characterization of U. S. History as the story of a people’s ongoing struggle to accommodate two contradictory concepts: equality and liberty. (Wait… You took my class but only remember the session I always did on classic on-the-fly verbal comebacks made by the likes of Churchill, Twain, and Dorothy… Read more »