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Due to the potential for inclement weather on Friday, Mountain Day has been moved up to THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7.  That’s TOMORROW! Please pass it on.  And remember to dress warm! Share!

Mountain Day

Friday, October 9 — This year we’re conquering Monadnock and Skatutakee Mountain in Harrisville Ctr.  Alumni are welcome, too! Share!


Thursday, October 22, 12pm – 4pm. Come see the school in action! Share!

Parent Education Evening: Wednesday, Sept 30th, 6pm to 8pm

This Evening’s Topic:  Supporting Student Success & Positive Communication. Buffet will begin at 6:00 and the discussion portion of the evening will begin around 6:30. Students are not expected to...
Rick's Reflections Director and co-founder Rick Gordon’s thoughts on education, community and the future of Compass School

Rick’s Reflections


It was so gratifying to be immersed in the 20’s museum last night. There are countless wonderful aspects of this event, including having all these people interacting, chatting with parents, enjoying live music and catered food, and seeing all the kids dressed up in period costume. Beyond simply seeing students engaged and committed to their schoolwork, ultimately we value the quality of their academic work, and in this regard, I was so impressed by what I saw.

The work was noteworthy, to me, on at least two fronts. First, the quality of student work was evident not only in the strong writing displayed (which also reflected on solid research) but also in the attention to detail in layout of text and images… read more

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