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The Bridgton Academy experience is one which stays with our alumni long after they leave North Bridgton. For many, their appreciation for Bridgton is timeless and only strengthens as the years go on: they realize the skills they learned “on the hill” are indeed the tools needed to achieve success and tackle the inevitable challenges … Continued

The year is 2020 and you can now go to college and earn scholarship dollars for … playing video games? Though it may seem a shock to the many parents who have spent countless hours trying to usher their children off of game consoles, we now live in the day and age where gaming can … Continued

Moving Forward in the Face of a Global Pandemic

In the course of its 212-year history, Bridgton Academy has stood the test of time, and the current pandemic surrounding Covid-19 is no exception. While our community is strictly enforcing the suggested social distancing and group gathering guidelines being issued across the globe, we are also taking steps to ensure that our Class of 2020 … Continued

On Thursday, January 30th, Bridgton Academy Class of 2007 alumni Greg Hill and Paris Horne took to the Twitchell Memorial Chapel stage to discuss their individual journeys since Bridgton and how the lessons they learned here continue to help them in pursuit of their present-day goals. Greg and Paris, who have remained close friends in … Continued

The Bridgton Academy baseball team will pack their bags and head south to don their uniforms in the first-ever Postgraduate World Series, taking place at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida on April 24. With preseason in Florida becoming a growing phenomenon for many programs beyond the pros, both college and high school baseball teams are … Continued

Bridgton Academy is excited to introduce new online giving options in an effort to enhance the ease and convenience of making a gift in support of BA. This month, the Office of Alumni & Development rolled out a much-improved website giving form as well as (for the first time ever in BA history!) a new … Continued

Earlier this month, students in Current Political Issues, a course co-taught by Whit Lesure and Matt Gallery ’09, enjoyed a firsthand look at the “Race to the White House” when they attended events and rallies representing both side of the political spectrum days before the New Hampshire presidential primary. On Wednesday, February 5th, members of … Continued

We are excited to introduce you to Bille Sheikh ’20 in this edition of the “Student Spotlight.” Bille, who joins us from Seattle, WA, arrived to the States nearly half a decade ago after living abroad with his family for many years. He is working towards his goal of gaining acceptance to a college that … Continued

This past weekend Bridgton Academy held its 11th annual Coaches vs. Cancer Winter Classic at Memorial Gymnasium on campus.    The Coaches vs. Cancer program has raised over $100 million for the American Cancer Society since it launched in 1993 as a collaborative effort between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. … Continued

On Tuesday evening, January 14th, the Class of 2020 gathered in the Twitchell Memorial Chapel, where they were honored by our faculty for their academic performance during the first semester. An annual tradition, the “First Semester Awards Ceremony,” which takes place on the evening of the first day of the second semester, serves to both … Continued