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Posted by Amanda Miller, LCSW Alcohol is different than other drugs. Drinking is not only socially acceptable, but it is widely glorified by the media and embraced by many social and professional circles. Drinking culture is celebrated on college campuses, and is a central part of tailgates and many other social events. This blog entry … Continued

Jeffrey Wheeler (Hanover, MA) has been named one of Bridgton Academy’s Triple Threat Award recipients for Early Winter 2018. It is not typical for a student-athlete to get chosen for this award when they are not in their athletic season, but Jeff was unanimously chosen to receive it this quarter. “Jeff exemplifies everything that we … Continued

Connor Cullen (Ankeny, IA) has been named one of Bridgton Academy’s Triple Threat Award recipients for Early Winter 2018. Each quarter Bridgton Academy selects two to three athletes who have gone above and beyond – not only on the selected playing field, but also in the classroom and throughout the Bridgton Academy community. This award … Continued

Thomas Marhoffer (Scituate, MA) has been named one of Bridgton Academy’s Triple Threat Award recipients for Early Winter 2018. Each quarter Bridgton Academy selects two to three athletes who have gone above and beyond – not only on the selected playing field, but also in the classroom and throughout the Bridgton Academy community. This award … Continued

Bridgton Academy Head Baseball Coach and Director of Athletics and Athletic Recruitment Aaron Izaryk appeared on “The Best Ever You” podcast. You can hear Coach Izaryk speak about his journey, from the suburbs of Toronto, Canada, to the University of Maine and finally Bridgton Academy. Coach Izaryk, a four-year baseball player for the Black Bears, … Continued

Martin Mooney joined Bridgton Academy as Head of School in June, 2017, bringing a wealth of experience to the position, having served many roles in the classroom and on the athletic field during his twenty-five year run as a teacher, coach, and administrator in the independent school community. Mr. Mooney earned his Bachelor’s Degree from … Continued

Written and compiled by Sarah Gaines Class Notes Autumn/Winter 2017-18 Welcome to Bridgton Academy Class Notes, an exclusively digital addendum to the biannual publication of our print newsletter, Bridgton Academy Today! We invite you to read on to see what some of your fellow Bridgton alumni and friends have been up to. Don’t see your … Continued

Academy selects Hampshire Development Corp to renovate historic dormitory on North Bridgton campus NORTH BRIDGTON, ME – After an extensive search, Bridgton Academy has selected Hampshire Development Corporation of Exeter, New Hampshire, to conduct a major renovation project on Cleaves Hall, Bridgton Academy’s largest dormitory. Scheduled to begin on January 24, the work will be … Continued

Sally Schantz Hapenney, 82, of North Bridgton died Saturday December 16, 2017 after a short illness. Sally was born July 6, 1935 in Berwyn, Illinois, the daughter of Worth and Ruth Hamilton Schantz. She lived in Riverside, IL. until 1942 when her family, including her grandfather Orpheus Schantz, moved to Red Bank, New Jersey. Sally … Continued