News and Publications

Coaches vs. Cancer Winter Classic

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. […]

First Semester Awards Ceremony

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 […]

Cooking for a Cause! Class of 2020 Pitches in at Ronald McDonald House

Student volunteers joined Ms. Binaca Hanson, Dean of Academics, and Mrs. Kate Tucker, School Nurse, on a trip to the Portland, Maine campus of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMH). Ronald McDonald Houses throughout the world support families with hospitalized children by providing free-of-charge accommodations, alleviating the burden of hotel costs and allowing families to focus […]

Robots Descend!

Members of the Class of 2020 will be participating in a brand-new STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) course during the second semester: Robotics. Offered by veteran math and technology instructor, Dave Lepage, this introductory robotics course will allow students to become familiar with both automation and programming through hands-on learning experiences that include the use […]

Alumni Vote for Campus Karaoke King

Last month, members of the Class of 2020 participated in a modern-day Bridgton Academy rite of passage: Dorm Wars Karaoke. After a series of qualifying rounds, the crème de la crème of the campus crooners battled it out in a show-stopping finale. In addition to campus judges who tallied their votes to determine year’s king […]

Bridgton Football Participates in Annual Black & Grey Scrimmage

Bridgton Academy Football conducted its annual Black & Grey Scrimmage at ForeKicks in Marlboro, MA last month, marking the eighteenth year the Wolverine football squad has held this event. “The scrimmage annually attracts over 50 coaches representing between 35 – 40 colleges and universities,” explains head football coach, Rick Marcella. “It is truly the highlight […]

Student Spotlight

In this “Student Spotlight” edition, we are proud to introduce you to a Hull, MA native who represents the third member of his family to pursue a postgraduate year at Bridgton Academy, following in the footsteps of his father, Gary (Class of 1993), and brother, Justin (Class of 2017). Tyler Dunham ’20 is co-captain of […]

Rod Simmons Bio

Simmons joins the Wolverine hockey program after three seasons as hockey director and head coach at National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, NY. Most recently, Simmons was General Manager of the Lewiston/Auburn Fighting Spirit of the NAHL. With nearly thirty years of coaching experience at the college, junior, and high school levels, Simmons is known […]

Jim Hopkins BIO

jhopkins@bridgtonlocal.com 207-409-5159 Insta- bridgtonacademysoccer Twitter- @BAsoccer Facebook- @BAwolverinesoccer Hopkins joins the Wolverine soccer program after spending three years as Associate Head Soccer Coach at his alma mater, the University of Southern Maine, where he was also a three-year captain for the soccer team from 1997-99. Hopkins is a United States Soccer Federation A-Licensed coach, and […]

DEREK MARSHALL NAMED HEAD LACROSSE COACH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NORTH BRIDGTON, ME – Bridgton Academy is pleased to announce the hiring of Derek Marshall as the institution’s Head Lacrosse Coach. A graduate of Lasell College, Marshall spent the last four seasons as an Assistant Lacrosse Coach at Wheaton College, where he was the Defensive Coordinator. “Derek is a home run; he […]