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Thoughts for a Successful Year

Yesterday MGA celebrated our first day of school with our Back-to-School Assembly followed by our traditional Welcome Breakfast for the entire student body. Mrs. Freeman, Director of College Counseling and Student Services, inspired us all with poignant words of wisdom inspired by the Tiny Buddha Blog. We want to share beyond our MGA community, inviting everyone… Read more »

Everyday is a Great Day to Be a Lion!

As we all approach a new school year with anticipation, these words of wisdom from our 2017 Valedictorian Madeline Beaulieu ring true, offer encouragement to our new students and inspire our entire community for another amazing year at The Maine Girls’ Academy… “Today is a great day to be a Lion! We are celebrating the… Read more »

A New Head of School for The Maine Girls’ Academy

Dear Members of the MGA Community, The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce the appointment of Amy L. Jolly as Head of School for The Maine Girls’ Academy, effective September 1, 2017. With her entrepreneurial spirit and strong independent school track record, Amy is perfectly suited to take our distinguished institution to its next… Read more »

MGA is Voted Best Private School in Maine for 2017!

The Maine Girls’ Academy is once again named Maine’s Best Private School in Down East magazine’s annual Best of Maine issue. From shopping to eating to education, Down East readers and editors selected their statewide favorites this year and for the third year in a row, The Maine Girls’ Academy made the list.  “Our Best… Read more »

Congratulations to the Class of 2017

On June 4th The Maine Girls’ Academy gathered at Merrill Auditorium to honor its first graduating class. Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills delivered the graduation address and citing the poet Mary Oliver posed the question, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” Ms. Mills offered her hope to the Class… Read more »

A Roadmap to Personal Passion

The final post in our five-part series of blog posts from Academic Dean Rebecca Redlon discussing the New Academic Vision at The Maine Girls’ Academy. Mercy Matters: A Roadmap to Personal Passion One of the greatest gifts we can give our students is control over their learning.  We begin preparing students for this during their first… Read more »

Arts Integration

Part four in a five-part series of blog posts from Academic Dean Rebecca Redlon discussing the New Academic Vision at The Maine Girls’ Academy. Mercy Matters: Arts Integration Two weeks ago, I took a stroll across the yard to the art studio. The weather was unsettled — sunny in one moment, cloudy the next — and… Read more »

Signature Threads: Leadership, E-STEAM, and Global Citizenship

Part three in a five-part series of blog posts from Academic Dean Rebecca Redlon discussing the New Academic Vision at The Maine Girls’ Academy. Mercy Matters: Incorporating Leadership, E-STEAM, and Global Citizenship Once we had the framework of the Mercy Matters Program in place, we began looking at other educational facets important to our mission, including… Read more »

Skills and Habits of Mind

Part two in a five-part series of blog posts from Academic Dean Rebecca Redlon discussing the New Academic Vision at The Maine Girls’ Academy. Mercy Matters: A Vision for Skills and Habits of Mind When we began building the Mercy Matters Program, one of the things we knew for sure was that we wanted students to… Read more »

A New Academic Vision

Our Academic Dean Rebecca Redlon has led the development and implementation of a new academic vision for The Maine Girls’ Academy and in partnership with our Faculty has developed an innovative research-based curriculum which has been reimagined for the 21st century and tailored for the unique ways girls learn. In a new series of blog… Read more »