Previous
Next

OUT Maine and Sweetser EIRs 2020

OUT Maine’s Educator in Residence: Claire This winter I’ve had the privilege of working with OUT Maine, a non-profit LGBTQ organization based in Rockland. OUT Maine focuses primarily on youth development and programming, with a special attention to rural youth who typically have a harder time accessing resources and community. I was lucky enough that my EIR start date coincided

Read More

Jefferson and Nobleboro EIRs 2020

Jefferson Village School’s Educator in Residence: Lexi JVS has been extremely welcoming to me in my first year as an EIR. Finding myself wandering the halls of a K-8 school has been an exciting experience with some of the new social emotional curriculum at my disposal. I first found my footing making relationships in the cafeteria, sitting with each table

Read More

Alumni Feature: Meet Cameron Miller and Kayleigh MacFarlane

Cam and Kayleigh met on the shores of Damariscotta Lake. Nine years later, they are living along those same shorelines at Southover. Cam grew up in Orem, Utah and attended Snow College. He learned about KWE through his sister who was also a TLS member in 2010.  Kayleigh grew up in Duxbury, Massachusetts and attended Elmira College earning a B.S. in Biology-Chemistry

Read More

Whitefield, Boothbay, and Appleton EIRs 2020

Whitefield’s Educator in Residence: Isaac This winter is my second as a Leadership School EIR, and my first at Whitefield Elementary School. Last winter, I worked at Searsport Middle and High School, which was much larger. I’m really excited to be at a small K-8 school this winter. One of Whitefield’s defining features is its use of restorative practices. Once

Read More

Woodland and South Bristol EIRs 2020

South Bristol’s Educator in Residence: Cam  With my second year at South Bristol School beginning I feel at home. Every student I interact with there is a connection. I greet every student by name, and I look forward to working with every class every day. The staff at South Bristol School bring the energy of support and engagement with students

Read More

DMS and Hope EIRs 2020

Damariscotta Montessori School’s Educator in Residence: Ross The beginning of my second year of the Educator in Residence program (EIR) has, though been a little hectic, also proven to be a fantastic beginning to what I hope will be a fun ten weeks! I work the program at a school called Damariscotta Montessori School, located in Damariscotta, Maine. Even before

Read More

Educator in Residence 2020

When it began in 2013, the Educator in Residence (EIR) program placed seven educators in six schools with the goals of working deeper with local communities, retaining quality staff through the winter months, and broadening the impact of KWE programming. In collaboration with the school, an individualized Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was developed for each educator based upon the needs

Read More

Kieve Wavus News Fall 2019 Vol. 94 No. 1

Kieve Wavus Education / A Non-Profit Organization LINDY PERRY: CAMP MOM AT THE BEGINNING OF CAMP I LIKE TO REMIND THE girls that we are a family here at Wavus. I have had the pleasure of watching most of these girls grow up from a young age. This summer I got a little teary because my first cabin as a

Read More

A Conversation with Cullen W. LaPointe

Science Camp 2004; Kieve Girls 2005; Wavus 2006-2010; KW West 2011; Wavus Council 2013-14; St. Lawrence University B.S. Geology 2016; University of Georgia M.S. Geology 2018 Cullen grew up in Deerfield, Massachusetts and spent childhood summers at her grand parents home in York, Maine.  She heard about Kieve and Wavus through her cousin who was a camper at Kieve Camp

Read More

August 5, 2019 Final Monday

This past weekend we said farewell until next year to our Junior Wavus campers. I found myself feeling very nostalgic because my own daughters started as junior campers, and I recall the pleasure of them hurtling towards me and squeezing me on pick up day before they scampered off to find their cabin mates and friends. Each time I speak

Read More