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News & Events

at Rock Point School

Molly Huddle Coffey

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2024 Maple Run 5k March 23

on February 14, 2024 By Molly Huddle Coffey | public event
Join us on March 23, 2024, for a fun 5k race starting at Rock Point School to celebrate maple sugaring season! The 5k racecourse will go through the Rock Point Property next to our sugarbush and on the Burlington Bike Path.
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Martin Luther King Day 2024

on January 19, 2024 By Molly Huddle Coffey | Open & Inclusive
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Spot the Robot visits RPS

on January 16, 2024 By Molly Huddle Coffey | academics
Before December break, we had a very special visitor at Rock Point! Spot the Robot came to show us some of what is possible in the field of robotics. Rob Collier, parent of a Rock Point Student and a manager at Boston Dynamics, volunteered to bring Spot to school to introduce students to robotics. We were thrilled to learn more about this expanding discipline!
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Virtual Open House February 8, 2024

February 8, 2024, from 4:30 - 6:00 pm
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Model U.N. at Rock Point School

on December 15, 2023 By Molly Huddle Coffey | academics
Before the December Vacation, we held a Model U.N. at Rock Point School! In all cores, students spent one or two social studies classes a week since Thanksgiving break preparing for this conference by researching their country and its views over time to form an opinion and speak knowledgeably about a given topic. It was a big ask in a short time, and students truly rose to the occasion.
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Learning with Generator Makerspace

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Introducing Kelly Hedley '03, 2023 Giving Tuesday Chair

on November 25, 2023 By Molly Huddle Coffey | alumni
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Virtual Student Panel November 8

on October 24, 2023 By Molly Huddle Coffey | public event
Our students are excited to share their perspectives on our small, supportive day and boarding high school during this virtual student panel. They will speak about their favorite parts of the program, like learning to snowboard with Burton CHILL, building sculptures with natural materials in art class, or working on creative writing in English. They'll also highlight what it's like to live in Burlington, Vermont, and what makes our school unique.
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New Elective Class: Make-Up and Hair Design

on September 22, 2023 By Molly Huddle Coffey | Motivation Open & Inclusive
Each year, our teachers work with students to offer electives that appeal to their interests. This fall, our English teacher, Kristy, collaborated with a group of students to create a Makeup and Hair Design Elective, in part to prepare for our school play this spring and, in part to offer a new avenue for creative expression at school.
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Open House October 6, 2023

on September 19, 2023 By Molly Huddle Coffey | public event
You're invited to Rock Point School for our first Open House of the year! Join us on October 6th from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. to learn about our nurturing approach to academics, exciting dorm life, and rich art program. During this event, you can:
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