On Nature: A Series of Poems

On Nature: A Series of Poems

13 APRIL, 2021 As we recharge our minds and bodies this April Break, a reminder that learning opportunities are all around us. By the Stream Paul Laurence Dunbar – 1872-1906 By the stream I dream in calm delight, and watch as in a glass,How the clouds like...
Richard Barry: Phoenix Rising

Richard Barry: Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising 12 APRIL, 2021 Richard Barry, 10th Grade It can take a village to help a family emerge from the ashes of a house fire. Fran Barry and her son Richard, a 10th-grader at Harpswell Coastal Academy (HCA), benefited from community support when their home was...
Ecology & Outdoor Leadership

Ecology & Outdoor Leadership

A Spotlight on HCA’s Ecology & Outdoor Leadership: Published in the New England EL Leadership Newsletter 06 APRIL, 2021 Students from HCA’s Ecology & Outdoor Leadership Class Harpswell Coastal Academy is currently running in-person instruction 4...
Important Legislative Update by Scott Barksdale, Head of School

Important Legislative Update by Scott Barksdale, Head of School

An Important Legislative Update: LD 604 02 APRIL, 2021 By Scott Barksdale Dear HCA Families and Friends, LD604 is an anti-charter school bill being considered next week by the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs of the Maine Legislature. Maine’s charter school...
Alumni Profile: Chase Huber

Alumni Profile: Chase Huber

Alumni Profile: Finding Your Vocation 26 MARCH, 2021 Chase Huber, HCA Class of 2019 With a mechanical mind and dexterous hands, being planted in a classroom chair while staring at a textbook wasn’t working for Chase Huber ’19. “By middle school I knew I didn’t want to...
Voices of the Pandemic

Voices of the Pandemic

Voices of the Pandemic 22 MARCH, 2021 Chris Moss, HCA Student Chris Moss participated in the Voices of the Pandemic and was interviewed for this profile.  Part of Harpswell Coastal Academy’s (HCA) mission is anchoring students to the people and places that shape them,...