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At HCA, teaching and learning extends beyond the four walls of a classroom. Here are just a few examples of student projects going on right now.

Young Einsteins!

Young Einsteins!

During HCA’s Investigations time, 5th/6th graders got to use their wonderful brains to plan, develop and ultimately create their own Rube Goldberg machines. Watching their wheels turn as they went through some of those stages that led to success for every student…

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Zachary Perry – To the Rescue

Zachary Perry – To the Rescue

Junior Zachary Perry might characterize his emotional growth spurt as a slow burn. He credits the ethos and mentors at Harpswell Coastal Academy (HCA) with aiding his maturity since he enrolled as a sixth grader. He also credits the influence of professional mentors — firefighting is his siren song and he’s already active with the local department…

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Student Mini Sagas

Student Mini Sagas

Div. 1 Curtis kids worked on mini-sagas, 100 word spooky stories with the theme of “Trapped” to enter into a contest. Here are some examples of their word, just in time for Halloween! This exercise helps students make careful word choices that bring in tone and action…

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