Rooted in Mission and Leading with Compassion: Remote Learning at White Mountain

An Introduction to Our Program

Mike Peller, assistant head of school for teaching and learning, discusses the School's approach toward remote learning, rooted in White Mountain's values of curiosity, courage, and compassion.

Our Spring 2020 Schedule



Teacher Pivot to Engaged Learning

Mike Peller speaks with fellow faculty members Gabriel Boisseau, chair of the Science Department, and Sam Talcott, who teaches mathematics and robotics, about a serendipitous, collaborative, and innovative partnership the two formed between their biology and statistics classes during White Mountain's transition to emergency remote learning.

Mike Peller speaks with Leah Boch, chair of the Foreign Language Department, about a project in one of her Spanish classes where students explored how residents in Spain are complying with #QuédateEnCasa (or #StayInside), and shared their own experiences during quarantine.

Mike Peller speaks with Dinah Gray P'22, director of dance, about how Creative Edge Dance Studio, a part of White Mountain, has successfully adapted to remote learning. A collaborative project in Dinah's Introduction to Dance Technique and Improvisation class is also shown, which was based on choreographer Mitchell Rose's Exquisite Corps short film.

Mike Peller speaks with James “J.J.” Cromer P’22, humanities teacher and senior class advisor, about how he has successfully transitioned to remote learning in his discussion-based classes, building student confidence, and how student interest and engagement in learning has been sustained through connection and purposeful work. 


Voice of the Community: The White Mountain Wire Podcast

The White Mountain Wire, hosted by Allison Letourneau, associate head of school for enrollment management, features conversations with members and guests of The White Mountain School community, including students, alumnae/i, families, faculty, and administrators. From stories about why students and families chose White Mountain to discussions about the School's unique and innovative approaches to teaching and learning to interviews with alumnae/i making an impact, you can hear the latest news and views from West Farm Road through The Wire!

In this episode, Allison Letourneau speaks with Addie '23 and learns about her journey in choosing The White Mountain School.

In this episode, Allison Letourneau speaks with Mike Peller about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected White Mountain's unique approach to learning and the challenges and successes in moving to emergency remote learning.


371 West Farm Road  •  Bethlehem, New Hampshire 03574  •  603.444.2928
Founded in 1886 and set in the beautiful White Mountains of northern New Hampshire, The White Mountain School is a coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school for students grades 9-12/PG.

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