Entries by Lou

Prom Day

The “Prom Day” is a tradition started at Squamscott River Academy in 2021. Since then, the occasion has blossomed into the biggest annual event of the school year.  This year, for our small school of 22 girls, May’s Prom Day ensured that our students could relax and enjoy a normative American high school tradition that […]


The months of effort on the part of Mount Prospect Academy students were on full display at the annual Pike Fair on Saturday May 18th, 2024. On what was a lovely spring day, the event celebrated the effort, dedication, and compassion of MPA students for their achievements connected to the farm animals they take care […]

Outdoor Adventures

Students from Mount Prospect Academy at Warren enjoyed a camping experience like no other in the great north woods of New Hampshire. The overnight trip was facilitated by the Upper Valley Stewardship Center. The trip was designed to be social, educational, and therapeutic for the students. Under the guidance of their instructors, MPA students learned […]

A Stellar Event

At a quiet, hand-picked lookout post on the edge of Ewell Pond in the Green Mountains of Vermont students and Faculty from Mount Prospect Academy shared a moment with countless others across the nation to watch a natural phenomenon that will not reoccur for 20 years- the Solar Eclipse of April 2024. A two-day Science lesson had […]

A Picture Says a Thousand Words

Students in MPA’s Hampton Art Program have long expressed themselves using the hallway walls. The great value in using art as a form of expression to communicate one’s thoughts, emotions, and ideas creatively. For MPA students, art allows them to explore their imagination, develop their skills, and express themselves in unique ways. It can be […]

We Are All Woven Together

“Fun-Fridays” at Mount Prospect Academy are designed to offer students a chance to engage in learning activities that serve a clinical and educational purpose. Last month, students at Mount Prospect Academy’s Ashuelot Valley Academy Day School began what was initially designed as a hands-on project that used a multi-disciplinary approach to learning about people and […]

Imagining the Past

Mount Prospect Academy students from Campton, Plymouth, and Rumney proudly displayed their individual projects last week at the campus locations. Students at MPA campuses learn using a variety of traditional and nontraditional modalities to gain academic skills. These projects provide an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge, develop essential skills, and foster creativity. To […]

Give a Book, Take a Book

Mount Prospect Academy’s involvement in the Little Free Library movement began as an outgrowth of its Experiential Literature Adventure-based Trauma Informed Treatment program. The concept was simple enough- get students outdoors to explore the beauty, sublimity, and wonder of the New Hampshire woods. Use trail maps, geography, and literature to connect students mentally and physically […]

Let’s Talk Turkey

In a display of community spirit, the Faculty and students of Mount Prospect Academy gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving Holiday. This year’s Thanksgiving buffet luncheon was not only a feast for the stomach but also a celebration of gratitude and togetherness. The opportunity to share the meal extended to all students. Those able to gather at […]

Wet and Cold = Fun!

Mother Nature brought her best team to the “Turkey Bowl” at Husky Field in Plymouth, but she proved no match for the team of students of Mount Prospect Academy. The victory on this day went to the students. The event, which has taken place for more than 30 years, brought together more than 50 students […]