The Quill Archives
The Quill is The Pike School's official magazine. It is mailed to some 4,000 members of the Pike community.
Below are links that will allow you to download PDFs of the past several issues' feature articles and get further insight to the concerns, convictions, and considerations that shape the unique character of a Pike education.
why all-day kindergarten?
why new schedules?
Perspectives on Electives
why a new electives program?
Pike's 1-to-1 iPad Initiative
Pike's Merrimack Valley Program
changing lives for 25 years
Our Professional Learning Community
a focus on learning
toward building richly diverse communities
Let's Talk TERC
an explanation of Pike's Lower and Middle School math curriculum
The Distinguishing Slice
As misunderstood as it is vital, the Annual Fund is an integral part of an independent school education.
Pike's Sustainability Initiative
Deconstructing a Curriculum
Unfettered by standardized, state-designed tests, independent schools bear the responsibility for their own curricula. In its determination to remain in the forefront of educational excellence, The Pike School takes that responsibility seriously.
Center of Attention
Pike’s New Dahod Center for Community and Creative Learning
Defining Leadership at Pike
In a setting like Pike, where teachers can know each student individually and well, leaders are recognized not by their titles, but by their behaviors.
The Naturing Environment
There is a distinct advantage to a school’s being located on thirty-five acres of fields and woods when its teachers strive to incorporate place-based learning into the science curriculum.
Cheeseburger Eddie to the Rescue
surviving the crayfish unit
time spent outdoors, studying the natural world first-hand and up close