Features and Stories

Carson Thurber
SPOTLIGHT: Carson Thurber

A candid conversation with Stratton Mountain School’s new Head of School, Carson Thurber.

Snow Sports

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Instruction Introductions

Meet Martha Dale, Toure Christie, and Sarah Knelp, three of the many instructors at Stratton Mountain Sports School who share a passion to teach children and adults how to embrace, enjoy, and excel on the mountain…

Snow Sports

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Stratton Mountain School: Going for Gold

When it comes to elite athletes, Greece has Mount Olympos, Vermont has Stratton Mountain School. The ski and snowboard academy located at the base of Stratton Mountain has turned out scores of Olympic athletes during the years…

From the Publisher

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First Words

As we begin a new year, we have all undoubtedly thought about our resolutions. What is my path for the new year? What can I do to better myself? What can I do to help improve the lives of those around me or the world at large?…


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The ABC’S of Education in Manchester and the Mountains

Our top priority was the type of academic experience our children would receive. We were seeking a place where our children would flourish; a place that would be fulfilling but fun; challenging yet engaging; competitive but community minded and after concluding our research…

Out and About

SMS Winter Ball
Stratton Mountain School Winter Ball

The Stratton Mountain School community gathered together on January 30 to celebrate the school and students’ achievements at the annual Winter Ball, raising thousands of dollars in support of Stratton Mountain School Scholarships. Nearly half of all Stratton Mountain School student-athletes receive scholarships, and the Winter Ball is the institution’s largest fundraiser. The event featured […]