The school's philosophy and staff need to change with the times. The majority of the faculty have been with the school for many years; however, the facultys' teaching style or school's philosophy have not changed to meet the new demographics. Many schools are running similar, better programs in populated areas of the US.
As I write this review, I await the return of my 15-year old daughter from her month long trip to Peru (!!!). I cannot overstate the benefit of the foreign travel program. It is such an incredible opportunity and an invaluable experience for children in this time of incredible worldwide networking.
Whiteman is an incredibly unique high school experience. The teachers strive to have positive personal relationships with each student, which creates an engaging and supportive, while academically challenging, learning environment. Whiteman offers a one-of-a-kind experience outside of the classroom as well. With flexible scheduling that allows competitive winter athletics maximum daily training hours, a growing sustainable agriculture program, an outdoor adventure program (that includes 2 week-long camping/trekking trips each year) and the amazing Global Immersion Studies program (that takes them to places like Peru, Ecuador, Vietnam, India, Mongolia and Tanzania), LWS students are able to have challenging and rewarding experiences that very few teenagers are exposed to. Parents send children to this school and those children leave as confident, brave, and inspired adults, ready to take on the world!
The Lowell Whiteman School is an academically strong school that holds high expectations for not only the a students grades, but also who they are in our world. The academics are college preparatory and students find it easy to transition to all different sorts of colleges. It is also the work outside of the classroom that provides the students with a very complete education. Learning about integrity, perseverance, responsibility, and collaboration in areas outside of the classroom, but with just as much rigor as the school's college preparatory classes, provides the student with a fantastic experience to help them become their best self. It is also an experience that stays with them through their life. The place where the school could improve is for more people to become aware of the experience the school provides.
My school is truly amazing, it is a small and comfortable environment that has helped me get the best out of my education and my winter sport. I feel that when I leave for college next fall I will have all of the skills that i need to succeed in whatever I want to do. Lowell Whiteman has not only helped me develop skills in the classroom but it has also helped me develop strong and important values as a person. I could not imagine finishing High School anywhere but at LWS.
Whiteman encourages and motivates students to do their best with loving support. I highly would recommend whiteman to anyone interested in wanting to learn more about themselves and the amazing world around them.
Having visited the Lowell Whiteman school, it is clear this environment is full of fun, loving, and intelligent students and faculty alike. The community made a tremendous effort to reach out to me and I am now aware of all of the wonderful things they are doing for our future leaders.
The Lowell Whiteman School is such a fun and loving community. There is a strong sense of leadership and encouragement between student and faculty. It is a welcoming place that allows kids to break out of their shells and see what they are made of. This school is really a place to grow and flourish!