The Stillwater School in Hollis, Maine offers half and full day Pre School, Kindergarten, and Home School enrichment programs. We provide an individualized holistic learning environment for children ages 3 and up.
We are located on a quiet road with acres of open fields and wooded trails, allowing students to extend their learning to the wonders of nature. The classroom is filled with interesting and inviting materials that engage the students and cultivate a desire for learning.
Amie Jones, with a B.S, in Child Development, brings 16 years of teaching experience to this unique program.
Our curriculum includes science / the natural world, Spanish, music, language arts, math, geography / cultural studies, physical activities including hiking and snowshoeing, and much more.
Half Day: 8:30-11:30
Full Day: 8:30-3:00
The mission of The Stillwater School is to provide a safe and supportive holistic environment where teaching and learning are an interactive process.
We nurture all aspects of a child’s development and reinforce a sense of community within the classroom.
We view each student as an individual and provide a curriculum that allows them to reach their maximum potential.
We strive to educate the whole child by encouraging a love of learning, social responsibility and independent thinking within an atmosphere that encourages creativity and confidence.
Chewonki returns to the Sillwater School!
The Chewonki Foundation's Traveling Natural History Program will be returning once again to Stillwater on June 10th for two presentations of "Scales and Tails, Amazing Reptiles."
Using 4 live non-releasable reptiles, the program will introduce 4 of the 5 major groups of reptiles and compare their adaptations for survival. This hands on program is always fun and educational.
The first presentation is geared toward our younger students and the second goes more in depth and is geared towards our older students. More information about Chewonki and their Traveling Natural History Programs is available at:
This program is open to all Stillwater students. For more information about this exciting day please ask Amie.
2014 / 2015 Enrollment is coming soon!
It is time to start thinking about next school year already! In house enrollment is under way and open enrollment for new students is beginning in April. We are already getting calls and visits for next year, so don't delay!
If you have any questions at all ask Amie.
All New Summer Session!
For the first time ever we are offering a 6 week summer session! The summer program will run Monday-Thursday from 8:30-3:00. Spaces for this program are limited so sign up early. Application available under Documents and Forms.
Wilderness and Outdoor Leadership Camp!
All new this summer we are offering a week long camp for children ages 8-13. This camp will focus on a wide array of outdoor and wilderness skills, basic first aid, fire uses and safety, map and compass, how to set up camp, use of camping / backpacking materials, wilderness safety, outdoor games, crafts, and much more. We will end our week with an overnight camping adventure. Camp will run the week of July 21-25.
Space is extremely limited so sign up early!
World of Wonder Summer Camp
World of Wonder is back! WOW camp is a fun week of arts, culture and nature. We will be spending lots of time outside exploring and learning about the natural world while getting inspiration for our painting, drawing, sculpting, music and theater activities. This camp is for children ages 3-12 and will run the week of July 28-Aug. 1.
Stillwater School Players.
The Stillwater Players are working hard on our 2014 school play:
The Wizard of Oz.
Everyone is very excited and we are sure it will be a great production! There will be two shows during the school day on Friday May 16th, 2014.
For more information ask Amie.
In past years we have presented The Adventures of Mouse Deer: an Indonesian Folk Tale and Who's in Rabbit's House: A Masai Tale.
Both shows were great successes. It was inspiring to see the school children working together as a team towards a common goal with such great results. Those that performed and attended were rewarded!
We are "Eco-Healthy" certified.
We are "Eco-Healthy" certified. Read more in About Our School
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