Designed and executed by Stephen Blatt of Stephen Blatt Architects and Warren Construction Group in concert with the Board of Trustees, the $6.5M Bibby and Harold Alfond Dining Commons is a modern, comfortable space where all members of our community can connect. In addition to a central dining area where students, faculty, and staff can dine together, the Commons features a "marketplace" model of food preparation, individual themed serving stations, flexible seating, floor-to-ceiling windows, fireplace lounge, art gallery, expansive patio, dedicated meeting spaces, and seamless exterior landscaping.
A state-of-the-art facility, the Harold and Ted Alfond Athletics Center was constructed in 2001 and houses the Joy and Rist Bonnefond Hockey Arena, a state-of-the-art fitness room and basketball court as well as an athletic training room.
Opened in 2008, the Ted Alfond and John Huard turf fields provide an exceptional space for fall and spring athletics. Featuring the largest tuf surface in New England, the Alfond and Huard fields are home to the KHS football, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams.
At the Bodman Performing Arts Center, you will find theater and musical performances, guest speakers, and Morning Meeting (a daily gathering of the Kents Hill community for announcements and presentations). Formerly the school's original gymnasium, the building now holds the Vivian Russell Theatre and a state-of-the-art recording studio.
The Joanne and Dick O'Connor Alpine Training Center is a tremendous resource for Kents Hill students as well as young skiers in the local community. Home of the Kents Hill Competitive Alpine Program, the facility was recently expanded to include a Pino rope tow for a new beginner’s area as well as a new expert trail.
The Akin Learning Center opened in January 2012. Created with input from students, faculty, and alumni, the 10,000 square-foot building is designed to be a warm and intimate space with amenities that include a library, a conference room, nine tutoring classrooms with adjacent offices, two study rooms, a kitchen and a living room complete with fireplace.
The Williams Woodworking Studio, opened in 2006, houses the school's popular woodworking program. Woodworking, Environmental Wood Sculpture, and Advanced Woodworking are all taught here under the watchful eye of Dale Perkins. You won't believe the amazing furniture built in this studio.
Home to Junior and Senior/PG girls and three faculty families, Reed Hall is one of the most environmentally friendly buildings on campus. Spacious and modern dormitory rooms in Reed Hall provide the highest standard of comfortable living. The girls in Reed can often be found in the lounge studying, playing Ping-Pong or watching movies.
Home to Freshmen and Sophomore girls and three faculty families, this dormitory his ocated on the upper part of campus with large grassy fields surrounding it. Jacobs has a large common area with a fireplace where students can watch television, play pool or piano.
Home to Freshman boys and two faculty families, this dormitory is located in the center of campus. Located a convenient distance from the Bibby and Harold Alfond Dining Commons, classroom buildings, and the Alfond Athletic Center, Wesleyan has also recently completed renovations that include a new roof and energy efficient windows in the lounge.
One of the oldest buildings on campus, Ricker Hall is home to the English and ELL departments as well as the Student Center and Bookstore. Classrooms in Ricker Hall include Harkness Tables where students actively participate in class discussions. Ricker Theater was recently renovated into a multi-purpose room which will house our Elite Fencing Program.
Bearce Hall is one of the oldest buildings on campus. The first floor of Bearce includes the office of Admissions and the Head of School's office. The first floor lobby of Bearce showcases a stunning mural, depicting the history and life of the school. If History, Psychology or Economics is on your academic schedule, you will head upstairs to the Social Studies department. On the second floor, Deering Chapel offers a space for large group meetings as well as a space for quiet reflection. The College Counseling office also resides on the second floor, providing individualized guidance to all students.
Home to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior boys, as well as six faculty families, Sampson Hall also houses the Cochrane Library, Information Technology offices and the George H. Bass III Visual Arts Center.
The Dunn Science Center is home to the Mathematics, Modern Languages and Science departments. This is also the place to go late at night to catch the best views of the Northern Lights, the Milky Way and many stars and planets, thanks to a 10-inch Celestron reflecting telescope in the observatory.
The Bass Visual Arts Center features outstanding studio facilities including a state-of-the-art Mac Lab for painting, drawing, sculpting, photography, and 3-D art. Artwork is always on display at the Bass Arts Center, showcasing the artistic talent of Kents Hill students.
The Health Center, part of Jacobs Hall, provides resources for student’s physical and emotional needs. The Health Center is staffed by two nurses and two counselors who are available during school hours and on call after hours. The school physician holds weekly clinic hours. In addition to an infirmary, examination room and offices, the Health Center houses a conference room as well as a living room that students can use if they need a quiet space.