Ken Burns’ “The Address”

This wonderful, feature-length documentary by Ken Burns focuses on Greenwood School students’ challenges and triumphs in memorizing and publicly reciting The Gettysburg Address.

GET YOUR OWN POSTER of Abraham Lincoln, drawn by Greenwood students.

Welcome

Rock ClimbingGreenwood School is a boarding school in Southern Vermont dedicated to taking bright and talented young men with learning differences and learning disabilities (LD) such as dyslexia, attentional difficulties (ADD / ADHD), or executive functioning deficits and empowering them with the skills and strategies necessary to bridge the gap between their outstanding promise and present abilities.

With a student: teacher ratio of better than 2:1, the Greenwood School is a boarding and day school for young men in grades 6 through 12 that offers a comprehensive, individualized remedial program, balanced with an emphasis on enrichment programs designed to awaken students’ hidden talents. The result is a school that transforms lives by providing the best environment possible for students with specific learning challenges to realize their academic, social, and creative potentials.

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Greenwood School News

  • Greenwood Featured Widely in National News

    With the Premiere of The Address, Greenwood is in the press more than ever! Watch the HuffPost Live interview with Ken Burns and Stewart Miller, Stewart’s interview on Fox and Friends and Ken’s spot on Meet the Press. Check out the excellent piece in National Geographic.   The “coolest” press happened when the PBS/Bank of America advertisement aired in Times […]

  • National Competition and World Premiere of “The Address”

    On April 2nd Greenwood hosted the first Gettysburg National Competition, welcoming 28 contestants from 14 of our peer schools around the country — as far away as California and the Washington, DC area. It was a magical event with twinkling lights and lots of bravely memorized speeches. We also had a special visit from University of Harrisburg Professor […]

  • Greenwood School In Partnership with Landmark College

    Just a few miles from The Greenwood School stands Landmark College, which offers both two- and four-year degrees for students with learning disabilities.  Like Greenwood, Landmark College features a very low student-to-faculty ratio, a multimodal approach to learning, and a philosophy that emphasizes strengths rather than deficits. Last September, the Greenwood School signed a memorandum […]

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The Greenwood School
14 Greenwood Ln, Putney, VT 05346
Stewart Miller - Headmaster
General Inquiries: (802) 387-4545
Fax: (802) 387-5396
admissions@greenwood.org