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Welcome Back

Welcome Back

STUDENT LIFE Sep 3, 2014

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Ready For Fall

Ready For Fall

UPPER SCHOOL Aug 29, 2014

As students collected school supplies, gathered books and planned the first day of school, Nobles buildings and grounds staff members were readying campus for students' arrival. What does it take to prepare the campus? Have a look at how the summer ends on a not-so-quiet note.

 

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Who's New?

Who's New?

ACADEMIC Aug 29, 2014

On Sept. 2, 2014, students weren't the only ones experiencing some back-to-school excitement and jitters. When you encounter new faculty and staff, introduce yourself. In the meantime, learn a little about all of the great adults joining the Nobles community this fall.

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Female Athlete of the Year

Female Athlete of the Year

ATHLETICS Aug 27, 2014

The Boston Globe recently named Lauren Dillon ’14 the 2014 New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Female Athlete of the Year. 

The award, which began in 2000, is given to a standout three-sport athlete who has demonstrated success in both the classroom and on the field or the court. 

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Cora Hidalgo Holland Award Winner

Cora Hidalgo Holland Award Winner

UPPER SCHOOL Aug 26, 2014

During the faculty and staff opening meeting, Head of School Bob Henderson ’76 presented Thanae Cooper, assistant to the dean of enrollment, with the 2014 Cora Hidalgo Holland award. The award commemorates Nobles parent Cora Hidalgo Holland who embodied a kindness and warmth to the entire Nobles community.

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<i>Nobles</i> Magazine Arriving Soon

Nobles Magazine Arriving Soon

ALUMNI Aug 25, 2014

The fall 2014 issue of Nobles magazine will arrive in mailboxes soon. We're excited to announce that this issue will have four different covers featuring students from the Class of 2014. 

This issue also includes goodbyes to retiring faculty members Tim Carey and Sarah Snyder—and watch for feature stories about graduates who are focused on growing and sourcing local produce. They share an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in wellness and community.

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Summer Success

Summer Success

ACADEMIC Aug 7, 2014

Achieve's six-week summer program has successfully concluded. The tuition-free, educational program serving 65 middle school-age students from under-resourced areas near Boston, celebrated its seventh year. Congratulations to students, faculty and staff! Click "more" to watch a video about Achieve and hear what Diana La Paz, rising ninth grader, has to say about the program.  

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Fond Memories

Fond Memories

STUDENT LIFE Jul 17, 2014

Before setting out onto their next adventure, 14 Class I students reminisce about some of their favorite experiences at Nobles. Co-Presidents Katherine Kirk and Ben Perelmuter express their love for the community.

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Community Organizer Speaks to Achieve Students

Community Organizer Speaks to Achieve Students

ACADEMIC Jul 14, 2014

Samuel Gebru, CEO of the Ethiopian Global Initiative, visited Achieve students at Nobles to share his story on how community involvement drives change. Gebru encouraged Achieve students to be active in their own communities. 

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Summer Reading

Summer Reading

ACADEMIC Jun 6, 2014

Summer is here, which means more time to read our favorite books. This year’s community book is Every Day by David Levithan—a required read for students and faculty. Click here for the complete 2014 summer reading list and requirements.

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In the Classroom: Archival Research Project

In the Classroom: Archival Research Project

ACADEMIC Jun 2, 2014

Assignment: Trace the life of a Nobles graduate from the Class of 1914 or 1915. Students in Topics in the History of Boston tackled the challenges of unearthing information from 100 years ago when the school was located on Beacon Street in Boston.

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Congratulations, Class of 2014

Congratulations, Class of 2014

UPPER SCHOOL May 30, 2014

Noble and Greenough School graduated 120 members of the Class of 2014 on May 30. Closing an academic year marked by the much-maligned polar vortex and a chilly spring, the faculty members,  graduates and their guests savored sunshine and a light breeze.

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Awards Night 2014

Awards Night 2014

UPPER SCHOOL May 30, 2014

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Class I Projects: Eclectic and Cool

Class I Projects: Eclectic and Cool

ACADEMIC May 29, 2014

From constructing a boat out of 670 water bottles, to delving into the history of Nobles athletics or styles of hip-hop dance, students showcased their inventiveness and multiple talents during Class I Projects Night on May 27. The common thread throughout the projects was connection: to each other, to their communities, to history—and to their own creativity and intellectual curiosity.

 

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Freeman Legacy Dinner: Life Lessons

Freeman Legacy Dinner: Life Lessons

May 21, 2014

Reggie Farina ’00 returned to Nobles to celebrate the achievements of 34 Class I students of color at the 17th annual Freeman Legacy Dinner, May 20.

The dinner was named after former artist-in-residence Bob Freeman for his commitment to diversity work at Nobles. 

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Ready, Set, Go!

Ready, Set, Go!

MIDDLE SCHOOL May 15, 2014

On May 14, Class V students competed in the annual solar car race—a culminating event of the seven-week science project. For three weeks in science class, students studied rates of motion (speed, velocity and acceleration) and Newton’s three laws of motion. 

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In the Classroom: Activism Then and Now

In the Classroom: Activism Then and Now

May 7, 2014

Students in faculty member Mike Kalin’s U.S. History class completed a research paper comparing an activism movement in the U.S.—between 1980 to present day—to the civil rights movement. On May 2 and May 5, students reported their findings to the class.

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Catch Up with the Latest Parents' E-Newsletter.

Catch Up with the Latest Parents' E-Newsletter.

PARENT May 1, 2014

In the May issue of the Parents' Association E-Newsletter, Head of School Bob Henderson reflects on Nobles past and present. Interim Dean of Students Kate Ramsdell looks back on the past academic year.

The newsletter also includes important information about upcoming events.

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<i>Nobles</i> Magazine Available for the iPad

Nobles Magazine Available for the iPad

May 1, 2014

The latest issue of Nobles—the official magazine for Noble and Greenough School—is now available in print, online and for the iPad.

 Download the iPad version today to see exclusive video content and interactive features.

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Class VI Travels 'Round the World

Class VI Travels 'Round the World

ACADEMIC Apr 30, 2014

If you gave middle school students $20,000 and 30 days to travel to anywhere in the world, where would they go? On April 29, Class VI students presented their ’Round the World (RTW) projects to members of the community. Ecuador, Portugal, China, South Africa, Lebanon and England are a few of the countries they visited. The month-long multidisciplinary project charged students to build a comprehensive global journey—traveling up to six countries—complete with a passport, map, budget, itinerary, photos, journal entries, cultural artifacts and endangered species report. 

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