In a June 2011 essay in the New York Times, Jose Antonio Vargas shared “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant.” In June 2012, he was featured on the cover of TIME magazine in “Not Legal Not Leaving.” On April 27, 2016—just hours after consulting with the United Nations regarding immigration—Vargas shared his story with the Nobles community.
Nobles' learning specialists Gia Batty and Sara Masucci record a podcast series,"The Studies Show," where they share educational research, organizational skills and study tips. In this month's podcast, they discuss creativity and offer tips to become more creative. Listen to the new podcast here to see what the studies show.
During the week of April 11-15, Nobles students welcomed Tibetan educators Tsering Dolma and Sonam Choephel Bhutia to campus to share their cultural experiences. Their visit was made possible by the Fund for Asian Studies established by Stephen Maire '73.
Nobles EXCEL is an experiential learning program that helps students become responsible, empathic and skilled global citizens. EXCEL supports students as they develop resilience, creativity and character in a variety of contexts.
This Spring, EXCEL's global and cross cultural immersion programs included trips to Cambodia/Vietnam, Georgia/Alabama, India, Rwanda, Romania/Bulgaria, New Orleans and South Africa.
Social media coverage of these trips can be found on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook via #NoblesEXCEL #NoblesGlobal
During the middle school's "tech timeout", where iPads, computers and phones were banned from use for a whole day, art teacher Lisa Jacobson set up a community art project of Legos in Morrison Forum for students to create and play with during their free time.
Thursday March 3 is Nobles' third annual Rally Day, and our goal this year is 610 new gifts: one for every student. For two weeks leading up to Rally Day, we uploaded a new video every day with a short story from one of our students. To see all of the videos, check out the Nobles Grads Facebook page here.
In this issue, read what faculty members have to say about gaining perspective and forgiving ourselves. Find out some surprising results from the Freedom from Chemical Dependency survey students took. Get insight into how teen brains function. Learn the benefits of your kids taking summer jobs. And of course, prom reminders...
The Nobles varsity alpine ski team competed at the New England championship race on February 10 at Shawnee Peak in Maine. The girls team won the NEPSAC championship for the second time in three years and the boys team came in 11th place.