STUDENT LIFE Oct 1, 2014
Po Bronson, novelist and coauthor of Nurture Shock and Top Dog—books that have changed the conversations about parenting and success in America—visited Nobles on September 30 and October 1.
On September 30, Bronson spoke to parents and faculty about the perceived and real effects of stress on performance in young people.
Oct 1, 2014
The Nobles Outing Club hiked to the summit of Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire on a perfect late summer Sunday on September 14, 2014. This annual kickoff adventure honored Bill Biddle, former Nobles teacher and pioneer of the Nobles Outing Club. Click "read more" to view video.read more
Sep 22, 2014
The 2014 recipient of Nobles' Young Graduate Award, veterinarian and animal advocate Dr. Meagan Rock '99, encourages students "to never stop taking risks or believing in your own ability to make the world a better place. Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity you have by virtue of being a Nobles student, and harness it to make a difference."read more
Sep 17, 2014
On Thursday, September 11, the Foster Gallery hosted an opening of interdisciplinary artist Georgie Friedman’s “Into the Wind.” Through the creation of multimedia experiences, Friedman seeks to “reframe natural phenomena in ways that create new physical and psychological spaces for viewers to contemplate personal and cultural relationships to the elements.”read more
ACADEMIC Sep 17, 2014
Young adult novelist, David Levithan, author of "Every Day," joined us to talk about his writing process, and to answer questions about the characters and messages in the story. The book was chosen by students and faculty as a school-wide read for this year's Community Book Day.read more
Sep 5, 2014
ACADEMIC Sep 3, 2014
Lawrence Auditorium was filled with butterflies as Nobles gathered for the first assembly of 2014-2015. Dean of Students Marcela Maldonado shared her own first-day jitters and the comfort of being in good company as everyone heads into the new year, together. Head of School Bob Henderson emphasized the tenets of honesty and respect.read more
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.read more
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.
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more