Graduates of Color Share Their Stories
On February 1, the first day of Black History Month, it was more than fitting that three accomplished Nobles graduates of color would share their stories at morning assembly. Co-Deans of Diversity Edgar De Leon ’04 and Erica Pernell introduced Kevin McCarthy ’74, Kasib Sabir ’03 and Lorna Lowe ’90 to tell stories of identity during their time at Nobles.
J'adore la classe de français!
“My goal is to make them love French,” Jody McQuillan says as she begins her French A class for sixies.
The introductory middle school French class combines language learning with study skill practice, building students’ confidence not just in French, but throughout their academic lives.
Read the February Parents' Association newsletter.
Director of College Counseling Kate Ramsdell shares advice from Class I students about the college application process. Provost Bill Bussey gives a glimpse into what happens during X-block. Director of EXCEL Ben Snyder discusses the learning students gain from Nobles' EXCEL travel program.
Writers Return to Speak
On Tuesday, January 24, the Nobles Graduates Council hosted “Nobles Authors: A Discussion with Dick Baker,” as part of the ongoing Innovation Series. Writers Corey Ann Haydu ’01, Nina MacLaughlin ’97 and Sara Farizan ’03 spoke with long time English faculty and former head of school Dick Baker about their writing inspirations, struggles and joys.
Reflecting on Civil Rights: MLK Assembly
On Tuesday, January 17, a group of Nobles students took the Lawrence stage to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to encourage reflection and conversation about the current status of issues he cared about in our country.