Training to Travel

Training to Travel

During spring break, many students are participating in Nobles’ Experiential & Community Engaged Learning (EXCEL) program in diverse locations around the world. As Nobles’ Travel Program Director Henry Kinard explains, preparing for these trips is an annual yearlong process. “The trips are all quite different from each other,” Kinard says, “so they all present their own challenges as far as preparation and risk management.”

Inspire Me!

Inspire Me!

On Friday, March 3, Paul Ayoub ’74 and his daughter Lizzie Ayoub ’12 returned to Nobles to present their best-selling book Inspire Me!

The book's compilation of quotations strives “to motivate, teach and inspire,” while benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Read the March Parents' Association Newsletter

Read the March Parents' Association Newsletter

Head of School Bob Henderson talks about his transition; Director of Academic Support Gia Batty finds parallels between spin class and life; Co-Dean of Diversity Erica Pernell explores personal narratives; Upper School Head Michael Denning reflects on community and Director of Counseling Jen Hamilton reminds us "we're all in this together."

Answer the Call

Answer the Call

March 31 brings Rally Day 2017, and we're hoping to bring in 1866 graduate gifts to celebrate our history. 

Make sure you #AnswerTheCall; you never know who will be on the other end of the line!

Travel back in time with this year's video and make your gift today. 

Graduates of Color Share Their Stories

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.


Spring Break Picks!
Spring break is almost here and if you are looking for something to watch, read or listen to, the library has a bunch of new books, DVDs and other fun things for you to borrow. Don’t like physical objects?  Books too heavy for your flight?  Check out an iPod!  We can pre-load it with audio […]

Lunch Rush

Lunch RushStudents stream into the Castle dining hall to eat their lunch.


Dark RoomStudents in Curtis Mann’s Photo I class work on making prints in the dark room.

A Power Pose

Roman Baca
Roman Baca, an Iraq War veteran and ballet dancer, returned to Nobles’ campus to teach dance classes and lead literary discussions on post-war texts, including the Odyssey.

Here, he demonstrates a power pose to contrast the movement’s emotional influence to that of mirroring a partner.

Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

Don’t know why there’s no sun in the sky, but there’s progress on the ground.

An excavator prepares the foundation for the Academic Inquiry Center under gray skies that eventually gave way for a bright, blustery day.

An Author’s Advice

untitled-9444Author Elly Swartz visited English Via Latin classes, and encouraged students to embrace the qualities that make them each unique. She said, “No one is just one thing.” Her debut novel, “Finding Perfect,” about a middle-school girl with OCD, has received multiple awards for its authenticity and empathetic perspective.

Celebrate Black History Month
                    Yesterday marked the final day of Black History Month.  To celebrate, the library put together a series of displays throughout the month of February highlighting black pioneers, innovators and artists you may not know. Here is the complete list of who we highlighted, along with what […]

Where’s the Beef?

MeatDirector of Dining Services Matthew Burek teaches Rick Wilson’s personal development class about the different cuts of beef and how to cook a steak.


StikeOlly Ogbue ’20, Peter Scharer ’17 and Arunima Prasad ’17 help strike the set from “Shrek, the Musical.”

Break on Through

CupolaBreak on through to the other side of the weekend.

Of Heaven and Earth

David Shannon-Lier GalleryPhotographer David Shannon-Lier, whose show “Of Heaven and Earth” opens tonight in Foster Gallery, hosted a guest lecture for John Hirsch’s and Betsy VanOot’s AP photo and drawing classes this afternoon. Visit the opening reception tonight from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. before catching the second to last performance of “Shrek the Musical.”

Skiing for a Championship

Sophia Kocher SkiingSophia Kocher ’17 races down the slalom course in the ski team’s last race of the season. The girls varsity team won their seventh consecutive ISL championship.

White Walkers

Outing Club MoosilaukeOn President’s Day, an Outing Club group of five students and five adults hiked the Glencliff Trail to the summit of Mount Moosilauke in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

The Proposalman is Here

ProposalIn what will certainly go down as one of the most memorable Nobleman announcements, math teacher Chris Pratt orchestrated a fake proposal to dance teacher Anna Loveys on stage in assembly this morning.


ShrekLooks like all of these frightened villagers are running to see the premiere of “Shrek the Musical” tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Vinik Theatre. The production features a cast of over 40, a crew of 25 and a 16 piece band featuring nine student musicians. Performances are scheduled for February 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24 at 6:30 p.m. and February 18 at 2 p.m. You can buy tickets beforehand at this link, and tickets will also be available at the door.

The Regurgitator

The RegurgitatorStevie Starr “The Regurgitator” prepares to swallow two goldfish and bring them back up. He performed in long assembly this morning, and in addition to the goldfish, he swallowed a light bulb, lighter fuel, smoke, a balloon, a nail, a padlock, a key, a Rubik’s Cube, coins, rings, a cup of sugar and a billiard ball, and proceeded to return them all completely dry.

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