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Celebrating 70 Summers at Nobles!

Aug 2, 2017

Everybody loves a good birthday party and, this summer, Nobles Day Camp has a lot to celebrate. On July 25, campers enjoyed a special birthday cake to commemorate the milestone.

Nobles Squash Around the World

Jul 31, 2017

By the end of this summer, Nobles squash players will have travelled to four continents for their sport. Gracie Doyle ’17 recently played for team USA in New Zealand. Jake Koeppel ’21 and Jesse Brownell ’19 played in Germany at the beginning of July. Brownell will play again in Canada in early August. Her mother, Nobles coach Christina Brownell, and Patrick McElroy ’17 recently represented American squash in Paraquay.

2017 History Paper Honorees

Jun 28, 2017

Spring semester Class III US History scholars recently completed research papers on a diverse array of student-designed topics. They were evaluated on several criteria: innovative and scholarly inquiry, thorough and scholarly research and organized, vivid and efficient expression.

Members of the Corporation Say Goodbye, Bob

Jun 16, 2017

At the annual Members of the Corporation dinner on June 15, 2017, Bob Henderson gave his final public remarks as Nobles’ sixth head of school. President of the Nobles Board of Trustees Beth Reilly ’87 thanked Henderson for his remarkable leadership and updated the audience of the school’s progress over the past year, including the appointment of Dr. Catherine J. Hall as Nobles’ seventh head of school. Reilly also introduced fellow graduate and trustee Mariel Novas ’06, who honored Henderson by reading a letter addressed to him. 

Achieve Awarded $100,000 Grant From Cummings Foundation

Jun 12, 2017

Achieve is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 through the Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. Achieve, housed at Noble and Greenough School, aims to motivate and support middle school students from under-resourced Boston neighborhoods.

Congratulations, Class of 2017

Jun 2, 2017

On June 2, Noble and Greenough School graduated 129 members of the Class of 2017.

Click "read more" for full coverage, including the graduation and 2017 year in review video, photos, speeches and awards.

Awards Night 2017

Jun 2, 2017

Nobles celebrated Awards Night 2017 on June 1, 2017.

Cum Laude Inductees Celebrate

Jun 1, 2017

On May 22, Nobles inducted 26 Class I students into its Cum Laude Society. Tilesy Harrington welcomed the students with a speech about heritage and legacy.

Class I Projects Night

Jun 1, 2017

On Tuesday, May 30, Class I students presented their artwork, research and talents created and acquired over the course of this year. Highlights included an analysis of the contemporary Jewish attitude toward tattoos and artwork that honored strong women and their inspirational quotations. 

Freeman Legacy Dinner

May 25, 2017

On May 23, students of color from Class I and Class II gathered with their families and faculty to celebrate their accomplishments and a special sense of community. The annual Freeman Legacy Dinner honors former Nobles arts faculty member and champion for diversity Bob Freeman.

Lessons of Our Past

May 22, 2017

“The more we know, the more we can do to prevent these events,” said Holocaust survivor and psychoanalyst Dr. Anna Ornstein, on sharing her story with Mr. Snyder’s “America and Genocide” class on May 16.

An Outstanding Commitment to Service

May 22, 2017


On May 30, Nobles’ community service coordinator Linda Hurley will be honored as a Dedham High School Outstanding Alumna for her lifelong contributions to the Dedham community.

 

Investigative Reporter Visits The Nobleman

May 19, 2017

On May 17, Joe Bergantino, co-founder and executive director emeritus of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, visited The Nobleman.

Student staffers and faculty members Henry Kinard and John Hirsch welcomed Bergantino, who shared that his passion for news started when he was 9 and extended into his high school years when he edited his school paper.

According to the website of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, Bergantino has been a national and local investigative reporter for 35 years. He spent most of his career as the I-Team Reporter for WBZ-TV in Boston.

The Marriage of Bette and Boo

May 17, 2017

Please join the Nobles Theatre Collective as it closes the Henderson era with the same play it opened it with 17 years ago: Christopher Durang's The Marriage of Bette and Boo. Durang's dark comedy tackles difficult and sometimes mature themes in 33 (mostly) short scenes. Admission is free and no tickets or reservations are needed for this approximately two-hour performance this week! Come Wednesday, Thursday or Friday at 6:30 p.m. or join us for the Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.

Read the May Parents' Association Newsletter

May 2, 2017

The May newsletter is here. With graduation and summer just around the corner, our faculty members have some words of encouragement and wisdom to help students finish well.

Why China?

Apr 25, 2017

George Cadwalader ‘88, a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Marine Corps and current professor of emergency management at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, visited History of the Human Community classes to discuss the importance of studying China.

The Girls Win Again

Apr 21, 2017

All four girls varsity winter teams have won the ISL championships for the past 5 consecutive years.

Girls varsity squash has won for five consecutive years, skiing for seven consecutive years, basketball for 14 years and hockey for 18 years.

Japanese Lessons

Apr 18, 2017

“I see you all studying so hard, so I think I should study more,” said Japanese exchange student Sasha Alvarez, during an assembly goodbye on April 14. For the past three weeks, Alvarez and her classmate, Akihiro “Aki” Yamashita, have been honorary students at Nobles. Both are 11th graders at SIT (Sapporo Intercultural and Technological High School, a public school in Sapporo, Hokkaido). 

New Orleans Service Trip

Apr 18, 2017

Forty students and nine adults traveled to New Orleans in March for the 11th annual spring break service trip. Check out the places they went, people they met, tools they used and food they ate.

Click "read more" to watch the video.

Celebrating Another “Last Time"

Apr 10, 2017

Head of School Robert P. Henderson ’76 and his wife, Ross, hosted the 42nd annual Head of School Dinner at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston on Saturday evening, April 8. The event was his last as a host, but his first as the guest of honor. 

Innovation on Stage

Apr 6, 2017

What does it take to be an entrepreneur?

At long assembly on April 6, Nobles welcomed three innovators to discuss their answers to that question: Piaggio Fast Forward's Beth Altringer, Vaxess Technologies' Michael Schrader and Whoop's Will Ahmed. 

Tour the Foster Gallery

Apr 6, 2017

Click "read more" to see a 3D tour of the current Foster Gallery exhibition: David Shannon-Lier's "Of Heaven and Earth." 

Read the April Parents' Association Newsletter

Apr 5, 2017

Read about the insights our students gain during Nobles trips, some impressive facts about our teachers and how Nobles aims to foster honesty and character. Mr. Henderson and Mr. Bussey also have some important reminders about prom details and expectations.

Topping Off the AIC

Apr 3, 2017

On the morning of April 3, 2017, the last steel beam was installed in the frame for the new Academic Inquiry Center in a "topping off" ceremony. Representatives from the building committee, business and development offices took a hard hat tour through the construction site before the last beam, adorned with an American flag was hoisted into position.

Click "read more" to watch a video of the milestone.

See Your Nobles

Mar 29, 2017

Fly through time and space of a day in the life at Nobles.

Click "read more" to watch the video.