News

Everything is Cyclical

Sep 30, 2016

Foster Gallery’s most recent show, Colleen Fitzgerald’s and over again, demonstrates interdisciplinary applications of the visual arts and a significant reimagining of Nobles’ artist-in-residence program.

Click "read more" to learn about how this work marks a significant change at Foster Gallery. 

Founder's Day Celebration

Sep 30, 2016

On September 28, Nobles celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding with a procession, a showing of the sesquicentennial video and a comedic play that sped through major moments in Nobles history. 

Click "read more" to see a photo gallery from the event.

Jeff Jacoby Speaks on the Election

Sep 29, 2016

On September 21, Boston Globe op-ed columnist and long time conservative Jeff Jacoby presented his perspective on this year’s presidential election.

Seventh Head of School Appointed

Sep 23, 2016

On September 23, 2016, the Noble and Greenough School Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Dr. Catherine J. Hall as Nobles’ seventh head of school. Hall will join Nobles in July 2017.

Click "read more" to meet our next head of school.

Welcome, Janim Sayles

Sep 13, 2016

The Achieve team is excited to welcome and introduce their new Assistant Director, Janim Sayles. 

Achieve is a tuition-free program housed on Nobles' campus that provides intensive academic support and social enrichment for low-income middle school students from Boston. 

A Gentleman in Moscow

Sep 12, 2016

On Thursday, September 8, New York Times best-selling author of Rules of Civility, Amor Towles ’83, introduced his new book A Gentleman in Moscow to a packed crowd at Wellesley Books.

Click "read more" to learn about this exciting new novel from its author's perspective. 

Read the September Parents' Association newsletter

Sep 2, 2016

Learn how educators at Nobles plan to help students grow intellectually and personally this school year, while also supporting their emotional development and keeping them safe in an increasingly complex world.

If a Tree Falls at Nobles...

Aug 31, 2016

Construction of Nobles' new Academic Inquiry Center, which will house the new Putnam Library, will start this fall, and renovations to the Baker Science Building will follow in the spring. Before that can begin though, we needed to cut down some trees to clear the space. Look out for posts on social media tagged with #NoblesNewViews for updates on the building projects.

Click "read more" to watch the video showing the tree cutting process.

Lauren Overzet Earns Cora Holland Award

Aug 31, 2016

During this year’s opening meeting for employees, Head of School Bob Henderson ’76 presented the Cora Hidalgo Holland award to Assistant to the Head of School Lauren Overzet.

Click "read more" to learn about the award’s namesake and Lauren Overzet’s tireless contributions to the school.
 

Behind the Scenes

Aug 29, 2016

Explore what goes on behind the scenes in Vinik Theatre with Jon Bonner, Director of Technical Theatre and Design. While the actors, singers and dancers rehearse for a show, the tech theatre crew builds and paints the set, rigs the lights and sews the costumes. 

Click "read more" to watch the video.

Celebrating Our Sesquicentennial

Aug 24, 2016

Check out the newest legacy video, which celebrates Nobles' sesquicentennial by exploring our school's long history. The video follows Nobles along its many moves throughout the Boston area and honors the leaders that kept the school going strong for 150 years. 

Achieve Spotlight on NECN

Aug 24, 2016

View the August 2016 New England Cable News spotlight on the Achieve program. Achieve offers Boston Public School students the opportunity to attend a tuition-free academic summer and school year academic enrichment program on the Nobles campus. 

Fall Pre-Season Information

Jul 19, 2016

Fall pre-season practices begin August 31. Click the link above to find specific information for your sport. 

Three Nobles Farewells

Jul 1, 2016

After a collective 74 years of working for Nobles, Mike O’Neil, Robin Kenny and Judith Merritt retired early this summer to begin the next chapters of their lives.

Click "read more" for their reflections on their long careers here.

Book Beliebers

Jun 10, 2016

Librarian Ms. Sokoll and English teacher Ms. Clark channeled their inner Bieber with key backup from Mac Porter '17 to amp students up for summer reading. And the list is up!

Check out the dynamic trio at Assembly giving their pitch.

Congratulations, Class of 2016

Jun 3, 2016

Awards Night 2016

Jun 3, 2016

Nobles celebrated Awards Night 2016 on June 2, 2016.

 

 

Class I Projects Night

Jun 3, 2016

On Tuesday, May 31, Class I students displayed the creations and demonstrated the talents that they learned over the course of this year.

Cum Laude Inductees Celebrate

May 31, 2016

On May 23, Nobles inducted 25 Class I students into its Cum Laude Society. Dr. Jen Craft, chair of the science department, addressed students and their families.

History Paper Honorees

May 25, 2016

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.

Nobles Spring 2016 Magazine

May 12, 2016

In this issue of Nobles Magazine, we follow Kylie Atwood '07 on the campaign trail and check in with a few foodie graduates. 

Head of School Connects With Community

May 8, 2016

On May 8, the Boston Globe published an article on sexual abuse at New England independent schools. Head of School Bob Henderson wrote to parents, graduates and other community members to clarify Nobles' philosophy regarding this difficult issue. You can read his letter here.

Read the May Parents' Association Newsletter

May 3, 2016

In the May issue, read about facing challenges great and small and the benefits of small shifts in perspective, along with advice on parenting teens and finishing the school year well.

Undocumented Immigrant Speaks on Need for Reform

Apr 28, 2016

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.
 

'Round the World

Apr 27, 2016

On Wednesday, April 26, Class VI students presented their ‘Round The World (RTW) projects to parents, faculty and peers.