Middle School Pie Drive

Nov 24, 2015

On November 19, 2015, over 150 middle school students, teachers and parent volunteers made 275 apple pies in an hour for the annual Pie Drive. 50 pies were donated to Dedham Food Pantry, and 75 were donated to Single Parent Family Outreach. Proceeds from the rest will be donated to Kliptown Youth Program in South Africa. Many thanks to all of the parents who helped organize the event.

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Steve Ginsberg in the Boston Globe

Nov 24, 2015

Steve Ginsberg, chief financial and operating officer and head coach of the boys soccer team, just enjoyed a moment of fame in the “Catching Up With” section of the Boston Globe’s November 20 edition. The article discusses Ginsberg’s love for team dynamics, as applied on and off the field.

2015 Distinguished Graduate: Dana Gershengorn '87

Nov 23, 2015

On Tuesday, November 17th, Dana Gershengorn ’87 accepted Nobles’ 2015 Distinguished Graduate Award for her moral strength and professional success as a judge advocating for the rights of children. 

Nobles to Host Scholastic Basketball Program

Nov 20, 2015

Two of USA Basketball's Youth Development Division northeast pilot programs have teamed up to deliver an elite Scholastic Basketball League (SBL) for girls and boys in grades 3-8.  The Saturday sessions, hosted at Nobles and other locations, begin December 5 and run through March 12. The program seeks to teach young people to adopt team-related skills and attitudes using an innovative, competitive approach.  The SBL program also develops social responsibility, physical health and emotional well-being to build tomorrow's leaders. For more, click here.

Fall Dance Concert 2015

Nov 20, 2015

Click "read more" to view this photo gallery from the Fall Dance Concert.

Photos taken by Leah LaRiccia

Robert P. Henderson, Jr. Will Retire as Head of Nobles in Summer 2017

Nov 19, 2015

On November 19, 2015, Robert P. Henderson, Jr., head of school, and Beth Reilly, president of the board, jointly announced news of Henderson’s intention to retire in 2017.  He has served as head of school at Noble and Greenough School since July 2000, and his independent school career spans four states, more than three decades, and myriad leadership roles.

A Bold and Bright Nobles Night 2015

Nov 13, 2015

On November 12, 2015, more than 400 graduates, parents and friends of Nobles gathered in Morrison Athletic Center to celebrate Nobles Night. Head of School Robert P. Henderson Jr. ’76 thanked guests for coming and shared that the Be Nobles Bold campaign had surpassed $94 million. Henderson also introduced a video, highlighting the bold and bright progress of the Annual Nobles Fund and First Class Fund for Faculty, which stand at more than $4 million.

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Read the November Parents' Association newsletter

Nov 3, 2015

Nobles faculty members share how during a particularly trying October, in which we lost a beloved member of our community in Casey Dunne '17, everyone also bolstered each other and honored her memory. As adults are supporting students, so are students supporting each other. 

OCD Love Story Photo Gallery

Nov 2, 2015

Click "read more" to view this photo gallery from the Nobles Theatre Collective's performance of OCD Love Story.

Photos taken by Leah LaRiccia

In World Première, Teen Mental Health Struggles Move Center Stage

Oct 26, 2015

In July 2013, Corey Ann Haydu ’01 debuted her first young adult novel, OCD Love Story, which was chosen as a Junior Library Guild selection and earned a nomination for best fiction for young adults by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Now, in October 2015, the stage adaptation of Haydu’s story premieres in Vinik Theatre at Nobles. The show addresses anxiety disorders through Bea, a student from Greenough Girls Academy; performances will be held October 28-30 at 6:30 p.m., and October 31 at 2 p.m.

Historic Weekend at Head of the Charles

Oct 19, 2015

This weekend marked the 51st Head of the Charles, the largest long distance rowing event in the world with more than 11,000 athletes and 2,500 crews coming from over 60 countries to compete. The event was historic for Nobles Crew on many dimensions. For the first time we had four crews (2 girls, 2 boys competing) comprising 14 athletes representing our school.

Friday Night Lights

Oct 16, 2015

This year's Friday Night Lights was a tremendous success. The B&G turf team really outdid themselves with field prep, and girls varsity soccer and varsity football both came away with big wins.

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Honoring Casey Dunne with a Gift to Achieve

Oct 16, 2015

To honor Casey's memory by donating to the Achieve Program at Nobles, please click here.

Katrina: 10 Years Later

Oct 9, 2015

In conjunction with a screening of the post-Katrina documentary "Second Line/Second Life" by Rick LaVine, Hurricane Katrina survivor Robert Green spoke of the harrowing experience of the storm and the tragedies that rocked his family and community. He also described the blessings that have emerged from the destruction. 

Considering the 'Spectrum'

Oct 5, 2015

On Wednesday, September 30, Jennifer Bryan spoke in assembly to the Nobles community. Bryan is the founder and principal of Team Finch Consultants, a group specializing in issues related to gender and sexuality diversity.

“How does language affect who feels safe in the world?” queried Bryan of the audience of more than 600. She shared some of the questions she gets when she works with younger children, noting that her work takes different forms depending on the age of students.

Grandparents Day 2015

Sep 30, 2015

More than 400 grandparents joined students in their classrooms on September 25, and enjoyed a special glimpse of "a day in the life" at Nobles through the eyes of their grandchildren.

The First Week

Sep 18, 2015

With the 2015-2016 school year starting strongly, here's a look at the first week, featuring highlights from retreats, the first assembly, classes, and afternoon program. Click "read more" to watch the video.

Welcome New Faculty and Staff

Sep 4, 2015

Head of School Bob Henderson ’76, Dean of Students Marcela Maldonado, Dean of Faculty Maura Sullivan and Head of Upper School Michael Denning were among those who welcomed 15 new faculty and staff members to campus the last week of August. The newest members of the community joined for team building exercises, to tour the campus, meet with mentors and learn “all things Nobles.”

Thinking of Nobles?

Sep 4, 2015

To get a real sense of Nobles and our community, there’s no better way than to come visit—but the new admission site is the next best option as students contemplate whether Nobles could be right for them. Want to know more? Click the link:

Read the September Parents' Association newsletter

Sep 4, 2015

With the first day of school comes much to do and think about at Nobles. Catch up on the latest and learn about upcoming events and important dates to remember.

New Courses, New Perspectives

Sep 2, 2015

As we welcome back students, teachers are eager to engage them in courses they have refined over time, as well as new ones inspired by changes in politics, culture, science and technology. Be on the lookout as we spotlight several throughout the year. We begin with some fall history and English offerings from Hannah Puckett, Mike Kalin and Ben Snyder.

Cora Hidalgo Holland Award Winner

Sep 1, 2015

During the annual faculty and staff opening meeting, Head of School Bob Henderson ’76 presented Dylan Satter of the buildings and grounds department with the 2015 Cora Hidalgo Holland award.   The award commemorates Nobles parent Cora Hidalgo Holland who demonstrated a kindness and warmth to the entire community at Nobles. This recognition is awarded annually to a Nobles staff member who contributes to the community through excellent work, character and dedication.

2015 Graduation Video

Aug 19, 2015

With summer winding down and Nobles' recent graduates heading off to college, take a look back at the graduation of the 149th class with this bonus video. Click "More" to watch video.

Congratulations, Class of 2015

May 29, 2015

Class I Ending the Year with Class I Projects

May 27, 2015

On Tuesday, May 27, Class I students demonstrated to faculty, staff, parents and students the culmination of their final year at Nobles.