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Cum Laude Inductees Celebrate

May 24, 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.

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.

The Studies Show Podcast: Creativity

Apr 25, 2016

Nobles' learning specialists Gia Batty and Sara Masucci record a podcast series,"The Studies Show," where they share educational research, organizational skills and study tips. In this month's podcast, they discuss creativity and offer tips to become more creative. Listen to the new podcast here to see what the studies show.

Teachings from Tibet

Apr 22, 2016

During the week of April 11-15, Nobles students welcomed Tibetan educators Tsering Dolma and Sonam Choephel Bhutia to campus to share their cultural experiences. Their visit was made possible by the Fund for Asian Studies established by Stephen Maire '73.

Winter Warmups

Apr 14, 2016

Take a look back Nobles Athletics' extremely successful winter sports season with this video featuring practice and workout highlights from every winter program.

Read the April Parents' Association newsletter.

Apr 7, 2016

In this issue, read about what Nobles students and the adults in their lives give and gain from experiencing service and learning during March trips together. 

EXCEL Spring Break Trips

Apr 7, 2016

Nobles EXCEL is an experiential learning program that helps students become responsible, empathic and skilled global citizens. EXCEL supports students as they develop resilience, creativity and character in a variety of contexts.

This Spring, EXCEL's global and cross cultural immersion programs included trips to Cambodia/Vietnam, Georgia/Alabama, India, Rwanda, Romania/Bulgaria, New Orleans and South Africa. 

Social media coverage of these trips can be found on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook via #NoblesEXCEL #NoblesGlobal 

Click "read more" to view the photo gallery.

Lego Community Art Project

Apr 5, 2016

During the middle school's "tech timeout", where iPads, computers and phones were banned from use for a whole day, art teacher Lisa Jacobson set up a community art project of Legos in Morrison Forum for students to create and play with during their free time.

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Fringe Fest 2016

Mar 12, 2016

In long assembly on Wednesday, March 9, Nobles celebrated Fringe Fest 2016 with some unique talents and some friendly, although messy, competition. 

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Rally Day 2016

Mar 3, 2016

Thursday March 3 is Nobles' third annual Rally Day, and our goal this year is 610 new gifts: one for every student. For two weeks leading up to Rally Day, we uploaded a new video every day with a short story from one of our students. To see all of the videos, check out the Nobles Grads Facebook page here.
 
To make your gift to the Annual Nobles Fund, visit nobles.edu/giveonline.
 
Click "read more" to watch the latest recap video.

Read the March Parents' Association Newsletter

Mar 2, 2016

In this issue, read what faculty members have to say about gaining perspective and forgiving ourselves. Find out some surprising results from the Freedom from Chemical Dependency survey students took. Get insight into how teen brains function. Learn the benefits of your kids taking summer jobs. And of course, prom reminders...

Ski Team Video

Feb 23, 2016

The Nobles varsity alpine ski team competed at the New England championship race on February 10 at Shawnee Peak in Maine. The girls team won the NEPSAC championship for the second time in three years and the boys team came in 11th place.

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Paul Lieberman and Friends

Feb 4, 2016

In long assembly on Wednesday, February 3, music faculty member Paul Lieberman brought a band of his professional musician friends to take Lawrence Auditorium on a journey through jazz.

Click "read more" to view a photo gallery from the concert.

Read the February Parents' Association Newsletter

Feb 3, 2016

Nobles teachers share their reflections on kindness across party lines, the wait for college news, the importance of global partnership and the phrases that guide us.

On the Road with Baker

Jan 28, 2016

Students in Dick Baker’s On the Road English literature course respond to Jack Kerouac’s novel through lively debates about love, marriage and morality. 

Roman Baca and Exit12

Jan 27, 2016

Roman Baca and Exit12 visited campus to speak at assembly, teach Introduction to Dance and lead discussion in English Via Latin class. 

Jazz, Blues and Guitar Concert

Jan 12, 2016

Click "read more" to view this photo gallery from the Jazz, Blues and Guitar Concert.

Photos taken by Kim Neal. 

Science Week 2015

Jan 8, 2016

Nobles celebrated Science Week 2015 with presentations from physics, biochemistry, and robotics students. 

 

Read the January Parents Association Newsletter

Jan 3, 2016

As we begin a new calendar year, Nobles teachers reflect on how we engage with others in our community, embrace creativity, hope and possibility, and pursue ongoing leadership for the public good.

Updates from Achieve

Dec 22, 2015

Find out the latest from Achieve, a tuition-free program housed on the Nobles campus that provides intensive academic support and social enrichment for low-income middle school students from Boston. The program's recent endowments and grants include funds raised independently, a grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation, funds raised in honor of tutor Casey Dunne and a Boston Bruins spotlight.

Happy Holidays

Dec 21, 2015

Every year during the annual holiday assembly, Class VI performs the plays "Things Can Always be Worse" and "A Christmas Carol." Watch this quick holiday highlight video featuring additional performances by Caroline and Courtney Collins-Pisano, both '18, on saxophone and electric guitar, and Julia Herzfelder '17 accompanied by Mac Porter '17, plus a farewell to Dawud Brown.

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