STUDENT LIFE Mar 8, 2017
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.”read more
Mar 6, 2017
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 more
Mar 3, 2017
Head of School Bob Henderson talks about his upcoming transition and what he'll miss about Nobles. Director of Academic Support Gia Batty finds parallels between persisting in spin class and in life. Co-Dean of Diversity Erica Pernell explores the importance of personal narratives in discovering identity. Upper School Head Michael Denning reflects on the connection between community and the Nobles dress code. And Director of Counseling Jen Hamilton reminds us that as parents and educators, "We're all in this together."read more
ALUMNI Mar 2, 2017
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.
Feb 8, 2017
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, each of whom they had invited “to tell a story about an experience that helped them develop a sense of identity during their time at Nobles.”read more
MIDDLE SCHOOL Feb 3, 2017
“My goal is to make them love French,” Jody McQuillan says as she begins her French A class for sixies.
The introductory middle school French class combines language learning with study skill practice, building students’ confidence not just in French, but throughout their academic lives.read more
Feb 3, 2017
Director of College Counseling Kate Ramsdell shares advice from Class I students about the college application process for younger students and their families. Provost Bill Bussey gives a glimpse into what happens during X-block. Director of EXCEL Ben Snyder discusses the learning students gain from Nobles' EXCEL travel program. Also read about upcoming events and important dates to remember.read more
ALUMNI Jan 27, 2017
On Tuesday, January 24, the Nobles Graduates Council hosted “Nobles Authors: A Discussion with Dick Baker,” as part of the ongoing Innovation Series. Writers Corey Ann Haydu ’01, Nina MacLaughlin ’97 and Sara Farizan ’03 spoke with long time English faculty and former head of school Dick Baker about their writing inspirations, struggles and joys.read more
Jan 20, 2017
On Tuesday, January 17, a group of Nobles students took the Lawrence stage to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to encourage reflection and conversation about the current status of issues he cared about in our country.read more
Jan 18, 2017
The winter wind, strings and orchestra concert filled the Wheeler Music Center in Lawrence Auditorium on January 12 with more than 70 student musicians. The instrumental concert featured the middle and upper school wind and string ensembles and the Nobles Orchestra. The upper school wind ensemble performed in memory of their friend Jane Song '19.
Highlights included a medley from the middle school wind ensemble, Antonio Berdugo's conducting debut, solos by Kevin Chen '20 on oboe and Dane Jacobson '17 on violin, and of course the upper school wind ensemble's "Sleigh Ride."
Click "read more" to view the photo gallery.read more
ATHLETICS Jan 13, 2017
On Tuesday, January 10, Nobles travelled 650 strong to see the girls varsity hockey team face off against BB&N at Frozen Fenway.
Proceeds from the event benefitted Denna Laing ’10, a former Nobles, Princeton University and Boston Pride hockey player who suffered a spinal cord injury at last year’s Women’s Winter Classic.read more
Jan 9, 2017
On January 5, Nobles' choral groups took the Lawrence stage for their long anticipated winter concert. From the chamber music singers' Gregorian chant to the Greensleeves' Spice Girls/Black Eyed Peas mashup, to the middle school's Bobby Darin cover, there was a song for everyone.
ATHLETICS Jan 9, 2017
Members of Nobles girls varsity basketball team call the annual Nobles vs. Cotting School game the highlight of their season.
The January 6 matchup between Nobles and the Cotting School, a private special-education day school in Lexington, Massachusetts, marked the 10th anniversary of the relationship.read more
Jan 4, 2017
Happy New Year! Faculty weigh in on what matters most in secondary education, the value of learning from our mistakes and the need we all have for a web of support. Learn about education trends and buzzwords from 2016 and the reality of secondary school admission.read more
UPPER SCHOOL Dec 16, 2016
Science Week 2016 included the mysterious Great Machine, a thoughtful poster session and a lively robotics competition.
Click "read more" to see the the work of our Advanced Projects in Physics students, our Biochemistry Research students and our Robotics students.
Dec 6, 2016
In this issue, Director of Counseling Jen Hamilton describes how Nobles is responding to the loss of a beloved member of our community. Director of College Counseling Kate Ramsdell shares how we can help support our children's goals, and Provost Bill Bussey discusses the school's approach to the presidential election.read more
Nov 18, 2016
November 16, 2016 was a historic night for Nobles; it marked the First Annual Family Dinner, the largest gathering of people of color in the school’s 150 years. From the graduates, families and students, to faculty and staff who came together, everyone had one reason for coming: to connect.read more
Nov 11, 2016
Saturday November 12 is the annual Nobles versus Milton day. Nobles is hosting home field hockey, football, soccer and volleyball games while the cross country teams will be at the New England Championship meets. All varsity teams will be wearing new throwback uniforms to mark Nobles' 150th anniversary.
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Nov 7, 2016
On November 5, 2016, over 1,100 graduates, parents and friends of Nobles gathered in the Bliss Omni Flood Rink for Nobles Night to celebrate the sesquicentennial history of the school and the 17 year headship of Robert P. Henderson Jr. 76. President of the Board of Trustees Beth Reilly '87 gave the keynote address and introduced a video tribute to Henderson.
Click "read more" to watch the video.read more
Nov 3, 2016
Next week, our country chooses the next president. In times of transition, Head of School Bob Henderson provides reassurance about what remains constant and true. In this issue, educators explore the responsibilities of citizenship and how we care for each other; meaningful service; coeducation; and academic skills.read more