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Rally Day 2018

Rally Day 2018

Apr 25, 2018

Join us for our fifth annual Nobles Rally Day on Thursday, April 26!  Rally Day is a one-day event when the entire Nobles community comes together to show their support for the school and its mission by making gifts to the Annual Nobles Fund (ANF). 

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National School Walkout

National School Walkout

Apr 20, 2018

On April 20, students engaged in and reacted to National School Walkout day in the Morrison Athletic Center (MAC) and the glass room of the academic center. According to the mission at nationalschoolwalkout.net, the student-led walkout protested “congressional, state, and local failures to take action to prevent gun violence.”

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Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

Apr 20, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, diversity speaker and trainer Rosetta Lee spoke to the Nobles community in assembly about how to have courageous conversations in divisive times. Just preceding Nobles’ participation in the National School Walkout for gun sense today, April 20, Lee’s visit was a timely tool in respectfully approaching those opportunities to share ideas.

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Coach Resor Clears 700

Coach Resor Clears 700

ATHLETICS Apr 17, 2018

On February 10, Tom Resor won his 700th game coaching hockey at Nobles. Resor’s milestone exceeds the record of the school’s next winningest coach by more than 250. This April, he was honored with USA Today High School Sports' title the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Coach of the Year. The title recognizes his performance, level of competition and the strength of his schedule.

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Read the April Parents' Association Newsletter

Read the April Parents' Association Newsletter

Apr 4, 2018

Enjoy what our educators have to say about giving students agency, the value of interdisciplinary learning, and enjoying life in the moment. Hear from students themselves about lessons learned at Nobles, both the hard won and the triumphant.

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Leavings

Leavings

ARTS Mar 29, 2018


Natalie Blake’s Foster Gallery exhibit Elementals: Rhythms of the Earth honors the organic textures created through the interaction of the world’s elements.

Ceramic tiles in natural colors mimic the patterns wind leaves on water and rain leaves on sand.

 

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Read the March Parents' Association Newsletter

Read the March Parents' Association Newsletter

Mar 5, 2018

Not long now until spring break! Read about social media and the young brain, coping with anxiety, the potential of a new admission season, and making the most of what Nobles offers.

You will also read about upcoming events and important dates to remember.

 

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Cry-Baby

Cry-Baby

ARTS Mar 2, 2018

In this year's jumping, jiving musical, Cry-Baby's pastel-clad quartet and tattooed drapes faced off while their leaders fell in love. 

Click "read more" to see the slideshow.

 

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Gold Leaf and Ostrich Feathers

Gold Leaf and Ostrich Feathers

Feb 9, 2018

Robert Freeman, former artist-in-residence at Nobles for 27 years, will contribute 12 paintings to the upcoming Adelson Galleries exhibition Mardi Gras Indians. The joint exhibition, also featuring photography by Max Stern, celebrates Mardi Gras Indians parading through the streets of New Orleans on “Super Sunday,” the third Sunday in March.

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Alasdair MacKenzie '15: Putting the Growl in “Gargantua”

Alasdair MacKenzie '15: Putting the Growl in “Gargantua”

Feb 9, 2018

Alasdair MacKenzie ’15 jokes that he learned to play music around the time he started to move his limbs. Now at Harvard, he returned to Nobles this winter to compose music for the middle school play, “Gargantua.”

 
 

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Balancing History: A Conversation with Clint Smith

Balancing History: A Conversation with Clint Smith

Feb 8, 2018

Poet, teacher and scholar Clint Smith addressed the Nobles community in Lawrence Auditorium on February 7. Smith is a doctoral candidate at Harvard University, a 2014 National Poetry Slam champion and 2017 recipient of the Jerome J. Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review. He has also received fellowships from the National Science Foundation, written for national magazines and delivered two TED Talks. At Nobles, he spoke about the need for grounding conversations about race and equality in a fuller historical context.https://twitter.com/ClintSmithIII

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Read the February Parents' Association Newsletter

Read the February Parents' Association Newsletter

Feb 2, 2018

Find out how the new academic center is changing the way our students learn and collaborate. Read about the importance of multiple perspectives, the value of a summer job, and how the new library and academic center are influencing our sense of community.

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See the Musical

See the Musical

ARTS Feb 1, 2018

Come to Vinik Theatre for Nobles Theatre Collective's musical production Cry-Baby. 

In this jumping, jiving teen comedy set in 1950s Baltimore, the conservative squares face off against the rebellious delinquents.

Click "read more" for dates and times.

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Building Leaders

Building Leaders

ATHLETICS Jan 30, 2018

Director of Strength and Conditioning Kevin O’Neill spends as much time helping athletes build muscle as he does coaching them to be leaders. “What’s more important than how much you bench or how much you squat is what kind of person you are,” he says. This philosophy may be what recently earned him the Northeast Regional Coach of the Year award from the National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA).

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Travis Roy Shares Story of Triumph, Tragedy—and Triumph

Travis Roy Shares Story of Triumph, Tragedy—and Triumph

STUDENT LIFE Jan 25, 2018

Hockey player Travis Roy achieved and lost his dream in the span of 11 seconds. The Tabor alumnus, who won a scholarship to play for the Boston University Terriers, was tapped by Coach Jack Parker on October 20, 1995. The moment was the fulfillment of his goal to play Division I hockey and a step toward—maybe someday—playing pro or becoming part of the Olympic team.

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A Space for Debate

A Space for Debate

Jan 19, 2018

Last week, Nobles history students debated the positions of people from long ago, from women and serfs of Napoleonic times to cell biologists and cancer sufferers of the 1950s. 

Click "read more" for the article and photo gallery. 

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Still We Rise: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Still We Rise: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

STUDENT LIFE Jan 17, 2018

On the day after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Students United for Racial Justice and Equity (SURJE) led assembly with stories of resistance and offered some solutions. Click "read more" for the full story and a photo gallery of the moving assembly. 

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Academic Center Open

Academic Center Open

Jan 16, 2018

On January 22, the academic center opened its doors to the Nobles community. The new space includes areas for collaborative work, a quiet study area, a reading room, and, of course, the Putnam Library.

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Read the January Parents' Association Newsletter

Read the January Parents' Association Newsletter

Jan 3, 2018

Read thoughts from our faculty on how a new year allows us to look back on and learn from the past, but also to look forward with renewed energy, to opportunities for growth, leadership and change.

 

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Sights of Sounds

Sights of Sounds

Dec 11, 2017

On November 30 and December 7, the Nobles music department presented its two fall concerts. The choral concert featured eight singing groups, and the jazz, blues, guitar and percussion concert featured five instrumental ensembles. Check out a photo gallery from the performances by clicking "read more".

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