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Organic Gardening Afternoon Program

Organic Gardening Afternoon Program

STUDENT LIFE May 23, 2012

The Nobles Organic Gardening Afternoon Program helps bring new meaning to the term "locavore." They grow a variety of vegetables on campus and, on occasion, dining services features lettuce grown in the greenhouse. The group has learned a lot about growing plants and vegetables, and has even ventured off campus to a nearby hydroponics farm to learn more about different gardening techniques.

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Solar Car Success

Solar Car Success

MIDDLE SCHOOL May 23, 2012

The Nobles community came out for a day at the races on Thursday, May 17, cheering for Class V students during the annual Solar Car race. The following weekend, several students brought their solar-powered vehicles to MIT's Junior Solar Sprint, where one Nobles trio earned first place for performance. It is the first time in 14 years of competition that Nobles took the top prize. Other Nobles teams also did well, including first and third prizes in craftsmanship. 

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ISL Tournament Champions

ISL Tournament Champions

ATHLETICS May 22, 2012

Five Nobles Golfers (John Beadle '14, Tim Boyle '12, Alex Katz '13, Lucas Hicks '14 and Grady Zink '15) traveled to Wianno Club on Monday, May 21 to play in the 2012 ISL Golf Championships.

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Latin I: Results Are In

Latin I: Results Are In

NATIONAL LATIN EXAM May 11, 2012

Thirty-two Middle School students, including every member of Class V and three Class VI students, took this year's Latin I National Latin Exam. Fifteen students earned gold medals and were awarded summa cum laude certificates; eight earned silver medals and were awarded maxima cum laude certificates; and five students were awarded magna cum laude certificates.

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Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project

ATHLETICS/COMMUNITY SERVICE May 9, 2012

The boys varsity baseball team has dedicated its season to raising awareness about the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization that provides services and support to injured U.S. service members and their families.

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Service with a Smile

Service with a Smile

COMMUNITY SERVICE May 7, 2012

The Nobles community was busy logging miles and serving aces on Sunday, May 6—all in the name of community service.

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Beautiful Sounds from the Wind/String Concert

Beautiful Sounds from the Wind/String Concert

ARTS May 4, 2012

The spring Wind/String Concert featured something for everyone on Thursday, May 3. The Middle School wind ensemble performed a selection of Czech folk songs, while its Upper School counterpart performed The Phantom of the Opera medley, as well as a song from the musical Hairspray (this year’s chosen spring musical)

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Foster Gallery: 2012 Student Show

Foster Gallery: 2012 Student Show

ARTS May 4, 2012

The annual student show showcases the work of students in AP Painting/Drawing, Photography and Ceramics. In this video, several students talk about the creative process and what it means to exhibit in the Foster Gallery. For more about the show, visit www.fostergallery.org.

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Time-Lapse Video Captures Transformation

Time-Lapse Video Captures Transformation

THE CASTLE PROJECT May 4, 2012

Those of us on campus every day have seen the Castle take shape before our eyes. Here's your chance to watch the amazing transformation through time-lapse video. The footage spans construction from December 2011 through early May 2012.

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Round the World

Round the World

MIDDLE SCHOOL May 2, 2012

Each year, Class VI students are given a unique assignment: plan a 30- to 40-day trip around the world. The assignment requires adherence to a budget, development of a travel itinerary and research on countries on the itinerary.

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Teaching a Graphic Novel

Teaching a Graphic Novel

ACADEMIC Apr 27, 2012

Through literature ranging from classic novels to contemporary stories, Class V English focuses on the diversity of human experience, teaching students how to understand and analyze content and how to write clearly.

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Imani Presents Concert

Imani Presents Concert

ARTS Apr 17, 2012

Under the direction of Alexi Paraschos, the gospel group Imani performed its first full-length concert on April 13 in Lawrence Auditorium. The 25-member choir with four-member student band presented a set list that included “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round” and “Carry Me Home.”

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Ready to Run

Ready to Run

NOBLES MARATHON FUND Apr 6, 2012

On Marathon Monday, April 16, all members of the community are invited to cheer on the Nobles Marathon Fund Team. Marathon Fund runners (along with bikers and rowers) have been participating in the Boston Marathon to benefit Nobles scholarships since 1985. Visit www.nobles.edu/marathon to learn more.

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Activist Lisa Shannon Speaks

Activist Lisa Shannon Speaks

ASSEMBLY Apr 5, 2012

Activist Lisa Shannon visited Lawrence Auditorium on April 4 to share her story with the Nobles community.

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Staying on the Ice

Staying on the Ice

ATHLETICS Apr 3, 2012

Several Nobles girls' ice hockey players—past and present—have had great success recently in both local and national arenas. Congratulations to all!

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Nobles and the World

Nobles and the World

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING Mar 29, 2012

Nobles students work together during trips that involve service learning, language immersion, cultural exchange, intellectual pursuit and physical challenge. Whether it is helping to rebuild New Orleans, working with orphaned children in Romania or tutoring in South Africa, these shared experiences allow students to develop an ethic of connectedness and a conviction that individuals can make a difference in the world.

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Turf Field Slated for Fall '12

Turf Field Slated for Fall '12

ATHLETICS Mar 29, 2012

Nobles will have a synthetic turf field before the fall athletic season begins in September 2012.

Turf has become the standard playing surface for field hockey, and the new field will allow Nobles to host tournament play in that sport.  The field will also extend practice and play time for boys and girls lacrosse and allow various teams to practice in all weather conditions.

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It Goes Both Ways

It Goes Both Ways

ACHIEVE Mar 28, 2012

Achieve supports uninterrupted learning success for low-income Boston-area students by incorporating two components—a summer session and academic year session—into its program. During the year, Nobles students volunteer as tutors in the program, and walk away having learned important life lessons themselves.

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Construction Moves Inside the Castle, Dining Moves to Omni

Construction Moves Inside the Castle, Dining Moves to Omni

CASTLE PROJECT Mar 26, 2012

The Nobles community has been watching in awe as the addition to the Castle changes the campus skyline. The exterior of the new wing is complete and blends perfectly with the landscape of campus and architecture of the original building.

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The Fringe Festival

The Fringe Festival

ASSEMBLY Mar 14, 2012

On Wed., March 7, a group of talented students and faculty took to the Assembly stage for the annual Fringe Festival. An eclectic array of acts included musical performances, dance, acting, story telling and video.

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