Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter

April 2011

Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter April 2011

April 2011: Middle School


Welcome back! We hope that everyone enjoyed the break and is ready for a fun-filled, busy spring. April is a particularly busy month for the Middle School:

Spring athletics have begun! Please consult the athletic schedule for practice and game times and dates.

March 31, April 5 and 7 - New Student Visit Days for newly accepted students (FYI: all Class VI students are assigned as hosts, but not all accepted students come to visit, so some students may not get to serve as a host student).

April 6 - Parents' Association Meeting, Castle Library, 8 a.m., Tim Carey and Dick Baker will be featured guests. 

April 18 - Patriots' Day - No School: Marathon Monday! Come join in the Marathon fun as a Nobles participant or fan! All members of the Nobles community are invited to take part in the 2011 Marathon fund. Each year, participants raise money and run the quarter-, half-, or full-marathon; bike alongside the route: or even erg on the sidelines. If you are interested in getting involved in the Marathon Fund, please email For more information, please visit

April 21 - Jazz/Blues/Percussion Concert, 7 p.m., Lawrence Auditorium

April 25 - Middle School Long Advisory Meetings, 2:30-4 p.m.; No Middle School Afternoon Program

April 26 - Middle School students and faculty will have lunch with Jason Urbanus, Ph.D., in the Morrison Forum at 10:50 a.m. Jason Urbanus is a Nobles grad (Class of '96) and is currently finishing his dissertation in Archaeology at Brown University. He spent four seasons (1998-2002) excavating in Pompeii and has recently spent the last four field seasons (2003-2007) working at the Roman and Iron Age site of Tongobriga, 
Portugal. He will talk about archaeology, the beginnings of his interest in the field while at Nobles and answer questions from the students.

April 28 - Wind, String Concert, 7 p.m., Lawrence Auditorium

April 29 - Middle School Arts Night and Bake Sale, 6:30-8 p.m., Morrison Forum. All are invited!

April 30 - Class VI Parent Social at the DiNovi residence, 7-10 p.m. More information to follow.

May 3 - 'Round the World Surprise Lunch: Please contact Heather Woodworth if you are interested in helping to decorate the Castle the morning of May 3rd for this event. Please email Heather at

May 3 - 'Round the World Culminating Event, 6:30-8 p.m., Pratt Middle School: Come help Class VI students celebrate all of their hard work and view their RTW projects. This is a must-see event for all families!

May 6 - Middle School Social/Dance, 7-9:30 p.m., Richardson Gym. While your students are at the dance, plan to attend The Class V Parent Social in the Castle 7-10 p.m.

As always, please feel free to contact us with any questions or suggestions.

Class V Reps
Anu Gulati (
Heather Zink (

Class VI Reps
Carol Taiclet (
Heather Woodworth (

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