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Can you name two local farms that grow their products organically or are chemical-free? Why is creating a pollinator-safe landscape important? What does an alpaca’s foot look like? These were just a few of the 40 scavenger hunt prompts that greeted students and NMH community members at the third annual Farmers’ Market Teach-In in May, when farmers and purveyors of jams, soaps, cheese, and other... More
There are Adirondack chairs on the porches and kids’ bikes in the driveways. It’s midsummer, and NMH faculty members and their families have moved into the six new houses that were recently completed in the meadow north of Crossley (also known as Hogger Hollow). Back in May, however, hundreds of NMH community members gathered on several occasions to dedicate the homes, which are named in honor of... More
Can you imagine going back to your high school when you're 98 years old? And loving it just as much as you did when you graduated 80 years earlier? That’s what two NMH alumni did during the first weekend in June. Pres Blake and Carroll Rikert Jr., both members of the Mount Hermon Class of 1934, returned to campus for Reunion 2014 and took on the roles of elder statesmen among nearly 1,000 other... More
On a bright and beautiful May day underneath a white tent on Thorndike Field, members of the Class of 2014 graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon with the following words of wisdom from beloved English teacher Jim Block, who will retire next week after a 43-year teaching career: “Imagination is our most important faculty.” Block served as speaker at the 131st NMH Commencement. Joining him as... More
We are excited to welcome familes to campus for this weekend's Commencement for the Class of 2014, and we wanted to let you know of some potential travel delays. For those traveling on Interstate 91 North: the highway at Northampton Exit 18 is reduced to one lane. And on Sunday, for those traveling on Route 10 East toward the school: there will be a huge flea market between I-91 and the campus.... More