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Dwight Lyman Moody wasn’t the only honoree at NMH’s annual Founder’s Day celebration. According to history and social science teacher Grant Gonzalez, who delivered the traditional faculty address, the day “is about celebrating not just one founder, but all of our school’s architects. That includes each of us here today.” “We are here to carry out Moody’s vision,” Gonzalez said. “And we are here... More
Head of School Peter B. Fayroian announced April 3 that Northfield Mount Hermon is eliminating football from its fall sports program, beginning in the 2014–15 academic year. The decision came after months of analysis and discussion among members of the NMH Board of Trustees, Athletic Director Tom Pratt, football coaches, and Fayroian. In a letter sent to former NMH football players explaining the... More
Camille Belletete '14 delivered the keynote address at the Winter Athletics Banquet, held in March. "Given the abundant support system we have here at NMH, it is hard to thank each individual who has encouraged and guided me throughout my four years," she said. (Read Camille's full keynote address here.) "Teammates, parents, generous alums, coaches, bus drivers, faculty, staff, dedicated fans,... More
"Northfield Mount Hermon made his Harvard dream come true, [Zena] Edosomwan ['13] said. 'I failed at the beginning, but going from setback to comeback is a great thing.'" The Northfield Mount Hermon boys' basketball program gained national recognition this week with an article in Bloomberg News entitled "Harvard Basketball Gets Winning Way From New England Prep School." The article detailed the... More
Hasok Chang ’85, the Hans Rausing Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge University, recently visited NMH to participate in a lecture series titled “Science in the 21st Century”—yet he focused on events that took place roughly 250 years ago. “Why do we need to study the history of science if we’re looking to the future?” Chang asked during his lecture. “The path can be... More

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