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On August 8, former NMH head coach Bill Batty '59 and current NMH coach and former NMH student-athlete John Carroll '89 were inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame induction was held at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Batty, a Brown University graduate, earned the honor as a prep school coach. He coached boys' basketball at the Northfield Mount Hermon for 38... More
“You’re in the splash zone,” science teacher Michelle Hurley jokingly warned students sitting in the front row at the chemistry demonstration at this year’s Science Symposium. “Don’t worry, it’s not acidic,” she reassured them. AP Chemistry students finished their exams in early May and spent the next two weeks developing experiments to perform for their peers, to much anticipation. It was... More
Now that it’s summer, farmers’ markets are in full swing, but NMH community members got a head start in early May. Northfield Mount Hermon students came face-to-face with local farmers at the third annual Farmers’ Market Teach-In. The special event allows students to view what they’ve been studying in real-life contexts by bringing farmers and artisan food producers into the classroom, and to a... More
Some parts of NMH’s reunion weekend remain reliably the same: the succulent lobster dinner for the 50th reunion class, a rich intellectual roster of alumni seminars, an emotional Alumni Convocation in Memorial Chapel. But there’s always something new to celebrate, too. This year, there was the first annual Pie Ride, a 30-mile bicycle race that raised more than $2,000 for the NMH Fund and rewarded... More
Just as the Mount Hermon School forever changed the life of Richard Gilder ’50, he has made a commitment to Northfield Mount Hermon that will transform the lives of every student who passes through the school’s gates. With a pledge to give $5 million to the school over five years, Gilder will boost financial aid while encouraging gifts to a new academic building, which will be called the Gilder... More