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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
“The world needs you.” That was the takeaway from NMH’s 132nd Commencement ceremony, held under a giant tent on Sunday, May 24. The man who offered those words was speaker James Engell ’69, a longtime professor of English and literature at Harvard University and also a Mount Hermon alumnus. At his own graduation, Engell delivered the valedictorian’s address to his fellow Mount Hermon graduates,... More
View photos from the Spring Athletics Banquet here, and read the keynote address given by Courtney Moriarty '15 here. 2015 Spring Award Recipients NMH Girls' Varsity Crew Award – Louise Tanski '15Charles Hamilton Boys' Crew Award – Javier Ysart-Egusquiza '15MAX FEZER Ultimate Frisbee Award – Zephram Carroll '15NMH Girls' Varsity Ultimate Frisbee Award – Sabrina Ibabao '15John E. Baldwin Golf... More