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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

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Student Show Opens

 March 24, 2016 — During March and April, artwork by NMH students gets the professional treatment in the campus gallery, which usually exhibits works by regionally and nationally known artists.Drawings, paintings, photos, ceramics, sculptures, and other pieces created by about 40 visual arts students are now on display in The Gallery at Rhodes Arts Center.“If I had to pick a favorite show that we...More

Winter Athletes Wrap Successful Season

March 24, 2017 — Spring sports started practices this week, but our winter teams showed great dedication, passion, and growth during the past few months, not to mention several notable milestones among varsity teams (in alphabetical order).Alpine skiing: The girls’ team prevailed in the final MISL (Mount Institute Ski League) race and clinched their fifth straight MISL Championship title. The...More

The Girl Who Does Everything

 March 20, 2017 — Abby Mihaly '17 grew up in tiny East Calais, Vermont, but spent her seventh-grade year living in Spain. Back in the U.S., she searched for a high school with a global perspective. “I wanted to grow up in a place where I could discover new things, find new passions, and develop old ones,” she says.She found that at NMH, and immersed herself in so many aspects of school life that...More

Dancers Attend Regional Festival

 March 9, 2017 — NMH dancers were selected to perform at the Regional High School Dance Festival, to be held March 23–26 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.  They will perform two recent pieces on the main stage of this prestigious gathering of high school dancers.“Half-life” (shown above), choreographed by Anna Martin ’18, will be presented as part of the student choreography showcase. It...More

Diversity Day 2017

Northfield Mount Hermon will host its sixth annual Diversity Day conference on Thursday, Feb. 23. Instead of their regular classes, students and faculty take part in a community-wide gathering and three workshops on a variety of diversity and social-justice topics. The annual event, plus three weekend-long Diversity Summits during the academic year, are among the ways NMH tries to fulfill its...More