News Stories

It’s not every day that one of the world’s most eminent scientists visits campus to discuss the future of the planet. But on Earth Day, appropriately, the biologist Edward O. Wilson, professor emeritus at Harvard University, delivered NMH’s annual “Science for the 21st Century” lecture in Memorial Chapel. Wilson is considered the originator of the concepts of biodiversity and sociobiology; he’s... More
“OK, are we ready?" Science teacher Tabatha Collins and students in her introductory physics class are about to test a project: small, handmade solar ovens that in a perfect world would conduct enough heat to bake a cookie. But winter and early spring in Massachusetts aren’t the best times to experiment with solar power, so the students are using painter lamps to mimic the sun, and small beakers... More
View photos from the Winter Athletics Banquet here, and read the keynote address given by Jahshanti Allen '15 here. 2015 Winter Award Recipients NMH Girls' Varsity Basketball Award – Tayler White '15 Jervis W. Burdick, Jr. Boys' Basketball Award -  Aaron Falzon '15 Sarah P. Hoffman Girls' Varsity Ice Hockey Award –  Courtney Moriarty '15 Howard L. Jones Boys' Ice Hockey Award –  Conor O’Brien '15... More
Pulitzer Prize-winning writers Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn visited NMH to invite students to join them in becoming agents of change in the world — tackling international and domestic problems by raising awareness, even on a small scale. Early childhood education in impoverished communities, international teen pregnancy, violence against women — “These issues only get resources when we... More
"I’m not racist … am I?" It's a provocative question. It’s also the title of a documentary film that launched NMH's fourth annual Diversity Day in mid-February. The movie follows 12 New York City public and private school students as they come together for a series of workshops about racism and then take the discussions home to their families. Produced by Point Made Films and The Calhoun School... More