News Stories

Students have arrived on campus, registered for classes, and shared meals and lots of dorm activities. They're going to classes, forging new friendships and strengthening old ones—in short, they're settling in beautifully. We are so glad to have all these fantastic young people on campus. At the same time, we recognize that sending a child to boarding school can be bittersweet for parents and... More
Welcome to a new school year! As usual, faculty and staff are welcoming new and returning students and their families to campus this week. Here are the basics of what families need to know: Thursday, Aug. 28   New international students have arrived and are immersed in a pre-orientation program.            6—7 PM: Day Family Welcome Cook-Out, Alumni Hall               Friday, Aug. 29  8:30—11:30... More
Can you name two local farms that grow their products organically or are chemical-free? Why is creating a pollinator-safe landscape important? What does an alpaca’s foot look like? These were just a few of the 40 scavenger hunt prompts that greeted students and NMH community members at the third annual Farmers’ Market Teach-In in May, when farmers and purveyors of jams, soaps, cheese, and other... More
There are Adirondack chairs on the porches and kids’ bikes in the driveways. It’s midsummer, and NMH faculty members and their families have moved into the six new houses that were recently completed in the meadow north of Crossley (also known as Hogger Hollow). Back in May, however, hundreds of NMH community members gathered on several occasions to dedicate the homes, which are named in honor of... More
Can you imagine going back to your high school when you're 98 years old? And loving it just as much as you did when you graduated 80 years earlier? That’s what two NMH alumni did during the first weekend in June. Pres Blake and Carroll Rikert Jr., both members of the Mount Hermon Class of 1934, returned to campus for Reunion 2014 and took on the roles of elder statesmen among nearly 1,000 other... More