“What's so special about this place? We value exceptionalism without valuing elitism.”

– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

NMH Joins New Athletic League

 There's a new league in town. In an effort to deepen interscholastic athletic connections among a handful of New England boarding schools, NMH is joining Andover, Exeter, Choate, and Deerfield in a new athletic league named The Five Schools League.  While the five schools already compete against one another within the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) league, the new league will...More

It's Time For A New School Year ... They're Off!

 It's a Wednesday in early September, and the sounds of music thumping and whistles blowing floats across campus from NMH's Thorndike Field. It must be time for Hogolympics, the annual dorm competition in which students experience the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat (OK, not really agony!) as they compete in feats of strength and agility that test not only the body but also the mind....More

John Carroll '89 and Bill Batty '59 Inducted Into New England Basketball Hall of Fame

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

Nov. 9: 125th Bemis-Forslund Pie Race

The 125th annual Bemis-Forslund Pie Race—the oldest continually-run footrace in America—will be held on November 9 at Northfield Mount Hermon. The prize for crossing the finish line? An apple pie baked by NMH Dining staff. Learn more about the tradition here. More

NMH Science Symposium Offers Open House of Hands-on Curricula

“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