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“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
The NMH Cum Laude Society is pleased to announce our student selections to this honor society. Cum Laude is the independent school national honor society, and the secondary school equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa. Each year, seniors with outstanding academic records for their junior and senior years are elected to membership in the society. The members of the class of 2015 who join the Cum Laude... More
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

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