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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

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There's space to be you.

“My admission tour guide, Samantha, told me that the NMH community is so open and welcoming and there’s always space to be you,” recalls sophomore Ngone Fall, who’s from Newark, New Jersey. “And that’s exactly what I found when I came here, and that’s what I still receive, from everybody, to this day.”“The academics are extremely rigorous, but because of the way teachers present things, it’s not...More

The 2016-17 School Year in Review

June 19, 2017 — The 2016–2017 school year was filled with memorable moments. Great performances, engaging speakers, sweet sports victories, trips abroad, and so much more.  */ Enjoy this look back at some of the highlights. More

NMH Closing in On Carbon Neutrality Goal

 June 5, 2017 — Northfield Mount Hermon is taking a major step toward its goal of becoming a carbon-neutral campus. Starting this December, NMH will achieve net zero electricity use for at least the following three years. (NMH currently gets at least 12 percent of its power from renewable sources.) The school has signed a contract with Renewable Choice Energy, a subsidiary of the Schneider...More

Hall of Fame Inductees Reflect on Athletic Excellence

 June 5, 2017 — The newest inductees to the NMH Athletic Hall of Fame made their names in different arenas — ice hockey, rowing, coaching, and field hockey — but they all share one thing in common, according to Athletic Director Kevin Klein. “Throughout their careers, the one thing they were defined by and succeeded at is that they made everyone around them better.” Tessa Gobbo ’09, Olympic...More

Art Inspired by Love, and a Deadly Disease

 June 1, 2016 — Ever since she was a young child, Muriel Horvath ’17 has lived with her mother’s cancer. The multiple diagnoses, rounds of treatment, and remissions were simply the backdrop to her family’s life.But out of Horvath’s trauma came art. For a senior-year independent study project, she created a collection of 10 paintings, drawings, prints, and fabric artworks that explore her mother’s...More

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