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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

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2013 Fall Athletics Banquet Award Recipients

Mohamed Hussein '14, winner of the 2013 Pie Race, delivered the keynote address at last month's Fall Athletics Banquet. "NMH shattered my misconception that sports stand in the path of academics. Here at NMH, students strive to excel at both academics and athletics," he said.  (Read the full speech here.) In addition, 19 student athletes were recognized on Nov. 8 for their achievements during the...More

Annual Pie Race is a Record-Breaker

Mohamed Hussein '14 made NMH history on Veterans' Day when he broke the course record for the 4.3-mile Bemis-Forslund Pie Race by 9 seconds. "He just flies," a spectator marveled as Hussein sailed across the finish line with a time of 22:26.Caroline Sullivan '15 was the first female finisher with a time of 27:31. (Both Sullivan and Hussein ran the Pie Race two days after receiving All-New England...More

"Black Ice" Author Visits Campus for Diversity Summit

When 9th graders read the memoir Black Ice over the summer, they had no idea that the author would show up in their classroom a few months later to talk about the book.Lorene Cary was the second black female student to enroll at St. Paul’s School in Concord, N.H., more than 40 years ago. She visited campus for two days in late October as part of the first Diversity Summit of the school year, and...More

Moving Forward in the Middle East

“How do you remember and respect a painful past but still move forward?”That was one of the questions that Bill Spindle P ’17, Middle East bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, wrestled with when he visited campus to deliver a Wantman Family State of the World lecture in early October.The Middle East “is a region where people have very long memories,” Spindle said, referencing the area’s...More

Fall Family Days Offers a Glimpse of Life on Campus

They came despite the early October drizzle—hundreds of mothers and fathers, plus a few grandparents and siblings. NMH’s Fall Family Days is an annual event that invites visitors to experience the energy of life on campus, and families came from as far away as Russia, Thailand, and China for the opportunity to see what their children do all day—much of it, at least. One father, who visited from...More