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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

Giving Thanks

In honor of Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season, we send past, present, and future NMH community members our best wishes—and a video postcard from campus. Wish you were here! More

Election 2012: The Wrap-up

Journalist Froma Harrop covered considerable ground when she spoke at Northfield Mount Hermon the week after the presidential election.Health care reform, taxes, the deficit, Latino voters, young voters, the “fiscal cliff,” climate change, Hillary Clinton, trade with Asia, immigration, the Middle East, John Huntsman, redistricting, the Tea Party, Iran—all in less than one hour.Harrop is president...More

Running the Pie Race

On an unseasonably warm November day, the 122nd Bemis-Forslund Pie Race drew more than 300 competitors who lined up at the start with one common question in their minds: Will I run fast enough to earn a pie?NMH cross-country runner Mohamed Hussein ’14 did, winning the 4.3-mile race with a time of 24:06:071. So did English teacher Katie Chaput, the girls’ varsity cross-country coach and the first...More

2012 Fall Athletics Banquet Award Recipients

Northfield Mount Hermon's student-athletes were honored at the Fall Athletics Banquet, held on November 8 in Alumni Hall.Congratulations to the following award recipients!Catherine Kleiner Girls’ Varsity Soccer Award – Sophia Gomarlo ’14NMH Girls’ Junior Varsity Soccer Award – Ismini Etheridge ’14NMH Girls’ Thirds Soccer Award – Beatrice Dowdy ’15Amos Huie Wong Boys’ Soccer Award – Nick Romei ’...More

Obama Wins National Mock Election!

In a flurry of red, white, and blue balloons and amid loud cheers echoing through James Gym, Barack Obama was declared the winner of a mock presidential election that brought together Northfield Mount Hermon students and 54,000 other teen voters across the country.More than 130 schools participated in the election, which was organized by NMH’s VOTES Project (Voting Opportunities for Teenagers in...More