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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

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Speaker Majora Carter's Work Transforms Communities

 April 11, 2017 — Social entrepreneur Majora Carter is known for revitalizing low-status communities, bringing jobs, commerce, and hope to previously neglected areas using environmentally sustainable strategies.  Carter — who is also a Peabody-Award-winning broadcaster, real-estate developer, and MacArthur “genius grant” Fellow — will speak at NMH on Wednesday, April 19, at 6:45 pm in Memorial...More

Contest Winner Inspired by Beat Poet’s Style

 April 4, 2017 — English Department Chair John Corrigan started an unusual contest this spring to see which student could write the best poem in the style of Beat Poet pioneer (and 1937 NMH graduate) Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Ayleen Cameron ’20 was among those who entered the inaugural Lawrence Ferlinghetti Poetry Contest, and her piece, “I Am Waiting,” was the unanimous choice of the three-judge...More

The Girl Who Does Everything

 March 20, 2017 — Abby Mihaly '17 grew up in tiny East Calais, Vermont, but spent her seventh-grade year living in Spain. Back in the U.S., she searched for a high school with a global perspective. “I wanted to grow up in a place where I could discover new things, find new passions, and develop old ones,” she says.She found that at NMH, and immersed herself in so many aspects of school life that...More

Academic Honors Announced

 March 27, 2017 — NMH has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2017. In addition, 17 more students were elected to the Cum Laude honor society. Xiaoxian “Lily” Lin of China is valedictorian for the senior class, and Julia McClellan of Massachusetts is the class’s salutatorian. They were honored for outstanding academic performance at NMH. The Cum Laude honor society is...More

Student Show Opens

 March 24, 2016 — During March and April, artwork by NMH students gets the professional treatment in the campus gallery, which usually exhibits works by regionally and nationally known artists.Drawings, paintings, photos, ceramics, sculptures, and other pieces created by about 40 visual arts students are now on display in The Gallery at Rhodes Arts Center.“If I had to pick a favorite show that we...More