“What's so special about this place? We value exceptionalism without valuing elitism.”

– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

NMH Honored for Oliver Scholars Partnership

 Aug. 16, 2016 — Northfield Mount Hermon has been named “Partner School of the Year” by the Oliver Scholars program, which identifies academically talented African American and Latino students and connects them with top independent high schools. Max McClendon, an Oliver scholar who graduated from NMH this May, presented the award on behalf of Oliver Scholars to NMH Admission Counselor Stephanie...More

NCF Shares Plans for Moody Center

 Aug. 7, 2016 — Assuming funding for the project can be raised, the old Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) campus may one day be home to a center dedicated to honoring the legacy of American evangelist and NMH founder, Dwight L. Moody. Plans for “The Moody Center” are being developed by the National Christian Foundation (NCF), the organization that owns most of the land that made up the old NMH campus...More

NMH's Dining Service Gets New Accolade

 July 13, 2016 — The food served at Northfield Mount Hermon is well-known among students and alumni for its quality and variety. Now the school’s Dining Services has been designated a Three-Star Green Certified Restaurant by the Green Restaurant Association.NMH is the only school among its peers in the Eight Schools Association, and one of only 45 U.S. secondary schools, to be certified as a “...More

NMH Sells Land for Use as State Forest

 July 5, 2016—Northfield Mount Hermon announced today that it has sold 1,287 acres of forest land located within the towns of Northfield and Warwick to the state of Massachusetts. The land, which will be managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), will be protected for public use and will immediately become part of Northfield State Forest.“The significance of preserving...More

Sweet Success

 More than 200 donors and guests gathered recently at a Connecticut estate owned by S. Prestley (Pres) Blake ’34, the co-founder of Friendly’s Ice Cream, to celebrate the success of NMH’s first annual Founders’ Challenge with a victory party.The Founders’ Challenge, which took place last February, around the time of the birthday of NMH founder D.L. Moody, became one of the school’s most...More