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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

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VOTES Turnout High; Results Revealed Sunday

 Updated Nov. 6, 2016: Learn who U.S. teens chose in the 2016 VOTES national mock election.Nov. 2, 2016 — Most U.S. high school students are too young to vote in the Nov. 8 presidential election. But over the last couple of weeks, at Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) and at high schools around the country, tens of thousands of teens cast ballots as part of VOTES 2016, a nationwide mock election.Who...More

John Willis Photos Shown at the RAC Gallery

 October 27, 2016 — A threadbare flag flapping in the wind, a broken pitchfork in an empty room, spindly trees looming in fog … John Willis’s photographs are stunning and stark. “Views from the Reservation,” the new exhibition in The Gallery at the Rhodes Arts Center, features images Willis shot on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, tribal home of the Oglala Lakota Sioux people. The...More

Single-use Water Bottles Banned on Campus

 Oct. 24, 2016 — This fall, every NMH student and employee got a surprise gift: a bright blue reusable water bottle.To reduce plastic waste on campus, student “Ecoleaders” Emma Lindale ’17 and Shannon Duffy ’17 spearheaded an initiative dubbed “NMH2O: Drink Local,” which had two goals: to distribute the reusable bottles on campus and to ban single-use plastic water bottles.According to Director...More

NMH Unveils Plan for New Boathouse

October 22, 2016 — Northfield Mount Hermon has unveiled plans for a new $6.6 million boathouse to serve its rapidly growing rowing program. The much-needed facility will replace a 50-year-old building that has long been too small for the program it serves. NMH offers competitive rowing in both the fall and spring seasons, and each year more than 100 students participate, making it one of the...More

NMH Unveils Design for State-of-the-Art Math and Science Center

Gilder Center for Integrative Math and Science Education to support innovative new curriculum October 18, 2016 — Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) has unveiled the design for a $36 million science and math center that one day will serve as home to the school’s innovative new math, science, and engineering curriculum. Sporting a sleek, modern look that blends gracefully into the school’s hillside...More