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

– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

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

Mastering the Classroom

How do new teachers master their profession?A feature article in the spring NMH Magazine shows how NMH’s youngest teachers get better faster.Read the feature article.More

Married Artists Team Up

What happens when two married artists collaborate? The NMH Magazine article “The Year of Working Secretly” shows how writer Leila Philip ’79 and artist Garth Evans teamed up to produce a book of poetry accompanied by watercolors. Read the feature article.More