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

– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

“Signing the Book”

 Aug. 30, 2016 — At NMH, everyone calls it simply “the book.”  Every fall since 1897, Mount Hermon and Northfield Mount Hermon students have inscribed signatures next to their names in an oversize hardcover journal, pledging that they will uphold Northfield Mount Hermon’s community standards. This year’s new NMH students will sign the book in special matriculation ceremonies on Sept. 2 and 4. (...More

The Ultimate Championship

 Aug. 16, 2016 — Tessa Gobbo ’09, who first set foot in a rowing shell at Northfield Mount Hermon, has won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics as a member of the powerhouse U.S. women’s eight boat.Gobbo and her teammates pulled ahead to beat Great Britain and Romania on the 2,000-meter Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas racecourse, earning the USA’s third consecutive Olympic gold medal in this event and...More

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