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

– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

Getting the Word Out

"Most people don't know what cops do or how they do it," says J. Peter Donald ’05, who spends his days and many of his nights disseminating news about the New York Police Department.The latest NMH Magazine shows how Donald tells stories about police officers "in the most interesting, creative, thoughtful way possible."Read the feature article.More

Alum’s Play Hits Off-Broadway

 “Turn Me Loose,” a current Off-Broadway drama about the groundbreaking 1960s comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory that The New York Times calls “scorchingly funny,” has distant origins at the Northfield School for Girls. When playwright Gretchen Law ’70 was a sophomore at Northfield in 1968, “feeling the pain of the times and searching for ways to confront the danger and injustice...More

They’re Off

NMH grads head to prestigious colleges this fall June 15, 2016 — They know where they’re going. Northfield Mount Hermon’s newest graduates are headed to some of the world’s most prestigious colleges and universities this fall.The years spent preparing themselves academically, the weeks of researching possible institutions, and the hours spent crafting just the right application package all paid...More

Rowing to Rio!

 June 23, 2016 — Tessa Gobbo ’09 is officially an Olympian! She was named to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Rowing Team this week, and will head to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in August.“I couldn’t be more proud,” says former NMH crew coach Vicky Jenkins, who taught Gobbo to row back in 2005, when Gobbo was a freshman at NMH. “In 11 years, she has gone from a novice to an Olympian, which is amazing — an...More

Alumni Athletes Join Hall of Fame

 June 4, 2016 — Alumni athletes returned to NMH during Reunion weekend to remember and be honored for their championship seasons as students. Coaches and members of five Northfield, Mount Hermon, and NMH teams who had undefeated seasons in 1960–61, 1965–66, and 1990–91 were inducted into the NMH Athletic Hall of Fame.• View a photo gallery of the event. (Photos by Glenn Minshall)Head of School...More