"Life is what you make it, say we, as you plant your class tree." Archivist Peter Weis '78 read from a passage written by an #NMH student in 1886 and spade orator David Windsor '15 added the first shovelful of dirt during the Class of 2015 senior tree planting this morning. It's a red maple located between the playground and tennis courts.
"It is a luxury it is to be concerned with what you want and not what you need. People who are poor do not have this luxury. I ask you to contemplate your place in this world, and consider using it to help others. Take some time out of your life to learn how you can help solve the problems of injustice in the world. Whether it's in your neighborhood or for children in India, everyone deserves the basic necessities of life, not just us." Emma Lindale '17 spoke about the summer trip to #India in a recent Moment of Silence.
Oh, the eighties! Bad hair, bad jeans, great memories. At this time in three weeks alumni from classes of '80 and '85 will return for #nmhreunion at #nmhschool. We've extended early bird registration to sweeten the deal:
#PhotooftheDay: Students and faculty members celebrated Dick Peller's (P'97, '98) final class with cake and a special message written in mathematical formulas. He is retiring after more than 40 years as a beloved #NMH teacher, #baseball coach, and mentor. His students wrote their good wishes on baseballs, and Peller signed a baseball that will remain in his classroom. In attendance was Peller's former student Ting-Yu Shih '06, who is currently a Harvard graduate student studying bioengineering.