Extracurricular & Cocurricular Programs

The Northfield Mount Hermon education extends beyond the classroom.

Supporting the classroom experience is a robust cocurricular program that offers students the opportunity to put their learning into action. Cocurricular participation — playing soccer, acting in the musical, writing for the student newspaper, debating policy, creating a space balloon, tutoring at the local public school — brings to life the NMH mission to “act with humanity and purpose.”

For more information, see the sections linked below in the online Curriculum Guide.

Cocurricular Courses

  • Student Life Seminar
  • Ninth Grade Health Seminar
  • Tenth Grade Seminar
  • College Counseling

Physical Education and Athletics

  • Physical Education and Athletics
  • Outdoor Program

Arts Cocurriculars

  • Visual Arts
  • Performing Groups

NMH Publications

Other Activities

Service-Learning Activities

  • Service Learning Cocurriculars
  • Service Learning Extracurriculars
  • Service Learning Project Days

Extracurricular Courses

Tabatha Collins

Struggling in a class doesn't mean that you are not good at it.

Camryn Crocker

I ask myself, “What would I want if I were a student here?”

Gretel Schatz

I want dance students to engage their own memory and intellect.

Hugh Silbaugh

"I’m a teacher and a dean. Teaching always comes first."

Becca Malloy

Science isn't just talk, but it certainly helps.

Mary Hefner

I love teaching AP Bio. The kids are highly motivated.


“The best thing about NMH is the connections you make.” 


“NMH challenges students to innovate and persevere while keeping in mind the effects of our actions on the community."


“This community gives me the resources to grow as a student and discover passions I never knew I had.” 


“I am confident in myself and my abilities to succeed, thanks to NMH.”


"I love the freedom I have to explore what I am passionate about."


"NMH gives us space to experiment and gradually to grow into ourselves."


"I noticed how welcoming everyone was when I first came to campus.”


“The first step to excelling at NMH is embracing your own individuality.” 


“I appreciate the bond faculty and students have at NMH.”


"The community at NMH is unlike any I’ve ever known, and for that I am grateful.”


"NMH allows me to be myself in the classroom and ensures I am an articulate, curious, and courageous student.”


“I was initially surprised by how relaxed, yet academic, the environment is."


Dance has taken this creative learner on an artistic journey. 

Xiaoxian (Lily)

 “My teachers told me to use my own voice, and they pushed me to think about what I really believed in.”


"The curriculum here is hard, but it’s the right amount of hard."


“The academics are extremely rigorous, but because of the way teachers present things, it’s like, ‘I have school today!’”


“The learning you can do in a study-abroad program can outweigh anything else you can do even at a school like this.” 


“NMH encouraged me to explore new things, try everything, and see what’s best for me.”


“You’ll always find a place here as long as you just be yourself.”


“There is a community here that cares about you.”