Open Houses

Discover what NMH is all about.

At our Open Houses, you'll meet teachers, coaches, and students. You'll learn about our College Model Academic Program, which allows you to take 24 major courses over four years — six per year. Most independent schools limit students to 20 major classes over four years. You'll also hear about our wide-ranging opportunities in athletics, the arts, and community service.

It all adds up to an educational program of incredible breadth and depth, one that is both demanding and empowering.

2017 Open Houses

Saturday, Oct. 28
Saturday, Nov. 11

Registration time for all Open Houses is 9–9:30 am.

  • Meet faculty members and learn about courses, schedules, and exceptional opportunities in the classroom and beyond.
  • Speak with NMH students about schoolwork, sports, dorm life, extracurriculars, and balancing it all.
  • Talk with coaches and instructors about our athletic teams and arts programs.
  • Tour our beautiful campus, enjoy the scenery, and picture yourself here.

To register for an open house, please call the admission office at 413-498-3227 or complete the form below.

Register for an Open House

A bird's eye view

1,565 campus acres
50 arts performances every year
60 sports teams
200 students volunteer each semester
5:1 student-teacher ratio
Gretel Schatz

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

Becca Malloy

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

Mary Hefner

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

Faculty Profiles
Mitike

This past summer, I increased my awareness of my identity by reconnecting with my native country, Ethiopia.

Ryan

“I don’t think I would be anywhere near the person I am today if it wasn’t for NMH. It’s enlightened me about so many different things, and I’ve met people from everywhere you can imagine.”

Josh

In my old school, I never saw myself as someone who could be a Division I player one day. Now I can.

David

"One of my biggest influences has been my math teacher. He built this love of math in me—specifically, the idea that math can be used to interpret the world." 

Lila

"The fact that everything is here at my fingertips has really helped me grow."

Ismini

"Almost all of our classes are conversation-based, which means that you're totally engaged in classroom discussion."

Noah

"I enjoy helping my friends, and it's given me a new respect for teachers. I may even go into teaching myself one day."

Isaac

"In VOTES, I learned how to prepare and present—skills I drew on in Washington."

Yvonne

 "This year, I'm field hockey captain. I enjoy giving advice and support."

David

“I like that you can start completely new things. You can reinvent yourself.”

Maggie

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.”

Abby

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

Ngone

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

Eli
Eli

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

Kevin

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

Isabella

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

Melvin

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

Student Profiles
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