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Tenth Annual Science Symposium May 12

 May 8, 2017 — More than 100 students will present the results of their research in current science classes during NMH’s 10th annual Science Symposium. The popular annual event will take place Friday, May 12, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in the Cutler Science Center. Students in physics, biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, human physiology, calculus, robotics, and psychology courses...More

Chloe Castro-Santos ’17 to Perform with Boston Pops

 May 2, 2017 — NMH senior Chloe Castro-Santos has been named a grand prize winner in the 2017 Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition at the Boston Pops.  She will be featured as a soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra in Symphony Hall on June 6 performing the song "Everything I Know" from the musical In the Heights by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The concert will also feature Tony- and Grammy-...More

Founder of YouthBuild to Speak May 10

  May 1, 2017 — The Wantman Family State of the World Speaker Series presents Dorothy Stoneman, founder of YouthBuild. She will speak to the NMH community Wednesday, May 10, at 7 pm in the Rhodes Room of Beveridge Hall. Teacher Grant Gonzalez says that when Stoneman spoke by Skype to his Social Entrepreneurship class last year, she was “an immediate hit.” The topic of her in-person visit is how...More

Farmers’ Market Teach-In to Focus on Food

 April 27, 2017 — Food: We eat it several times a day, though often without thinking about where it came from or what was required to raise, harvest, and prepare it. Thinking consciously about food — from seed to plate and how meal choices connect to local and global food systems — will be front and center at the May 5 Farmers’ Market Teach-In. At least 18 local food producers and artisans will...More

Artist Michelle Holzapfel Achieves “Impossible” Images

 May 1, 2017 — Wood that looks like linen fabric. Fabric that resembles spring flowers. The artwork of Michelle Holzapfel is full of surprises. The Gallery at the Rhodes Arts Center features her work in Pencil Needle Chisel, an exhibition opening Friday, May 5, and continuing through June 3.  See a photo gallery from the opening reception. “Michelle's work is so interesting because of its variety...More