Monthly Archives: September 2012

Where Is Class IV?

The Alcoves are usually bustling with students, but all was quiet in the Class IV (freshmen) space this morning. By the looks of those full backpacks, we don’t blame them for grabbing only what they need for class and leaving … Continue reading

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Eighth-graders All Knotted Up

[slideshow] In today’s Personal Development class, students practiced cooperation—and persistence—as they became a human knot, then worked together to straighten themselves out. Well done, class!

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A Process of De-Capsulation

Boston-based artist Joe Joe Orangias’ installation is currently on view in the Foster Gallery. Pictured here is Orangias’ portable, mobile hotel, which is made of recycled materials. This project was partly inspired by his experience living in capsule hotels in … Continue reading

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September Study Time

As classes gear up and the weather gets crisper, the library is a prime study locale with its calm and sunny atmosphere.

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Faculty, Interrupted

Performing Arts faculty members Todd Morton (left) and Jon Bonner enjoy a mid-afternoon cup of coffee, fully aware that they were being scoped out for today’s Photo of the Day!

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Fostering Hope

Earlier this week, Community Service Coordinator Linda Hurley (pictured right) presented three students with the Parents’ Independent School Network (PIN) Community Service award, for an outstanding service project they started last spring. “Fostering Hope” raises awareness and provides resources to … Continue reading

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In the Alcoves

  Provost Bill Bussey checks in with returning students in one of their favorite places—the alcoves.

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First Assembly of the Year

President of the Board of Trustees Jeffrey Grogan ’74 addressed the Nobles community during Assembly. It’s a tradition for Grogan to speak at the first Assembly of each year.  This year’s talk reminded students to keep a sense of humor … Continue reading

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Leaping into the New School Year

Members of Class VI kick off the year–and their Nobles experience– with a visit to the high ropes course, where they enjoy zip lining and tightrope walking up in the trees. The ropes course is just one of many activities … Continue reading

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The Calm Before the School Year

Campus spaces — like the popular Arts Center Lobby pictured here — won’t be empty for long. Students return this week, first for class retreats then kicking into high gear with classes, Afternoon Program and school activities.

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