Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Hallowed Tradition

Halloween at Nobles is a spectacle of creativity, energy and fun for all. From the ghouls hanging in Gleason Hall to phantoms roaming in hopes of giving someone a fright, everyone gets in on the fun. Witches, celebrities gone awry, … Continue reading

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The Book as Art

Students examine the structure of the Nuremberg Chronicle, an illustrated book of world history, published in 1493. Nora Bourdeau’s Sculpture I class is utilizing the Putnam Library’s Walter Tower special collection to study the bookmaking process as an art form.

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Color Your World

Autumn and the Castle. Unfiltered.

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A Bird in the Hand

It was a gorgeous day for AP Environmental Science students to visit Plymouth’s Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences. Manomet promotes the conservation of natural resources to benefit wildlife and human populations, and builds science-based, cooperative solutions to environmental problems through research … Continue reading

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Kiln Partnership

Harvard ceramics instructor Wayne Fuerst removes fired pottery from the Makoto Yabe smokeless wood kiln after his weekend pottery workshop. Learn more about the kiln partnership here.

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Golden Field of View

The Castle peeks out behind golden foliage as the first quarter draws to a close.

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Skeletal Intellectual

A headless skeleton in Jen Craft’s biochemistry classroom listens in on the guest lecture of Hertz Fellow and Harvard PhD candidate Max Mankin ’07.

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Photo (Lab) of the Day

Photography teacher Curtis Mann examines a contact sheet with Maya Cortez ’16.

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Getting to the Root

The History and Human Culture (HHC) course at Nobles explores modern global conflicts to deepen students’ understanding of their origins and hope for resolution. Through a curriculum rich in experiential learning, students collaborate, analyze, research, present and problem-solve. Examining issues of … Continue reading

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Special OPS

Friday marked the return of Open Painting Studios (OPS), a favorite tradition inspired by art faculty member David Roane. During X-block, the entire Nobles community is invited to indulge their creativity by painting together. Oh, and there’s popcorn. With 10 different … Continue reading

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