Category Archives: Faculty and Staff

Mail Time

Math teacher Eric Nguyen takes a minute to chat with receptionist Carol Derderian while picking up his mail.

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MythBusters

Head of School Bob Henderson took the stage with French teacher Amadou Seck to dispel misconceptions about Islam and reject associations of the religion with terrorism and violence. Instead, Seck shared that faithful Muslims embrace peaceful, kind and compassionate lives … Continue reading

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Savvy Cyclist

With a plethora of home games this afternoon, Fred Hollister savvily used his bike to get around to all the fields to cheer on the bulldogs.

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Welcome Window

When you walk through Nobles’ doors, Carol Derderian’s face is the first you’ll see. Her office is lined floor to ceiling with more than a decade’s worth of holiday cards from Nobles families, students, faculty and staff, and perusing those … Continue reading

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Who’s Excited for Spring Break?

Dance teacher Jillian Grunnah and Spanish teacher Michelle Huber are all smiles as they enjoy their last Castle lunch before spring break.

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Those Who Can Do, Teach.

January 12-February 6, Nobles’ visual arts faculty exhibit their work in Foster Gallery. The show, “Pratt 108,” is named for the classroom where these artists gather when not in their studios. “It is a space that we can retreat to … Continue reading

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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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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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The Fault In Our Stars

Astronomy Club members, led by Science teacher David Strasburger, discuss their project with CalTech. SIRXS (SEIP IR Excess Survey) will look for IR excesses around stars found within the Spitzer Enhanced Imaging Products (SEIP) source list.

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Everybody Clap

Middle School Science teacher Erica Pernell asked students to set the climate for their year together by sharing their expectations and hopes for their class, as well as behaviors and qualities they wouldn’t tolerate. Two nuggets of ‘tween wisdom: “Treat … Continue reading

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