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Clubs and Organizations at Nobles – what is X-Block anyway?

At Nobles we are so fortunate to have the time in our busy schedule to have specific blocks for Clubs and Organizations. Every week, we have X-block (the block specified for these clubs) on Fridays last period of the day … Continue reading

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Have you seen the Nobles YouTube Channel?

It’s a great way to learn what is going on in the life of the school. To access the channel, visit http://www.youtube.com/nobleandgreenough Enjoy!

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Learn about Nobles’ New Plastic Bottle Initiative!

The new Plastic Bottle Initiative, started this year by the Environmental Action Committee (EAC) and facilitated by Biology teacher Deb Harrison and Buildings and Grounds Director Mike McHugh and Dining Services Director Matt Burek, is just one of the many … Continue reading

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Fall Open House

We were happy to host 400 families at our Open House on Saturday. If you missed it, please join us on Tuesday, December 4th from 6:30-9 p.m. for our Winter Open House!

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Using Technology to Enhance Learning at Nobles

Nobles is committed to exploring how the use of technology can enhance the learning experience of its students, which can be seen through the incorporation of iPads in the 7th and 9th grade curriculum for the 2012-2013 school year. Focusing … Continue reading

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In US, private schools get top marks for educating kids

See these results from Gallup’s annual Work and Education poll, conducted August 9-12, 2012: http://www.admission.org/news/detail.aspx?linkid=1322&moduleid=20 If you like what you see, please come and spend some time with us at Nobles.  Our Fall Open House is Saturday, October 13th from … Continue reading

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Meet the Nobles Admission Staff – Cassandra Velázquez, Associate Director of Admission and Outreach Coordinator

Hi! I am Cassie Velázquez. Since 2004, I have worked at Nobles in the Admission Office. Coming from a college admission background, I have always enjoyed the opportunity to promote educational opportunities to young people. Working at a small secondary … Continue reading

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Why Service Is a Skill Worth Learning

What follows is a blog written by Ann Timm, a middle school teacher from Iowa. What’s great about the blog is that it articulates so many of the reasons why Nobles’ community service program – as a part of our … Continue reading

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When should we tour and interview?

“When can we visit?” is a question that comes up repeatedly every year by prospective students and families. Of course, those of us who work in admission want you to visit often and at any time! The only exception is … Continue reading

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Travel to South Africa with Nobles

Last March I spent my vacation in South Africa with thirteen other students from Nobles. I can easily say that those two weeks provided me with some of the most meaningful memories. As a group, we spent a week replacing … Continue reading

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