Monthly Archives: October 2012

Essential Work by Steven Tejada, Dean of Diversity Initiatives

I recently sent this New York Times article to our entire faculty and staff.  The piece highlights the importance of the work we do at Nobles around issues of race and class.  We host monthly racial affinity groups (Brother to … Continue reading

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Believing in the “Beauty of Benign Neglect” by Jen Hamilton, Middle School Counselor

I recently read an article in Psychology Today called “Lessons for Living:  Five surprising principles for living, loving, and playing well with others” by Elizabeth Svobada.  It offered a great deal of wonderful advice, but one piece in particular really … Continue reading

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What Teenagers Really Need

JoAnn Deak, adolescent development specialist, spent Oct. 17, 2012, at Nobles speaking with students, faculty and parents. Deak specializes in brain research and helped students understand what factors contribute to optimal brain function and growth. “Your brain is growing tremendously,” … Continue reading

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Community Voices

Earlier this month, The Bay State Banner published an article by Nobles visual arts teacher David Roane, discussing violence in schools and how it is often defined or labeled differently within the context of race and class. Click here for … Continue reading

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The Value of Vulnerability by Erika Guy, Dean of Students

Author and Nobles graduate Amor Towles, Class of ’83, was our most recent Assembly speaker. While he could have spent 60 minutes discussing his current best-selling novel, Rules of Civility, he chose rather to speak about “living a life filled … Continue reading

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Introducing “The Studies Show” – A New Podcast Series

“The Studies Show” is a podcast series hosted by Nobles Learning Specialists Gia Batty and Sara Masucci. Through this series, the two hope to share information about some of the research they have come across in their work. Click here … Continue reading

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