Category Archives: Experiential Learning

Some Thoughts On Social Media Use by Jen Hamilton, School Psychologist

In recent months, I have observed an increased use of social media (Instagram and Snapchat have skyrocketed!) Some kids are talking with me about connecting with other kids that they don’t know to offer (and seek) support when they are … Continue reading

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Community Service in Action

The Boston Globe recently featured several local teenagers who are making a difference in their communities. Among the teens profiled is Nobles junior Jonathan Bloch ’14, who has volunteered for Wellspring since he was 11 years old.  To read the … Continue reading

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Do Good Work: An Opportunity for You by Ben Snyder, Head of Upper School

On Fri., March 8, Nobles is collaborating with Project Zero to host a conference for educators from around the country called “Developing Responsible, Caring & Balanced Youth.” The conference will feature internationally notable educators and social entrepreneurs including Howard Gardner, … Continue reading

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Relationships over Championships by Director of Athletics Alex Gallagher ’90

When you walk into the Rappaport gymnasium and look at the large Independent School League (ISL) and New England Championship banners on the walls you cannot help but be struck by the remarkable athletic success that our school has enjoyed … Continue reading

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Traveling Young by John Gifford, Head of Middle School

Occasionally, I get together with Middle School administrators from other independent schools. These gatherings are valuable opportunities to exchange notes and share opinions.  The conversation occasionally turns to the topic of school trips and many of my colleagues will aggressively … Continue reading

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