Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Day Is Here

On June 1st, 2012, the 146th class of Noble and Greenough School (The Class of 2012) will graduate. I often wonder about that first graduation, in June of 1867. Was there a special ceremony for the seven graduating students, or … Continue reading

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It all started in 1913….

It was the last week of school of the Academic Year 1912-13. A small volume was distributed to the students. A new publication had been born:  the Class Book. The book, with a blue cover and the name of the … Continue reading

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Wedding Bells at Nobles

Over the course of 146 years, Noble and Greenough has been the “school” for thousands of young men and women. During Reunion weekend, and many other times during the year, graduates return briefly to capture again the feeling of being … Continue reading

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In search of a building….

What I love most in my job is coming across intriguing “finds” which excite my curiosity and usually send me searching through books, magazines, journals and web sites. Today I came across a picture of a building, with no date … Continue reading

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Morning Assembly in 1947

Sixty five years ago, morning assemblies were very different events from the ones taking place currently in Lawrence Auditorium. The students, properly attired as the dress code required, sat in the space known currently as Gleason Hall to hear Mr. … Continue reading

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