Monthly Archives: May 2012

Finding Reason to Run by faculty member Mark Sheeran

When activist Lisa Shannon came to Nobles and spoke in Assembly in early April, I was very moved by her message and her mission.  Speaking on behalf of the Women of the Congo organization, she made very clear to our … Continue reading

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Middle School Day of Service

Thursday, May 10 was the Nobles Middle School Day of Service. Class V and VI students traveled throughout the greater Boston area to several service sites. The following reflections are from students who worked at the Quincy Crisis Center: “For … Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Impact

On Saturday, May 12, members of the Class of 1987 – on campus to celebrate their 25th reunion -  presented the Coggeshall Award posthumously to former faculty member Peter Mansfield. Surrounded by Peter’s family, as well as classmates and others … Continue reading

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Taking Risks, Reaping Benefits by Ben Snyder, Head of Upper School

At the beginning of this year, Dan Halperin asked the faculty to let him know if any of us were interested in playing adult roles in Romeo and Juliet. Sarah and I wrote back to say that though we had … Continue reading

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A Map and a Compass by Senior Master Richard “Nick” Nickerson

“Senior Master” is a title held by a faculty member who, by nature of his longevity at Nobles, knows much about the school culture and history. Math teacher Nick Nickerson currently holds this position; at the beginning of the year, … Continue reading

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