Category Archives: Faculty

Gleason—a Man of the Word

Faculty member and former head of school Dick Baker delivered these remarks on Sept. 13, in Lawrence Auditorium: “In the beginning /was the Word” Now I know only enough about that line from the gospel to understand that it is … Continue reading

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Recollections From the Gleason Years

These remarks by faculty member Deb Harrison were delivered on Sept. 13 in Lawrence Auditorium: Good evening! For those of you who don’t know me, I teach a few biology courses in the Science Department and coach squash, and am … Continue reading

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A String of Images, by Julia Fitzgerald ’14

With only a month separating me from graduation, I still spend many moments wondering about all that this place and this community meant to me. I wonder how it changed me and how it will continue to change me. I … Continue reading

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Closing the Nobles Chapter

Faculty member Sarah Snyder retires after 37 years of teaching—25 years at Nobles. She addressed the Nobles community in assembly on May 28. Good morning, I know it’s a little unusual for someone in this community to say something as … Continue reading

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Not Quite Ready for Goodbye

This May, I became a graduate of the Class of 2013 from Noble and Greenough School, my home for the past six years since I started off as a Sixie. While many of my classmates were ready to leave and … Continue reading

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Finding Your Landscapes

English teacher Vicky Seelen recently shared this personal reflection with the Nobles community during morning Assembly. She spoke about how using her hands to create things, bead and knit inspires her in ways she never realized she needed. Now, she … Continue reading

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The Language of Chess

The Nobles chess club had a great year of match play—and recently competed in the Massachusetts State team chess tournament with impressive results. Chess club adviser and science teacher Chris Pasterczyk shared these remarks in Assembly about the game, the players and … Continue reading

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The Value of a Nobles Team

Longtime Nobles math teacher and wrestling coach Steve Toubman recently received two e-mails from former Nobles wrestlers who had written articles about the sport. He shares them here: The first post is by Seth Goldman ’83 (graduate of Harvard College and Yale School … Continue reading

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And Again: Photographs from the Harvard Forest

Nobles faculty member John Hirsch currently has an exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography’s satellite gallery at Digital Silver Imaging in Belmont, Mass. As students at Nobles know, the process of making art is something that is different from … Continue reading

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The Art of Appreciating Assembly

During the annual holiday Assembly on Wed., Dec. 12, Middle School students recited “The Power of Light” by Isaac Bashevis Singer, and “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. Classics teacher Dan Matlack introduced the performance, taking a moment to thank … Continue reading

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