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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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Amaechi Shares Important Message

The art of storytelling was on full display when John Amaechi, a psychiatrist, educator and retired NBA player, recently spoke to our community at long assembly. I spoke to some students about his talk and the Q and A in … Continue reading

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Busking

Natalie Sellers ’14 shares a personal essay about her first experience busking and the fear of feeling invisible, written for her Unheard Voices/Unseen Lives English elective. By reading literature of the dispossessed and marginalized, the class explores what it means to be silenced … Continue reading

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Surrounded By Books

I appreciate the great gift of working at a school so maybe I shouldn’t wonder that books are everywhere. But bibliophiles can still appreciate good fortune, right? Three cases in point in as many days: 1) On the second floor … Continue reading

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Class of 1988 Reflects on 25 Years Gone By

In the months leading up to the 25th reunion of the Class of 1988 in May 2013, members of the reunion committee wrote to their classmates, encouraging them to reconnect. Below is a selection of the missives. Emi Bague Wieczorek … Continue reading

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My Experience at SDLC

In early December, 10 faculty and staff members and six students joined more than 3,000 people at the 25th annual People of Color Conference (PoCC) and the 19th annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) for three days of workshops, affinity … Continue reading

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America the Beautiful

Today — Election Day, 2012 — Nobles faculty members were encouraged to share their thoughts and reflections around the Democratic process and how engagement in that process and the right to vote has affected their lives in some way. “Today, … Continue reading

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The Way Forward by Senior Master Richard 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 each year, … Continue reading

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The Well-Traveled Road

Welcome to the “Nobles Reflections” blog—a place for members of the community to reflect on their experiences, relationships and journeys. We invite YOU (students, faculty, staff, graduates and friends of the school) to be a special guest blogger. Tell us … Continue reading

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