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The Last Day of Service Camp

Yesterday marked the last day of 2013 Community Service camp, and we didn’t let the rain stop us from finishing strong. Four kids went with Sandi and Bill to the South End Hearth location to continue installing shelves and to … Continue reading

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Day 4: Hanging out at Hearth

Today we spent the morning finally installing shelves at the South End Hearth building! Well, actually, Bill Kehlenbeck expertly installed shelves, and troubleshooted for us, and was generally amazing. Thank you, Bill! We helped as best as we could, and … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Service Camp: Greyhounds!

We’ve passed the halfway point for service camp, which is a sad thought until we realize just how many wonderful things we have already accomplished (as well as how much we have left ahead of us!) Here are some excerpts … Continue reading

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Day 2 of Service Camp: Crayons and Carpentry

Today we spent the morning at the wonderful new Cradles to Crayons warehouse and office! Cradles to Crayons is an organization that provides toys, clothes, and school supplies to over 60,000 kids ages 0-12 in Massachusetts every year. They accept … Continue reading

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Community Service Camp has begun!

  Hello! Summer service camp is underway! Day 1, we all showed up bright and early to load all of our snacks, carpentry materials, sawhorses, and art supplies into the bus. Then we headed over to the headquarter building of … Continue reading

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Warm Friendships in the “Warming Room” at the Rink

The third season of sled hockey wrapped up on Sunday March 3rd at Bliss Omni Rink. Following practice and a spirited scrimmage the group met in the warming room to thank Mason Pulde (N’13) for introducing the UNH Northeast Passage … Continue reading

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“The Afterglow of Community Service Lasts a Long Time”

Many of us missed the “real time” inauguration of President Obama yesterday on Martin Luther King Holiday. (Service Director Linda Hurley was in attendance!)  But no one around me seemed to feel we were not involved in it. After all, … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear Club Cheers Children in the Hospital

The following note just came in the mail from Children’s Hospital: Dear Students of Noble and Greenough School,Thank you so much for your wonderful and thoughtful donation of 300 Teddy bears! Every child who received a bear on Christmas eve … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays From Nobles Families to Agencies in Boston

Holiday songs brighten the season at the Pine Street Inn. What do 300 Teddy Bears, 60 blankets, 200 coats, 6 boxes of supplies, 75 snowflake gifts, 60 ceramic plates, 10 songs, 65 scarves, and lots of holiday cookies have in … Continue reading

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New Initiatives Energize Season of Thanksgiving

In the spirit of “always getting better” that Nobles espouses for all school programs, two new service initiatives stand out. You might have already noted the Graduates Council collaboration with “Meals of Hope,” which packaged ten thousand meals on the … Continue reading

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