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May 27th 2016
This spring, Middlesex artists participated in The Empty Bowls Project, a grassroots philanthropy initiative aimed at raising both money and awareness in the fight to end hunger. A team of Middlesex students, faculty, and faculty children gathered in the ceramics studio to make hundreds of bowls, which they shaped, fired, and glazed in the weeks leading up to the School's annual Spring Carnival. With help from Middlesex ceramics teacher Megan Morrison '09, the students then set up a station at...
May 16th 2016
The Concord Cheese Shop has long been a favorite lunch destination for Middlesex students, but this spring the town institutions strengthened ties further by teaming up for an innovative marketing project. Cheese Shop owner Peter Lovis had been looking to refresh his promotional materials for the store’s monthly Cheese Lovers Club, so he turned to a team of graphic designers just down Lowell Road: The Middlesex Printmaking and Graphic Design class.  “The project was a great way for the students...
May 16th 2016
AP STUDIO ART   EXHIBITION 2016     Opening Reception Friday, May 27 Cornelius Wood Gallery   Featuring the work of AP Studio Art students: Sam Cadigan '16 Bea Crow '16 Lily Henderson '16 Sarah Ong '16 Anna Pei '16 Caroline Price '16 Keki Takahara '16 Sonia Tremblay '16 Katie Waltman '16   Find a brief overview of each artist's concentration below:     Lily Henderson '16  The central idea of my concentration is a study of interior space. I explore the mood and feeling a room or furniture can...
May 9th 2016
Alumnae of Promise: Cinda Scott ’95 When Cinda enrolled as a freshman in the fall of 1991, Middlesex had recently reached another coeducation milestone, as Dr. Deirdre Ling had been appointed the first female head of school in 1990. Drawn to the sciences, Cinda earned a B.A. in biology and environmental studies at Middlebury College before completing a pre-medical post-bac program at Columbia University. Finding that she preferred marine biology to medicine, she earned her Ph.D. in marine...
May 9th 2016
Each summer Middlesex School students and faculty, both new and returning, participate together in the All-School Read (ASR).  The ASR is an opportunity to think about topics of personal and political significance.  Successful texts engage our imagination, our conscience, and our intellect.  They invite us to look critically and creatively at ourselves, our communities, and our world. This summer’s All-School Read, The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes...
May 8th 2016
When she sat down to write her recent senior Chapel talk, Mari '16 figured "by this point, I'd have something smart or insightful to talk about.  But less than eighteen years is hardly enough life experience to be wise about anything."  And yet, Mari did have some wisdom to betstow on the assembled crowd: "Sometimes, when you first meet a person, they look ordinary. They don’t look like anything remarkable. But then, as you get to know them, and their personality – their soul – grows on you...
May 3rd 2016
On Sunday May 1, a small team of Middlesex students and faculty joined more than 40,000 people to make a statement against hunger.  Team MX walked ten miles along the Charles River in Cambridge, MA and raised nearly $2,000.  Money raised from the walk will be used to support Project Bread, an organization that works to develop solutions that provide people with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food.  Thank you for your support! Team MX: Will Fletcher '16 Arielmy Morel '16 Idalina Pina...
May 1st 2016
On April 29 and 30, the Middlesex theatre department presented the musical "Pippin", the story of a young prince determined to find his place in the world and meaning in his life.  Originally performed on Broadway in 1972, this show was conceived to break down the imaginary "fourth wall" of the theater and directly address the live audience.  In that spirit, Middlesex's theatre department decided to stage this production in the round, an accomplishment not achieved on the Middlesex stage for...
April 26th 2016
Born the very year that Middlesex became coeducational, Anna joined the School as a new sophomore 15 years later. While a student at the University of Richmond, she started her film career as a summer assistant to the location manager she had originally met at Middlesex during the filming of School Ties. Not long after her college graduation, Anna joined Imagine Entertainment as the assistant to producer Brian Grazer. Over the past 18 years, she has served as story editor, creative executive,...
April 22nd 2016
In the election for School President and Vice President, the voting resulted in an unprecedented tie between rising seniors Jake Goorno and Grace Crozier.  As such, the two were elected as School Co-Presidents for the 2016-2017 school year! Grace has been a member of the Middlesex family since she was a toddler, when her father, Matt Crozier, joined the faculty.  A day student from Concord, Grace is an avid participant in the Arts at Middlesex.  She sings in the Small Chorus and Chapel Chorus,...

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