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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,...
April 21st 2016
Initiated in 2015 through the generosity of a current parent, the Middlesex Speaker Series in Math and Science brought a second guest to campus on April 19, 2016. With the School about to celebrate the 40th reunion of its first coeducational class, it was an opportune moment for the presentation of Dr. Penny Noyce, whose talk concerned “Magnificent Minds: Pioneering Women in Science and Medicine.” Dr. Noyce is an educator, writer, and medical doctor who has authored two books about noteworthy...
April 20th 2016
When Sarah enrolled as a freshman in 1984, Middlesex had been coeducational for a full decade. An outstanding, tri-varsity athlete who was inducted into Middlesex’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003, Sarah went on to play varsity lacrosse as a Harvard undergraduate when the team won the National Championship in 1990. She began her career with Microsoft and, following her graduation from Harvard Business School, moved into the realm of online entrepreneurial ventures. Since the late 1990s, Sarah has...
April 20th 2016
On Wednesday April 20, Middlesex celebrated the Day of Silence, a national event that brings attention to anti-LGBT language and behavior.  Nearly 30 students took a vow of silence for the day to illustrate the silencing effect of bullying and harrassment on members of the LGBT community.  An additional 300 members of the community donned colorful t-shirts to show their support, an effort organized by our own Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club on campus.  
April 20th 2016
Pippin  Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz  Book by Roger O. Hirson Friday April 29 and Saturday April 30 8:00 PM  "Pippin" is the story of a young prince determined to find his place in the world and meaning in his life.  This coming of age story seems an apt journey for a high school to explore.  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...
April 13th 2016
Within the first few minutes of the guest speaker’s presentation on April 8, it was obvious why history teacher Sam Hoar ’07 had wanted to bring one of his college mentors to address the Middlesex community. Informed and analytical, engaging and humorous, Dr. Matt Dickinson – a professor of political science at Middlebury College – talked about a topic on many people’s minds in the current presidential election process: “Why the Donald is Winning.” Last summer, Dr. Dickinson admitted, he had...
April 11th 2016
Thanks to his exceptional performance on the American Invitational Mathematics Examination, Daniel Lee ’18, of Seoul, South Korea, was recently invited to take the USA Junior Math Olympiad, or USA(J)MO.  Of the thousands of test takers, only about 500 students are invited to take the USA(J)MO.  The USA Junior Mathematical Olympiad is administered simultaneously and synchronously across US time zones.  This year administration will be on Tuesday April 19 and Wednesday April 20.  It will consist...
April 8th 2016
Wanji arrived on campus in the fall of 1983, the 10th year of coeducation at Middlesex. After earning both her B.A. and J.D. at Howard University, she was associate counsel at Lockheed Martin IMS Corporation and then practiced law at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (formerly Shaw Pittman LLP). Joining American Express in 2002, she became their managing counsel in the general counsel’s office, leading a team that provided global legal support on a variety of business issues. With a strong...
April 4th 2016
With the help of his economics teacher, Mr. Pandolfini, and his history teacher, Mr. Risley, senior Jack Yoon recently had a paper accepted for publication in The Concord Review, a quarterly journal that publishes the academic work of secondary school students worldwide.  Below is the abstract of Jack's paper, titled "John Law: Murderer, Economist, Statesman" and set to be published in June 2016 in the summer issue of The Concord Review.  Congratulations, Jack! Following the War of Spanish...

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