News Archive

September 8th 2015
In addition to all the new students who joined the community in September, Middlesex welcomed eight new faculty members to the School. A graduate of Phillips Academy and MIT, Jasmin Baek brings her understanding of adolescents and schools to the Admissions Office. After serving as an educational consultant in Korea for nearly three years, she earned her Ed.M. at Harvard Graduate School of Education and interned in the admissions offices of MIT and Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied...
September 8th 2015
August 30th 2015
Middlesex students and faculty participated in a diverse array of summer adventures, from playing music to dancing, flying, building, competing, and everything in between.  Below are a few stories from our community about their summer adventures. Even though Sophie '16 received her pilot's license last summer, this summer was the first time she took her dad up flying:Middlesex oarsman Daniel '17 attended the US Junior National Team Development Camp as one of 28 young men from around the country...
August 24th 2015
Middlesex School has had the services of a Certified Athletic Trainer on staff since 1985. What does that mean for your child(ren)? Athletic Trainers help prevent and treat injuries for people who are physically active. Recognized by the American Medical Association as allied health professionals, athletic trainers specialize in the prevention, assessment, immediate care, and rehabilitation of injuries that result from physical activity. Athletic Trainers must be able to recognize, evaluate,...
August 11th 2015
Each May, along with the excitement on the circle, the slow walks down to the pond, and the blooming flowers, Middlesex students participate in another annual rite, Advanced Placement testing. On the heels of a year’s worth of learning and preparation, Middlesex students dedicate the first two weeks of May testing what they have learned on these national exams, which are taken by students throughout the country. Each year, Middlesex students display strong performances, and the 2015 AP exam...
July 26th 2015
We are proud to announce that Middlesex School is part of a pilot group of 32 independent schools assisting the Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB) in the ground-breaking development of a new non-cognitive assessment.  Intended to complement the cognitive measures currently assessed in our admission process, the new Character Skills Assessment (CSA) from SSATB will offer insights into an applicant’s character attributes and add great value to the holistic evaluation of applicants...
July 14th 2015
A Memorial Service for Loring will be held on Sunday, September 27th at 2:00 at the Memorial Chapel in Lambert Hall.  Reception to follow. Longtime Middlesex faculty member Loring Wilkins Coleman died peacefully in his sleep on July 7, 2015, at the age of 97. Loring was born on April 27, 1918, in Boston, MA, the son of the late Loring Wilkins Coleman and Christine Snelling. He grew up in Chicago, IL, but also spent much of his youth at Tanglewood, his grandmother’s residence and farm in Concord...
July 14th 2015
Five Middlesex actors are not letting the grass grow under their feet this summer.  Fresh off the Middlesex spring musical, Ragtime, these five thespians joined the Concord Youth Theatre's Young Adult Company.  Lucy Hirsch '18, Chad Arle '17, Grace Crozier '17, Elizabeth Telford '16, and Miles Petrie '15 recently performed in the critically-acclaimed musical classic, Music Man, in our own Cornelius Ayer Wood Theatre. Bravo!
June 28th 2015
With over 2,000 TED Talks to explore, where does one even begin?  Here are 13 of the best TED talks, recommended by the Middlesex faculty and staff: 1)  Susan Cain:  The power of introverts (2012) 2)  Billy Collins:  Two poems about what dogs think (probably) (2014) 3)  Benjamin Zander:  The transformative power of classical music (2008) 4)  Mellody Hobson:  Color blind or color brave? (2014) 5)  Shawn Anchor:  The happy secret to better work (2011) 6)  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie:  The danger of...
June 27th 2015
Mr. Harrison, former history teacher and current major gifts officer at Middlesex, compiled this list of "must see" films from the last century for one of his advisees, who was interested in improving her cultural literacy.  Dramas, love stories, comedies, action films, thrillers - there is something for everyone on his list.  Enjoy! All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) I was a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) The Call of the Wild (1935) Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Modern Times (1936) The...

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