News Category: Academics

Robotics Club Takes to the Skies

The Middlesex Robotics Club is a student-led enthusiast group that explores the world of robotics and engineering. Each year, students choose a theme and plan their designs and builds around it. This year’s theme is aeronautics and the club is building light drones under the leadership of Logan Tonra ’20, Walker Massey ’20, Colin Finke ’20 and Luke Andresen ’21. Students first…

Middlesex Physics Shines in “PhysicsBowl”

The Middlesex Physics teams represented Middlesex admirably this year in their first and only contest of the year: the American Association of Physics Teacher’s PhysicsBowl. This challenging 40 question multiple choice test was taken by 7100 students this year from hundreds of schools across the world, and our students performed very well against tough competition. Both our Division 1 (first year physics students, our…

DeGreeff ’19 Awarded Amazon Scholarship for Computer Science

On Tuesday, April 1st, Amazon announced that senior Jeremiah DeGreeff ’19 has been selected as one of the 100 recipients of their prestigious “Future Engineers Scholarship.” Through this national prize, Amazon has awarded Jeremiah a $40,000 scholarship along with a guaranteed internship as he pursues an undergraduate degree in computer science. As stated by Amazon’s Press Release, recipients of the…

Dong ’19 Named Regeneron STS Scholar

This week, Middlesex senior Leo Dong ’19 was named a 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar. Leo was selected as one of the 300 top competitors out of a pool of nearly 2,000 entries nationwide for his project titled  “netDAE: Novel Feature Learning Method of Gene Expression Data Based on a NetworkEnhanced Denoising Autoencoder.” Further information about the Talent Search can be…

Academic Awards for Fall 2017

After each semester at Middlesex, we gather to celebrate the academic achievements of our students at the Academic Awards Assembly.  At last week’s assembly, we acknowledged work done in the 2017 fall semester. For a full list of students receiving honors, please click here. To open assembly, Classics teacher Dan Barber reflected on the true meaning of knowledge . His remarks are reprinted…

Harrison Appointed to Littlejohn Chair

Teacher, coach, advisor, administrator – and the parent of two School presidents, Sam ’06 and Nina ’12 – Paul Harrison certainly knows Middlesex well from his many different roles over the years. With the retirement of his longtime colleague Ned Herter ’73, Paul recently and deservedly inherited two additional titles: Senior Master (as the current, longest serving faculty member) and…