News Category: Academics

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…

French Students Shine in Grand Concours

Every year, the Middlesex French department participates in the The Grand Concours, an annual National French Contest sponsored by the AATF (American Association of the teachers of French). This year, 78,899 students in all 50 states and Puerto Rico participated. Middlesex School presented 68 students in all the 5 levels in the Grand Concours, and 42 students received a medal. Nationally,…