News Category: Student Life

Making Connections

Sophomore discussion groups called “Connections” are under way. As part of our community life program, which includes the popular “Choices” program for freshmen, Connections aims to help new and returning sophomores get to know each other while simultaneously discussing topics that will help them negotiate these tricky adolescent years. Students meet in small groups of 10-12 students with a male…

Community Circles Up Against Cancer

Last Saturday evening, the Middlesex community gathered for “Circle Up Against Cancer,” a memorial walk and fundraising event held outside on the Circle. Organized by the School’s Campuses Against Cancer club, the event raised over $5,000 for the American Cancer Society. Leading up to the event, students and faculty decorated paper lantern bags in honor of loved ones affected by…

Common Sense Hosts 4th Annual MX Maple Brunch

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, the fourth annual MX Maple Brunch was held in Ware Hall.  Sponsored by Common Sense, the campus environmental group, the event is intended to raise awareness of sustainable, local food resources while giving students an opportunity to enjoy a delicious and healthful breakfast.  This year, as before, the sweet treat went like hotcakes.  For some,…

Middlesex Students and Faculty Raise Money for “Walk for Hunger”

A team of Middlesex students and faculy is proud to join the Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 7th.   We believe stable access to healthy food is a basic right for everyone. Local progams in more than 100 Massachusetts communities will be supported through money raised, including: food pantries, meal programs, food rescue, urban agriculture, farm and garden, and critical…

Finance Club Wins Investment Competition

This past fall, dozens of high school teams across New England entered the Colby Sawyer High School Investment Competition. Now, following several months of fierce competition, only one team stands atop the rest: The Middlesex Finance Club.  At the start of the competition, each team was given $100,000 virtual dollars to invest in the stock market. Operating under the name…

Travel Opportunities at Middlesex

Middlesex brings students from across the globe to learn and live together as a single community in Concord, Massachusetts, but we don’t stop there. As part of our commitment to a Global education, our students and faculty explore the world together during the School’s longer vacations and the summer months.    Each of the language departments sponsors international trips through…

Casino Night 2017

This past Saturday night, our campus buzzed with excitement as we celebrated our annual winter semiformal, Casino Night. While our students donned an array of formal wear, the dining hall saw its own transformation into a Casino (non-monetary, of course!). With a half dozen blackjack tables, roulette, craps, and delicious treats abound, everyone won, regardless of how the chips fell.…

Cards for Troops

Last Monday evening, over 125 students, faculty, staff, and faculty children gathered in Ware Hall to participate in Cards for Troops, an event that is quickly becoming one of the school’s favorite holiday traditions. Led by faculty members Pascale Musto, Paul Torres, and senior community service leaders, the group wrote and decorated holiday cards that will be mailed to a…

Walking for Hunger

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…