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Young Alumni Awarded Prestigious Scholarships

In a continuation of their exceptional academic careers at Middlesex, two young alumni have recently been awarded prestigious scholarships for their work as undergraduates. As we shared earlier this past spring, Katherine Lovell ’16 was selected to attend the Fulbright U.K Summer Institute. In addition to Katherine, Dakota Foster ’14, a rising senior at Amherst College, has been named a Truman…

AW/Mx2 Celebration Enjoyed By All

More than 500 alumni, current and past parents, faculty, staff, and friends gathered on campus during the weekend of June 9 and 10 to celebrate Alumni Weekend 2017 and the huge success of Mx2:The Campaign for Middlesex. Friday night’s New England clambake was a spectacular kickoff for the weekend! Guests gathered in and around the Celebration Tent for dinner 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,…

Track & Field Thrives at NEPSTA Division III Championships

Middlesex Girls’ Track & Field placed 2nd out of 24 teams at the NEPSTA Division III Championships last weekend. Their second consecutive 2nd-place honors came from a true team showing, with nine athletes scoring points and contributing to the team score.  Middlesex athletes boasted scoring places in the sprints, hurdles, mid-distance races, jumps, and throws. Senior captains Ari Odom and Eliza…

Building Legacies

Head of School Kathy Giles addressed the Class of 2017 during the commencement ceremony on Monday, May 29.  Here are excerpts from her remarks: So, Class of 2017, here we are. More than any other class in this school’s recent history, you have lived among the beeps and whistles of construction noises. You have seen the Mary Mae Village built;…

Middlesex Excels in International Physics Bowl

This spring, two teams of Middlesex physics students performed exceptionally well in the AAPT Physics Bowl. The competition, which is organized by the American Association of Physics Teachers, features a multiple-choice test that challenges students to solve forty advanced physics questions in 45 minutes (to get a taste, see this year’s test here!). Over 6,500 students from around the world…

Hunt ’17 Receives National Wrestling Hall of Fame Award for Excellence

On May 3, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame recognized Naomi Hunt ’17 as the recipient of the Massachusetts State Chapter Award for the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award. First presented in 2014, the TSHSEA is named for Tricia Saunders, a four-time World Champion and women’s wrestling pioneer. Saunders was the first woman to be inducted as a distinguished member of…

Lovell ’16 Selected to Attend Fulbright U.K Summer Institute

The School is incredibly proud of Katherine Lovell ’16, who recently earned an invitation to attend a U.K Summer Fulbright Institute. For more information on the program and Katherine’s accomplishments as an undergraduate at Holy Cross, please read the following press release: Worcester, Mass.—Two members of the Class of 2020 have been invited to attend U.K. Summer Fulbright Institutes during…