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Grand Opening

The arrival of summer officially marked the completion of Middlesex’s first full semester in the Bass Arts Pavilion and Danoff Visual Arts Center. Throughout the spring, students and faculty filled these magnificent new facilities with their boundless creativity, energy, and artistry. The largest new space, the Kaye Main Stage, hosted all-school assemblies, renowned guest speakers, and, most notably, the Theatre…

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…

From Finite to Infinite

As a former trustee, the father of two graduates, and the sponsor of an enriching, decade-long lecture series called “The Hub at Middlesex,” Dr. Alan Lightman has indeed had “a long association with Middlesex,” as he said at the start of his evening chapel talk on April 23, 2019. Well-known and highly respected as an astrophysicist and educator, a novelist…

Incoming Head of School, David Beare, Visits Campus

This week Middlesex welcomed to campus our next Head of School, David Beare, as he and his wife, Rachael, visited for three busy and exciting days. During his visit, Mr. Beare immersed himself in all aspects of our community, meeting students, faculty, and staff in a variety of settings. He sat in on several classes, attended our weekly Wednesday Chapel,…

Middlesex Theatre Presents: Kiss Me Kate

Kiss Me Kate May 3rd and 4th 8:00 PM Kaye Theatre What better way to open the new Kaye theatre than with a classic American musical that merges Cole Porter’s music and lyrics with a comedy by William Shakespeare? With songs including Another Op’nin, Another Show and Too Darn Hot this show is an unabashed love letter to the theater.  With expanded seating we have room for…

Rethinking the Classics

Through the combined resources of the Mudge Family Fund for the enrichment of the classics and the Equity and Inclusion Speaker Series, Middlesex welcomed distinguished scholar Dan-el Padilla Peralta to campus on April 2. An assistant professor of classics at Princeton University – where he earned his undergraduate degree – Professor Padilla Peralta spoke in Assembly about his personal and…

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…