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Thanksgiving 2019 Travel

In a couple of weeks Middlesex will let out for Thanksgiving vacation, a break that officially begins after students’ last obligations on November 23rd and ends at 8:30pm on December 2nd. Exceptions to leave before 11 am on the 23rdor to arrive after 8:30pm on the second require permission through the Dean’s Office. Please note: all students must leave campus…

The Right to Health

In lieu of the annual “All-School Read” assignment, Middlesex students have been asked this year to think about the “ethics of opportunity” – to consider the kinds of advantages that some people enjoy while others lack access to those benefits. Guest speakers in September shed light on the opportunities of education and finances, showing how having access to both can…

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…

Community Life at Middlesex

One of Middlesex’s signature programs, “Community Life,” has been active since students first arrived on campus in September. Seniors have spent hours with a range of faculty perspectives in order to examine how they can be healthy, active, and able leaders throughout the school year. Class III students, meanwhile, explored identity, wellness, and community culture in their weekly program, Connections.…

September Overview

In the past two weeks Student Life programming of all sorts has been in full swing. Sophomores have been busy in Connections, Seniors worked together during Senior Leadership, and the entire school enjoyed a weekend dedicated to our All School Read. Along with sports games, play tryouts, and Freedom of Speech, Middlesex has been buzzing with activity.  Senior Leadership training…

Sophomore Connections

Sophomore discussion groups called “Connections” are now 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…

Grand Opening

The arrival of summer officially marked the completion of Middlesex’s first full semester in the Bass Arts Pavilion and Danoff Center for the Visual Arts. 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,…