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Faculty Open Houses 2017

It’s not uncommon for our students to visit faculty homes on campus for a delicious meal, a quick (or never-ending) game of Monopoly, or a casual fireside chat. But each year we also have a special weekend activity called “Faculty Open Houses” in which teachers across campus welcome in students for a variety of fun, games, and food. Some students…

Dakota Foster ’14 Named Marshall Scholar

Earlier this month, Middlesex alumna Dakota Foster was one of 43 U.S students awarded a 2018 Marshall Scholarship. Widely regarded as one of the most prestigious scholarships available to U.S students, the Marshall Scholarship is granted to “intellectually distinguished young Americans [and] their country’s future leaders,” and funds graduate study for Americans at any university in the United Kingdom. Foster, who had…

Annual Holiday Concert Fills Chapel with Joy

The Holiday Concert is the School’s annual celebration of the winter holidays in music.  Over the years, these concerts have presented a wide array of musical styles, from Renaissance motets to Duke Ellington.  The 2017 concert featured selections from Mozart’s 1780 composition, Vesperae solennes de confessore. A chorus of over 100 students, faculty and staff joined together to sing holiday favorites…

“Wilson Wants It All” Awes Audiences

On November 14th and 15th, the Middlesex theatre department presented Wilson Wants It All in a spectacular and thought-provoking performance. Taking place in 2050, Wilson Wants It All depicted the future of a divided nation that is in the hands of a single man as he manipulates the fate of twin daughters, heirs to an American political dynasty. Imaginative, challenging, and peppered with…

Student Political Artwork Showcased in New York Times and Cambridge Gallery

This fall, many Middlesex visual artists have channeled their creative energy towards the political sphere, and recently several of our talented artists have been honored for their outstanding work. In November, over 800 students submitted cartoons to the New York Times annual Editorial Cartoon Contest, and Middlesex students Veronica DeMornay-O’Neal and Itsy Seeman ’18  were selected as Runner-Up and Honorable Mention, respectively,…

Middlesex Athletic Trainers Honored

Middlesex School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its Athletic Training Staff; Laura Darby McNally & Tory Sowizral. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment. “Middlesex School is…

Middlesex Athletics Completes Banner Week

The final week of the regular season was marked by overwhelming success for the Middlesex athletics program, with our fall sports teams accumulating an ISL Championship, a New England Championship, multiple playoff berths, and a varsity sweep over rival St. George’s. The momentum all started with Varsity Volleyball, who clinched a share of the ISL Championship on November 4th with…

Parents’ Weekend 2017 Recap

There are no historical records to prove it, but this year’s Parents’ Weekend may have been the most heavily attended yet!   This three day event offered a myriad of diverse activities and programs, opportunities for parents to engage with their students, multiple on-campus athletic events, and lots –and lots – of delicious food, all under clear blue Concord skies. Thursday…

A Safeguard of the Republic

Early in his legal career, Cass Sunstein ’72 was fortunate to spend his clerkship with legendary Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, who once recounted an exchange he had with Prince Philip back when Justice Marshall was a civil rights lawyer. “Would you like to know what I think of lawyers?” Prince Philip queried, to which Marshall replied, “Would you like…

In the Service of Justice

Each year, Middlesex honors the life and aspirations of Roger Clayland Bigelow ’44, who was killed in the battle of Iwo Jima in March of 1945. Because Roger had hoped to follow family tradition and pursue a career in the foreign service, his parents established a memorial lecture in his memory to encourage future Middlesex students to consider careers in…