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Seven Middlesex Artists Honored in Scholastic Art Awards

In 2017 over 330,000 works of art were submitted to the annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, and last week seven Middlesex artists were recognized for their exceptional work. Students in grades 7-12 were eligible to submit work in 29 different categories of art and writing, and several Middlesex artists were granted the prestigious “Gold Key” Award reserved for the…

Global Healthcare; Starting in Brazil

Elizabeth Stasior ’17 reflects on her internship at CEDAPS in Brazil. I hoped this summer to gain experience through a healthcare-specific internship, another step closer to my hope of attending a graduate school program for global healthcare. I hoped to serve an organization and learn along the way – getting to practically see an administration of healthcare.  I also hoped…

The Struggle for Social Justice

On January 15, 2018 – the date that would have been the 89th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – the Middlesex community remembered his courageous commitment to social justice and, at the same time, reflected on the civil rights issues and inequities that remain today. The full day of events featured three distinguished speakers: Dr. C.T. Vivian, who…

The Visual Poetry of Fritz Horstman

While construction is underway on brand new facilities for the visual arts at Middlesex, Department Head Stacey McCarthy continues to bring engaging artists to campus to broaden students’ exposure to current work and to different perspectives, mediums, and creative processes. On January 12, 2018, Fritz Horstman joined Stacey, students, and faculty in the Danoff Recital Hall to show and discuss…

Alumni Gather for MxAA Career Panels

Each January for the past ten years, the Middlesex Alumni Association has sponsored career panels in New York and Boston. The events provide alumni with the opportunity to hear helpful career advice from successful professionals in a variety of different fields. There is also an opportunity to network with the panelists and the other alumni in attendance. Many valuable connections…

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…