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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…

AP Studio Art 2017 Exhibition

AP STUDIO ART   EXHIBITION 2017  Please join us for a reception on May 19 and 26 at 9pm Cornelius Ayer Wood Gallery Featuring the work of AP Studio Art students: Shannon Wing ’17 Brenna Chitkara ’17 Elizabeth Mullaney ’17 Addy Seeman ’17 Maile Cowell ’17 Anna Buchholz ’17 Isobel Shaffer ’17 Jack Symonds ’17

Longtime teacher, coach, and mentor Ned Herter ’73 P’97’99’02 to Retire in June

After 38 years of distinguished teaching, coaching, and mentoring Middlesex students, Ned Herter ’73 P’97’99’02 will retire this June. Fittingly, The Class of 2017, to recognize all Ned has done for them and the School over his career, has voted Ned to be their graduation speaker! Middlesex will celebrate Ned throughout this spring and into next fall with the following…

“Into the Woods” Enchants Audiences in Final Production of Wood Theatre

On May 5th and 6th, the Middlesex theatre department presented this year’s spring musical, Into the Woods. The dazzling performance was led by an exceptional and experienced cast and crew, and was the perfect sendoff for the Wood Theatre, which hosted its final performance after decades of service to Middlesex Arts. Former faculty member Hugh Fortmiller, who helped design the theatre and…

Community Circles Up Against Cancer

Last Saturday evening, the Middlesex community gathered for “Circle Up Against Cancer,” a memorial walk and fundraising event held outside on the Circle. Organized by the School’s Campuses Against Cancer club, the event raised over $5,000 for the American Cancer Society. Leading up to the event, students and faculty decorated paper lantern bags in honor of loved ones affected by…

Common Sense Hosts 4th Annual MX Maple Brunch

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, the fourth annual MX Maple Brunch was held in Ware Hall.  Sponsored by Common Sense, the campus environmental group, the event is intended to raise awareness of sustainable, local food resources while giving students an opportunity to enjoy a delicious and healthful breakfast.  This year, as before, the sweet treat went like hotcakes.  For some,…

Kiara ’17 Wins National Award for Aspirations in Computing

Over her three years at Middlesex, Kiara Wahnschafft has collected a staggering number of accolades for her exceptional work in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). A two-time recipient of the School’s Matthew S. Brown ’03 Award in Computer Science, Kiara has also garnered significant recognition for her performance in public competitions like The Physics Bowl, American Computer Science League…

Middlesex Students and Faculty Raise Money for “Walk for Hunger”

A team of Middlesex students and faculy is proud to join the Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 7th.   We believe stable access to healthy food is a basic right for everyone. Local progams in more than 100 Massachusetts communities will be supported through money raised, including: food pantries, meal programs, food rescue, urban agriculture, farm and garden, and critical…

Finance Club Wins Investment Competition

This past fall, dozens of high school teams across New England entered the Colby Sawyer High School Investment Competition. Now, following several months of fierce competition, only one team stands atop the rest: The Middlesex Finance Club.  At the start of the competition, each team was given $100,000 virtual dollars to invest in the stock market. Operating under the name…