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Community Service Day 2017

On Monday September 25th, our annual Community Service Day allowed both students and faculty to provide a day of service to the surrounding community.  While sophomores bonded on their class retreat and seniors visited colleges or worked on applications, the rest of the school spread across the state in small teams comprised of students and faculty. Several groups enjoyed the unseasonably warm…

Alumni, Parents, and Faculty Gather for Annual Kingman Cup

The calendar said late September, but the weather was sultry and summer-like for the 2017 Kingman Cup at the Concord Country Club on September 25. A spirited group of over 75 alumni, parents, faculty, and friends of Middlesex came together to enjoy and afternoon of golf and tennis while honoring the memory of Brad Kingman, who served the School for…

Democracy and a Free, Fair Press

The history and reputation of “the media” took center stage in Middlesex’s All-School Read (ASR) assignment this year with the selection of a unique, nonfiction graphic novel: The Influencing Machine. With text by journalist Brooke Gladstone and illustrations by cartoonist Josh Neufeld, the work details not only longstanding challenges in journalism, such as bias and objectivity, but also newer complications…

Making Connections

Sophomore discussion groups called “Connections” are 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 male…

Boston Globe Features the Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center

Since its official opening on June 10th, the Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center has been receiving rave reviews within the community. Recently, that acclaim has extended far beyond the community as word spreads about the building’s unique evolution from an old steam plant to a state-of-the-art, sustainable Campus Center. Most notably, the Boston Globe featured the Rachel Carson Center in…

Young Alumni Awarded Prestigious Scholarships

In a continuation of their exceptional academic careers at Middlesex, two young alumni have recently been awarded prestigious scholarships for their work as undergraduates. As we shared earlier this past spring, Katherine Lovell ’16 was selected to attend the Fulbright U.K Summer Institute. In addition to Katherine, Dakota Foster ’14, a rising senior at Amherst College, has been named a Truman…

AW/Mx2 Celebration Enjoyed By All

More than 500 alumni, current and past parents, faculty, staff, and friends gathered on campus during the weekend of June 9 and 10 to celebrate Alumni Weekend 2017 and the huge success of Mx2:The Campaign for Middlesex. Friday night’s New England clambake was a spectacular kickoff for the weekend! Guests gathered in and around the Celebration Tent for dinner and…

French Students Shine in Grand Concours

Every year, the Middlesex French department participates in the The Grand Concours, an annual National French Contest sponsored by the AATF (American Association of the teachers of French). This year, 78,899 students in all 50 states and Puerto Rico participated. Middlesex School presented 68 students in all the 5 levels in the Grand Concours, and 42 students received a medal. Nationally,…