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Visual Storytelling

Through the regular visits of successful, working artists, Middlesex students have many opportunities to take in novel ways of seeing and creating, as well as to learn about the discipline and ingenuity that such a career demands.  Offering to “talk about things you can’t find in a Google search,” visiting artist David Hilliard was generous in sharing not only his…

Tiya Miles ’88 Wins Frederick Douglass Book Prize

On February 28th, Middlesex graduate Tiya Miles ’88 was awarded the Frederick Douglass Book Prize at the Gilder Lehrman Institute in New York City. The prize, given annually to the best book written in English on slavery or abolition, was awarded to Miles for her 2018 publication, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the…

Exploring the Distant Past

The next monumental phase of deep space research is close at hand, the Middlesex community learned on February 12, when Dr. Kathryn Flanagan addressed the School during morning Assembly. A senior scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Flanagan is among those responsible for the science operations of the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as the…

Four Seasons, Five Stars

8 years ago, when the MxAA began its search for a venue suitable for its inaugural Spring Gala Benefit and Auction, there were a few prerequisites: location, luxury and premier service.  The quest was brief, and one hotel distinguished itself from the rest.  Because of its unparalleled qualities, we are thrilled to return to the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Friday, April…

MxAA: Making the Connection!

The Middlesex Alumni Association (MxAA)  was founded 15 years ago with the goal of strengthening the relationships within and across classes, and as a result, reinforcing their bond to the School. In other words, the MxAA is all about making and keeping connections! Since 2004, its Board of Directors  has worked to establish a growing variety of programs that provide…

Why “Bold”?

Middlesex students and alumni have a long history of high achievement.  From the classroom to the boardroom, MX graduates innately reach for that next level, challenging themselves and others around them to be better, do more – with confidence and courage.   Be bold. The Middlesex Alumni Association strives to make those leaps and bounds more successful for those willing to…

Ambassadors of Hope

Celebrating both the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month, the Middlesex community met in the Kaye Theater on February 2, 2019, for a dynamic program of music, history, philosophy, and reflection. The morning began with an inspiring performance by the Ladies of Essence – a Tufts University women’s a cappella group specializing in…