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Questions of Justice

“Close your eyes,” began Harvard Lecturer Kaia Stern, “and imagine a 16-year-old boy with a scar on his face who has been found guilty of murder in the second degree.” Before addressing the topics of “justice, punishment, and transformation” in evening chapel on April 13, Dr. Stern first wanted her Middlesex audience to think about another teenager – one serving…

MxAA Gala Auction Reaches New Heights!

Attended by over 200 alumni, parents, faculty, and friends of Middlesex, the 2017 Middlesex Alumni Association Gala Auction was a smashing success in every way! The Four Seasons Hotel in Boston once again provided a lovely venue for guests to enjoy one’s another company and celebrate the arrival of spring. Everyone was in a bidding mood, as the evening’s silent…

An Island Microcosm Transformed

Even before he became a Middlesex student in 1952, Crocker Snow, Jr. ’57 was already a regular visitor to Muskeget, the windswept, uninhabited island of 250 acres that his family co-owns with nearby Nantucket. On April 4, 2017, Crocker returned to campus to talk about the significant changes he has observed in this small ecosystem over the past six decades.…

For Love of Country

Thanks to the efforts of a Middlesex alumna and current parent, the School was fortunate to host Juan Carlos Pinzón, the ambassador of Colombia to the United States, at an Assembly on March 28, 2017. Detailing how and why he chose a life of service to his country and its people, Ambassador Pinzón explained that he is motivated by his…

MxAA Auction Catalog – Read All About It!

Thanks to our creative and generous alumni, parents and friends, the Middlesex Alumni Association has curated an impressive lineup of Silent, Super Silent, and Live auction items for the upcoming Gala Benefit and Auction at the Four Seasons Boston on April 7th.  These items have been compiled into a virtual Auction Catalog that can be perused online or downloaded for printing.…

Travel Opportunities at Middlesex

Middlesex brings students from across the globe to learn and live together as a single community in Concord, Massachusetts, but we don’t stop there. As part of our commitment to a Global education, our students and faculty explore the world together during the School’s longer vacations and the summer months.    Each of the language departments sponsors international trips through…

Challenging Assumptions about Identity

A seemingly simple word, “identity” is a complicated concept – one that the Middlesex community considers during weekly senior chapels, regular Spectrum Dialogues, and at annual events such as the Diversity Symposium. “Some people have a privilege of not being reminded of their identity on a constant basis,” noted Director of Multicultural and Community Development Pascale Musto, opening the 2017…