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Emily Stark ’12 Named 2015 Cross Country Captain at Yale University

Emily Stark, a 2012 Middlesex graduate, was recently elected captain of the 2015 Cross Country team at Yale University. The junior has been a leader for the Bulldogs for three years and will anchor a strong returning squad in 2015. The Concord, Mass. native was a standout runner during her Middlesex career and has continued to push the boundaries at…

Hockey Alumni Hit The Ice

A spirited group of alumni hockey players spanning four decades returned to the ice at Pratt Rink on Sunday, January 11 for the annual alumni hockey game. The game featured a family line comprised of Rob Tittmann ’79, Edward Tittmann ’86 and Jon Luke Tittmann ’14. The players proved they still have plenty of offensive skill, as the odd year…

Meet Annie Ku, Head of the Chinese Department

Born and raised in Taiwan, where her Beijing-born father and Shanghai-born mother moved after the Chinese Civil War, Annie Ku came to the United States in 1986.  She began teaching in 1989, first at Philips Andover, then Concord Academy, and finally Concord-Carlisle High School before arriving at Middlesex in 2000.  Her daughter Frances ’07 and her son Yih-Jen ’12 both…

Children’s Play Supports a Good Cause

On Sunday, January 11, Middlesex students presented Snow White and the Seven Robbers to a delighted audience of local children.  Directed by Hannah Platt ’15, the show is a twist on a classic fairy tale.  The performance raised $1200 to support the Linawo Children’s Home, which cares for abandoned or neglected children in the Cape Town area of South Africa. It…

Freshmen Call Mindfulness the “Best Class Ever!”

All freshmen at Middlesex participated in an Introduction to Mindfulness course for nine weeks this fall.  Mindfulness is about learning to direct our attention to our present moment experience (senses, thoughts, emotions) with open-minded curiosity and acceptance. Rather than worrying about what has happened or might happen, it trains us to respond skillfully to whatever is happening right now.  Mindfulness has…

Freshmen Call Mindfulness the “Best Class Ever!”

All freshmen at Middlesex participated in an Introduction to Mindfulness course for nine weeks this fall.  Mindfulness is about learning to direct our attention to our present moment experience (senses, thoughts, emotions) with open-minded curiosity and acceptance. Rather than worrying about what has happened or might happen, it trains us to respond skillfully to whatever is happening right now.  Mindfulness has…

Family Matters: Raising Healthy Children in Challenging Times

Robert Evans, Ed.D:  Raising Healthy Children in Challenging Times Saturday, January 17th, 9:30am – 11am Ware Hall (Barron Room) The Middlesex Parents’ Association is pleased to host a very special speaker on Saturday, January 17th from 9:30-11:00am.   Robert Evans, Ed.D., noted author, clinical and organizational psychologist, and Director of the Human Relations Service in Wellesley, MA, will address MX parents and friends on Family…

Plaque Project: Kate Stearns Symonds ’87

The Plaque Project is an Alumni Ambassador driven initiative to create an informal history  about the subject matter of certain plaques carved by Middlesex alumni. The Alumni Ambassadors have been in contact with members of the Middlesex Alumni Association since the beginning of the 2011 school year to discuss each of their respective plaques. Plaques are a time honored tradition…

Plaque Project: Hunter Moorman ’60

Hunter Moorman’s plaque is of him, blindfolded, about to whack a piñata. At the beginning, Hunter didn’t know what he could possibly carve to symbolize and represent his entire Middlesex experience. Simultaneously, he was busy pondering the topic of his college essay for his applications. He wondered, like every other Middlesex student, what he cared about enough to write about,…