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Weather Updates

Check back here for updates about Middlesex School’s schedule. * Classes cancelled Wednesday 1/28 * * All practices cancelled Monday 1/26 & Tuesday 1/27; Games cancelled Wednesday 1/28* 1/26/15  With the impending blizzard, expected to begin Monday night, Middlesex has cancelled all classes for Wednesday, January 28.  Students do not need to return from semester break until Wednesday evening by…

The Lasting Influence of Dr. King

On the evening of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Middlesex community explored and celebrated Dr. King’s legacy through presentations given by several faculty members, each of whom was guided by the question: How does MLK’s message still animate and inspire your work today? Individually and collectively, their responses highlighted not only the significance of Dr. King’s work for civil…

Music and the Civil Rights Movement

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day, music faculty member Marcus Rabb recounted these musical moments closely linked to the civil rights movement: 1.  “Lift Every Voice and Sing” – written by James Weldon Johnson to honor Booker T. Washington, it was first performed as a poem in 1900 before being set to music by John Rosamon Johnson,…

Community Life & Inclusivity

At Middlesex, our Community Life program is about teaching and ensuring healthy living in our community.  At regular assemblies and meetings designed to stimulate open conversation, we address a range of topics and issues.  This week’s topic was inclusivity.  Students and faculty met in combined advising groups to share their stories – for four minutes each.  The premise behind the exercise is that…

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…