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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,…

Plaque Project: Rhoden Monrose ’05

Rhoden Monrose, MX ’05, after moving from the small island of Saint Lucia to Harlem, NY, strived to fit in and mingle with other children in the district. Although he considered himself extremely lucky and happy for liberating himself from the rural confinements of Saint Lucia, he had difficulty getting accustomed to the new environment set forth by Harlem, NY.…