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Four Seasons, Five Stars

Six 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…

T.A. Demoulas ’11 Selected in MLL Draft to Boston Cannons

T.A. Demoulas, a 2011 graduate of Middlesex, was drafted in the 8thround by the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse on Friday, Jan. 23rd. Demoulas was one of just three players selected from non-Division I programs. The Bentley University senior captained the Falcons last season and will continue to anchor the midfield this spring, with the team’s home opener on…

Students Team Up with Local Business for Charity

On the first day of semester break, Arts Division Head Tom Kane and six Middlesex students spent the day at Concord’s 80 Thoreau, helping serve at their annual charity brunch to raise money for the Greater Boston Food Bank. The students supported the 80 Thoreau staff, who were donating their time for the day, by checking coats, waiting and bussing tables, and working the dishwasher…

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…