Monthly Archives: September 2012

Grandparents Day

Close to 500 grandparents arrived on campus with wide smiles, ready to spend the school day with their grandchildren. The wet weather didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits; grandparents enjoyed a special morning Assembly before joining students for classes, campus tours, formal … Continue reading

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Junot Diaz and Friends

Provost Bill Bussey took several Class I students to hear Dominican-American writer, editor and professor Junot Diaz speak. Pictured are Diaz, Paul Henderson, Samantha Rosen, Jessica Metelus, Hamzat Raheem and Bussey.

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English Class Inspiration

A classroom wall display chockfull of New Yorker covers is used as  “a springboard for discussions and writing assignments, plus it just looks cool!” says English teacher, Gia Batty.

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Pulitzer Prize Photographer Visits

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and Times-Picayune photographer Ted Jackson visited Nobles today from New Orleans. Jackson spoke in classes and shared some of his most compelling photos including those taken during Hurricane Katrina. Jackson has been with the New Orleans newspaper … Continue reading

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Happy Founder’s Day

Today is Founder’s Day, which commemorates the day in 1866 when Mr. George Washington Copp Noble (pictured above) opened his Classical School, the forerunner of today’s Nobles. A big thank you to Information Support Services member Chris Smick for the … Continue reading

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Finding the Center

This ceramics student isn’t afraid to get a little messy in pursuit of his art.  

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A Good Group

Some students pause to smile between classes in Pratt Middle School.

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Game Day

Wednesdays are game days at Nobles. Pictured here is the girls varsity soccer game against Loomis Chaffee. Congrats to the team on their 3-2 win!

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Drawings Come to Life

Middle School art teacher Lisa Jacobson helps a student with his drawing for a group animation project. After each student draws several continuous frames, the class will scan the drawings and watch their animation come alive on the computer.

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Great Way to Start the Week

Most of us are still waking up at 8 a.m. on a Monday morning, but Carter Sanders, Class of 2014, was more than awake and ready to entertain. He performed during the week’s first Assembly, setting a great tone for … Continue reading

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