Monthly Archives: January 2013

Downtime in the Alcoves

Faculty member Erika Guy (right) catches up with students in the Alcoves.

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Taking the Director’s Chair

Student directors Shanti Gonzales and Greg Swartz, both ’12 lead their cast in a full dress rehearsal before opening night of the student directed plays. Shipwrecked! by Donald Margulies, directed by Gonzales and Vamp Ire by Bradley Hayward, directed by … Continue reading

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Learning Latin

Two students meet after school with classics teacher Mark Harrington.

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Gathering Spot

The Arts Center lobby is a popular spot to catch up with friends or get a head start on homework after a long day of classes. There are plenty of comfy chairs, but–as you can see–some students prefer a floor seat.   … Continue reading

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Camera Obscura

Photo II students made this image with a room-sized camera obscura. Photography teachers John Hirsch and Kelsey Grousbeck, along with their students, constructed it by blacking out a room with large pieces of cardboard, leaving only a small aperture. The light … Continue reading

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How to Warm Up on a Cold, Cold Day

It’s 16 degrees outside, but weather.com says it feels like zero.  The antidote? Flik Dining Services serves up warm blueberry cobbler (and, yes, vanilla ice cream) at lunchtime.  

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Gumboot Dancing

Ten members of Kliptown Youth Program (KYP) performed gumboot dancing for the Nobles audience in Long Assembly. The dynamic group embraced their body as an instrument, making music through stomping, clapping and singing. They even gave Nobles students a quick … Continue reading

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Tech Savvy

Middle School students use their school-issued iPads during study hall.

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Many members of the Nobles community honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in the National Day of Service on Mon., Jan. 21. Volunteers gathered on campus and at agencies and organizations in the greater Boston … Continue reading

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In the Classroom

What’s happening in AP European History today? History teacher Nahyon Lee discusses political and social philosophy and reviews reading assignment “The Voice of Liberalism: John Stuart Mill ‘On Liberty.’ ”

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