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The Nobles Community

Reflections from Chris Pratt ‘10 Nobles Math Faculty, Boys Soccer Coach and Admission Officer I struggled at first to find my place here at Nobles. With so many talented students around me I wasn’t sure where I fit. At that time soccer was a large part of my identity and after being one of the… Read more »

Coeducation and the Nobles Mission

At Noble and Greenough School, our excitement about learning and our commitment to students translate to extraordinary intellectual and personal growth in young people. Academics at Nobles are challenging—yet our community balances high expectations with joy in the classroom, on the playing fields and on stage. Always, the Nobles experience is anchored in authentic relationships… Read more »

This Nobles Life – Nobleman podcast

Check out this message from the editors of our school newspaper, The Nobleman, and listen to the first episode of This Nobles Life: “In the debut episode of This Nobles Life, the Nobleman podcast, William Wang (class I) shares his heartwarming story of coming to America from Taiwan, and his first day of school in… Read more »

New courses at Nobles

Check out this interesting piece about new course offerings at Nobles this year. New Courses, New Perspectives

Happy Birthday, Nobles!

Throughout this school year and into next fall, members of the Nobles community will take part in events to mark the school’s sesquicentennial or 150th birthday. Here are a few of the events planned for the sesquicentennial: The school’s Senior Writer, Joyce Eldridge, is writing a school history that will be published this spring. The… Read more »

Getting the most out of an Open House

On Saturday, October 17th, Nobles will host its annual fall Open House. We hope to see you there! Although the event will be more of an Open Schoolhouse, we invite you to think of the event in the same way that you might approach an actual Open House. For example: Feel free to stop by. You… Read more »

Advice From Nobles Students

Congratulations to our newly admitted students! We recently asked first year Nobles students to reflect on their time here so far and to provide some advice for you about life at Nobles. Here are some of the major themes that they touched upon in their responses:  Forge Friendships “Coming from a big public school, people with… Read more »

Your Fall To-Do List for the School Search

We thought this might be a good time to check in with all of our prospective students and families regarding the secondary school search and what you should be thinking as the fall progresses. At this point, you are probably still in the information collecting phase. You should be attending school fairs and/or open houses,… Read more »

The importance of “fit”; when the Brannock Device isn’t an option

Unlike shoes, for which you can fairly easily determine your size using the under-appreciated Brannock Device, admission “fit” is nebulous. Shoes either fit or they don’t fit, whereas admission fit can be more difficult to determine and even more difficult to define. When reviewing an application to Nobles, we ask ourselves: Will this student be… Read more »