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Northwood News provides ongoing highlights important topics and areas of interest at Northwood School. 

May 20, 2022

Underclass Awards and Prizes Presented at a School Meeting Ceremony on May 12, 2022

Awards:

Dartmouth Book Award

Turner Jackson

Williams Book Award

Iva-Amanda Nelson

Brown Book Award

Noah Leddel

Bowdoin Book Award

James Schneid

University of Notre Dame Book Award

Christie-Ann Nelson

University of Rochester Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science… continue reading

May 11, 2022

Patagonian Road by Kate McCahill '02

An interview with Stephen Reed

“The world is broad and wide,” said Shakespeare. No one has the time to travel all its roads. It is unlikely that I will ever set foot in Central or South America even though I have made some wonderful friends who came to Northwood from countries such as Brazil, Guatemala, and Ecuador to play for our soccer program. This past vacation, however, I paid a paltry $6.99 to see their homelands through the eyes of a most observant, fearless adventurer, a writer whose prose manages to be both… continue reading

May 05, 2022

College Acceptances

by Stephen Reed

The results are in and this year’s Northwood seniors and 39 other graduates from recent classes who played hockey, skied, or otherwise filled gap years successfully navigated the college application process, earning acceptances at over 150 colleges. Some statistics and some thoughts about the process follow:

Applications filed by seniors: 310

Acceptances: 137

Early Decision/Early Action Acceptances: 28

Wait List: 32 (All these students have admits at other colleges)

Number of colleges… continue reading

April 01, 2022

The Nelson Sisters

by Stephen Reed

 

Over the last few years, Northwood has enrolled many outstanding international students. Recently, I spent some time with two such students, twin sisters from Saint Lucia, juniors Christie-Ann and Iva-Amanda Nelson.

Introduced to Northwood by a non-profit organization, Inspiring Young Minds, they saw Northwood as a chance for enhanced academic, artistic and athletic opportunities. Although Amanda was somewhat daunted by April’s cold weather on their first visit, both girls found the school welcoming, cozy, and… continue reading

March 29, 2022

A Dance Celebrating 50 years of Northwood Women

by Mandi Maiore

 

The creative process for this trimester’s elective, The Choreographic Mind, began with a series of questions: What are you passionate about? What have you discovered about yourself while here at Northwood? If you could create any dance piece, what would it look like? What message do you want to communicate to your audience? From these questions bloomed a beautiful response from three students doing a group choreography project together.

Jillian Clark '23, Ruby Maiore '22, and Ruby Lewin '… continue reading

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