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

January 05, 2023

After one of the most distinguished careers in American hockey history, with extraordinary success at the prep, collegiate, and professional levels, Northwood’s Mark Morris will retire at the end of this season.

His successor will be the current Assistant Coach, Steve Mallaro. Both Morris and Mallaro are Northwood alumni, graduating in ’77 and ’06 respectively. In Morris’s first stint as Northwood’s Coach, Mallaro served as Captain of the first Northwood hockey squad to win forty games. 

An outstanding defenseman at Colgate University, Morris played professionally for the… continue reading

December 13, 2022

“Northwood’s Outing Club is about more than just giving students great opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. More importantly, the program provides experience with new cultures and ways of looking at the world,” says program Director, Bobby O’Connor who just returned from leading students on a rock-climbing expedition in Red Rocks, Nevada, and is now preparing for the program’s spring expedition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa at 19,341 ft.

Northwood School’s Outing Club, informally known as NOC, has provided generations of Northwood students introduction… continue reading

December 13, 2022

According to a recent article by the International Society of Automation, “The U.S. market for robotics and artificial intelligence career openings is exploding.” And, with an increasing number of jobs throughout all sectors of the economy involving robotics, students with experience in the field will enjoy distinct advantages both in college and in their future employment. The awareness of the rapidly changing workplace and the need for innovative thinking is driving the successes of Northwood School’s robotics program. Now in its 8th season, and under the direction of Technology… continue reading

December 12, 2022

After four years at Northwood School, Ashley Davis has moved on to play for the Cardinals - WPTZ , NBC 5


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Ashley Davis has made a long journey from Winterville, North Carolina, to play Division III college hockey at SUNY Plattsburgh. Before she started as a… continue reading

December 07, 2022

The week before my 1971 Northwood graduation, a couple of friends and I pulled a late-night caper: sneaking out, hitching a ride down Route 73, and hiking Cascade Mountain in the dark. Among our miscreant crew was Bobby Mattice '71, an extraordinary hockey and lacrosse player, but a rookie to the outdoors.

I hadn’t given that expedition much thought until many (many!) years later when I ran into Bobby on his descent from Giant Mountain. Incredibly, he was just finishing his 46er quest. What started as a lark turned into an important part of his adult life.

Bobby isn’t alone… continue reading

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