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

October 10, 2022

Five cities in ten days -- by the end of my trip out West with Head of School, Mr. Maher, I was both tired and exhilarated.  

The great perk of working in the Advancement Office is meeting with my former students and many who preceded me at Northwood and learning of their fascinating occupations and life stories, beginning with Pam Scheideler ’90 and Justin Gray ’92 in L.A.   

Our visit in that city featured a terrific party hosted by Bob Valentine ‘57 at the Manhattan Beach Club. Being near Hollywood, we were not surprised to meet a mix of traditional occupations (… continue reading

September 22, 2022

WPTZ (NBC) TV recently traveled to the Olympic Center to profile a few of this year's Prep and Varsity hockey players.

Click the link below to enjoy the show!

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September 21, 2022

In early August this summer, I traveled to London for a few days to officiate at the wedding ceremony of Danny Robertson ’09. He and his lovely wife, Siobahn, had been married the previous year in a ceremony that was necessarily low-key due to Covid restrictions. For this ceremony they hosted family and friends from as far away as Australia for a more festive celebration. 

Having been a Justice of the Peace back in the 90s and having retained the privilege of marrying couples, I have done probably 100+ ceremonies, a couple dozen for Northwood grads and faculty. The venue for this… continue reading

September 16, 2022

Pathways -- September 21 at 8:00 pm

Northwood is pleased to announce its first Pathways presentation of the new school year. This coming Wednesday evening (September 21), four graduates with varied and successful experience as entrepreneurs will be our guests on a panel hosted by Luke Daniels ‘14

Gale Mullen graduated from Northwood in 1981 and the University of Pennsylvania in 1985. She holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto. She is the co-founder of Nao Now Tutoring - an online English tutoring platform that connects American college students (tutors) with Korean… continue reading

September 14, 2022

Fortunately, the cheap canvas reproduction of Bruegel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus still hung in the auditorium; two days earlier, I’d been tapped to sub for an English teacher who would be missing the first few days of the new school year.  

The course content of the sections of Facing Adversity and Word to Essay emphasizes critical thinking and writing, so with a few good lessons in my mind’s back pocket and a smile on my face, I ventured to Classroom 106 in the Uihlein building.  

Once all were seated, I got the students from behind their desks, brought them to… continue reading

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