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

November 10, 2022

Northwood post-graduate students Tam and George Nguyen are not only twins but also share the same passion for animation. The boys, both talented illustrators, are using part of their year at Northwood to further their skills and are working with animator, Dave Palmer. Mr. Palmer is an Emmy-nominated illustrator who has drawn for and directed a variety of productions including Blues Clues, and The Backyardigans. He has also been gracious with his time and spends an hour each week via Zoom mentoring the boys’ progress. Tam and George, born in Hanoi, Vietnam, and now living in Melbourne,… continue reading

November 10, 2022

"Today's student-athletes are stronger, faster, and more focused than in years past, says Northwood School's Athletic Trainer, Andy Donatello. And Donny, as he's known to the school community, shares his perspective from 26 years in the position.

After graduating from the University of New Hampshire in kinesiology and athletic training, he earned his Master's in Athletic Training at Indiana State University. Then, after two years working with Lake Placid Sports Medicine, he came to Northwood in 1997. "I love to come to work every day. Helping an injured athlete heal and get back… continue reading

October 14, 2022

The Crew's fall racing began on 24 September with the Tail of the Fish, on Fish Creek, in Saratoga Springs. Competing for Northwood were Gus Garvey '25 and Colin Kis '24 in the Boys' Varsity Single; Ashley Guevara '24 in the Girls' Varsity Single; and the Nelson twins, Christie-Ann and Amanda '23, in the Girls' Varsity Double. The regatta, occurring for the first time since 2019, ran in a shortened form, as a 3000-meter "stake" race (out-and-back time trial) on a 1500-meter buoyed course in the wide straightaway of the creek. Our squad of inexperienced racers were there to keep their wits… continue reading

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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