The Science of Snowboarding
Nick Gilson ’07 A catamaran is formed by two hulls for balance, with sails in the middle. Two school environments — MB and Teach for America — might be the hulls supporting the business he now pilots. After graduation, Nick headed to Johns Hopkins University, majoring in Earth & Planetary Sciences, which perhaps gave him...
2018 RI Scholastic Art Award winners!
The following MB students have been awarded the 2018 RI Scholastic Art Awards. Congratulation for all your hard work and commitment to the Arts. Abby G. – Gold Key (Drawing) Lucy T. – Silver Key (Printmaking) Jack T. – Gold Key (Painting) American Visions Award Alex F. – Silver Key (Photography) Alexander R. – Silver...
Sustainability in Performing Arts
By Steve Kidd, performing arts instructor As co-clerk of the sustainability committee, I have learned a lot from those in our community implementing and encouraging sustainable practices in their teaching and everyday lives. Moses Brown’s designation as a Green Ribbon School from the US Department of Education last year has also reinforced the idea that I work at a special...
Spanish students explore cultural similarities and differences during Progreso Latino trip
By Elena Peterson, upper school Spanish In December, the Spanish 5 class visited Progreso Latino, a multi-service non-profit, community organization in Central Falls to empower RI´s Latino and immigrant communities to achieve greater socio-economic progress. Having the opportunity to connect with the Latino community close to Moses Brown was an eye-opening experience. During our time...
Reflecting on the MB, Refugee Dream Center partnership
By Maddy K. ’19 The second big partnership event between Moses Brown and the Refugee Dream Center took place in November. Members of the Youth Mentorship program from RDC played lots of soccer in the small back parking lot last year, and the soccer enthusiasm here at MB has grown with the team sizes and Boys’ Varsity...
9 students accepted to the 2017 All New England Band Festival
Nine Moses Brown upper school students have been accepted to the 2017 All New England Band Festival to be held November 20 at Plymouth State University. More than 300 students in grades 10-12th from throughout New England were nominated by their band directors for 200 seats in the two bands that will rehearse and perform...
The MB Campus: Changes in Place for 2017-18
The 2016-17 school year was one of dynamic growth on Moses Brown School’s 33-acre campus. Last fall, Moses Brown opened the year with a fully-renovated Walter Jones Library. This renovation accounts for the evolving role of libraries in modern scholarship and for the frequent use of the space for community gatherings, such as Reunion events and...
MB Announces Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation Program with Brown, $2.1 Million in New Gifts, Y-Lab Director
As the result of an anonymous $1 million gift and a partnership with the Swearer Center at Brown University, Moses Brown has launched a new program in Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation. The generous $1 million gift will fully fund MB’s new Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation curriculum, which aims to inspire young people to apply a...