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Lower School

In the joy of discovery, young children develop a love of learning that endures for a lifetime.

Grades 5-8

Middle School

Ready for bigger challenges, middle schoolers take on more responsibility for their learning and development under the guidance of caring adults.

Grades 9-12

Upper School

Upper school students realize that while they have much to learn, they also have much to contribute, and dive deeply into the passions that will shape their lives.


Bringing reality to the rehearsal process

During the last week of August, student actors Reese M. ’24 and Alice M. ’24 stood in the middle of a rehearsal space upstairs in the Woodman Center. The room was as spare as the script for Lungs, the emotional character drama they will be presenting later this fall. The only furniture was for the […]

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Karin Morse ’79 Continues to Make a Difference

For almost four decades, Karin Morse ’79 has been a teacher, advisor, coach, Dean of Students, Director of Alumni Relations, and friend to generations of colleagues and alumni. Back in January, she took on a newly created position as Senior Alumni Engagement Officer and School Historian. This new position leverages Karin’s deep institutional knowledge and...

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Upper School Theatre Presents “Lungs” Oct. 7-12

Upper School Theatre presents Lungs Oct. 7-12, a play by Duncan MacMillan featuring just two actors over 85 minutes. More details and to buy tickets. NOTE: Lungs has mature themes and mature language. Recommended for 9th grade and above. This production was initiated by three MB students and rehearsed on their own time over the...

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Visit our new School Store!

Moses Brown’s School Store has moved! Now even more accessible to our community, the school store is located on the Ground level of Middle House’s East Wing right across from the entrance of Friends Hall. All are welcome to explore this new space which is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 7:45 am to 3:15...

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Jason Engle ’98 becomes Clerk of MB Alumni Association

Dave Murphy ’91 stepped down as clerk of the Moses Brown Alumni Association in June and passed the torch to Jason Engle ’98. The self-governing board for all MB alumni, the MBAA coordinates a range of events and experiences for alumni to stay connected with the school and each other. “My experience as Clerk was...

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MB senior named National Merit Semifinalist

Congratulations to senior Jack E. for being named a Semifinalist in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. The nationwide pool of semifinalists represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, including the highest-scoring entrants in each state. This year just 41 seniors in Rhode Island have been recognized in this way. To learn...

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Upper Schoolers Retreat To Come Back Together

On September 14, MB’s Upper School organized retreats by grade, designed to cultivate friendships, connections and strengthen the upper school culture overall, especially in the wake of COVID when such activities were not possible. Students spent the day with their grade classmates thinking about how they can contribute to a positive culture that upholds our...

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Convocation 2022

The lawn in front of Middle House became filled with the spirit of community on Friday, September 9 as the entire school and senior families gathered to celebrate the start of a new year in an annual practice called Convocation. A yearly tradition at Moses Brown reaching back decades, Convocation, which literally means a “calling...

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2021 MB Boys’ Soccer Awarded National Academic Award

Last year’s Boys’ Soccer team was awarded the United Soccer Coaches High School Team Academic Award. MB is one of just 118 boys’ programs across the country to be recognized. Winners are celebrated for exemplary performance in the classroom for a full academic year. United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of high school...

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Care and challenge aren’t in opposition; they’re linked.

This is an edited version of a talk given to faculty and staff during the opening days of the 2022–2023 school year by Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs Debbie Phipps.   Students graduating in 2023 have lived through numerous hardships: the recession of 2008, the domination of social media and its effects, protests...

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Happy First Day of School!

We are so excited to have our students back on campus for the 2022-23 school year. Today, Lower School students had a blast exploring their brand new school and meeting their teachers. Middle School welcomed the fifth grade and made some new friends during class and recess time. And Upper School students were eager to...

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Getting to know Ron and Debbie (again)

After working together for a combined 30 years at Moses Brown, Debbie Phipps, Associate Head of School for Academics, and Ron Dalgliesh, Interim Head of School, will partner in new ways to lead the school community this year. They took a moment to reflect on everything from goals for the school year ahead to their...

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Welcome, new MBers!

Welcome to the new members of our faculty and staff community, the 2022-23 school year has a lot of new friendly faces working throughout our school. Matt McKinnon* Maintenance and Grounds Meghan Hansen Dir of Alumni Programs Edward Henry Upper School Humanities Meaghan Fernandes Asst Dir of Communications Steven Emond Network Administrator John Ribeiro Maintenance...

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