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Matilda Student Films

Below are two student short films in the form of faux advertisements featuring characters from Matilda The Musical. Enjoy! Matilda is being presented Nov. 18-20 in the Woodman Center. More details/tickets: MBMatilda.eventbrite.com

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Students Put Their Fingers On The Pulse in 6th Grade Science

MB sixth graders have been studying homeostasis and human body systems. On a recent warm fall day, they were able to head outside for an activity called “Heart Rate & Homeostasis” to do a variety of physical activities (some very active, some very still) to measure their bodily response. “We were testing how the body...

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Matilda: Behind-The-Scenes of Moses Brown’s First All-School Musical

Matilda is an award-winning musical based on Roal Dahl’s classic children’s novel. Moses Brown all-school show featured the work of over 70 MB students from all three divisions spanning 3rd to 12th grade and was staged in late November  in the Woodman Center. This video features discussions with a variety of production members.  “This is...

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Collaboration Brings Shakespeare to Life for Eighth Grade English Classes

Eighth grade English students put their acting skills to the test performing William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Woodman Center for their peers and families this November. The performance was the culmination of two months of intensive classwork reading the play, learning lines, blocking, collaborating with others, and learning the complexities of the...

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MB’s Lower School Commemorates Ruby Bridges Walk To School Day

On the morning of November 14, Lower School took part in the Ruby Bridges Walk To School Day, gathering together on the Campanella Field track. “Today we are commemorating the Ruby Bridges Walk To School Day. Many schools across the country are taking time to commemorate Ruby Bridges and her bravery…,” said Head of Lower...

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Five MB Students Honored as Merit Commended Scholars

Congratulations to the five MB seniors who were recognized this fall as Commended Students by the National Merit organization. We are very proud of Jaeson D., Esha K., Abigail L. (not in photo), Charlotte L., and Mia N. for this acknowledgement of academic excellence. Each fall, a selection of high scorers on the PSAT/NMSQT receive...

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MBAA Celebrates Two Fall Alumni Award Recipients

The Moses Brown Alumni Association and friends joined together to kick off Homecoming weekend on Thursday, October 13 at the annual Fall Alumni Awards Reception. The event celebrated two accomplished Moses Brown alumni: Rosa Heyman ’09, executive digital editor at Cosmopolitan; and Ted Fischer ’83, co-founder & CEO at Ageless Innovation, LLC. Rosa Heyman ’09...

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Rwandan Genocide Survivor Encourages Students To Be Agents of Change

Moses Brown School recently welcomed internationally-recognized human rights activist Jacqueline Murekatete to the Woodman Center, where she shared her incredible story as a survivor of the Rwandan genocide. Moses Brown eighth graders and upper schoolers were joined by students from schools across Rhode Island for the event presented in partnership with the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust...

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We love November: Fall Sports Head Into Playoffs

Every single one of Moses Brown’s fall teams qualified to compete in the RIIL playoffs. Congratulations for what has already been a fantastic season so far. “I honestly believe that we have a very good chance that several of our teams will go deep into the tournament. If you haven’t had the opportunity to get...

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Learning Music is Spooky Fun at Lower School’s Halloween Sing

Nursery through Second Grade gathered in late October for an annual tradition: the Halloween Sing. It took place in the Debbie Goff Library within the new Mencoff Commons, which is a perfect spot for a small performance! There was certainly a lot of Halloween fun on display, which was guided with charm by Lower School...

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Sixth Grade Archaeologists Explore the Past

Through a collaboration with Brown University, Moses Brown students are able to explore archaeology in a hands-on way, just a few minutes walk outside their classroom. The Archaeology of College Hill is a course offered by Brown University’s Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology. Starting in 2015, Moses Brown has hosted the program, which uses part of...

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Getting to know Katie Titus, our next Head of School

Katie Titus was just announced as Moses Brown’s next Head of School. She sat down on October 16 to share a bit about herself and her family.   What do you love most about teaching? My favorite class to teach was probably pre-calc, not the honors level, where you’d usually find the students who were...

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EXPO Weekend Gathers MB Community in Joyful Celebration

Moses Brown School welcomed alumni alongside current and prospective families for its annual EXPO celebration on October 14 and 15, featuring Harvest Dinner, Homecoming activities, and an Admission Open House. Photo gallery (photos by Peter Goldberg except as noted) A Joyful Celebration Students, alumni, families, and faculty/staff joined one another on the back circle Friday...

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Ten MB Seniors Inducted into Cum Laude Society

On October 11, ten seniors were inducted into the Moses Brown Chapter of the Cum Laude Society. Founded in 1906, the Cum Laude Society is dedicated to honoring scholastic achievement in secondary schools. The founders of the society modeled Cum Laude after Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society at the...

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The Enduring Magic of Middle School Team Trips

“It’s like I’m in a new family now.” After a two year hiatus, Moses Brown’s Middle School was collectively overjoyed to resume Team Trips, held this year September 13-16. From its inception in 1978, this beloved start-of-the-year ritual has grown to what Jared Schott, Head of Middle School calls “a rite of passage.” Three teams...

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Pedal Power: Bike for “Lungs”

A play concerned with climate change aims for a carbon-neutral performance MB Theater’s two-person production of the play Lungs (tickets/info) was already ambitious, given that it leans on the considerable talents of just a couple student actors over its 85 minute run-time. The play is also student co-directed. Just as ambitious is the aim to...

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Instrument Night Opens Up A World of Music

In mid-September, 3rd and 4th grade aspiring student musicians and their parents/guardians took their first step into the world of music performance. Near the start of each school year, the music department provides a chance for interested students to get hands-on experience with a variety of instruments and select just the right musical match for...

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Upper School Retreat Builds Community and Bonds

By Jake M. ’23 Due to COVID-19 pandemic realities, the past two and a half years have not been easy for the Moses Brown Upper School community. Students have had to see each other with masks on or through a laptop screen. As a result, relationships between students within our community have been diminished. I...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jennifer Stewart Runs For Office

After years of teaching students about the American political system, humanities teacher Jennifer Stewart is taking part in it herself. She is a candidate for state representative of her district in Pawtucket. “Our past is full of examples of people doing things that haven’t been done before,” says Jennifer. “So, I decided to apply that...

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Steve Toro wins the 2022 Manilow Music Teacher Award

We’re excited to share that Steve Toro is the winner of the 2022 Manilow Music Teacher Award for Providence! As the winner, Steve will receive a total of $10,000 – a $5,000 cash prize and a $5,000 credit that can be used to purchase instruments for his classroom. He will receive the award at the...

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Informances showcase music making for young learners

Each year Lower School invites parents/guardians to Informance presentations which showcase music making by our youngest learners. The first of the Informances took place in early March and featured Nursery, Pre-Primary, and Kindergarten in the Woodman Center. “The point here is to celebrate music making in early childhood in a way that feels authentic to...

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Commencement Week 2022

Congratulations to the Classes of 2022, 2026, 2029, and 2030! See below for highlights from this week’s graduation ceremonies Commencement – June 9, 2022 While rainy weather led this year’s graduation to take place inside the Waughtel-Howe Field House, nothing could dampen the exuberant and resilient spirit of this enthusiastic graduating class, capping their MB...

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Celebrating Matt Glendinning & Our New Lower School

The MB community turned out after school on Friday, May 20 to celebrate Head of School Matt Glendinning and the completion of the Lower School Expansion & Renovation. Thank you to everyone who came, from near and far! The entire community gathered together to commemorate the final piece of MB Believes, the campaign for learning,...

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Nursery presents a Bug Bonanza

Nursery students showcased their knowledge during a Bug Bonanza presentation yesterday, with songs and dances that shared facts about the variety of insects they have studied. Fourth graders helped by designing flowers in science class which the nursery “bugs” traveled around to pollinate before the presentation came to a close.

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Eighth Grade Takes On The Rube Goldberg Challenge

“When life gives you Rube Goldberg, make lemonade” The Sinclair Room on the afternoon of June 1 was a riotous scene of ricocheting marbles, mouse traps galore, and glue, paint, and sticky stuff from left to right, from glue to cotton candy. The event was not a school carnival gone awry, but the semi-annual Rube...

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Go, Quakers! Spring Sports Recap (and ongoing play)

Here is a recap of MB’s spring season and what is on the docket this final week for all teams. BASEBALL We had another incredibly young varsity baseball team this year graduating only 3 seniors. With a 4-14 league record, for only the third time in 21 years, MB did not go to postseason play....

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From Matt: A Few of My Favorite (MB) Things

Dear Moses Brown Community, This is my last Head’s letter of the year and the last of my tenure at Moses Brown. I’m in the midst of a series of “lasts,” in fact – last Board meeting, last concerts, last visit to classrooms – which has put me in a somewhat reflective mood, as you...

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Third Grade Presents National Parks Research

Throughout the spring semester, third graders worked in partnerships to research U.S. National Parks in depth. Through cross-curricular work, they created informative slideshows and posters, made art pieces of flora and fauna native to their park, created dioramas of famous park features, created public service posters to educate park visitors about a problem and encourage...

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Class of 2022 Matriculation

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 on their destinations for next year! One or more members of Moses Brown’s graduating class will attend the following (as of May 31, 2022): American University Babson College Barnard College Bates College Berklee College of Music Boston College Boston University Brandeis University Brown University Bryant University Carnegie Mellon University...

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A Runway to Remember

Fashion show spotlights upper school textiles students and the tenure of teacher Kristin Street The spotlights of the Woodman Center were on the students of Kristin Street’s Upper School textile classes on Monday, May 9 as the young designers took their original looks to the runway for a fashion show modeled by none other than...

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Reunion 2022

It was a pleasure to welcome so many alumni back to campus early this May for Reunion. Thank you to all who joined in! Members of our 2/7 classes, and friends, joined together at MB’s first in-person Reunion since 2019. The Moses Brown Alumni Association recognized Hyun Kim ’97 (25th Reunion Achievement Award), Paul Maeder...

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Memory Box

For graduating seniors, whether the MB journey encompasses 4 years or 14, it’s hard to sum it all up or put all those experiences, feelings, and lessons into one neat box – but at MB, seniors are asked to. In a 6×6 inch clay tile box, to be exact. With some bumps in the annual...

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Dr. MB: Keith Monchik ’90 – An inspiration on and off the field

Dr. Keith Monchik ’90 Squash team captain, Model UN representative, volunteer, parent, board member, student and assistant trainer … orthopaedic surgeon Keith Monchik has played many roles over the years at Moses Brown. He’s been on campus in one way or another since he joined Moses Brown in 1983, as a new sixth grader. Keith...

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From Matt: Celebrating Bruce, Randy, Kristin, Tom, and Kevin

Dear Moses Brown Community, As I near the end of my tenure as Head of School, it has been immensely gratifying to reflect with many of you on the stories, memories and accomplishments of the past 13 years — and I look forward to sharing more in person at our community celebration on May 20....

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MB’s Fitness Center is Open for Business

MB’s new Taleghani Family Community Fitness Center opened on April 25 — a 3,300 square foot, state-of-the-art facility that provides a wide range of fitness and strength training equipment for everyone across all ages and activity levels. Senior Zane Z., a member of the Student Senate sub committee that helped develop plans for the fitness...

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Lessons from Immersive Learning

Upper School Immersion took place April 4-7. During this week, students are given the opportunity to become fully engrossed in one activity or project. These activities are very different from what they experience on a typical school day. Exploring cheese, calligraphy, designing escape rooms or electric vehicles, rock climbing, understanding the science behind cooking, making...

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MB Theatre presents “Chicago: Teen Edition” May 19-22

May 19-22 | Woodman Center | Buy Tickets Updated showtimes: Thurs. 5/19 – 7:30 | Saturday 5/21 – 7:30 | Sunday 5/22 – 1:00 & 7:30. The Moses Brown Theatre Department is proud to present its Upper School spring musical, Chicago: Teen Edition. Set in the height of the jazz age, we follow the story...

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From the Head of Upper School: Immersive Learning

During Upper School Immersion, I had the pleasure of assisting with the Filmmaking and Photography course. Fourteen students worked together to document Immersion. When we first met, we brainstormed questions to guide our work: *What are the benefits to learning outside the classroom? *In what ways can these activities or learnings or experiences further help...

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So good to be MB Back Together

What an incredible evening for MB on April 23! Thank you to the 300+ guests who came to the Woodman Family & Community Performance Center for MB Back Together this past Saturday to build community and raise money for scholarship support. The Woodman Center was festive and beautiful, with great food, conversations and laughter that...

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From the Head of Lower School: Broader Perspectives

As we know from our own lives and experiences, it’s important sometimes to pause our regular routines, open our minds, and focus on something new. Facilitating and encouraging a broader, global perspective is one of the pillars of the Moses Brown education; we believe in bringing the world to our classrooms and our classrooms to...

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MB Student Named 2022 National Merit Scholar

Congratulations to senior Eli W. for being selected as a 2022 National Merit Scholarship winner! Eli was chosen from 15,000 outstanding finalists and will receive a scholarship. The nationwide pool of finalists represents less than one percent of all U.S. high school seniors. The journey to National Merit Scholar starts when over 1.5 million juniors...

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Earth Week at MB: Tending a Garden and Appreciating Trees

For Earth Week, Upper School Environmental Council students partnered with lower schoolers on activities which celebrated and increased student understanding of our planet and why it’s important to protect it. Monday offered a great, sunny morning to be out in our community garden. The EC members guided first graders in cleaning up and preparing peas...

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Author/Illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka to Present at MB on May 3

Public Welcome Moses Brown is pleased to welcome author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka – author of the Lunch Lady series and the National Book Award finalist, Hey, Kiddo – to campus on Tuesday, May 3, 6-7:00pm, to read and present in the Woodman Center. The presentation is part of a two-day visit that will see Jarrett...

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Falcons, Hawks, and Owls: Oh My!

Sixth graders got a hoot out of some very special visitors to Moses Brown. Students in English and science classes have recently been studying a unit on birds, and to conclude their courses, the students were able to visit with real birds of prey and experience two exciting presentations that brought their studies to life....

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Celebrating Moses Brown’s Rich History

Dedication of Odell Archives & Reading Room – May 7 at 10 a.m. (Reunion)  Moses Brown School has a rich archive, a carefully conserved trove of historic materials dating back to the founding of the school in 1784. These carefully conserved artifacts document the many generations of people who have formed its community and the...

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MBAA Inducts New Members Into Athletic Hall of Fame

May 2022 Moses Brown School is pleased to announce that several new members have joined the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame at Reunion this May: Marcus Battle ’77 was a noted track and field athlete at Moses Brown, holding school records in long and triple jumps and named All-American in both sports, in addition to...

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Field Observation of Birds Inspires and Reinforces Learning

Students in our upper school Ornithology class (the study of birds) recently had the opportunity to visit Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge in South Kingstown and Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge in Middletown. Their teacher Eric Aaronian shares that “despite chilly, windy, and foggy conditions, the class had a great day, seeing 45 different species.”...

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Care for People

Congratulations to Joyce Champlin Freeman, recipient of this year’s Faculty/Staff Member of the Year Award from the Moses Brown Alumni Association. MB’s certified Athletic Trainer, Joyce has been a member of the Athletics department for many years and will receive her award at Reunion this May. Joyce joined MB in 1990, with her freshly-minted M.Ed....

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MBAA Recognizes Award Recipients at Reunion 2022

Congratulations! MB Alumni Association Recognizes Alumni Award Winners at 2022 Reunion Hyun Kim ’97 25th Reunion Achievement Award Years before embarking on his career in global politics, Hyun’s role on Student Senate at MB gave him his first experience working with others for the greater good. Hyun attended MB from seventh to twelfth grades as...

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Obertones visit MB for an exchange of music

Moses Brown was lucky enough to host the Obertones on campus on April 6 for a collaborative music session with Lower School Chorus. The Obertones are a successful traveling men’s and nonbinary a capella group from Oberlin College in Ohio. We’re fortunate that Lower School Music Instructor Chad Putka is an Oberlin graduate and was...

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Arbor Day at the Moses Brown Arboretum

Friday, April 29 3:15 – 4:30 pm To help celebrate the accreditation of Moses Brown’s campus as an official arboretum, we invite community members to join us in celebrating the wonderful trees and woody plants found on our historic campus on Arbor Day this year. On Friday, April 29, after school, faculty member Tom Andrew...

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A Play Festival with Lower, Middle and Upper School Collaborators!

The upcoming Nursery and Pre-Primary Play Festivals are a true collaboration from across our school. The creation began with 8th grade drama students working with Nursery and Pre-Primary students through an interview process to develop story ideas. Afterward, ideas from the meetings were turned into completed plays by the 8th graders. With the plays now...

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MB Camps: where best friends are born

Moses Brown has offered rewarding and exciting camp programs for more than 50 years! Each year is a chance to create new memories with different offerings and new friends. Children enjoy the use of all Moses Brown facilities, including the state-of-the-art artificial turf field, soccer field, softball diamond, wood shop, ceramic studio, computer labs, Y-lab,...

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Neil Beranbaum ’86 Comes Full Circle

Neil Beranbaum ’86 P ’22’24’28 brought his MB experience full circle recently when he came back to the classroom to speak to Upper School students in Tara Tsakraklides’ two AP Environmental Science classes. Neil is certainly at home here at MB – as an alumnus, current parent, former Trustee and former Clerk of the Moses...

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Life Drawing Lessons

Upper school Painting and Drawing and AP Art classes this year have had the exciting opportunity to experience drawing sessions with live models. During the sessions, students form a circle around a model who poses in various positions for set durations, determined by visual arts instructors Kristin Street and Dominique Avila ‘11. “Drawing is the...

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Renaissance Teacher

“Buon Giorno,” greets Dr. Chandra Harris, as upper school students enter her Friends Hall classroom. “Come stai?” What kind of day are you having? “Così così,” one student responds. It’s early in the day, so “so so” may yet improve. It’s a February early in the spring semester in Chandra’s Seminar in Italian Language and...

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Molly Bliss ’86 to Speak at Commencement 2022

Moses Brown School is pleased to announce that Dr. Molly Bliss ’86 will be our 2022 Commencement speaker on June 9. “It is such an honor to be speaking at Moses Brown,” says Molly, a recipient of the MBAA’s Outstanding Young Alumnus Award (2006). Molly is perhaps best known to many at MB for leading...

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Exploring 100, Through Counting and Service

MB’s Kindergarten found a creative way to connect their study of the number 100 to a collection effort for Camp Street Ministries. The project began as a countdown to 100 days of school; they wanted to visually explore the number 100 in concrete ways as well. To that end, along with other lower school classes,...

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MB’s New Community Fitness Center Is Getting In Shape

Who’s ready to get back to “The Box,” soon to be known as our new Community Fitness Center? MB’s beloved fitness center is undergoing a big upgrade and a location change (to the space previously known as “The Box”) and Athletic Director AJ Kizekai has some exciting things to preview! Progress on the renovation has been...

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A fun glimpse of Middle School’s “Into The Woods Jr”

This winter’s Middle School musical production was Into the Woods Jr., wonderfully staged in the Woodman Center in late February. The musical, by composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim and playwright James Lapine, is a groundbreaking musical fairytale featuring a retelling of Brothers Grimm stories.

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Four MB seniors named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Congratulations to four MB seniors who have been named Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program: Kevin L., Casey L., Eli W. and Nathan X. They are now in a pool of roughly 15,000 finalists from which 7,500 scholarship winners will be selected. Congratulations to these students for their outstanding academic achievement! To learn more...

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What a Winter! Quakers Find Postseason Success

MB student-athletes have performed at a consistently high level this year. Our winter teams sustained the record of success that has had every fall and winter team qualify for post-season competition. A whopping 52 MB winter athletes were honored with end of season awards! There were 32 All-Division selections, 13 All-Class selections and 7 All-State...

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From Jared Schott: Babies, Taxes, and Personal Finances

It’s 7:55 a.m. on Tuesday morning. An 8th grader leans into my office door to ask if my advisee has arrived at school because they have to go “get the baby.” A few minutes later, Katie Goldman “delivers” a baby for another one of my advisees who is running a few minutes late. Raising children...

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What Lights You Up?

Student spotlight: Emmett L. ’28 The lights are low and the spotlight is on center stage as middle school performers line up to rehearse their next musical number in the Woodman Center on a Thursday afternoon. In the audience, two shadow figures behind the glow of computer screens are orchestrating the perfect ambience to set...

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Senator Whitehouse Thanks MB’s Third Grade

Third Grade students have studied whales and the challenges they face in Science class. After learning about the North-Atlantic Right Whales, which are one of the most endangered of all large whales, each of them wrote a letter to U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse advocating for their protection. Senator Whitehouse nicely responded to the students with...

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Meaningful Reading

Tucked up under the eaves of third floor Ross House, a story is unfolding by the windows overlooking the Front Circle of campus. English faculty member Samantha Kravitz is reading The Diary of Anne Frank with her sixth grade class. They recently had a week of “history,” learning about the Holocaust — genocide, antisemitism, the...

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Five Students Named Presidential Scholar Candidates

February 2022 Five Moses Brown seniors have been named candidates for the Presidential Scholars Program. Congratulations to: Wyatt H. Meredith J. Kevin L. Casey L. Eli W. Congratulations to these members of the class of 2022. The United States Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by Executive Order of the President, to recognize and...

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MB Student Named RI Poetry Ambassador

Senior Lourdes N. has been named Rhode Island’s new Youth Poetry Ambassador which was announced by the state’s Poet Laureate Tina Cane and the Rhode Island Center for the Book on February 3. Lourdes serves as editor in chief of MB’s literary magazine, Omnia. She shares that her goal as ambassador is to “create an...

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Upper School Ensembles Showcased in Winter Concerts

Two fantastic Upper School winter concerts were presented in the Woodman Center featuring the Chorus, Versatones, String Orchestra (January 26) with a second performance featuring the Jazz, Percussion, and Wind Ensembles (January 31). These shows had limited audiences, but recordings are available here for you to enjoy!

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Middle School Heading “Into the Woods” This February

Stamping feet, a high energy warm-up is filling the stage and the air of Woodman one midwinter afternoon as a dozen middle schoolers shake off the school day and tackle preliminary work for Into The Woods, coming to stage at the end of February. If you enter the Woodman Center after school, you’ll most likely...

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Alumni Leadership Bettering MB

Alumni involvement integral to Moses Brown When alumni were students at Moses Brown, they may not have always been aware of the leadership behind the scenes of the school. In addition to the school’s administrative team, the school is joined by an extensive array of community members, joining in leadership on the school’s Board of...

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Alum entrepreneur shares life and business wisdom with students

Staying true to your vision, sharing authentic customer stories, and never giving up were some of the core bits of wisdom shared with MB students by Nick Gilson ’07, co-founder and CEO of Gilson Snow, a globally-known manufacturer of skis and snowboards. Nick discussed his growing innovative and values-driven company during a Zoom with students...

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From Jared Schott: Finding Their Voice

We often use the phrase “finding one’s voice” to describe an important development process for Middle School students. Each year in all three grade levels, teachers nurture this process. In eighth grade, the academic skills, personal confidence, and communication abilities coalesce for most students. Recently English teacher Maureen Nagle and history teacher Jon Gold challenged...

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Blizzard Memories

MB Remembers the Blizzard of ’78 This weekend’s blizzard, with 20+ inches across Providence and Rhode Island, led many at MB to recall past snowstorms — in particular, the historic blizzard of 1978 which hit Hope and Lloyd on February 6, 1978 and closed the campus for several days. When it was over, after 33...

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MB Celebrates Lunar New Year with a Dragon Dance

This week, MB classes marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year, an important holiday for billions of people in east and southeast Asia and around the world. The holiday’s two-week celebration began today, February 1. This year, the celebration brought together students in Qiong Waters’ Upper School Mandarin class and our Kindergarteners. They collaborated...

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The Physics of Sledding

What better method to learn physics than flying down a hill on a sled! Upper School students in Tara Tsakraklides’ science class took advantage of the recent major snowfall for a hands-on activity called “The Physics of Sledding.” The goal was to use data collected from the field to find the coefficient of friction of...

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Moses Brown Volunteers, Contributors Celebrated During Week of Events

From January 24-28, Moses Brown School celebrated all those in our community who are True Blue – our volunteer leaders and loyal donors and contributors. Our school thrived last year because so many people contributed in so many ways: volunteering time, sharing expertise, and supporting the school philanthropically. MB students, volunteers, and members of the...

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Lion King Gratitude

Thanks to the students, teachers, and production team who gave so much creativity and time toward making our Lower School production of Lion King KIDS such a tremendous success on January 20! Thanks also to the parent volunteers who helped with costume design and dance rehearsals. It was a true testament to the power of...

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MS Teacher Maureen Nagle Awarded NETA’s Public Media Award

Moses Brown is excited to share that Middle School English Teacher Maureen Nagle has received a Public Media Award from The National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) for the project “Evening for Educators,” which she has led for Read Across Rhode Island, a community reading program of the Rhode Island Center for the Book. NETA announced...

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Writing Journeys: Grade 4

One chilly day this January, the distractions of the new year settle to a minimum inside one lower school classroom. Fourth grade is focused on bringing their notes on immigration to the next step in their writing journey. Students type away, busily tap, tap, tapping on keyboards. It’s nearly completely quiet; students are so focused...

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Put Your Thinking Caps On!

Seventh grade students had a hands (and heads) on experience in Caitlin Kelly’s science class this past week. After a unit of studying brain anatomy and physiology, students put their own brains to the test (literally), using swim caps to learn about the different parts of the human brain. Before the fun could begin, Caitlin...

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Stepping Up to the Plate

The “Shark Tank” Comes to Woodman It’s Wednesday afternoon in the Woodman Family Community & Performing Arts Center. The lights dim, spotlights swirl, a familiar yet ominous theme song plays. There’s no turning back. You’re in the Shark Tank. Anyone would be intimidated facing these sharks and their larger than life personas – tech entrepreneur...

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A Little ‘Dose of Happiness’

Could you use a little Dose of Happiness? That’s the title of an e-newsletter shared with the junior class by Ty A.’23. Ty has been publishing the newsletter for the past few years and recently started sharing it with the whole upper school. “The Dose of Happiness is all about finding the light in the...

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MB Alum Jeff Sparr Featured In Creativity And Mental Health Documentary

The inspiring short documentary PeaceLove’ Healing Workshop highlights Jeff Sparr’s ’81 P’19 personal story, and explores the power creativity has to improve people’s lives by supporting emotional wellbeing through expression. Jeff is the co-founder of PeaceLove studios based in Pawtucket where much of the piece was filmed, as well as other Providence locations including Moses...

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Friendship at the Corner of Hope & Lloyd

“We challenge and inspire each other, which I think is a key to long-lasting friendships.” Upper school faculty member Abby Phyfe has maintained a connection to Amy Newbold in Vermont and Samara Estroff in Minnesota, since they all started teaching together at MB in the early 2000s. Moses Brown’s stately elms have not only witnessed...

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Middle School Day of Service Honors Dr. King 

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   This week, students across...

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Inspired to Action: Lower School Looks at the Legacy of Dr. King

MB’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continued this week in the Lower School. Across grades, students focused on MLK and his legacy. In third grade, students watched a video of King’s I Have a Dream speech and looked at the words Dr. King  shared during his life. They discussed phrases that resonated with...

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Back to the Future with Kevin Perry

Staff Spotlight: Kevin Perry, Plant Manager Since starting at MB in 1997, Kevin Perry has been a part of countless projects that have transformed the campus, including the renovation of Middle House, construction of the Woodman Center, and now the renovation and expansion of the lower school. Overseeing and maintaining the physical plant of one...

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From the Head of Upper School: Seeking Joy

I hope this finds you well as we ride this next wave of Covid. This past week and a half has been a challenging one for our community, of which I am sure you have a sense and perhaps have felt personally as well. I want to open with gratitude for teachers and advisors who...

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Alumna Perspective: Mia Rotondi Puddington ’09, MBAA

Mia Rotondi Puddington ’09 has been a member of the Moses Brown Alumni Association board since 2018 and is the Local Committee Clerk. Mia attended Connecticut College after MB, then worked in marketing in Boston before deciding to pursue her passion for teaching. She completed her master’s degree at Brown and recently taught English at...

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Third Graders Find a Bridge To Learning

A solid lesson plan starts with a good base. Elizabeth Grumbach, Lower School science teacher, is exploring a popular subject with third grade: bridges. Students have memories of crossing interesting bridges while traveling, and they use their own experiences to help dissect bridge construction in detail; it’s part of their study of civil engineering, design...

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New Fitness Center to Debut this Spring

“The Box” gets an upgrade The Waughtel-Howe Field House is the home of MB’s many athletic teams and hosts lower- and middle-school Physical Education activities all year. This past year, MB took a close look at its fitness offerings and embarked on plans to offer a new upgraded Fitness Center which will be relocated to...

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Art Helps Bring Student Heroes to Life

Their work is on display through January 14 in the Sinclair Room as part of the All-School Art Show Three second grade artists with work on display in the art show visited the gallery in the Sinclair Room to explain the inspiration behind the pieces. These projects were part of a multi-disciplinary unit involving elements...

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First Time at the Wheel

Slow down, watch your wheel speed, take your time and restart if you need to. No, it’s not a driver’s ed class for this class of sophomores, but the final days of Intro to Ceramics 101, an Upper School art elective taught by new faculty member Lawrence Timmins. Though this is Lawrence’s first MB semester,...

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Student Visual Artwork Showcased Through January 14

The Visual Arts faculty welcome the community to come and celebrate our K-12 art maker culture at the Winter All School Art Show in the Sinclair Room. Parents are invited to visit during the day or with your child right after school. A closing event, including art faculty, will be held on January 14 from...

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Middle School Musicians Take the Lead

It’s Tuesday morning, 10:15, and the middle school Wind Ensemble is warming up. A clarinet is running scales. The bass drum booms as a percussionist loosens his arms. Trumpet bells are covered in black fabric, a pandemic accommodation, while sun streams through the Ross House windows, shimmering off French horns, saxophones, and xylophones. Amidst it...

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MB and Friendship: The Class of 1982

With MB’s return to coeducation in 1976, the 1980s was the decade when students joined together as classmates and friends in the school’s first full decade of coeducation in 50 years. Students forged bonds quickly. “At one point or another, every person in our class shared a class, was on the same team or in...

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A Tale of Two Choruses

Similarities and differences between youth and adult vocal groups Chad Putka is Lower School’s indispensable Music Director – working with students nursery through 5th grade in music classes, directing the Lower School Chorus and guiding musical productions (Lion King will be presented in January!). He’s not just great at directing music, he’s also adept at...

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Pitch Perfecting

This fall, Burnham House has been the center of operations for an upper school economics class – led by MB’s own CFO, Vickie Monta. The elective math class, Economics of Business, has explored a range of finance topics with students not only focused on the bottom line but big dreams, as they prepare to pitch...

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MB Hockey Plays at the Dunk for Epilepsy Awareness

This December, the MB boys hockey team played Portsmouth Abbey at the Dunkin Donuts Center in downtown Providence. The game was a special one: MB played to raise awareness for epilepsy, a condition that affects millions and hits close to home for the team. Tickets for the game included admission to the Providence Bruins vs....

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The Runci Barbershop Quartet

The Runci family’s bond is grounded in their education at Moses Brown: three generations in 70 years. In many families, the generations share a common passion, enjoyed together. Love for the arts, the natural world, or a sport, can help to connect us to parents and grandparents, as we mature and grow. The Runci family’s...

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It’s Alive!

Right before winter break, young visitors from the lower school got to see some amazing robot animals come to life in Dave Wasser’s seventh grade technology workshop. Middle school students have been working in the Y-Lab this fall, using robotics technology to create animals that respond to human interaction – and young visitors from lower...

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The Class of 1948’s Legacy of Friendship

The annual Class of 1948 Awards represent one of the most significant gestures of friendship on behalf of alumni to the school. This historic class created the ’48 Awards in 1998 in celebration of their 50th reunion. Amanda Harter Fogle-Donmoyer ’99 was the first recipient of a ’48 award, which she used to undertake a...

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Alumni Leaders, Past and Present, Join Together

Dave Murphy ’91 P’27 is the new clerk of the Moses Brown Alumni Association. Dave is grateful for his Moses Brown experience and credits faculty/coaches like the late Paul Donovan as significant influences in his life. He has given back to Moses Brown in many capacities and is a longtime member of the Alumni Association...

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Moses Brown Board of Trustees 2021-22

New Leadership, New Members The Moses Brown Board of Trustees welcomed several new trustees this year (left to right): Alex Egan, Yvonne Rogers, David Murphy, Amy Larkin, Keith Monchik and Laura Whiteley. (Zona Douthit also joined the board this year.) Moses Brown also welcomed Jane Ritson-Parsons P’17 ’21 and Reza Taleghani ’90 P’21 ’23 as...

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Matt Glendinning Heading to Hopkins School

Alumni at the Center of What’s Next for MB Last week Matt Glendinning, Head of School since July 2009, announced that he will be stepping down at the conclusion of the 2021–2022 school year to take on the leadership of Hopkins School in New Haven. Matt will leave an incredible legacy of growth and innovation,...

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Friends, Indeed

Maija Hallsmith ’11 and Dominique Avila ’11 Summer/Fall 2021 Cupola In Quakerism, the use of the term “Friend” is meant to signify respect and equality, a mutual recognition of the presence of the Inner Light in one another. Dominique Avila and Maija Hallsmith, both members of the Class of 2011, are two friends in both...

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How is the history of civilization told through art?

The Humanities and Visual Arts departments recently partnered, having Art History students not only study ancient works of art, but attempt to recreate them. Miranda Balrain’s AP Art History were tasked with recreating works they studied for their Ancient Greece unit using one or a combination of three mediums: clay, paint, or sculpting. After visual...

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What Are You Thankful For, MB?

November 23, 2021 What are we thankful for? That was the question considered this week as Moses Brown School prepares to leave for Thanksgiving break. Many here expressed appreciation for our community, reflecting gratitude for the students at MB and the colleagues we work with every day, a sentiment reflected by both new and veteran...

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Student Learning Empowered By Choice (From the Head of Middle School)

While making my rounds through the classrooms last week, a group of 6th grade students, without any prompting, excitedly shared their newly completed science project. This was a clear indication to me that the Human Systems project, a combined research, science and art unit, had met our student engagement standards! Science teacher Tony McClellan, with...

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Four MB senior athletes sign college letters of intent

Congratulations to Moses Brown’s four senior athletes who have signed letters of intent for college sports: Campbell Crane (Eastern Michigan University Lacrosse), Mia Stilley (Providence College Field Hockey), Caroline Powell (Queens University Field Hockey) and Emma Wymes (Bryant University Lacrosse). A celebration with their families and coaches took place in the Woodman Center on November...

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A Sense Of Community (From the Head of Upper School)

I spent much of Friday, November 11th out on the Friends Hall deck greeting many parents as you came to campus for advisor conferences. It was wonderful to have the chance to say hello, help you find your way to conferences, and tour some of you around the building. Never has Friends Hall felt so...

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MBinRep fall productions inspired by collaboration

MBinRep’s Fall 2021 productions of Hamlet (tickets and information) and Sense and Sensibility (tickets and information) will be presented Nov. 11-14 in the Woodman Center. These two fantastic shows have been enriched by collaborations with a number of visiting artists who have added enormously to the shows and the learning experiences of the students. Jeff...

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For the Honor of Truth: Timely Support for a Timeless Mission

Class of ’65 Launches For the Honor of Truth Initiative In celebration of their 55th reunion, the Class of 1965 established an enduring legacy centered on the principle that truth is an intrinsic good and the continual search for truth is part of an exemplary life. Using the school’s motto for inspiration, the Class of...

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1784-Minute Challenge Gets the Community Pulse

Embodying this year’s theme of togetherness, hundreds of members of our Moses Brown community came together November 2 and 3 for the most successful 1784-Minute Challenge in the event’s four-year history. Friends of Moses Brown broke records in both number of gifts and amount contributed, making 543 gifts totaling $94,250. Together with $62,484 in matching...

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From the Head of School: A Day in the Life

One of the things I love most about Moses Brown is being part of such a vibrant community. Every day is different, and every day I see signs of people – faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, board members – engaged in exploration. Whether in classrooms, studios or conference rooms, whether on playing fields or stage,...

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Is this an early Halloween party? No, it’s Spanish class!

Upper School language students were challenged to narrate a well-known children’s story in Spanish and then perform the plays for the rest of the class. “Students wrote the script and memorized their lines. They had to use two past tenses and certain keywords in Spanish,” says teacher Elena Peterson. She explains, “This exercise benefits language...

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MB TRIPs to Return in Summer 2022

Our Travel, Research & Immersion Programs (TRIPs) will resume in the summer of 2022 in all three divisions with experiences in the White Mountains, the Galapagos Islands, Kenya and more (Lower School trips are contingent on the successful rollout of Covid vaccinations for children younger than 12). You can see the robust schedule here, and...

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Goal Driven

Lindsay P. ’22 Being on a soccer field feels like home to senior Lindsay P. Despite exchanging her cleats for a racket at MB (due to injury), the soccer pitch still makes the perfect setting to catch up with this MB student-athlete – as it’s what initially brought her to Moses Brown. Her years of...

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Sunny Squares in Three Oaks

On a sunny Wednesday in October, MB’s historic art studio busily hums with the sound of conversation and snipping scissors. Sarah Barnum, lower school art teacher, is introducing students to the concept of Notan squares, which explore the intersection of dark and light, of positive and negative space. These fifth-graders tackled this foundational concept in...

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Pumpkin Fest 2021

This Thursday, October 28 (3:15-4:15), Moses Brown will welcome the return of …. Pumpkin Fest! Pumpkin Fest is a fun chance for students to carve and decorate pumpkins as a lower school community and will take place on the Front Circle this year. MB’s annual pumpkin carving bash is hosted by Head of School Matt Glendinning...

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Two students named National Merit Commended Scholars

Two Moses Brown students, Wyatt H. ‘22 and Sadie W. ‘22, have been recognized as Commended Scholars by the National Merit organization. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are recognized for their exceptional academic promise each year. Commended Students placed among the top 5% of students who entered this year’s competition by taking the...

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Expo weekend welcomes visitors, celebrates MB community

The MB community turned out in enthusiastic force on October 15 and 16 for Harvest Dinner, Open House, and Homecoming, opening its doors to a record number of current and prospective families for this annual Expo celebration. [See photo galleries for: Harvest Dinner | Open House/Homecoming] Happy to be together again Hundreds of guests joined...

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MB EXPO sports roundup

MB teams had a beautiful day for competition and large crowds to cheer them on. For Field Hockey, it was a hard-fought effort but unfortunately, they came up short in the 2-1 loss to rival East Greenwich. Virginia S. scored the lone goal with the assist from Lily P., Ava P. (sister to former MB...

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AP Environmental class tests the waters

Students evaluate the water quality of the ponds at Blackstone Park, impacted by runoff from local communities. An upper school AP Environmental Class on Sept. 14 made the short trip to nearby Blackstone Park to test the water quality of two ponds there, one that’s fed by runoff from the local community and the other...

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5 Students Recognized in National Photography Contest

Five MB upper school students — Ben B., Lourdes N., Olivia K., Evelyn McA. and Vibha K. (work shown above) — now have their artwork on display in Drexel University’s High School Photography Contest. Their winning photographs were selected to be part of Drexel’s national photography exhibit, taking place online this year. To view the...

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Homecoming Kicks Off!

MB Homecoming Launches on a Sunny Afternoon and Under the Lights Homecoming Week kicked off this Friday, October 8th with an exciting afternoon and evening of Quaker athletic action. Fans cheered on Girls’ Varsity Tennis (a victory against Wheeler) – and students attending the match received a special Quaker Nation Homecoming 2021 t-shirt and special...

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From the head of school: Regeneration

On the morning of September 15, I gathered with other members of Moses Brown’s faculty and staff around a stately oak tree on our campus. It was going to be removed as part of our Lower School renovation, and we wanted to stand silently together and honor this venerable tree’s contributions to generations of Moses...

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Alumni raise scholarship funds through Quaker Classic tournament

Moses Brown alumni teed up a year of events with the MBAA Quaker Classic on September 30 in Newport, the Alumni Association’s first in-person event since March of 2020. This year’s golf tournament drew more than 100 participants and raised $24,000 to support the school’s Bliss Scholarship Fund for alumni children and other alumni programming....

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40+ Years of Friendship

Thank you to Jane Knowles ’81 for guest editing the most recent issue of the Moses Brown alumni magazine, Cupola (mailing now), and sharing her own thoughts on the theme of Friendship with us. She has several family connections to MB including her father Lewis Knowles ’36. Jane joined MB the first year it went...

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Service to Community: Kevin Matson

With a view toward community service, not only at MB and beyond, longtime upper school faculty member Kevin Matson P ’05’13’19 has served on the front lines of two high-stress positions in this challenging year of COVID. In this year of adaptation, one faculty member who has experienced the pandemic up-close and in a unique...

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Happy Birthday, Moses Brown

September 23 Please join us in celebrating our founder, Moses Brown! One of Providence’s most famous sons, Moses Brown was a Quaker who exemplified a life of the mind, body, and spirit and served as a fitting role model for the school that came to bear his name. Born in 1738, Moses’ own principal education...

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“The feeling of coming home again”

Moses Brown traditionally opens each school year with Convocation – a coming together on the first Friday of classes with our entire school community to celebrate the beginning of a new year. The gathering takes place on our Front Circle, highlighted by student speeches. We are pleased to share the thoughtful remarks shared by 12th...

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Off and Running

At the start of this school year, Moses Brown track coach Matty Bennett joined the upper school faculty as a full-time English teacher — and published his first book of poetry the same week he was hired. Matty claimed a classroom in the corner of the East Wing English corridor and is excited to find...

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Leslie Caito-Jones Coaching Again at MB this Fall

Veteran field hockey coach Leslie Caito-Jones has returned to coach Moses Brown field hockey this fall, leading the program she built and stepping in for one season for current MB coach Maura (Strickland) O’Rourke who’s on family leave. Leslie is coaching with Rachel Motta this fall, with Maura slated to return next year. On any...

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Alumnae coaches help girls’ soccer goalies make the save

Moses Brown Girls’ Soccer goalie squad has the good fortune to be working this year with two young alumnae mentors, both skilled goalies in their own right, as well as experienced coaches. “I love working with the girls. I’m super grateful to have this opportunity,” says Kelly Graziano ’20. After serving as assistant coach for...

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First Day Reflections – Head of School Matt Glendinning

Yesterday was the first day of school, the first day back after a most unusual school year — the first time in 479 days that our entire community was assembled. As I was greeting students during morning drop-off, I saw real joy on many faces. Uncertainty, too, of course — we are still in the...

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An uncommonly good way to start the year: MB Unconference

“Energy, fun, togetherness, community.” That is how Gara Field, our director of global education, described the faculty and staff “unconference” day that kicked off the new school year on August 25. Faculty/staff meetings are an end-of-summer tradition at most independent schools, but Moses Brown has adopted the concept of an “unconference,” where impromptu sessions are...

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Start of school welcome

We hope you had a wonderful and restful summer. With the school year just about to begin we share this greeting from Head of School Matt Glendinning: “School starts soon, and I’m really looking forward to welcoming you all back to campus. There’s been such a great sense of  joy here over the past few...

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Class of 2021 Destinations

The Class of 2021 is heading to Denver, San Diego, Miami, Annapolis, Boston, Raleigh, Madrid, and many more locations! We are wishing our seniors well as they embark on their future educational journeys around the country and around the globe. From the over 400 college acceptances our seniors received, they plan to enroll at 64...

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Change-Up at Moran: New Field, New Coaching in Place This Spring

May 2021 This spring, East Side neighbors and MB families have noticed significant changes at Moran Field. For starters, MB has welcomed new head coach John Doll ’94. John returned to MB in 2019 to teach science in the upper school after 15 years at Dana Hall. He holds degrees in biochemistry and history from...

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Substitute teacher uses her artistry to document a unique school year

With masks covering everyone’s faces, Upper School substitute teacher and all-around helper Becky Wagner found a unique way to connect with students, faculty and staff. A lifelong artist, Becky began drawing pictures of the people and places at Moses Brown. From portraits to simple moments to favorite footwear, Becky’s drawings captured everyday life at MB...

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Moses Brown’s Upper School presents “Mamma Mia!” May 20-22

The Moses Brown Theatre Department is proud to present our upper school spring musical, “Mamma Mia!” Come celebrate life, love and family in our socially distanced, outside theater space in the back circle of MB. Seats are available in pod groups of 1 chair, 2 chairs, or 4 chairs. May 20-22 Back Circle stage Thurs.,...

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MB Student Named 2021 National Merit Scholar

Congratulations to senior Vibha K. for being selected as a 2021 National Merit Scholarship winner! Vibha was selected from 16,000 outstanding finalists and will receive a scholarship. The nationwide pool of finalists represents less than one percent of all U.S. high school seniors. The journey to National Merit Scholar starts when over 1.5 million juniors...

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Lower School renovation celebrated, learned about with first-hand experiences

Lower School took time to celebrate National Construction Appreciation Week in September, a time dedicated to honoring the hard-working individuals who are essential to maintaining our buildings and infrastructure. Moses Brown School has its own construction project right now the $8 Million Lower School Renovation and Expansion initiative, which is a top-to-bottom refit which will...

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Moses Brown Names New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Moses Brown School is pleased to announce that Luke Anderson will become MB’s new Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, joining the MB community in August. In an extensive national search, Luke distinguished himself as a compassionate and expert leader with the strategic planning and interpersonal skills needed to lead DEI work across the school....

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Moses Brown School Announces New Head of Upper School

February, 2021 On behalf of the Head of Upper School search committee, Moses Brown School is pleased to announce that Laura Twichell will become Moses Brown’s next Head of Upper School, effective July 1, 2021. Laura is currently the Interim Dean of Faculty at Concord Academy, where she has helped lead the school through the...

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