Mark your calendar for MB’s event of the year! Support scholarship and faculty and staff development while having fun at the beautiful new Woodman Center. This community event is always a night to remember. Look for the return of old favorites like the Pop Up Shop – with new items – the cocktail pre-party, and more!
On April 1 at 4 p.m., the Providence Center for Media Culture and Moses Brown present a free community screening of I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO in the Woodman Center. There will be a panel discussion after the screening. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The film is rated PG-13.
On Monday, April 3, the MB science department will welcome activist and film producer Sophie Robinson to campus. She will be working with a variety of groups on campus and presenting to students during the day. She will also screen the film Age of Consequences in the evening (she is the film's executive producer). The film focuses on how climate change impacts resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of U.S. national security and global stability. The screening is in the Woodman Center, beginning at 7 pm; there will be a Q & A with Sophie afterward. The event is free and open to the public. View the trailer here.
Moses Brown has announced a unique partnership with SquashBusters, a program which uses squash and academic support to send ninety-five percent of its (typically underserved) participants to college. During spring break, this partnership took a momentous step forward with excavators starting to dig the foundation for a new squash facility on campus.
Congratulations to junior Oluchi E. for being awarded the Gatorade Player Of The Year in girls' basketball. Oluchi earned the honor not only for her incredible basketball talents, but because she also does extremely well in the classroom and gives back to her community. Oluchi is the only basketball player at Moses Brown to achieve this honor. Congratulations Oluchi! Read the Projo story.
Congratulations to middle school history teacher Jon Gold. His article “Shifting Out of Neutral” (Teaching Tolerance, spring 2016), was honored by the Association of American Publishers as a 2017 REVERE Award finalist, a top honor in the educational publishing industry. Read the piece here.Teaching Tolerance is a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Moses Brown families are warmly invited to attend the April 8th Living Faith Gathering of New England Yearly Meeting, the regional Quaker organization, at Moses Brown School. This day-long gathering is designed for families: opening activities and intergenerational worship for all ages, followed by a robust youth program and worship-sharing, workshops, and fellowship opportunities for adults & teens. With 18 workshops on faith, spirituality, activism, and witness, there is something for everyone.
Team Gets Sportsmanship Award for Unprecedented 7th Consecutive Year
Moses Brown School is proud to announce that MB senior Poom Mera ’17, from Swansea, Massachusetts is one of three Rhode Island students named as an NSCAA All-New England selection and the only Rhode Island school soccer player named as an NSCAA All-American. This is the first time in MB history that an MB student has been named as an NSCAA All-American player for soccer; MB also counts All-Americans in lacrosse and swim. Mera was voted to receive this award by Rhode Island coaches in all divisions.
Providence’s Prism of Praise Gospel Choir to Help Open Facility with Dec. 10 Public Concert
On Friday, December 9, Moses Brown School invites the public to a housewarming for the new Woodman Family Community & Performance Center. The ribbon-cutting takes place at 3:00 p.m., and will be followed by a housewarming (3:15-4:45) during which guests are invited to explore this exciting new facility. Please RSVP
Ten Moses Brown students have been invited to exhibit artwork at Raizes Gallery in the Lunder Arts Center. The show will take place at Leslie University’s College of Art and Design in Cambridge, Mass. from December 2nd to December 18th.
Go Quakers! This weekend marks the first time in MB history that a football team has played in four consecutive state championships. To get there, MB defeated Mt. Hope in the semifinal game 38-7. Leading the way was senior running back Abe B. who rushed for 213 yards and had two TDs.
On October 13, the Moses Brown Alumni Association hosted its Homecoming Reception, celebrating award recipients Bernard Buonanno ’55 and Willem Van Lancker ’06 for their service to Moses Brown and impact beyond MB.