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Let us deliberately run the race with endurance fixing our eyes on the prize
Head of School, Phil Peck addressed the faculty and staff at today's Opening Chapel for employees. Here is the full text of his remarks.
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Parents' Newsletter | August 26, 2014
In this, the inaugural edition of the weekly Parents' Newsletter, our Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, Amy Woods, gives an overview of the coming weeks.
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New Coaching Staff Bring Passion and Experience to Holderness Athletics
Six new head coaches will bring an infusion of talent, passion and experience across all of our sports teams in 2014-2015, guaranteeing a great start to the year. 
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Edwards Art Gallery Features Robert Shetterly's "Americans Who Tell The Truth"
The Holderness School Edwards Art Gallery autumn show features selections from Robert Shetterly’s award-winning portrait series, "Americans Who Tell The Truth." The artist will be at a reception in the gallery on 9/25 at 6:30pm.
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New Faculty Bring Experience and Talent
Holderness School has had a very exciting year on the hiring front, signing up several talented new faculty, staff and coaches to lend their skills to our community. We are looking forward to having the time to get to know them in person, but for now, here is a quick overview. 

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Mosaic: Volume 12, Issue 2
In this edition of Mosaic:
-- Poetry by AP Composition students
-- Out Back reflections
-- Beginning Ceramics students' mugs, figurines, and bowls
-- Editorial photographs
-- Ninth grade biography excerpts
Click here to read the online version!
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Community BBQ at Riverdge Marina on 8/28!
Join Head of School, Phil Peck, alumni, families, and friends for an end of summer BBQ on 8/28 from 6-8pm.  Register here and email Stacy Lopes for details. 
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Holderness School’s Robert Caldwell Named to CASE International Board of Trustees
Holderness School’s director of advancement and external relations was named to the CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) international board of trustees today, making him the only secondary school advancement professional on this governing body.
Robert Caldwell will be replacing Kristina Schaefer, dean of external relations at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He will represent District 1 on the international board, and serve on the District 1 board of trustees, as well.  District I is the largest district in CASE, with members in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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Dexter Paine '79 Named to FIS Counsel
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) Chairman W. Dexter Paine has been selected by International Ski Federation as a member of its FIS Council. Paine was named at the 49th International Ski Congress in Barcelona, Spain. He has been chairman of the USSA, the highest elected position in U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, since 2006. He was also the president of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation, the fundraising arm of the team, from 2002-2006.
A lifelong skier, Paine grew up in New Hampshire and is a graduate of Williams College in Massachusetts where he was a member of the alpine ski team and of Holderness School in New Hampshire where he was a member of the alpine ski team, tennis and soccer teams, as well as the school's vice president during his senior year.  He is married to Susan Levin Paine '82 and is the father of Mercy, Honor and Samuel '14.  In addition, Dexter's siblings Betsy '80, Stephanie '83, and Ellyn '86 also attended Holderness.  Dexter served the school on its board from 1992-2002, including serving as board chair from 1997-2000.  He was also awarded Holderness School's Distinguished Alumni Award in 1999.

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Holderness Selected to Host 2015 NENSA Eastern Cup
The New England Nordic Ski Association has once again selected Holderness School to host a 2015 Eastern Cup event. The Eastern Cup, considered to be NENSA's signature race series, offers offering competition for Bill Koch League, Junior, Senior and Master skiers. Eastern Cup events also serve as the Junior National Qualifier races for the New England Junior National Team.

Holderness School has been awarded an Eastern Cup event every year since 1980. This year's race will take place on February 16th and will again coincide with the Holderness School Cheri Walsh Memorial.  Read more about the Eastern Cup at the NENSA website. 

Quarter 4 Honor Roll & Excellent Effort Grades Released
Holderness is proud to announce the list of students on high honor roll and honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-2014 academic year. Great work, and congratulations!
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2014 Commencement Special Award Write-ups
We are honored and excited every Commencement to present a number of important awards to alumni and friends of Holderness School. Please find below the write-ups for the Distinguished Alumni Award, the Theuner Award, and the B.W. "Pete" Woodward, Jr. Award. Congratulations to everyone.
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