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|Special Programs | Weather Update for Parents|
As many of you are aware, the National Weather Service is tracking a winter storm scheduled to come through New England on Wednesday and Thursday. Current forecasts show that this storm will start Wednesday morning and continue through Thursday morning, with clearing expected by Thursday afternoon.
Artward Bound and Out Back programs will remain unchanged, but we have decided to bring our students home from Project Outreach a day early. They will travel back to Holderness on Tuesday. (click the link for more details on all three programs.)
|Special Programs 2014 Schedule|
The final version of the 2014 Special Programs is here.
|5 Girls, 6 Boys Qualify for the U16 Easterns|
Sarah Gillis, Taylor Dobyns, Alexa Dannis, Elizabeth Osuchowski, FSC’s Lucy Gildehaus, Joe Gillis, Will Trudeau, Morgan Dawkins, FSC’s Luke Hanlon, RJ Humphreys, and Ryan Pratte will join a New Hampshire team of 18 girls and 19 boys and will race SG/GS/Sl races from March 6 - March 10th, 2014 at Whiteface Mountain. Coach Craig Antonides credited "fine finishes in the two slalom events" for helping several Holderness skiers clinch their spot on the list, noting that "there was a hint of drama and tension in the air" at last weekend's competitions at Pat's Peak and Cannon Mountain.
|Teagan Mosenthal Named to U18 Eastern Nationals Team|
Holderness Junior Teagan Mosenthal will join teammates Michael Beutner, Jesse Osuchowski and Clark Macomber at Copper Mountain, Colorado from Feb 27th to March 6th for the U18 Nationals. Teagan scored a discretionary spot off the alternate list by finishing in the top ten twice and in the top fifteen twice this season, competing consistently at the top level in slalom, giant slalom, superG and downhill.
Holderness Coach Jeff Harold was also selected to join the coaching staff for the team. (Read more.)
|Holderness Math Team Wins Tilton Invitational|
Qianyi Zhang, Moti Jiang, Ziang Zhou, Paige Pfenninger, Zhowei Yu, and Keying Yang competed on six individual tests and in one group event at the Tilton Invitational on Sunday resulting in a competition win for Holderness, 150 - 115. The Holderness Bulls tied or won every phase of the competition. The math department's emphasis on collaborative learning was reflected in the team's especially strong showing in the team portion of the event. Congratulations team!
|The Picador: Volume 9, Issue 8|
Inside this issue:
- Leah Rice Shares Her Observations on the Pupose of Special Programs
- Senior Thesis Updates: From Casino Planning to 3D Printing
- Winter Sports Summaries
- Julia and Julia Represent Holderness and the USA in Sochi
Read the online version here!
|Guest Artists Announced for 2014 Artward Bound|
Six visiting and two faculty artists will be on the Holderness School campus during the school’s annual Artward Bound program beginning March 3rd. The program, a ten day artist’s colony experience, is a nationally recognized visual and performing arts program in which students have one on one creative time with working artists. Students work in a variety of forms and in the evenings there are performances and gallery shows. Details are below.
|Alumni Shine On the Ice and On the Court|
Alumnus Alex Francis earned "NEC Player of the Week" honors for his excellent work for the Bryant University Men's Basketball team. "The senior forward has been unstoppable in NEC play, and last week was no different averaging 22.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals and shot 61.3 percent from the field. " (source)
Alumnus Gavin Bayreuther was recently named one of "Five Players to Watch for the 2014 NHL Draft." He currently leads the nation in scoring by a freshman defenseman with 20 points (six goals, 14 assists) in 25 games at St. Lawrence University. (source)
|Nutritionist Speaks at Holderness School|
Diahnn Thompkins, a Registered Dietitian, who works for Sodexo at Plymouth State University, was the featured speaker at Tuesday's Holderness Outreach Service (HOS) program. Diahnn spoke on nutrition for athletes, explaining to students how to ensure a peak performance through exercise, hydration and nutrition. She dispelled myths about dieting, energy drinks and gave guideliness for nutrition before, during and after training and competition.
|Holderness Athletes Commit to College Teams|
This week Holderness field hockey player Allie Renzi signed to play for Boston University and Holderness lacrosse player, Matt Gudas, signed to play for the University of Vermont.