The Athletes of the Week are nominated by team captains and coaches. The athletes who are chosen model good sportsmanship, leadership, and strong effort. They are not interested in individual awards or personal records, but are passionate about progress, resilience, and the success of the team.
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Director of Equity and Inclusion Jini Sparkman organized a teach-in. Teachers throughout campus offered one-day classes that honored the ideals and legacy of Dr. King. Here is the schedule of topics that teachers from science to math to English chose to discuss, and below is Ms. Sparkman's reflections on why days like Monday are so important.
Last Thursday evening in Chapel, Director of Equity and Inclusion Jini Sparkman and junior Darielle Matthews shared with us their experiences at the Center for Human and Civil Rights in Atlanta, GA. They also talked about the Teach-in that will be held on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King.
On Friday, January 13, the Edwards Art Gallery celebrates the opening of a new exhibit: "Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture: Liz Howe & Don Williams." We invite our friends and family to come see for themselves the works of these accomplished artists.
During his senior year, Jed Hoyer '92 was assigned the task of looking 20 or 30 years into the future to predict what he would be doing. Nearly 25 years later, he has done exactly what he hoped he would do--be the general manager of the Boston Red Sox--and more! Here's a great article from the NEPSAC website about his time at Holderness and the hard work, and luck, that got him to the World Series three times in thirteen years.