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    Commencement 2015

    Watch this spot for links to photos, news, video and other means of capturing our celebration of Holderness School's 136th Commencement.

    May 26

    Here's a link to all Commencement photos!

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    Here are the Commencement speeches

    Jim Hamblin's welcome

    May 23

    Here are the awards given at Prize Day.  Congratulations recipients!

    And a few video moments from Commencement Dinner:
    Mr. Peck addresses the Senior Class
    Mr. Stubbs addresses the Senior Class
    Claire Caputi's sings for the Senior Class
    Mr. Lockwood's quartet with significant bass

    May 17

    Click the image to visit the Smugmug gallery of photos from Senior Thesis Presentations. Our seniors were poised, knowledgable and ready to share what they learned throughout the semester!

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    May 15

    May 10
    Click the image to visit the Smugmug gallery of photos from PROM 2015. It was a beautiful evening for the prom and all the ladies in their beautiful dresses!
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    Gallery of the Week
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    Last week was a week of finishing up. Many teams played their last games and all students attended their last classes on Saturday. And on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon, the seniors presented their final theses to the community. As always, as I walked around campus taking photos, I was impressed with the talent, intellectual curiosity, and poise of our students.
    Athletics Gallery
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    A couple last games before exams!
    News & Events
    Parents' Newsletter | Closing Week Schedule
    In this week's newsletter you'll find loads of information about the last week of the school year.
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    Senior Service at Trinity Chapel
    The first chapel of the school year for new students is held across Rte. 175 in the Trinity Chapel, and soon-to-graduate seniors always have a closing service there, as well. Trinity Chapel was the original chapel for Holderness School at its 1879 opening. This year, Tobi Pfenninger was asked to share reflections with the seniors. The full text of her remarks is below: 
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    The Picador: Volume 10, Issue 13
    Inside this issue:
    -- Picador Editors for 2015-16 Annnounced
    -- An Interview with Jake Norton '92
    -- Departing Faculty and Staff Share Their Thoughts About Leaving
    -- Senior Thesis Projects: A Photo Essay
    Here's a link to the online edition!
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    Jake Norton '92 Earns 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
    Jake Norton ’92, mountaineer, filmmaker, and activist is the recipient of the 2015 Holderness School Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was presented by Head of School Phil Peck on May 8th at Assembly. Mr. Peck described Jake as “an alumnus who has devoted much of his personal and professional life to helping people who are impoverished, unknown, and at risk in some of the most remote regions of the world. His work exemplifies an active and tireless pursuit of the betterment of humankind. “

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    Holderness School Today: Spring 2015
    Inside this issue:
    -- Filling the VW Bug: a look inside the Holderness Admission Office
    -- Special Programs 2015
    -- Catching Up with Martha Kesler
    -- Class Notes
    To read the online edition, click here!
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    Forms, Links & Other Essentials

    *New this year. STUDENTS will use this form to enter the information, print the confirmation page, and obtain the necessary signatures in person by 10:00AM on Thursdays. Please note that a parent or guardian must grant permission for his or her child's departure from the school every time the student plans to take a weekend at permission@holderness.org 

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