High School 

More Than A

Surrounded by New Hampshire’s lakes and White Mountains, Holderness School is a boarding and day school of joyful learners, adventurers, artists, advocates, and athletes.  Our students develop deep and lasting friendships while actively learning what it means to be a member of a community where they are respected, known, and challenged. Holderness is more than a school, it’s an elevated experience.

Happening Around Campus

List of 3 news stories.

  • Burgwell “Burgie” Howard ’82 – Our 142nd Commencement Speaker

    Burgwell “Burgie” Howard ’82, Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Student Engagement at Yale University and Holderness School trustee, will speak at the school’s 142nd Commencement on May 23, 2021.
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  • Graduating Artists Share Their Final Work

    The arts are a critical pillar of any high school education and for some it becomes a guiding light, often to those who don’t even expect that themselves. Jobe Gemmell-Hughes ‘21, Abby Palmer ‘21, and Gracie Roe ‘21 all won scholastic awards this year for their art and placed in a juried show at the AVA Gallery. In their final weeks at Holderness, they are hanging a show in the Weld Dining Hall and we asked them to reflect on their time in the Holderness Art Department.
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  • Holderness Students Champion LGBTQ+ Youth on Day of Silence

    The Aliance Club sponsored the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) Day of Silence this past Friday. This is a student-led national event where students and teachers take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ+ people at schools. Members of the Holderness community filled hallways and paths dressed in red and silent.
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    Head's Photo
    Of The Day

    Head of School Phil Peck has been documenting the daily life of Holderness School one photo at a time since 2001. The Head's Photo of the Day captures educational moments, inspirational chapels, boarding school life, service projects, and more. Check out this inside look into real, everyday life at Holderness School.

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    Holderness School
    33 Chapel Lane, Holderness, NH 03245

    MAIL P.O. Box 1879 Plymouth, NH 03264-1879
    PHONE (603) 536-1257
    EMAIL info@holderness.org