This speech scares me a little. It’s one of those speeches at the end of the year or the end of your high school career in which an adult who has at least mildly succeeded at something is supposed to tell you some sort of thing that will carry you into the future. And that thing that this person tells you is supposed to be original even though thousands of people are giving speeches like this right now.
Despite an unseasonably warm, slow start to the winter season, the 2022-23 winter was a pivotal one for Holderness Snow Sports. Not only did an unprecedented number of athletes qualify for national championships, but the school also debuted its new Nordic competition trails and snowmaking system.
New York Times-bestselling author and political reporter Gabriel Sherman ’97 will speak at Holderness School’s 144th Commencement on May 27, 2023.
What’s one piece of advice English teacher Peter Durnan gives to students in his AP English Language and Composition class before they take their exam in May?
The Holderness community gathered on May 2 to name our new school leaders during our annual Leadership Chapel, a tradition that spans more than 70 years. It’s a unique process without speeches or campaigning, where students are assessed on the qualities of fairness, initiative, dependability, and empathy. Congratulations to our 2023-2024 school leadership!
History Department Chair Jordan Graham has been selected as the next Academic Dean at Holderness. Jordan’s experience as department chair and his work with the Academic Committee will serve him well as he begins his new position this summer. Here, Jordan talks about the role of Academic Dean.
As Hannah Fernandes ’17 searched for a Senior Thesis topic during the fall of her senior year, her mother asked a simple but unexpected question: How did Hannah feel about being one of the only girls in her STEM classes?
On a cold and snowy evening late last year, just before Christmas, Steve Rand ’62 and his partner Susan Mathison P’07 found themselves in a convoy of 30 trucks heading deep into the war-torn Ukrainian countryside.