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Chapel Talk

2019

  • March

    Creating Holderness Leaders

    Phil Peck
    Head of School Phil Peck reflects on the ten day special program period with students and parents before they embark on their spring break:
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  • February

    Celebrating Our Diversity

    Marilee Lin
    The return from Winter Parents Weekend coincided this year with the Lunar New Year (a.k.a. Spring Festival in China and Tet in Vietnam), the most important holiday in the home cultures of many of our Asian students. On that February 5, we kicked off nearly two weeks of celebrating the diverse cultures of Holderness with food, festivities, and the beautiful sound of our many voices.
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  • Darwin 2.0 -- Neuroscience and You

    Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton shares a chapel talk about the amygdala; a part of the mid brain about the size of an almond that is the home to our emotions, our fears and our “fight or flight” instinct. In his talk, he describes Neuroscientist, James Doty's belief that acts of empathy and compassion actually help us shrink the FEAR center of our brain (the amygdala) and open us up to new ways of seeing and understanding and ultimately experiencing happiness in our lives. 
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  • January

    Rev. Jason Wells visits Holderness School

    Just this past week, across the nation, people celebrated the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many will argue, however, that those celebrations are limited to a few simple quotes that do not truly represent the scope and breadth of King's work. Rev. Jason Wells, the executive director of New Hampshire's Council of Churches, spoke at Holderness during Tuesday's chapel and shared the ways in which Dr. King's legacy is being lived today, in this nation and in New Hampshire.

    Listen to Rev. Well's speech to the school  
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