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  • January

    The Bull Stampede: January 18, 2020

    Saturday, 1/18
    Girls' V Hockey vs. KUA 0-5 L
    Boys' JV1 Basketball vs. Proctor 38-54 L
    Boys' JV Hockey vs. New Hampton 5-3 W
    Boys' V Hockey vs. Proctor 1-5 L
    Boys' JV2 Basketball vs. High Mowing 23-39 L
    Girls' JV Hockey vs. St. Paul's 2-8 L
    Girls' V Basketball vs. Middlesex 68-30 W

    Waterville Slope Style:
    Matt Stiles, 1st
    Bram Kikmate, 2nd
    Ethan Greene, 3rd
    Ainsley Burr, 1st 
    Adam Pilon, 1st
    Kyle Woodworth, 2nd
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  • The Bull Stampede: January 17, 2020

    Friday 1/17
    Girls' V Basketball vs. Tilton 46-70 L
    Boys' V Basketball vs. Governor's 61-59 L
    Boys' JV Hockey vs. St. Paul's 0-0 T after OT
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  • Courageous Conversations: Author, Priest leads Anti-Racism Chapel for MLK Observance.

    Greg Kwasnik
    Changing the status quo can be an uncomfortable task – especially if you benefit from it. That was the message to students from the Rev. Peter Jarrett-Schell, the school’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day speaker and the white author of Seeing My Skin, a personal examination of the role of whiteness in his own life.
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  • The Bull Stampede: January 15, 2020

    Wednesday 1/15
    Girls' V Basketball vs. New Hampton 40-59 L
    Boys' JV1 Basketball vs. New Hampton 33-45 L
    Boys' JV Hockey vs. Proctor 2-1 W
    Boys' V Hockey vs. St. Paul's 5-7 L
    Boys' V Basketball vs. Gould W
    Boys' JV2 Basketball vs. KUA 30-26 W
    Girls' V Hockey vs. Tilton 3-1 W
    Snowboarding: Lakes Region GS at Gunstock
    The Girls Team Won!
    Top 3 Girls:
    Sacha Levine 2nd
    Gabi Siegel 4th
    Ainsley Burr 7th
    The Boys Team Won!
    Top 4 Boys:
    Kyle Woodworth 1st
    Pat Lessard 3rd
    Noah McIntire 5th
    Oliver Kiker 9th

    Varsity Skiing at Loon:
    The Girls Team got 2nd overall and the Boys Team got 3rd overall! 
    Top 10 Finishes: 
    Kai Parlett 2nd
    Halle Barker 7th
    Ariana Anastos 10th
    Nordic at Proctor: 
    11 schools and 150 racers competed in a 5-kilometer classic race at Proctor Academy yesterday. Here is how your Bulls did. 
    Mae Whitcomb 1st, Amanda Vansant 2nd, and Coco Diemar 7th in the girl's race. The Girl's team won the team score. Gus Whitcomb was 5th place overall. 
    Also noteworthy, Maizley Tone got a top 20 in her first LR race, and Ellie Page just missed out on the top 10 with an eleventh place. 
    Big shoutout to those that competed in their first official lakes region race. 
    Jakob Nissen (31st), Terry Zhu (90th), Abigail Cole (26th), Meg MacLaury (29th), Isabel Cole (52nd).

    Go Bulls! 
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  • Second Quarter Honor Roll

    The Honor Roll recognizes and commends outstanding achievement and effort in the academic program. Holderness School recognizes that each student's growth and progress is complex. Quarterly comments written by faculty better reflect the unique path traveled by each student, and the Honor Roll and Effort Honor Roll are simplified but significant markers of the engagement of our students in the most recent marking interval.
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  • Verses from a Nation in Transition: Photographs by Joseph Sywenkyj

    Ukraine has made a noticeable entry into the American dialogue as of late.  And while sound bites and press conferences have been filled with mentions of Ukraine in the last several months, one pioneering photographer -- and now Holderness School faculty member -- has spent the last twenty years covering the winding evolution of a nation in transition.
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  • Holderness School Receives $6M Gift for Snow Sports, Athletics

    Andy Herring
    Affirming Holderness School’s position as the premier snow sports school in the country and committing to the school’s multi-sport athletic philosophy, the New Hampshire boarding school recently received a transformational $6 million gift.  Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, Holderness School is able to jumpstart fundraising initiatives that will better support world-class outdoor athletic facilities and impact every athletic team and snow sports discipline.
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  • The Running of the Bulls: Cross Country Laps the Competition

    Maxfield Paro '17
    Both Boys' and Girls' Cross Country had an exceptional season and ran their way to the podium in nearly every competition.  Read more about how these student-athletes logged an amazing season.
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  • Rock Climbing Team Summits Steep Challenges

    Maxfield Paro '17
    Surrounded by some of the best climbing spots on the East Coast, the Holderness School Rock Climbing Team is privileged to spend their afternoons exploring the cliffs of Rumney, New Hampshire.  Head Coach Erik Thatcher ‘08 pushes his climbers to set goals for themselves throughout the season in order to guide their growth.  
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  • Muddy Days and Smiles: Mountain Biking Pedals Ahead

    Maxfield Paro '17
    With nearly ten kilometers of trails on campus and many more only a short minibus ride away, the Holderness School mountain biking team enjoyed a season full of challenging rides, thrilling races, and strong friendships.
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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, highlighting teaching moments, inspirational chapels, Head’s Day shenanigans, service projects, and more.
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