Under the Rev. Coolbaugh’s supervision, sports such as polo, tennis, football, and baseball were introduced to the school.
Under the Rev. Coolbaugh’s supervision, sports such as polo, tennis, football, and baseball were introduced to the school. Under Rev. Coolbaugh’s eye, Holderness also began a program to prepare selected students for the military academies through drilling and exercises. Three literary publications also sprung up during Coolbaugh’s tenure as did many extra–curricular activities and clubs. Enrollment rose, as well, and the school had almost outgrown the living space in Knowlton Hall by his retirement in 1892.
The HonorRoll 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 HonorRoll and Effort HonorRoll are simplified but significant markers of the engagement of our students in the most recent marking interval.