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If any of you are studying abroad, just let me know . . . and take me with you! —TIM BARRY ’16, IN CLASS I’S FINAL ASSEMBLY, IMPERSONATING UPPER SCHOOL HEAD MICHAEL DENNING
What makes this school so great is how teachers here hold us to the highest standards in every area of school life without compromising their ability to connect with each and every one of us. —WILL CLARKE ’16, SCHOOL LIFE COUNCIL CO -PRESIDENT, IN HIS GRADUATION SPEECH
This tiny shift in perspective, the shift from viewing something as a threat versus a challenge, can make the difference between your brain being flooded (and thus incapacitated) by dopamine versus being bathed in just the right amount of dopamine to be able to achieve optimal focus. —JEN HAMILTON, DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING, ON “SMALL SHIFTS IN PERSPECTIVE, HUGE MENTAL BENEFITS,” MAY 2016 NOBLES PARENTS ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER
VIA INSTAGRAM: Whitney Sandford ’16 walks through the city of Can Tho. Photo by Clare Diaz.
Whether we like it or not, we teach who we are, and what we do speaks more loudly about what we value than anything we say. —MICHAEL DENNING, HEAD OF UPPER SCHOOL, ON “PARENTING TEENS: COULD LESS OFTEN BE MORE?” MAY 2016 NOBLES PARENTS ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER
[Creativity] is an aspect of intelligence, but having a high IQ does not necessarily mean that you’re creative. Anyone can learn to be creative, through practice and determination. VIA FACEBOOK: Mikaela Martin ’19 weighs in on a discussion about #OscarsSoWhite, led by the Multicultural Student Association. Photo by Kim Neal.
— GIA BATTY, DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC SUPPORT, ON “CREATIVITY,” APRIL 2016 NOBLES LEARNING SPECIALISTS’ “STUDIES SHOW” PODCAST FALL 2016 Nobles 3