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Video: Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH) Honduras

This spring, 23 NNM students, 16 parents and 7 staff visited our friends and sister-school at NPH Honduras.  One group went in April and a second group in June.  Since 2011, over 230 people from NNM have visited an NPH

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Posted in 12-14 - Chris Ambroso

NNM Class of 2018: Video

Dear NNM Class of 2018, Here is my gift to you: a video montage of your two years in NNM’s Junior High.  I hope you enjoy the memories, the smiles and the songs.  Remember the things that your teachers taught

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Posted in 12-14 - Chris Ambroso

Graduation Dance Pictures! 

Go to the Fotio webpage to see and download all 526 pics from last night’s party.  Thanks to the room parents, Gabrielle (DJ & photo booth) and Sheila/Marlo (sweatpants).            

Posted in 12-14 - Chris Ambroso

May Mayhem: Under the Sea

Tomorrow, Thursday, May 24, is our annual May Mayhem.  This year’s version takes place Under the Sea.  You may have been herring about it.  It’s a large-scale  variety show where the students can showcase their talents and passions: singing, dancing,

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A Celebration of an Inspiring Life: Dovey Johnson Roundtree

Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104 Dovey Johnson Roundtree outside the United States District Court in Washington, about 1985. “As a woman, and as a woman of color in an age when black lawyers had to leave the

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Gateway Parenting

“Because once you start doing for your children what they can do for themselves, there is a tragic feedback loop which receives from and expresses to both parties, parent and child. The less your child does for himself, the less

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Allergy Season: Why Teenagers Become ‘Allergic’ to Their Parents

New York Times: By LISA DAMOUR APRIL 11, 2018 The arrival of spring is often prime time for hay fever, but adolescents seem to be able to develop an allergy to their parents, either intermittent or chronic, at any time of the

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Over-parenting Anonymous

Over-parenting Anonymous: A 26-step program for good parents gone bad! This quick and valuable reminder comes courtesy of Wendy Mogel, author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and The Blessing of a B-minus

Posted in 12-14 - Chris Ambroso