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#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

What makes Milton Academy so special for today’s students, faculty, and staff? On #GivingTuesday, November 29, we will hear from Milton’s newest community members about what drew them here. Your Milton Fund support helps our school grow and thrive through recruiting...
Milton Academy Reaccreditation Survey for Graduates

Milton Academy Reaccreditation Survey for Graduates

Thank you to the hundreds of Milton Academy graduates who have completed the alumni survey sent earlier this week as part of the school’s self-study process. Your voices are vital as the school prepares for reaccreditation by the New England Association of Schools and...
A Brave Space

A Brave Space

As a professor and the director of Africana Studies at Northeastern University, Régine Michelle Jean-Charles ’96 strives to create a community where students and ideas flourish. “In my view, the job of the formative educator is to make justice irresistible.” So writes...
Share Your News

Share Your News

Have you written a book? Gotten hitched? Added to your family? Your classmates want to know! Share your news in the spring issue of Milton Magazine by submitting your class note by December 2 at forms.gle/4NHrztmPtjPpGq6n6. Rosamond van der Linde ’54 shares that...
Milton-Nobles Day

Milton-Nobles Day

Milton-Nobles Day was held on Saturday, November 12, at Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Mass. Many students, alumni, family members, and friends cheered the Mustangs on to victory in varsity volleyball (3-0), JV field hockey (2-1 OT), varsity football (38-26),...
Coming Soon: Milton Self-Study Survey

Coming Soon: Milton Self-Study Survey

Every ten years, Milton Academy undertakes a self-study in preparation for reaccreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. This period of thoughtful, thorough reflection relies on the participation of the full Milton community. We need to hear...
Inaugural TEDxMiltonAcademy Event

Inaugural TEDxMiltonAcademy Event

The inaugural TEDxMiltonAcademy event filled King Theatre with ideas about belonging, health, climate, identity, and psychology, as six speakers from the Milton community shared carefully crafted and passionate talks on subjects of their choosing. The event featured...
New Affinity Group Opportunities

New Affinity Group Opportunities

We are pleased to offer a host of affinity spaces and cultural groups across a wide range of identities, including gender, ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, and race. Trained facilitators are working with school leadership to create and maintain...
Love Milton Magazine?

Love Milton Magazine?

You’re not alone! Many alumni say that the Class Notes section of Milton Magazine is one of their favorite things to flip through. That’s because people want to know what you’re up to! Share your news and life updates with your Milton family by submitting your...
Alumni Restore Milton’s Harkness Tables

Alumni Restore Milton’s Harkness Tables

Last week, Austin Vyas ’17 delivered a beautifully restored Harkness table to Milton just in time for the start of school. This restoration was part of a large, four-table project that Vyas took on as an homage to his career at Milton. Vyas shares, “As a 2017...
Share Your News in Milton Magazine

Share Your News in Milton Magazine

Have news to share? The fall issue of Milton Magazine will be delivered to mailboxes in the coming weeks, but there’s still time to share your news for the spring issue. Share your accomplishments and life updates with your Milton family by submitting your class note...
Volunteer for Reunion 2023

Volunteer for Reunion 2023

Milton will celebrate alumni in class years ending in 3 and 8 on Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17, 2023, and there are many opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. If this is your reunion year, and you would like to explore ways to stay connected and...
2021-2022 Donor and Volunteer Impact Report

2021-2022 Donor and Volunteer Impact Report

Each year, the impact of donor and volunteer support is felt in every corner of Milton Academy. Students, faculty, and staff benefit in innumerable ways from the generosity of our broader community. We are excited to share with you some of the many stories that...
Fall Events Preview

Fall Events Preview

This fall will feature several virtual and in-person events, including Milton at the Boston Red Sox, annual receptions in Boston and New York City, Milton-Nobles Day at Nobles, the annual Gratwick Concert featuring award-winning violinist Keila Wakao, and much more....
Update Your Contact Information

Update Your Contact Information

The best way to stay connected to Milton and be sure you receive news and invitations to our featured events is to keep your contact information current. Update your contact information today at...
Volunteer with Milton

Volunteer with Milton

Alumni and parent volunteers serve as a vital resource for our students, build community for those who are no longer on campus, and support our annual fundraising activity. If you would like to explore ways to stay connected and give back to the Milton community in...
Year in Review

Year in Review

2021–2022 was an exciting year for Milton. The incredible support of more than 3,100 alumni, parents, students, and friends of the school resulted in donations of $17.9 million to fuel innovation and excellence in education at Milton, including $5.6 million for the...
Join Milton at Tanglewood This Summer

Join Milton at Tanglewood This Summer

After a two-year hiatus, Milton returns to the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) for Milton at Tanglewood. Join us for this celebrated tradition on Sunday, July 31, with a lunch hosted by former trustee Dottie Weber ’60 and Steve Weber P...
Mark your Calendar for Reunion 2023!

Mark your Calendar for Reunion 2023!

Save the date! Milton will celebrate alumni in class years ending in 3 and 8 on Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17, 2023. Reunion will feature sessions with current students and alumni, classroom experiences with Milton faculty, class gatherings, and more. So mark...
Volunteer with Milton

Volunteer with Milton

Alumni and parent volunteers serve as a vital resource for our students, build community for those who are no longer on campus, and support our annual fundraising activity. If you would like to explore ways to stay connected and give back to the Milton community in...
Alixe Callen ’88 Appointed 13th Head of Milton Academy

Alixe Callen ’88 Appointed 13th Head of Milton Academy

Alexandra (Alixe) H. Callen ’88 has been selected by the Board of Trustees to be Milton Academy’s 13th head of school, effective July 1, 2023. Callen, a Milton graduate with extensive teaching and leadership experience in both public and independent schools, currently...
Heather McGee ’97 Delivered Commencement Address

Heather McGee ’97 Delivered Commencement Address

Milton awarded diplomas to 185 seniors during the school’s commencement exercises on June 10, 2022. One longstanding tradition of the ceremony is students electing their student speakers, which assures seniors that they will, at their last Milton gathering, hear from...
Honor the Milton Experience with a Gift to the Milton Fund

Honor the Milton Experience with a Gift to the Milton Fund

This year, Milton expanded time and resources for extracurricular activities. The Milton Fund supports opportunities for students to think creatively, solve problems, work as a team, become leaders, and serve their community. Visit www.www.milton.edu/donate by June 30...
Lisa Donohue ’83 Recognized with Milton Medal

Lisa Donohue ’83 Recognized with Milton Medal

On April 30, the Board of Trustees honored its outgoing president, Lisa Donohue ’83, with the Milton Medal, recognizing her years of leadership and dedication during a significant period of growth for Milton Academy. “Lisa’s incredible service to Milton clearly...
Heather C. McGhee ’97 to Speak at Graduation

Heather C. McGhee ’97 to Speak at Graduation

This year’s Graduation speaker is Heather C. McGhee ’97. She is an author and public policy advocate who designs and promotes solutions to inequality in America. For nearly two decades, she helped build the policy organization Demos, serving four years as its...
Come Back for Reunion June 17–18

Come Back for Reunion June 17–18

Reunion is just under one month away! Will we see you there? 200 alumni have already registered. Reunion will feature sessions with current students and alumni, a classroom experience with Milton faculty, lunch on the Quad, class gatherings, and more. New this year,...
Giving Day Challenge: Record-Breaking Success

Giving Day Challenge: Record-Breaking Success

On April 12, a record 1,174 members of the Milton community from every corner of the globe came together to show their Milton pride. Alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends made gifts on Giving Day totaling more than $1.65 million—another record—in...
A Return to In-Person Events

A Return to In-Person Events

This month, Milton alumni, parents, and friends gathered in Boston and New York City for annual receptions, featuring remarks from Head of School Todd Bland. Among the first in-person events since early 2020, the events drew Milton community members eager to reconnect...
Reunion Registration is Now Open

Reunion Registration is Now Open

Join us Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, as we celebrate class years ending in 2 and 7, as well as the classes of 1970 and 1971. Reunion will feature sessions with current students and alumni, classroom experiences with Milton faculty, class gatherings, and...
Claire Hughes Johnson ’90 Named Milton Board of Trustees President

Claire Hughes Johnson ’90 Named Milton Board of Trustees President

Claire Hughes Johnson, Milton Academy Class of 1990, will succeed Lisa Donohue ’83 as president of the Milton Academy Board of Trustees. Claire’s presidency, confirmed by vote of the Board, will begin on July 1, 2022. Upon joining the Board in 2010, Claire’s devotion...

Upper School Principal Announcement

Milton is excited to share that Dr. Monica Benton Palmer has been named the school’s next Upper School principal, effective July 1, 2022. Monica has worked for 19 years in independent schools, and brings significant experience in diversity, equity, inclusion, and...

DEIC Final Report

Milton Academy’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission (DEIC) has released a series of final recommendations, which have been endorsed by the school’s Board of Trustees. The recommendations represent more than a year’s worth of stakeholder engagement in response...

Celebrating Black Excellence

Milton kicked off Black History Month by welcoming a variety of speakers who participated in community events, including artist and educator Endia Beal, Women’s March organizer and diversity consultant Yavilah McCoy, and our own Osaremen Okolo ’13, who...

Calling Class Years Ending in 2 and 7

We look forward to celebrating Reunion for class years ending in 2 and 7 on Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18. More information will be coming soon. In the meantime, check out your class page on our Reunion site to connect with former classmates and share...

Watch This Year’s Gratwick Concert

On Friday, February 4, 2022, the Milton community gathered virtually for the annual Gratwick Concert in memory of Katharine Perkins Gratwick, Class of 1924. This year’s concert featured musical pioneer and multi-Grammy-nominated cellist Matt Haimovitz. Email us at...

Milton’s MLK Day Speaker, Dr. Philip McAdoo

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Dr. Philip McAdoo spoke with the Milton community in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His talk focused on the relationship between King’s legacy and a present-day call to action for all people who seek justice. McAdoo is the Vice...

Former Principal Hugh Silbaugh Passes Away

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of former Upper School Principal, Hugh Silbaugh. Hugh worked at Milton from 2001-2005 and was a beloved member of the Milton community. He leaves behind his wife, Cor, and his sons, Harry and Jay. Hugh’s family...

Alumni Invited to Virtual Gratwick Concert

We invite alumni to attend this year’s Gratwick Concert, a special event supported by an endowed fund established in memory of Katharine Perkins Gratwick ’24, on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. via Zoom. This year’s concert will feature musical pioneer,...

Alumni Form the Asian Inclusion Project

Milton alumni Katie Chow ’12 and Ashley Bae ’12 formed the Asian Inclusion Project as an opportunity to amplify Asian American voices and invite the community to the Asian American experience. They created the project in response to the hate crimes against the Asian...

Save the Date: Reunion Weekend

Calling all alumni class years ending in 2 and 7, save the date for Reunion! We’re looking forward to celebrating with you on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18, 2022. More information is coming soon, with registration slated to open early this year. In the...

Upper School Transitions

Milton recently announced David Ball ’88 is stepping down as principal of the Upper School at the end of this academic year. Since 1999, David has been a thoughtful, strategic leader in the Milton community. He plans to continue teaching in the history and social...

Alumni Featured in Stang Stories

Stang Stories, a podcast created by Teddy Ellis ’22 and now supported through a student organization, shares stories of alumni journalists, scientists, professors, and more. “My favorite part about Stang Stories is the advice from amazing people. Hearing from alumni...

In The News: Fivefork Farms

Grace Lam ’05 and Lyh-Hsin Lam ’03 were recently featured in The Boston Globe discussing their family owned and operated business, Fivefork Farms, located in Upton, Mass. The entire family works to provide beautiful, sustainably grown flowers to local businesses and...

Seth Magaziner ’02 Runs for RI Governor

Seth Magaziner ’02, treasurer of Rhode Island, is running for governor of the state. Learn more about his campaign and Seth’s positions on the issues facing Rhode Islanders.

Sending our Support to Jake Thibeault

Our thoughts are with senior Jake Thibeault of Fitchburg, who suffered spine fractures and a mild brain hemorrhage during a hockey tournament with his club team. Jake was left paralyzed from the waist down when he collided with another player, then hit the boards....

Rest In Peace Senator Adlai ’48

We are sad to share that former US Senator Adlai Stevenson III of Illinois has passed away. After graduating from Milton Academy in 1948, he attended Harvard and went on to join the Marine Corps. The great grandson of former Vice President Adlai Stevenson, he was...

A Lasting Legacy: Griffin Family Scholarship

When legendary wrestling coach and history teacher Dick Griffin passed away last September, it prompted his son, Matt Griffin ’86, to reflect on the extraordinary opportunities that he and his late brother, Cub, enjoyed at Milton. As a tribute to Dick, Cub, and his...

Congrats, Tapti!

Congratulations to recent Milton graduate Tapti Sen ’21 whose work of poetry, “To Love a Country,” was recently published in The Daily Star. Tapti’s poem was inspired by reconciling her third culture identity and how it has shaped her as a person. In the fall,...

Alumni Throwback

The Alumni and Development office recently heard from Robert G. White ’48, who generously supports financial aid at Milton. After reading about a wrestling student, Robert was reminded of a fond memory from his wrestling days at Milton when he defeated a famed...
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