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Bioethics

Taught by a religion teacher and biology teacher, this course dives into questions that are as basic as the meaning of life. 

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This sequence of courses is offered fall (BIO210), winter (BIO220) and spring (BIO230). Biology 210 introduces cell structure and function leading to a study of human anatomy and physiology. Basic...

This sequence of courses is offered fall (PHY210), winter (PHY220) and spring (PHY230). This course investigates the topics of Newtonian mechanics: motion, force, energy and momentum conservation...

This course is an introduction to the study of animal behavior. It explores the development, cause, evolutionary origin and function of a host of behaviors, such as sexual behavior, communication...

Aquatics are a means to achieve cardiovascular fitness through stroke development and participation in a variety of swimming workout methods.

This course examines how history - and its conflicts - can be understood through the artistic objects that societies create. It examines art from the 19th and 20th centuries, investigating how...

This course equips students with the musical and cultural literacy to understand the aesthetic and societal forces at work throughout the development of the Western musical canon. Through...

This class studies contemporary approaches to art?making with a special focus on global imagery. The 20th century witnessed an unprecedented explosion of artistic movements, approaches and styles...

From the grittiness of rap to the density of civil disobedience, this course examines a variety of literary-artistic protest. The approach is multicultural and interdisciplinary. Possibilities...

This course explores the role of artistic creation and the concept of beauty from the traditional to the modern, the role of art to challenge or praise the status quo. Materials may include essays...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

A. Bartlett Giamatti, former president of Yale and commissioner of Major League Baseball, believed that this game is "the plot of the story of our national life." In this course we will look at...

This sequence of courses is offered fall (RUS111), winter (RUS221) and spring (RUS231). This three-term sequence presents the material of the first two years of the Russian program. It is...

The influence of hip-hop on popular culture, literary arts, entertainment and politics is undeniable. Hamilton has revolutionized the Broadway musical. Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly has...

This course is recommended for students with an interest in understanding music but who have little or no prior experience. This course examines the elements that are universal in music and...

Hallyu, the Korean cultural wave, has swept the Republic of Korea onto the world stage as an exporter of dramas, boy bands, girl bands and film. After the Korean War, Korea was among the world's...

This course explores the chemistry, digestion and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, water, vitamins and minerals in the human body. The importance of adequate personal nutrition for...

Humans' capacity to alter their world at the biological level has risen to new heights in the past 50 years. With advanced technologies such as gene editing, cloning and stem cell research,...

Students in this course will be exposed to the process of scientific investigation through collaboration with researchers at Stanford University. The overarching goal of Dr. Kim's lab at Stanford...

Experienced rowers and coxswains place emphasis on improving individual technique and aerobic conditioning at low cadences in fours and eights. All look forward to occasional intramural 3-mile...

Varsity baseball is for the experienced player who wishes to improve his skills in an 18- to 20-game schedule against teams in the Northern New England Prep School Baseball League. A league...

The varsity teams play once or twice weekly against college JV teams and other independent schools. The JV teams play separate schedules, competing with high schools and other prep schools....

The boys varsity ice hockey program offers experienced players a competitive schedule against other independent schools. The JV team also plays a competitive schedule against other independent...

The boys varsity plays an extremely competitive 18-game schedule in the NEPSAC against high level competition. Development in skill, strategy, character and team concepts prepares athletes for...

The boys varsity and junior varsity teams play a 16- to 18-game schedule. The practices are designed to improve endurance, sharpen individual skills and inculcate team tactics.

The boys varsity and JV teams have eight to 10 dual meets each during the winter. The varsity ends its season with the New England Prep Championships. Stroke-technique work and weight training are...

In boys varsity tennis, there are two teams of at least six players each. Both teams compete interscholastically. Team matches include singles and doubles play. The top players on varsity A...

The varsity team has a schedule of approximately 18 games that ends with the New England Championships. The JV team has approximately 10 games. Each squad has 16 members. Prior experience in water...