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Christmas Books

Each year the Christmas Book is presented to the school during the Yule Festival. Every student designs a page and members of the senior class design and construct a case. Though the books vary in style, each is unique and beautiful.

“I had always felt that those books were visible evidence of the heart of High Mowing, through work both academic and creative,” Mrs. Emmet wrote in Farm to School.

This tradition began in 1942, the year the school was founded. However, when much of High Mowing burned to the ground on January 18, 1970, all of the Christmas Books were lost. “Their burning is …

Posted by HMS in Alumni/ae Perspectives on Friday December 20, 2013 at 03:10PM
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From the Big Room to Carnegie Hall

Christian Hoschek '12 at the Boston Convservatory

Christian Hoschek '12 is a second year Viola Performance Major at The Boston Conservatory. The founder of Fenway Strings, a student-led Chamber Quartet for weddings and events in Boston, Christian currently lives in Brookline, Massachusetts. Kurt Schmidlein ‘09 in the Development Office interviewed him for this blog.

Hi Christian! You graduated from High Mowing in 2012—what have you been up to since?

After I graduated HMS I enrolled at the Boston Conservatory. I’m now a second year student under the guidance of my viola teacher, Lenny Matczynski. I’m extremely grateful to be surrounded by…

Posted by Kurt Schmidlein in Alumni/ae Perspectives on Wednesday November 6, 2013
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