Chipping Away at Walls: Showing Up for Our Students’ Mental Health
“Black people don’t go to therapy.” “You don’t need therapy, you need Jesus.” “Stop crying and suck it up.” “Therapy is for crazy people.” Throughout my life, these are phrases I’ve heard from my students and peers that sought to justify why people of color, and specifically Black people, should not seek out therapy or support. Nevertheless, support and therapy are exactly what is needed, arguably now more than ever.
Scholars, Staff, and Families at Muchin College Prep Share Gratitude
This is part of a series of blogs from Noble campus representatives to give a deeper look at campus life.
Most people think that the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, but November at […]
What We Owe to Our Black Boys
For several years, Black students have faced suspensions, explusions, and other exclusionary discipline practices in U.S. schools at higher rates than their peers (American University report, […]
“Autistic people are also artistic”: Muchin Student Colin Moy Shares His Art and His Thoughts
From beautiful Chinese dragons to sea creatures, Muchin College Prep senior Colin Moy lets his imagination run wild and free in his artwork. His art has been featured in Noble student showcases, and this year, his Chinese dragon-themed […]
Applications Open for Diverse Leaders Fellowship at Noble Schools
Applications are now open for this year’s Diverse Leaders Fellowship (DLF) at Noble Schools. DLF is Noble’s longest-running leadership program, having nurtured a village of over 120 fellows and mentors since 2018.
This 9-month-long program is designed to identify and invest […]
“They’re here. They wanna be here.” — Noble’s Return to School Amid the Omicron Surge
While the Omicron variant raged through Chicago and across the world this past holiday season, Noble teams went to work to ensure students could return to school safely and continue learning in January. Starting this week, Noble Schools […]