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Pritzker Science Center
January 302014

The Pritzker Science Center integrates classroom areas with laboratory tables and equipment, creating an environment that allows students to work collaboratively and move seamlessly between discussion and hands-on lab work. The Science Center is constructed primarily of locally sourced and recycled materials, and the building’s sustainability “dashboard” reports energy usage and savings in real time.

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The Kellner Performing Arts Center, opened in 1992, is a teaching center for the performing arts and music departments. Kellner includes a large dance studio; classrooms for speech and debate training; classrooms and practice rooms for work in chorus, orchestra and jazz; a “black box” studio theater; fully equipped scene construction and costume shops, and the Ruth King Theatre.

The Ruth King Theatre, a gift of novelist Stephen King in memory of his mother, is an exceptional teaching theatre. Equipped with a stage adaptable to thrust or apron configurations, the theatre is a 20th-century adaptation of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

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The William Coburn Cox Library was given by philanthropists William Coburn Cox ’24 and his wife, Jessie Bancroft Cox. The collection includes 25,000 volumes. The Academic Skills Center in the library helps students learn time management, organizational skills and provides support for course work.

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Art and Media Center
January 272014

The Art and Media Center is alive with the energy of art. Visual arts classrooms and studio spaces connect students and faculty pursuing the arts. The building is also home to the Nesto Gallery, which features eight exhibits annually, showcasing work of graduates, faculty and regional artists.

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Ware Hall
January 262014

During World War I, Milton boys farmed potatoes—part of Milton’s war effort—on the site that would eventually become Ware Hall, built as the Girls’ School schoolhouse. Today, students use classical and modern language classrooms, the language laboratory and math classrooms. Ware Hall also includes Middle School classrooms and assembly space.

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The Athletic and Convocation Center, opened in 1998, honors Milton’s tradition of excellence in athletics. The Fitzgibbons Convocation Center (south field house) includes three basketball courts, convocation capacity for the School and an indoor track. The north field house includes a hockey rink or, when the rink is de-iced, three tennis courts or space for indoor practice of field sports. The second floor features the Esther and Herbert G. Stokinger ’24 Fitness Center, coaches’ offices and training rooms.

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The Caroline Saltonstall Building includes the business office and alumni offices, as well as the K–8 admission office, Lower School academic space, the K–8 library and the Caroline Saltonstall Gymnasium. The building stands on the original Milton Academy Girls’ School campus.

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Greenleaf Hall
January 252014

Greenleaf Hall opened in January, 1970 when Elizabeth Greenleaf Buck was the Lower School principal, and it includes classrooms and specialty areas for Grades 3 through 6.

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Warren Hall
January 232014

Warren Hall, built in 1885, was renovated in 2002. The “new” Warren Hall includes the English department, deans’ offices and the Office of Admission in a building sensitively restored to provide state-of-the-art teaching areas within an environment that honors its early role as “the old schoolhouse.”

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Schwarz Student Center
January 222014

Schwarz Student Center is part of daily campus life for all students and adults at Milton. The center includes a common area for students to gather outside of class; student activities offices; computer kiosks; a snack bar and a recreation area.

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Wigglesworth Hall
January 212014

The history classrooms in Wigglesworth Hall support Milton’s teaching and learning style. Students and faculty gather around oval Harkness tables that promote stimulating discussion; each person, including the teacher, is an equal and important member of the discussion.

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Straus Library
January 202014

In the 1950s, Straus Library was the Academy’s main library. Today, Straus serves as a familiar and beloved gathering space for formal and informal events.  Members of the upper classes spend time at Straus because the college counseling office is located here. Milton’s five college counselors are fully involved in student life.

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Apthorp Chapel
January 192014

The Apthorp Chapel was constructed in 1921 to honor Milton students who served in World War I. Students meet each Sunday evening in Apthorp Chapel for the non-denominational chapel program that often includes guests, students and faculty reflecting on issues affecting the School community, the nation or the world.

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The Robert Saltonstall Gymnasium was once the major boys’ gymnasium at Milton. Today, students are drawn to the H. Adams Carter ’32 Climbing Wall, where they can learn to rock climb. Art students work in the sculpture, ceramics and woodworking rooms here, as well.

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Ayer Observatory
January 152014

Astronomy students use the Ayer Observatory to observe and study celestial objects. (The School also enjoys a portable planetarium.) The observatory’s 12-foot dome houses a five-inch Clark refractor for general classroom use; its smaller dome houses a 9-inch Takahashi reflector. Eight piers just outside of the observatory provide smaller, portable telescopes for larger group use.

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Junior Building
January 142014

The Junior Building provides space for Milton’s youngest learners: kindergarteners through students in Grade 2. Together, Greenleaf and the Junior Building ensure that the Lower School enjoys spaces dedicated to young children.

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Registered nurses, school physicians and counselors at the Health and Counseling Center help students who need physical or emotional care. The Health Center provides overnight accommodation for students as well as access to Milton Hospital and major Boston hospitals. The Health Center manages programs that involve students in care, support, leadership and learning—both in promoting healthy lifestyles and in responding to those with emotional or physical need.

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  • Pritzker Science Center

    Pritzker Science Center

    Academics, K–8, Upper School

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  • Kellner Performing Arts Center

    Kellner Performing Arts Center

    Academics, Arts, K–8, Upper School

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  • William Coburn Cox Library

    William Coburn Cox Library

    Academics, Upper School

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  • Art and Media Center

    Art and Media Center

    Academics, Arts, K–8, Upper School

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  • Ware Hall

    Ware Hall

    Academics, K–8, Upper School

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  • Athletic and Convocation Center

    Athletic and Convocation Center

    Academics, Athletics, Upper School

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  • Caroline Saltonstall Building

    Caroline Saltonstall Building

    Academics, Athletics, K–8

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  • Greenleaf Hall

    Greenleaf Hall

    Academics, K–8

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  • Warren Hall

    Warren Hall

    Academics, Upper School

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  • Schwarz Student Center

    Schwarz Student Center

    Academics, Upper School

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  • Wigglesworth Hall

    Wigglesworth Hall

    Academics, Upper School

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  • Straus Library

    Straus Library

    Academics, Upper School

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  • Apthorp Chapel

    Apthorp Chapel

    Academics, K–8, Upper School

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  • Robert Saltonstall Gymnasium

    Robert Saltonstall Gymnasium

    Academics, Athletics, K–8, Upper School

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  • Ayer Observatory

    Ayer Observatory

    Academics, K–8, Upper School

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  • Junior Building

    Junior Building

    Academics, K–8

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  • Health and Counseling Center

    Health and Counseling Center

    Academics, K–8, Upper School

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