Meet a Mustang: The Noble Family
Communications: How many years have you been at Breck, and what are your current grade level(s) and position as a staff member?
Joseph: My name is Joseph Noble. I have been at Breck for 19 years and currently work as a groundskeeper for the school.
Jared: My name is Jared. I’ve been at Breck for nine years and am in grade 7.
Rhonique: My name is Rhonique, and I have been at Breck for two years. This year, I am in kindergarten.
Communications: Why are you proud to be Black?
Noble Family: As a family, we are proud of all the accomplishments made by Black people; in spite of the odds against us, we have been able to contribute on the highest level for a better country and a better world.
Communications: What is one way you and your family connect with your Black/African/African American heritage?
Noble Family: Every year, we have an annual gathering event to share our heritage and culture. We also have an online group where we keep in touch with friends and family.
Communications: From a student perspective, what is it about Breck that you enjoy most?
Jared: I like the welcoming and nice community at Breck.
Rhonique: I like my friends, my teacher, and recess!
Communications: What do you hope others will understand about what it means to be black?
Noble Family: We hope others will understand that we have hopes and dreams like everyone else and that we love our country and want to see the best for it.
Communications: From a parent’s perspective, what sets Breck apart when choosing an education for your child? Or Why Breck?
Joseph and Rhonda: We chose Breck for our children because it is a welcoming community. Breck also has other elements that we love, like being a one-campus school, chapel, and a warm faculty and staff who I work with and who teach and care about our children. As an employee, I feel like I am with family at Breck.
Communications: What is a meaningful experience you have had at Breck (student/staff perspectives)?
We're so pleased to welcome 32 new faculty & staff to Breck this fall!
Later this week will be the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the twin towers in New York City, a significant and traumatic event for Americans and people around the world. Melody Fox Ahmed, the Director for Global Studies at the National Cathedral School invites educators to use the occasion for both remembrance and education.
Information about the 2021-2022 Breck Theatre Season.