May 2015

Didn’t They Graduate?

By | May 18th, 2015|Alumni, Program, Uncategorized|

Watching each 8th grade student receive his or her diploma is always thrilling, for parents and teachers as well as the graduates, but it is equally wonderful to see those students when they return for a visit or a special Hill School event. Occasionally, students also return to advance their own learning or perform community [...]

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January 2014

Project Knapsack

By | January 27th, 2014|Alumni, Program, Students, Uncategorized|

Sixth graders at Hill have the opportunity this year to connect with pen pals in South Africa. Porcha Dodson (Hill ‘93) founded non-profit organization Project Knapsack, which matches students in the U.S. with African peers for aid and cultural exchange. Dodson and associate Jeannie VanMetre (also Hill ‘93) have visited Hill to introduce the pen [...]

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February 2013

Alumna Scientist Visits Hill

By | February 25th, 2013|Alumni, Program, Uncategorized|

Hill Alumna, Elizabeth Nichols ’93, recently stopped by for a visit and reconnected with some of her former teachers – Jack and Sydney Bowers, Treavor Lord, Tal Mack, and Tom Northrup – and met with two of Hill’s science teachers – Lois Johnson-Mead and Martha Burke. Elizabeth currently lives in Brazil while on a post-doctoral [...]

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December 2012

Alumni Marketplace

By | December 8th, 2012|Alumni, Uncategorized|

On Saturday, December 8th 2012, the Alumni Board sponsored its first “Hill Holiday Marketplace.” Alumni coordinator, Haley Walsh, ably assisted by Elisabeth Troye Plaskitt ’74, Lisa Hubbard Patterson ’85, and Hill parent Lisa White, organized this event which was held in the theater and the adjacent courtyard, reception area, and dance studio. Thirty vendors, including [...]

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October 2012

Alumni Golf Tournament

By | October 19th, 2012|Alumni, Uncategorized|

This year’s outing was again held at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club on a spectacular October afternoon. Tournament Director Haley Walsh and her team of volunteers organized another outstanding event. Each year proceeds provide funding for the Alumni Association to support Hill’s Auction as well as other special projects for the school and the Middleburg [...]

May 2012

Em Sharp Reception

By | May 11th, 2012|Alumni, Uncategorized|

On Friday, May 11, 2012 The Hill School Alumni Association hosted a spring reception in honor of Emily Sharp, beloved Art teacher and Faculty Emeritus. From 1961-1971 and 1978-1983, Em taught at Hill School inspiring and instilling a love of art. She influenced the lives of countless students, and it was this passion for Hill [...]

March 2012

Alumni Shoot

By | March 3rd, 2012|Alumni, Uncategorized|

The first annual Hill School Alumni Shoot held on March 3, 2012 was a huge success. There were over 60 participants in attendance (26 alumni ranging from the classes of 1947 to 2009) on a chilly Saturday morning, but as the clouds parted and teams formed, healthy competition ensued. Prizes were given to the top [...]