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November 2016

Smithsonian Recognition for Hill’s Arboretum

November 18th, 2016|

The Hill School Arboretum has recently been accepted into the prestigious Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian and added to The Garden Club of America Collection. The Arboretum was designed, installed and is still maintained by long-time Middleburg resident Polly Rowley, the parent and grandparent of several Hill School alumnae. Located on the Hill [...]

July 2016

The Spirit of Philanthropy

July 31st, 2016|

It’s always exciting when Hill School Headmaster Treavor Lord draws the winning ticket number for the annual Grandparents’ Day raffle, but the spring 2016 raffle winners added extra dashes of jubilation and generosity. When Mr. and Mrs. Hahn, owners of DH Service, the company which has long provided janitorial service to the school, were notified [...]

February 2016

Science Meets Stewardship for JK & K

February 29th, 2016|

Kindergarten and Junior Kindergarten students welcomed some unusual visitors to their classroom in January in an exciting culminating activity that integrated Place-Based Education, community service, and science. Staff from the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in Millwood brought in a barred owl, a box turtle, two flying squirrels, and an arctic fox, all animals which had [...]

December 2015

Symbiosis in the Arts

December 10th, 2015|

Hill School science students--and watchers of “Finding Nemo”-- know that the anemone and the clownfish have a symbiotic relationship, so that when the two species come together, both benefit. This fall, some Hill Schoolers experienced the symbiosis of writing and visual art. Painter and Hill School parent Misia Broadhead loaned several original works on canvas [...]

June 2015

Middleburg Festival of Speed

June 3rd, 2015|

The Hill School is please to host the inaugural Middleburg Festival of Speed on Saturday, June 20. This highly anticipated event expects local and regional collectors of Ferrari, Porsche, Aston Martin, MG, Morgan, Austin Healy and more, as well as vintage motorcycles, to be on-site to display their masterpieces. This world –class car event is [...]

May 2014

Appreciation & Gratitude for our Teachers & Staff

May 13th, 2014|

Teacher Appreciation is a special day at Hill School. Parents and students celebrate our faculty and staff with wonderful traditions that demonstrate how much we value their commitment and dedication to Hill’s philosophy and mission. It’s a really fun day on campus! Students arrive early with a wonderful variety of flowers – some plucked from [...]

February 2014

Parenting in the Digital Age

February 24th, 2014|

We were delighted to host Dr. Michelle Parker, an expert in digital technology and children’s healthy development, for her presentations on “Parenting in the Digital Age.” Dr. Parker is a renowned child psychologist who maintains a private practice and also works as a counselor and consultant at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. Dr. Parker [...]