December 2016

Fourteen Cows and Fifty-Six Letters

By | December 14th, 2016|Faculty, Program, Spotlight, Students, Uncategorized|

At an October assembly for upper school students, sixth grade homeroom teacher Lucy Turner read “Fourteen Cows for America,” a picture book loaned by academic support teacher Vicki Kelly. Projecting images of the book’s vivid illustrations onscreen in the theater, Turner read the text by Carmen Agra Deedy and Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah, which recounts the [...]

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November 2016

Smithsonian Recognition for Hill’s Arboretum

By | November 18th, 2016|General, Program, Spotlight, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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September 2016

Pinwheels for Peace

By | September 26th, 2016|Program, Spotlight, Students, Uncategorized|

Hill School students from Junior Kindergarten through Eighth grade celebrated the International Day of Peace on September 21st by installing over 250 paper pinwheels on the lawn of the Clark Courtyard. Children made these from paper, decorating one side with images and patterns, and the back side with words of peace. Students were asked to [...]

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July 2016

The Spirit of Philanthropy

By | July 31st, 2016|General, Program, Spotlight, Students, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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April 2016

Summer is Almost Here!

By | April 25th, 2016|Program, Spotlight, Students, Uncategorized|

Summer is just around the corner! The next two months are filled with wonderful Hill School traditions such as Grandparents and Special Friends Day, The Auction, the Green-White Track Meet, and Graduation Assemblies. This is also the perfect time for parents to make plans for the summer. Our “Summer at Hill” program gives children the [...]

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February 2016

Science Meets Stewardship for JK & K

By | February 29th, 2016|General, Program, Spotlight, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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