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April 2018

Shakespeare in the ‘Burg

April 10th, 2018|

Dan Hasse, Artistic Director of Shakespeare in the Square and Class of 2006, sat down with Maddie Johns (Class of 2018), Ellie Killinger (Class of 2018), and Anya Turner-Veselka (Class of 2019) to talk about Shakespeare, directing, and how Hill helped prepare him for a life in theater. These are excerpts from that interview. What [...]

December 2017

Scenes of the Season

December 7th, 2017|

Painting Safeway’s windows is a time held tradition in the Second Grade. Our creativity, artistic talent, and merry paintings are just a small part of what makes this project special. The annual walk from Hill to Safeway brings waves and adulation as we prepare for the task at hand. Connecting with the community through our [...]

November 2017

Hands On with History

November 7th, 2017|

In fourth grade history class, taught by teacher Bee Stribling, students learn about the Agricultural Revolution that led to the rise of cities and civilization in ancient Mesopotamia. Beginning with the early Sumerian cities like Ur and Uruk, people began constructing temples that resemble stepped pyramids for their city’s special deity. These structures soon became [...]

October 2017

All About Me

October 17th, 2017|

​In the month of September, Junior Kindergarten students participate in the “All About Me” unit. The purpose of this unit is to familiarize students with their new classmates while also giving them many opportunities to share about themselves. This allows for students to become comfortable in their brand-new school environment. Not only are they building [...]

Fire-tending and Fun at Country Fair 2017

October 9th, 2017|

Over more than two decades, the Hill School Country Fair has evolved from a pony and pet show to what it is today: a communal celebration of fall and the great outdoors that involves a picnic, pet parade, games, wilderness skills, and live music. Organized by alumna and current parent Sheila Harrell (Hill ‘86), the [...]

September 2017

Rock Climbing – The 8th Grade Way

September 27th, 2017|

Each fall, Hill School teachers and Earth Treks instructors challenge the school’s 8th graders to push themselves and draw closer as a class over a fun and intense two day rock climbing trip. The trip, which involves an overnight campout with opportunities for story and song, encourages both novice and more experienced climbers to discover [...]