February 2013

Headmaster Emeritus Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

February 27th, 2013|

This winter, Headmaster Emeritus Tom Northrup was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at the “other” Hill School in Pottstown PA. In a wide-ranging video interview on the school’s website, Tom reflects on the lessons he learned as captain of the school’s basketball season in 1964, when he led the team to an undefeated [...]

Hill School Leaders

February 18th, 2013|

At Hill School community service is part of our culture. Each class participates in at least one community service project of their own during the school year, and the entire school participates in annual projects. In particular as eighth graders are frequently reminded of the counsel of Reverend Dick Peard ”When you find your place [...]

Lower School Benefit for Room to Read

February 11th, 2013|

Over the past three years, the Lower School has made and sold goods at their Holiday Craft Bazaar for Room to Read. Kindergartners work with their Third Grade buddies to make cookie mix. First Graders bake and decorate their famous Gingerbread Cookies. Second Graders make bird themed items, such as bird feeders and bird houses. [...]

3rd Annual Academy Awards of Books

February 5th, 2013|

After strolling down the red carpet past a dozen paparazzi, Hill School’s readers enjoyed a ceremony celebrating favorite books, authors, characters, and series at the Third Annual Academy Awards of Books on February 5. Lower School students and teachers dressed in book-inspired costumes for the occasion. This year’s honoree was the author/illustrator of over 100 [...]

December 2012

Hill’s Giving Tree

December 21st, 2012|

Each year, Hill School students participate in a variety of community service initiatives. During the holiday season, all students at Hill are encouraged to bring a new toy, one that is gender and age appropriate for them, to share with children from the local community. For the past ten years, Hill School has partnered with [...]

Junior Field Hockey National Coach of the Year

December 19th, 2012|

Sydney Bowers, Athletic Director of the Hill School in Middleburg, Virginia, was recently named the Junior Field Hockey National Coach of the Year by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) in Chandler, Arizona. Sydney, who began her career at Hill in 1976, has long been recognized as an outstanding coach in the Washington DC [...]

Alumni Marketplace

December 8th, 2012|

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 [...]

November 2012

Cross Country Meet

November 8th, 2012|

Each November, Hill hosts a Cross Country Meet for the 4th through 8th grade students from local independent schools. The students, who compete in six groups organized by age and gender, run a one mile course over Hill's rolling and scenic campus. While ten ribbons are awarded to the top finishers in each group, every [...]

October 2012

Alumni Golf Tournament

October 19th, 2012|

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 [...]