Poetry and Song Unite Community at Gospel Celebration

At the 2017 Gospel Celebration at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s, students presented a diverse collection of songs and poems that honored the legacy of African-American poetry, music, and social justice activism.

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Early Childhood Creates "Circle of Sun"

Beginners, nursery, and junior kindergarten students held their own Gospel Celebration to celebrate the diversity of the school family and the unique beauty that each student offers. (With VIDEO)

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Willy Wonka Rehearsals Begin!

We are excited to start our Willy Wonka rehearsals this week! Please see the schedule on the website for rehearsal days and times. The schedule is set through March 16th. We will be announcing the rest of the schedule next week. Please also return the Performer’s Agreement by Friday, March 3rd. You can return the agreement to the front desk to attn.: Katie De Vries or your child can give it to me directly in rehearsal.

The magic of theatre is just beginning…

Mr. & Mrs. De Vries 

 

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Mathletes Compete, Collaborate at Schoolwide Math Bowl

The annual Math Bowl united two teams of talented upper division math students in a friendly competition, while the lower division paired “math buddies” for a morning full of math activities.

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Basketball Hawks Fly High Together

The school’s four basketball teams completed the season with an impressive 37-4 record. Patti Lesser, director of P.E. and athletics, attributed the Hawks’ success with excellent preparation from their coaches and teachers and a desire on the part of every student-athlete to bring his or her best efforts to each game and practice.

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Camp for Upper Division: Create, Explore, Excel! Register Now

Upper division campers (current grades 4-7) can choose from a host of half-day programs that will inspire them to find new ways to create, explore, and excel!

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Camp for Lower Division: Make a Splash!

In June, beginners through third grade campers will celebrate summer, make new friends, and explore new interests! The teachers they know and love will be their guides.

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Earth Club Founders Share Planet-Saving Strategies

The two fourth grade founders of our newly formed Earth Club shared their passion and concerns for global imbalance in Chapel today. Katie Behrmann, upper division science teacher and advisor to the Earth Club, highlighted ways the student body can help.

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Everest Pioneer Offers Lessons in Perseverance and Teamwork

One of the nation’s greatest mountaineers—the first American to summit both Mount Everest and K2—visited Gordon Chapel to offer lessons in perseverance, resilience, and teamwork. Dr. Louis Reichardt, the grandfather of one of our second graders, told the story of his team’s historic climb up the east face of Everest in 1983.

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Helping Hands Gather to Serve Refugees

Nearly 100 students and parents representing every grade in the school gathered in the Chapel to prepare gift packages for Syrian refugee families who have recently settled in New Jersey. The effort was part of the school’s “Helping Hands” initiative, which set aside three Saturdays throughout the year for various service efforts.

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Is There Jet Lag On the Moon? Columbia Astronomer Connects Elementary Science with Real World Research

How does the study of weather help us to find life on on other planets? A visitor from Columbia University’s astronomy department helped fourth graders make connections between the principles they’re studying in science and the sophisticated research happening at a university in our own backyard.

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School Gathers for Special Inauguration Prayer Service

Today, as the United States prepared to inaugurate its 45th president, our students and faculty gathered together in chapel to commemorate the historic event.

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Students and Faculty Make "Connections" through Science in Chapel

Lower school science teacher gave an illuminating Chapel, highlighting famed inventor Thomas Alva Edison and showing students the power of making connections with one another.

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Engineering Challenges in Senior Kindergarten Science

Senior kindergarten took on chemistry, and also explored engineering and architecture with activities that compliment SK’s unit on New York City.

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Speaking Up For the Quiet Ones

At a recent Chapel presentation, Associate Director of Admission Karen Lee extolled the virtues of being quiet.

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