James Oehler: International Travel with a Local Flavor

Visiting farms in southern Italy this summer, Greenhouse Keeper James Oehler sought time-tested answers to the question at the heart of the school's greenhouse and religious knowledge curricula: "How can we live, and eat, and shop in ways that…

Librarian Angela Perna: From Reluctant Reader to Fantasy World Traveler

"My purpose as a librarian is to help each child find the book that will uncover the pleasures of reading," says librarian Angela Perna. "As I know from personal experience, books have the ability to change a life."

"United in Service": Students Lead the Way

A schoolwide day of service united students and faculty in service to honor our patronal saints, Hilda and Hugh.

Wisdom from Our Students, Post-Election

From a letter sent home to parents following a schoolwide day of service, reflecting on our students' reactions to the recent presidential election.

Upper Division Pageant Permission Slip: Action Required

We are still waiting on Pageant permission slips from many upper division families. If you haven't already done so, please fill out this online form form as permission for your child to attend pageant rehearsals. Before you fill out your permission…

November 9: Our Response to the Election

As we do each day, our community gathered in Chapel. Head of School Virginia Connor presented thoughts and reflections on the Presidential election.

Parent Presentations Stress the Privileges of Democracy: "Porque Somos Libre"

Two recent Chapel presentations offered by current parents highlighted the importance of participating in the habits of democracy.

Design Inspires Learning in After School "Under the Sea"

"We're underwater," smiles Chris Laurent, assistant director of After School, extending his arms toward the freshly painted blue walls of the After School room. This year's program has a new theme—Ocean Sea Life: From the Coastal Seas to the…

Third Grade Pop Art! American Artists Series: Warhol

As the presidential election approaches, students in all grades are exploring American art. This week, the third grade studied Andy Warhol and his Pop art screen prints. Our third graders created their own self-portraits in Warhol's unique…

#FirstDay! Convocation Ceremony Begins A New Year

This year's Convocation was the first schoolwide event to be held in the chapel since it was officially renamed "Gordon Chapel," in honor of outgoing Board Chairman The Rev. Canon Jay H. Gordon, who oversaw tremendous growth in the school's…

Parent Leaders Needed!

The PA is seeking volunteers from each homeroom to act as class representatives.

Prospective Parents: Open House October 6!

The Office of Admission will host an Open House for Prospective Parents on October 6, 2016, from 6-8 p.m.

Pre-season Athletics Coming Soon!

Pre-season workouts will take place next week for seventh and eighth grade student-athletes. The Hawks coed soccer team will practice August 29, 30, 31, and September 1 at Frederick Douglass field on West 101st Street and Amsterdam Avenue,  from…

2016 Summer Programs Finish with a Splash

This year's summer programs brought together students in every grade, alumni helpers, and outstanding teachers for two weeks of summer fun and creative courses.

THANK YOU! Parents, Faculty, and Trustees Give 100 Percent

Parents, faculty, and trustees united to reach 100 percent participation in the St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's Fund, and alumni, alumni parents, grandparents, foundations, and friends helped the Fund to reach a record total of more than $1.5 mill…