News from School
Even before the close of the fiscal year, our families, faculty, and trustees have again united in support of the St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's Fund, achieving 100 percent participation for the 10th consecutive year.
"I feel special to be a Jain at St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's," said our second grade Chapel presenter, speaking in both the lower division and upper division Chapels.
Wednesday, April 27, was a celebration of art and science at St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's, with the opening of the Art Show and the Gr. 6-7 Science Exhibition.
In their regular Tuesday library class, fourth graders met author Sally Cook, who introduced them to her new book, Hey Batta Batta Swing: the Wild Old Days of Baseball, and taught them about the process of writing and publishing a book.
During a pivotal developmental year, sixth graders' study of Shakespeare unites the entire grade for creative collaboration, as they perform A Midsummer Night's Dream for parents and friends.
The fifth grade science exhibition challenged middle schoolers to test their understanding of the scientific method and provide sound evidence for their findings. "As scientists, we need to prove how and why we know certain facts," said science teacher Katie Behrmann.
At the 2017 Gospel Celebration, students presented a diverse collection of songs and poems that honored the legacy of African-American poetry, music, and social justice activism.
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)
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.
The basketball Hawks completed the season with an impressive 37-4 record. Patti Lesser, director of P.E. and athletics, attributed their success to excellent preparation and a desire on the part of every student-athlete to bring his or her best efforts.