Music teachers Beth Soleimany and Jude Olney share their advice for inspiring children to joyfully make music.
“Our school's history is rooted in a dedication to inclusion; we must recommit to that vision every day and continue to extend this work.”
Among the highlights was “The Hill We Climb,” written and recited by Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history. Fifth graders wrote “found poems,” using words and sections from Ms. Gorman’s powerful piece and then creating and reciting their own poems.
Today's events remind us of the vital work that we engage in every day in our classrooms and the culture of love and respect that are at the heart of our school.
Does Santa need some last-minute gift ideas? Math Specialist Libby Miles has prepared a list of math-inspired gifts from New York City’s Museum of Mathematics that are sure to delight while supporting an important local non-profit.
While COVID-19 has changed some aspects of school life, faculty have found some surprising benefits to the new routines. Senior Kindergarten Head Teacher Margaret Pennoyer writes about unexpected silver linings that these perceived “limitations” have inspired, with teachers and students finding new opportunities for discovery and creativity in facing challenges.
Keeping children active is especially important for both their physical and emotional well-being. One of St. Hilda’s and St. Hugh’s guiding principles is its commitment to nurturing the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. The Physical Education program provides students with a safe, happy, and fun-filled P.E. experience in school, and wants to provide the resources for families to do the same outside of school.
This November, students discovered geometry through a celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Classes investigated the history of the holiday, and created their own Rangoli, designs drawn in colored rice or lentils in front of homes or public buildings to welcome guests.
46% percent of students come from diverse ethnic backgrounds
5:1 Student to Teacher Ratio
71%Faculty Hold Advanced Degrees
80,000 Square-foot Self-Contained Campus