On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously voted to approve a bill co-sponsored by Senator Markey and 60 others, including our own state Senators, Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand, declaring tomorrow, June 19th, a legal public holiday. Yesterday, President Biden signed it into law.
A remarkable school year at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s ended triumphantly with an outdoor graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 and closing exercises for nursery through seventh graders.
Congratulations to Oliver Barrett, Assistant Director of St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s Brass Band, who recently earned a doctorate in musical arts from SUNY Stony Brook and launched "Upper Neighbor" a mobile app supporting young musicians.
Students learning cursive will have a new source for inspiration, thanks to St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s Third Grade Teacher Kym Mendez, who recently published I Am Brave: A Positive Affirmations Cursive Workbook.
Taught by David Wells, Director of Maker Programming at the New York Hall of Science, and Katie Rocker, Upper Division Director, students are exploring the field of design and the emerging field of additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing.
Senior Kindergarten students have spent the last few weeks learning about author and illustrator Mo Willems, creator of the Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Elephant and Piggie, and Knuffle Bunny series, among others.
"The expressive qualities of art provide a crucial outlet for our students,” says Lily Ivanov, Upper Division Art Teacher.
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