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.
Nicole Johnson and Katie Rocker prove that this fall is dedicated to establishing connections beyond the masks, plexiglass dividers, and orange cones that mark our spaces but don’t define the school day.
“This is an important reminder that while we are members of our school community, we are also part of a larger community of educators all dedicated to inspiring and educating children to become their best selves.”
Growing up as a student in England, Jas Thodiyil saw mathematics all around her.“I see mathematics as one's second language,” Ms. Thodiyil says. “Everybody uses math in their daily lives, either consciously or unconsciously.”
Hawks alumni returned for an emotional sports breakfast that recognized the achievements of St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s student-athletes, as well as two seminal members of the Hawks coaching staff, Sean Parker and Virgil Smiley.
When A Wrinkle in Time premieres in theaters, St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s students and alumni will be watching with particular interest and more than a bit of school pride. The beloved novel that inspired the film comes from a source close to home: legendary author Madeleine L’Engle. At the time of the book’s publication in 1962, L’Engle was teaching at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s—she served on the faculty from 1960-1966.
Teachers and administrators at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s enthusiastically embrace opportunities to expand their knowledge and advance their expertise. During school vacations, Faculty Travel Grants allow teachers to combine enrichment and renewal, helping them to see the world and then bring their experiences back to the classroom.
Art is an integral part of every student’s education at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s. The talented artist-educators who comprise the art department work together to provide art instruction that is integrated, multi-dimensional, and ever-expanding.