Aspiring fourth and fifth grade authors assessed passages and learned about the writing process from Karina Yan Glaser, author of The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, in the C.V. Starr Library and Learning Center at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s.
Head of School Virginia Connor recognized the contributions of the community’s caregivers at the annual Caregivers Breakfast on Feb. 6. More than 50 caregivers were presented with certificates to acknowledge their dedicated service to the children and families of St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s.
This month, the 7-8 girls and boys teams will play half-time scrimmages during upcoming Columbia University basketball games. The girls play at Levien Gymnasium on Columbia’s campus February 9 at 7 p.m., and the boys play February 23, also at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for families who would like to attend.
This February, students at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s have accepted a challenge to support their neighbors at Broadway Community Food Pantry and Ford Hall. The February Food Challenge coincides with the school’s upcoming 100th day of school, and students will aim to collect 100 food items and kitchen supplies per homeroom by Friday, Feb. 16.
The four St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's basketball teams have started off the winter season with great success! The sixth grade Hawks, boys team and girls team, opened the season last week with their first games competing against other New York City private schools. The seventh and eighth grade girls are keeping their winning streak alive, while the seventh and eighth boys had a huge win on Friday over formerly undefeated Columbia Prep.