A lawyer and criminal justice reformer, Janos Marton ’96 most recently led the campaign to close the Rikers Island Jail Complex. Janos is still driven by the values his teachers imparted—morality, civics, and service to community. “It’s so important to remember how far you can get by caring about the people around you and showing a little kindness,” Janos says.
Technology classes at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s build upon the curriculum of each grade. As the second grade embarked upon their year-long study of the world, their technology class went along on the journey, with a stop-motion movie project to illustrate the movement of the continents, and a re-creation of the Q'eswachaka Rope Bridge in Peru, which is the last remaining example of the Incan handwoven bridges that were built within the Incan road system.
“When children have immersive play experiences, early academic skills—such as literacy, numeracy, vocabulary, and language—all emerge naturally,” says Dr. Lisa Wright, director of the Hollingworth Center at Teachers College Columbia University.
“‘Always a Hawk’ means doing your best every day. It means that when it’s time to represent your school in uniform, you know how to be a supportive teammate, to be coachable, to work hard, to balance academics, and to represent us with pride.”
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