This year St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s introduced an innovative photography course under the leadership of social studies teacher and accomplished photographer Duane Bailey-Castro. Locations close to school—like Columbia University and Riverside Park—allow students to practice their skills on historically and aesthetically rich subjects.
“They Sold Human Beings Here” uncovers the mostly hidden and forgotten locations where enslaved people were bought and sold, accompanied by images of auction sites taken by photographer Dannielle Bowman.
Students and guest performers put on a spectacular Lunar New Year performance which included singing, dancing, and fireworks. View photos from this beloved all-school event here.
The popular GeoGames Trivia Board continues to engage grade 4-8 students with challenging geography questions.
As St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s marked the 70th anniversary of its opening day on February 2, 2020, it lost one of its founders. Sister Elise, one of the founding members of the Community of the Holy Spirit and one of the school’s first teachers, died on Sunday at the age of 98.
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