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Students attend an SAMH event. Photo by John Ju '23.

SAMH draws attention to students’ mental health in 2020

By Olivia Mofus ’22, Features Editor May 23, 2021

As many of us know, this year has been a challenge for mental health, especially for young people. With increased isolation and unforeseen changes to daily life, many people have struggled to cope. That’s...

Illustration by Portia Sockel '22.

Sixth formers reflect on a politically turbulent senior year

By Mofe Akinyanmi '21, Arts and Leisure Editor May 23, 2021

Following a turbulent year, the end of the Class of 2021’s time at the Hill School quickly approaches.  The Hill School took an active approach after the events sparked by the death of George Floyd...

Illustration by Chloe Han '22.

Economic systemic inequality explained by local NGOs

By Philippe Jin ’21, Local News Editor May 20, 2021

Systemic inequality has been a deep infection in the U.S. economy for decades, stemming out of racial bias, but also economic factors. Pottstown reached its economic zenith around 1960 and expanded...

Photo by Erick Sun '24.

Satire: The Hill School rings in the return of the Chapel bells

By Melody Chen ’22 and Olivia Mofus ’22 May 20, 2021

As Edgar Allen Poe writes in his poem The Bells, “To the rolling of the bells— Of the bells, bells, bells— To the tolling of the bells, Of the bells, bells, bells, bells— Bells, bells, bells—”,...

Jojo Zhu ’22 and Ryan Park ’23

Jojo Zhu ’22 and Ryan Park ’23 earn success in the Montgomery County Science Fair

By MoniYah Person-Henderson '23 May 20, 2021

Ryan Park ‘23 and Jojo Zhu ‘22 participated and had success in the Montgomery County Science Fair. According to the Science Montgomery website, the fair is one of the largest in the United States....

OWL is a device used for virtual learning. Photo by Erick Sun '24.

COVID-19 regulations affect the classroom dynamic

By Rease Coleman ’22, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Classrooms throughout Hill are finding ways to work around the COVID-19 restrictions enforced. Gabriela Gomez, a language teacher, found herself moving her classroom outside to create a better work setting...

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