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Illustration by Aleksander Glamazdin '22.

Hill’s future will feature new construction and academic adjustments

By Aleksandr Glamazdin '22, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

In the 2021-22 school year, The Hill School will see a multitude of changes – from improvements around the campus to some shifts in the academic schedule.  Headmaster Zack Lehman said that the school...

The Class of 2021 garden will serve as a gathering place for students. Photo by Claire Hartemink '21.

Leaving a Legacy: Hill students and faculty discuss class gift tradition

By Carrie Shang ’23, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

The class gift is a time-honored tradition of the Hill School that has transformed the campus year by year. This year, the gift from the Class of 2021 is the new Inclusion Garden that will be installed...

DEI reflects and prepares for change

DEI reflects and prepares for change

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

On April 20, Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis Police officer, was found guilty of all charges in the death of George Floyd, a black man. In the aftermath of such a historical verdict, Hill’s...

Six Formers will have 3 days to celebrate traditions

Six formers prepare to become alumni amid weekend of traditions

By Diemmy Dang ’24, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

This past year, Hill has had to become increasingly more inventive in finding ways to continue long-held traditions like Chapel and Convocation while modifying student life to prioritize campus wellness....

Hill students reflect on being a teenager and student during a pandemic

By Rose Flaherty '23, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

The Hill “bubble” is a common phrase students hear when they attend the Hill. Hill is normally isolated from the outside world and in its own environment. The pandemic, however, has popped that sense...

A Rite Aid clinician prepares to administer Pfizer vaccine. Photo by Erick Sun '24.

Nearly 300 students ages 16+ receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

By Paige Timbrook '22, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to significantly impact our society, the administration quickly became determined to provide the Hill community with access to the vaccine. With nearly 83% of the eligible...

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