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Verba Volant, Scripta Manent

The Hill News

Verba Volant, Scripta Manent

The Hill News

At the beginning of the school year, students walk hurriedly to the classes in their new daily schedule. H-term, which takes place between fall and winter terms, is among one of the major changes to the academic calendar announced this year.

H-term dramatically shifts in the new year

By Fiona Shen '25 and Rena Zhang '25 October 9, 2023

As the new 2023-24 school year begins, many things remain the same. Yet one major thing has changed: H-term. The major components of this change regard an interweaving of the H-term experience into the...

Students gather in the library as they work on their H-term final

Hill students reflect on the H-term schedule

By Nina Mckenna '24 and Colby Dobek '24 February 9, 2023

Between Thanksgiving and winter break, Hill’s program, known as H-term, is in action. This program consists of off-campus internships and non-regular classes. For three weeks, students are either...

Mark Nelson’s Get Outdoors PA class takes a scenic walk around Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site.

H-term shifts gears on its third year after lifted pandemic restrictions

By Michelle Lawrence ’26, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

Many attributes of H-term from its inaugural term until this year’s H-term have outstanding distinctions. Many 5th and 6th formers who attended Hill during the 2020 school year can support this assertation....

Karl Mellander is teaching a fly fishing course during H-term.

H-term returns to Hill with an updated format

By Diemmy Dang '24 and Kate O'Brien '25 December 9, 2021

During the two-week period between Thanksgiving and Winter Break, Hill will be offering a unique academic experience called H-Term, which is an opportunity for students to take a break from their regular...

Students travel down the one-way staircase. Photo by Noah Toole 22

Hill students and faculty reflect on the changes to this year’s class schedule

By Noah Toole '22, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has taken a different route from years past because the COVID-19 pandemic affected what teachers and students could do, forcing changes to the academic calendar. Hill had three...

Graphic by Henry Chen 21

Evaluating H-term: pro or con?

By Sarah Wisneski '21 and Cassidy Beeding '21 March 11, 2021

A positive reflection on H-term By: Sarah Wisneski '21 I genuinely enjoyed taking the course “Recipes for Life” with Assistant Dean of Students and Day Student Dean Donna Eilberg throughout the...

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