Nine girls' and seven boys' water polo teams will compete in the annual water polo tournament.
Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the winter 2016-2017 season.
Additional projects included in CARES line up include a "shop local" program, benefit concert for area homeless.
The exhibit will be on display from October 24 through December 9, with the opening reception on November 6.
For the second consecutive season, Paige Curcio ’18 and Sarah Wentling ’18 garner honors for their outstanding academic and water polo successes.
This newly renovated locker room facility was dedicated prior to the football game on Saturday, September 24.
Her winning tally against Agnes Irwin gave Alexis Grippo '17 the new school record for career field hockey goals.
Maureen Benedict, R.N. celebrates 50 years as a nurse, 17 years at The Hill School.
Hill School alumnus and retired F.D.N.Y. Lieutenant marks 15th anniversary of September 11 attacks, shares experiences with School community
With several teams at Pennington School on Saturday, September 17, the football team dominated the first-ever football game between the schools to improve to 2-0 on the young season.
Student athletes from The Hill and other MAPL schools gathered for the 2016 MAPL Sportsmanship Summit, held at The Hill on Sunday September 18.
Hill School students were honored for their achievements in academics and the arts for the 2015-16 school year at the annual Junior Prize Day ceremony, held on Thursday, September 22, 2016.
On Thursday, September 15, students and faculty signed the traditional Honor Books pledging their commitment to the School's Honor Code.
Renovated campus facilities, new academic courses, and new students from across the world highlight the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.
Lauralynn White, oil painter and gallery director of Reading's Goggleworks Center for the Arts, kicks off a new school year of exhibits in The Boyer Gallery. White’s exhibit, Emergence, runs from Friday, September 9 through October, 14, 2016, with an Opening Reception taking place on Friday, Sept. 9 from 7-9 p.m.
Talented educators with a variety of backgrounds and experiences will join The Hill community this fall.
Promotions include two new Senior Masters; the first group of seven Athey Family Masters; and one Instructor among our Hill faculty. These recognitions are part of The Hill’s newly created, four-tier faculty compensation model.
Since 1924, 10 Hill School alumni have competed in the Olympic games, with six winning medals in their sport. Four alumni - Ralph Hills '21, Sabin Carr '24 Bill Porter '44, and Alberto Mestre '82 - are members of The Hill School Athletics Hall of Fame.
Junius "J.T." Moore, Hill class of 1941, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the age of 93.
A liver transplant three years ago transformed Mya Longacre's life. Now a rising sixth former at The Hill, Mya has become an active leader in The Hill community. A video produced by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia shares Mya's story.
Fourteen Hill student-athletes earned recognition for their outstanding performance in the classroom and on the playing fields during the spring 2016 season.
His outstanding play has garnered Toni Adewole '17 consideration for the 2016 Boys' Soccer High School All-American Game, which will take place in Raleigh, NC in December.
The Hill School Board of Trustees welcomed Elizabeth T. Burton '00 and Robert W. Oberrender '78 as new members during its June meetings.
The evening prior to Commencement, the class of 2016 gathered in the CFTA one last time to celebrate their collective achievements and talents.
Members of The Hill School Robotics Team – the Sea Rams – participated in the MATE International ROV Competition in Houston, Texas, June 23 to 25, 2016 and place 16th out of 39 teams in the Ranger division! Read a full account of their trip here.
Kristen Walter and Julie deLaurentis will swap roles in the softball program, with Walter taking over as head coach and deLaurentis becoming assistant coach.
After five years as an assistant coach, Bowen Borgeson will take over the baseball program from Chris Drowne '89, who is stepping aside after 23 years as a baseball coach.
Olivia Zitkus '16 will take her passion for the Classics and for the arts to the University of North Carolina as a recipient of the prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship.
This distinguished group consisting of three athletes, one coach, and one team will officially be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame in November.
On Saturday, May 28, 2016, 135 students received their Hill School diplomas and took their traditional jump into the Dell.
A total of 32 Hill student-athletes earned recognition from the MAPL for their outstanding play this spring.
Hollway brings an impressive football background and coaching experience to The Hill football program.
Taken in March of 2016, 57 Hill School students received awards for the National Latin Exam, and 22 received awards for the National Greek Exam. This year's results on the Greek Exam are our best result ever and more than 10 percentage points above the national average!
Rachel Romano's "The Art of Being - Recent Works by Rachel Romano" will be on display in the Boyer Gallery from April 1 through May 6. The opening reception is on Friday, April 1 from 7 - 9 PM.
Hill wins rivalry contest against Lawrenceville by 24 shots.
Martin Kandlhofer, a Ph.D. candidate from Graz University of Technology in Austria, is on The Hill’s campus conducting research for his dissertation and a research project.
Hill scored in 15 of 18 events to edge runner-up Germantown Academy by 6.5 points; girls' finish fourth.
Sixteen students represented The Hill School at DECA's 70th Annual International Career Development Conference that was held in Nashville, Tenn. on April 23-26, 2016.
The Sixth Form Leadership Award presentation will occur during the Class Day Gala on Friday, May 27, and the 165th Commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 28. These two events will be live streamed via Bleachers.
Laura Wann, an assistant coach on the Williams College 2015 NCAA Division III National Champion team, will take over The Hill girls' soccer program for the fall of 2016.
Hill School student Tyler Miles '16 will benefit from a prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship as he matriculates at Yale University.
The Hill School vocal groups will perform songs about love in the Alumni Chapel for this year's Winter Vocal Concert.
The Hill School track teams will host the free event that is open to all area youth ages 2-14.
Newly accepted students and their families will visit campus to learn more about life at The Hill School on Friday, April 1; Monday, April 4; and Friday, April 8.
Fundraiser at Michael’s Diner in Douglassville, Pa. on April 18 and 19 will support Hill School student-led organization to raise funds, awareness addressing Syrian refugee crisis
On April 15, The Hill joined with the Borough of Pottstown, the Pottstown School District, and Montgomery County Community College to complete a variety of community projects.
Twenty-four Hill student-athletes earned All-Area recognition for their outstanding play during the winter 2015-16 athletics season.
Games on February 6 to support Coaches vs. Cancer.
Hill School students and faculty pledge to "go green" and help conserve energy and improve recycling efforts on campus during four-week Challenge.
This win earns The Hill School team a spot in the 2016 MATE International ROV Competition that will take place June 23-25 at NASA's Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) in Houston, Texas.
Strong showings from The Hill School wrestling, winter track, and squash teams highlight weekend of February 20-21.
Shows will take place in the CFTA Theatre on Friday, February 26, Saturday, February 27, and Sunday, February 28. All performances are free and open to the public.
Thirty-two Hill School students participated in the Pennsylvania DECA State Conference on March 1-3, 2016. Eleven students (and six alternates) will compete in the International Career Development Conference on April 23-27.
Many Hill students are traveling with faculty on trips abroad and in the U.S. during spring break. Follow along by visiting the blogs and Facebook pages that document their trips.
Alumni and friends share fond memories of the late Tom Ruth, Hill School Instructor of History Emeritus, at a service in the Alumni Chapel. A video of the service is now available to view.
Amy Agnew brings a wealth of local coaching experience to The Hill as she takes over the swimming and diving program.
Instructor of history emeritus Thomas G. Ruth, who taught at The Hill School from 1968-2001, passed away on February 8, 2016. Information is now available regarding a memorial service to be held on campus on Sunday, March 13.
Two event champions, five school records, and top-10 finishes by both teams highlight the teams’ overall performances.
Katie Scanlan, High Meadows Chair of Sustainability, and the EcoAction Team visited the Endless Mountain region of Northeastern, Pa. for a winter cottage camping experience.
The boys’ and girls’ basketball, girls’ hockey, and boys’ and girls’ squash teams all will take part in championship tournament play this weekend; the basketball games will be live-streamed on GoBleachers.
Boys' basketball post-graduate Jonas Stakeliunas '16 has committed to attend and play basketball for Dartmouth College.
Hill defeated LaSalle 2-1 to claim the first MAHL Championship in program history.
Max Holmes ’16 sets new School debate record with 120 wins
Performances featuring Hill School students and faculty highlight the International Culture Show which celebrated the Year of the Monkey.
Twila Fisher will serve as the School's first Manager of Community and Economic Development to advance the School's engagement with Pottstown and support the Borough's revitalization process.
The 46th annual Mercer Invitational Tournament will take place in The Hill's Gillison Gym from December 18-20, 2015. Event proceeds benefit the Dick Ricketts Scholarship Fund.
The boys' 4x200 meter relay team set a new school record to headline Hill's performance at the Ed Poreda Invitational.
The Hill School basketball, baseball, and swimming teams will host youth clinics on Monday, January 18. The basketball and swimming clinics are free and open to members of the Pottstown community.
Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the spring 2016 season.
More than 300 independent boarding school educators and administrators gathered on The Hill campus for a day-long conference on Monday, November 30.
The Winter Music Festival and the Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols were held on December 11 and December 13, respectively.
Justin earned 3rd place in the oboe auditions and will participate in both the District Band and Orchestra festivals in January.
Come to the Hall/Eccleston Rink from 7:30-10:30 p.m. for a fun night of skating, food, and music to support a local cancer support organization. This event is open to the public: $3 admission (donation), $2 skate rental.
Thirty-six Hill participants qualified to move on to DECA Regionals to be held in March. Congratulations to all!
Stuart Fuller ’17 won individual medalist honors with a one-over 74 to lead the boys’ golf team at the PAISAA Championship.
Jen Weissbach was promoted from interim girls' basketball coach to head girls' basketball coach on January 19.
During this Pottstown Parks & Recreation sponsored event, members of the local community are invited to skate at The Hill's Hall/Eccleston Rink during set times throughout the week after Christmas. Click for more information and to view the schedule for the week.
Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on the Pottstown Mercury Fall All-Area teams.
Renovated campus facilities, new academic courses, and new students from across the world highlight beginning of the 2015-2016 school year.
Four individuals with impressive playing and coaching backgrounds and a national champion team comprise 2015 induction class.
Twenty-three Hill student-athletes received special awards for their contributions to their respective team during the fall 2015 athletics season.
Eleven Hill student-athletes were recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) for their outstanding performance in the classroom during the fall semester.
The 128th annual Hill vs. Lawrenceville games will take place in New Jersey on Saturday, November 7.
Candi Haas-Simmons’ “Metamorphosis” collection will be on display from September 11 through October 16, 2015.
The Hill School will host its annual Admission Open House on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Prospective students and their families are invited to visit campus and learn more about life at Hill.
Friday and Saturday, November 6-7 marked the 128th anniversary of The Hill vs. Lawrenceville rivalry and celebrated Hill's longstanding tradition of athletics excellence with the Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
Friends are encouraged to refer prospective students for the Wallach Family Military Scholarship, as well as other Hill scholarship opportunities.
Hill defeated Episcopal Academy 19-17 in overtime to claim the program's fifth Eastern Prep Championship.
Performances will take place on October 30, October 31, and November 1 in the CFTA Theatre. All shows are free and open to the public.
The Hill School now is accepting applications from Pottstown-area nonprofit organizations for its 2016 Student Philanthropy Council grant program. Completed applications must be submitted by Monday, December 14, 2015.
Hill and Lawrenceville each enter rivalry game with 4-0 league record; girls’ soccer also in contention for MAPL crown.
Six local non-profit organizations - Greater Pottstown Tennis and Learning, Coventry Christian Schools – Project Purpose, Growing Center, Creative Health Services, Girls On The Run, and ARTFUSION 19464 - are the beneficiaries of this year's Student Philanthropy Council grants.
Steve Notebaert brings a wealth of experience that includes several years with NCAA Division I strength and conditioning programs.
Sixteen teams will take part in the 2015 Waterpolooza water polo tournament on October 16-17, including The Hill boys' team for the first time.
The 60th annual Perkiomen Valley Open Juried Exhibition will be on display in The Hill's Boyer Gallery from October 26 until December 11.
Group shines in sales presentation portion of competition, which was held in Newfoundland, Canada from June 24-28.
Joanne Legnini Carothers' exhibit "Now, Then, Again" will be on display from January 8 through February 19 in the Boyer Gallery.
Payton Miles '16 set a new career assists record as the girls' and boys' water polo teams combined to finish with an 8-1 record during the Waterpolooza tournament on October 16-17.
The Hill School, the Borough of Pottstown, the Pottstown School District, Montgomery County Community College, and other organizations participated in the third annual CARES clean-up event on Friday, October 23.
Eighteen Hill student-athletes earn a spot on their respective sport's All-MAPL team.
Sean Allen '16 was recognized by the Youth Work Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia with an invitation to participate in Good Citizen Day.
Coaches and student-athletes from all six MAPL schools convened on October 4 to discuss ideas to promote and uphold league-wide sportsmanship initiatives.
We are thrilled to welcome our Hill families to campus this weekend! Here's a link to the weekend's schedule:
The Hill School is proud to announce that James L. Spencer IV ’84, director of studies, mathematics instructor, and swim coach, has been appointed Head of School at The Montgomery Academy (K-12) in Montgomery, Alabama, effective June 1, 2016.
Former Hill girls' water polo captain Kennedy Gallagher '15 will continue her water polo career at the collegiate level, playing for Division 1 Villanova University.
Students get an inside peek into U.S. Navy Captain Christopher Cassidy, current Chief of NASA’s Astronaut Office and former U.S. Navy Seal, gives inside peek into life on a space mission
Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the fall 2015 season.
Learn more about the talented educators who join The Hill School faculty for the 2015-16 academic year.
Wohlsen Construction Company received an award from Associated Builders and Contractors for their outstanding work in constructing the Pavilion.
Jane Hopkinson-Wood '14 becomes Wittenberg College's first Division III Women's Golf All-American.
Alumnus funds new engineering, science, mathematics and technology program and facility
The Hill School Board of Trustees welcomed Lauren S. Saltzburg, D.O. '04 as a member during its October meetings. Lauren is currently a family medicine resident physician at Suburban Community Hospital in Norristown, Pa.
Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's Pottstown Mercury Spring All-Area team.
On Saturday, December 5, Alberto Mestre '17 broke the 33-year old school record in the 50 Yard Freestyle set by his father, Alberto '82.
Students in The Hill School's Design Tech and Woodworking classes blend tradition, innovation, history, and community service for a creative project at historic military base.
An spectacular evening of dinner, awards, performances, and special recognitions for members of the class of 2015.
Matylda Zaklicki '16 becomes just the fourth Hill girls' water polo player to earn All-American status.
View a video of remarks by SGA president Olivia Zitkus '16 at Convocation ceremony held on Monday, September 7, 2015.
Five Hill student-athletes will continue their respective football careers at the Division III collegiate level.
The Ellis Theatre Guild's spring production, Robin Hood, will take place on May 14,15, and 17. All shows are free and open to the public.
The Hill’s robotics team was invited to compete in the Marine Advanced Technology Education International Competition, held in Newfoundland, Canada from June 24-28.
Three athletes, a longtime NCAA football coach, and a national championship team comprise the 2015 Hill School Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class.
Timothy Jump, a pioneering STEAM educator, joins The Hill School faculty for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Hill School's vocal and instrumental music groups will perform three year-end concerts on Friday, April 24, Friday, May 1, and Friday, May 8.
Nine Hill students were honored during the sixth annual Alex H. Revell, III ’43 Writing Contest awards ceremony, which took place during an all-school meeting on Wednesday, May 20.
Article appears in Philadelphia Inquirer about upcoming trip where students will participate in a study volunteer service program called Give A Hand -- which was created by Hulya Kosematoglu '17, of Istanbul, Turkey.
Jen Weissbach will serve as interim head girls' basketball coach for the 2015-16 season.
The Hill School community celebrated the official end of the 2014-15 school year at the Closing Ceremony on Friday, May 29.
Instructor of history emeritus John H. Woodward, who taught at The Hill from 1965-1999, passed away on May 25, 2015.
Twenty-five Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's spring All-MAPL team.
Five educators with a combined 136 years of service to The Hill comprise the first group of Senior Masters.
During an all-school assembly on May 20, two faculty members were presented special awards and six retiring employees with more than 140 combined years of service to The Hill were recognized. The Dial yearbook also was dedicated during the ceremony.
Duncan Banfield '91, former Alumni Association president, joins Board of Trustees; Rob Walley '88 appointed new HAA president
Students score historically well, as 80 percent of students who took the test received an award.
Hill holds a three shot lead over Lawrenceville after the first leg of the annual two-round competition.
The Hill School is pleased to announce that Tom Wolf, a member of the class of 1967 and newly elected Governor of Pennsylvania, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Sixth Form Leadership Award. The ceremony will take place on April 9.
NBC-10 visits The Hill's campus to conduct touching "back story" interview. LINK TO STORY NOW POSTED.
PAISAA playoff information for baseball, softball, girls' lacrosse, and track and field, and an updated boys' lacrosse Inter-Ac Challenge bracket are now available.
Trinity College’s Men’s Ice Hockey team coached by Matt Greason ’98 won the NCAA Division III National Championship on Saturday, March 28.
Enjoy photos from the performance of The Hill School's winter musical.
Mid-Atlantic Prep League recognizes 14 Hill student-athletes for outstanding classroom performance during winter semester.
On Friday, April 10, more than 30 alumni, parents, and friends shared their professional journeys with students. The event concluded with a reception and dinner for alumni and parents, followed by the Summit Jam concert where students, faculty, and alumni brought down the house!
Hill School students were honored for their achievements in academics and the arts for the 2014-15 school year at the annual Junior Prize Day ceremony, held on Thursday, September 17, 2015.
Hill finishes fourth at Independent School State Meet, with eight members placing in top-six to automatically qualify for National Preps.
The 159 members of The Hill School Class of 2015 were welcomed into the Alumni Association at the Annual Induction Brunch. A dedication ceremony for the class gift - a bronze Ram statue by Eric Berg '63 - was dedicated after the brunch.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ’67 accepts Sixth Form Leadership Award, students honor the late George ‘Bud’ Bissell ‘36. Video now posted!
More than 2,000 students representing 75 schools across Pennsylvania, including 44 students from Hill, competed in State DECA Competition. Eleven students will represent Hill at Nationals in Orlando, Fla, in April.
Newly renovated softball field named in memory of beloved Hill School teacher and coach.
Sara Graham ’13 and Funmi Lawal ’14 recently entered their respective college program’s record books in the shot put and discus.
Three gold medal performances ends 32 year championship drought at the Eastern Interscholastic Swimming Championships.
Katie Freeman '15 and Bryan Delp '15 both are volunteer firefighters who will attend United States Service Academies after graduating from The Hill.
Chris Troy '11 will support an English Teaching Assistant in Argentina while continuing to pursue his passion for medicine.
Alumni, friends, and all members of The Hill School community are welcome to view photographs and detailed listings of all historic items maintained by The Hill's Archives Department.
As part of the spring Pottstown CARES initiative on April 20, 2015, a group of Hill students enthusiastically began work on a new Hill Community Garden.
Hill group finishes third out of 28 teams at the Pennsylvania Regional Underwater Robotics Competition, held at Villanova University on May 9.
The Hill School is excited to welcome new students for the 2015-16 school year. Enjoy this fun "congratulations" video!
Director of Athletics Seth Eilberg announced that Parker Benedict will take over the girls' squash program.
Hill defeats Lawrenceville in both legs of competition to win by nine shots.
Fourteen Hill student-athletes comprise winter all-league teams for the MAPL, MAHL, and WIHLMA
Rachel Schaaf ’18 won four events and set a school record in the triple jump as the girls’ narrowly fell to rival Lawrenceville
Mark Forrest ’15 becomes third consecutive Hill player to earn Pottstown Mercury’s “Player of the Year” honors.
Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a sport on their respective sport's Pottstown Mercury Winter All-Area team.
Wrestling will compete in the PAISWT, Swimming heads to Easterns, and boys' ice hockey will host the Mid-Atlantic Invitational.
Mrs. Ellen Nelson and Seon Gyoo Lee '16 will have their contest-winning entries displayed on billboards in Reading, Pa.
Mark Forrest '15 and Julia Hernan '15 recently signed National Letters of Intent to continue their respective soccer careers at the Division I college level.
Boys’ basketball defends Haverford McBride Tournament Championship, while boys’ ice hockey claims Albany Academy Rider Cup on the weekend of December 12-14.
Defending champion boys' are the tournament's top seed, girls' draw 12 seed.
Varsity wrestling placed second at MAPL Duals, while the swimming team set two school records and posted six first place finishes at MAPL Invitational.
Twenty-four Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's Pottstown Mercury All-Area Team for the fall 2014 season.
Help The Hill School win the Green Cup Challenge video contest by voting for our student-produced video. Voting runs through Feb. 13.
Games on January 21 and 25 will support Coaches vs. Cancer.
A 1-0 overtime victory lifts Hill to the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Invitational crown.
Congratulations to Kiski School for claiming the tournament championship.
Historic baseball and Americana photos taken by Bruce Murray, Sr., will be on display in the Boyer Gallery from March 27 – May 8.
The day's events include a presentation by education and diversity consultant Derrick Gay, and afternoon seminars and community service projects.
Assistant varsity boys' coach Kacy Small gave a presentation highlighting effective practice plans at the 2015 US Lacrosse National Convention, held from January 22-25.
Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the spring 2015 season.
Stonehill College quarterback Matt Foltz ’14 earned Northeast-10 honors for the week ending November 2.
Students and faculty enjoy a special lunch to celebrate the inauguration of Tom Wolf, Hill class of 1967, as he was sworn in as the 47th Governor of Pennsylvania. View a video and photos, and read an article about this event that appears in the Reading Eagle.
The Hill School community observes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by attending a presentation and participating in community service activities and small group seminars.
Alumni and friends gathered at the Sherrill Guest House on Saturday, November 8 to celebrate the building's renovations.
Several honor and integrity-themed activities highlight the School's annual Honor Awareness Week of January 12-16, 2015.
Hill School students were honored for their achievements in academics and the arts for the 2013-14 school year at the annual Jr. Prize Day ceremony, which was held on the eve of Parents' Weekend.
Area youth basketball players in grades K-8 are welcome to attend free clinic on Monday, January 19.
Several "Major H" winners recognized for outstanding classroom performance during the fall semester.
Mr. Severin Fayerman visited campus and addressed Hill students, faculty, parents, and members of the Pottstown community on Friday, December 5, 2014.
The girls’ tennis and cross country teams will compete in MAPL Championships, while the water polo teams gear up for Easterns on Saturday, November 1.
The Hill School boys' 200 Free Relay team broke the 35-year-old event record on Saturday, December 13.
A Zach Keller ’15 goal in extra time lifted Hill to a 1-0 victory for the team’s second consecutive PAISAA Championship
The Perkiomen Valley Art Center's 59th annual Open Juried Exhibition will run from Monday, October 27 through Friday, December 12. The opening reception will be on Sunday, November 4 from 2-5 p.m.
Fall 2014 varsity team photos are now available for online purchase.
On Wednesday, November 12, three Hill student-athletes realized their goal of becoming Division I student-athletes when they signed National Letters of Intent.
More than 100 guests returned to campus to honor the 2014 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class.
Barbara Zucker's "Shadows and Reflections" will be in Boyer Gallery from January 9 through February 20.
Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's All-MAPL team.
Hill will play in its fourth consecutive PAISAA Championship game on Saturday, November 15 against Mercersburg Academy.
Head boys' soccer coach Chris Drowne '89 achieved his 100th career victory on Saturday, September 13 to highlight the weekend's contests.
The cross country and boys’ golf teams took part in their respective PAISAA Championship events on Saturday, October 25.
Connecticut College senior named Northern Division Player of the Week after leading Men’s Water Polo team to upset victory.
The Hill is proud to say that our graduate will serve our state. Read 11/6 article about Governor-Elect Wolf's connection to The Hill.
Seven teams post victories with many alumni on campus on Saturday, January 10
A dramatic finish placed Hill one point ahead of Lawrenceville in team standings.
The Hill School's vocal and instrumental music groups performed in the Fall Music Festival on Friday, October 17 as part of the Fall Parents' Weekend.
The Hill School, Borough, and Pottstown School District held the second Pottstown CARES clean-up event on October 24. View links to regional media coverage.
Additional information and a classmate's tribute is provided concerning John Brewster Hill, Class of 2014. On-campus memorial service to be held on Nov. 8 at 9 a.m. in the Alumni Chapel.
The Winter Holiday Concert and Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols took place on Friday, Dec. 12 and Sunday, Dec.14, respectively. Enjoy photos of the events.
Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the winter 2014-15 season.
Read this excellent article about The Hill School’s innovative new Arabic language and culture program that appeared in the October 5 edition of the Reading Eagle newspaper.
Hill goes 4-0 in round robin tournament held on September 26-27.
The Hill has been granted affiliate membership in the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC).
Several teams faced Springside Chestnut Hill in non-league action, while the cross country teams ran in the local Harrier Invitational.
A 15-4 victory over Pennington School gave head coach Doug Jones 100 career wins with The Hill
The varsity boys’, varsity girls', and JV girls’ water polo teams earned victories at Lawrenceville on October 10 and 11.
Twenty-four Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's All-Area team for outstanding play during the spring season.
Victories from the boys' and girls' soccer teams and strong play from the boys' and girls' water polo teams in tournament play highlighted several weekend contests.
All members of the community are invited to attend this fun-filled fundraising event on Saturday, January 17 from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Stretch the Ride, a Pottstown-based foundation for cancer patients and their families.
Eight boys' and eight girls' water polo teams will participate in the two-day round robin tournament on September 26 and 27.
Free squash event for women of all ages and levels of experience will take place on Wednesday, September 24 in Day Squash Center from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Regan brings energy and experience to The Hill's fitness programs and will be a resource for all Hill community members.
Barbara Thun’s exhibit “The Corners of My Mind” will run from September 12 through October 17. The opening reception is on September 12 at 7 p.m.
Three-time Hill School Champion Jane Hopkinson-Wood '14 won her first college golf tournament over the weekend of September 6-7.
View a video of highlights which include speeches by student leaders, singing by the Hilltones and Hilltrebles, and an entertaining performance by Headmaster Lehman and Associate Headmaster Miller, who also spoke to students about the importance of taking smart risks.
A busy summer on campus has paved the way for a spectacular opening of school.
The Armand Hammer on and off ramps of Route 422 EAST will be closed through November 15. Families and other visitors, please read for new directions to The Hill campus if traveling in that direction.
The free youth field hockey and football clinics scheduled for Saturday, October 11 have been cancelled due to impending weather.
Susan Hurd will speak to fall preseason athletes on Tuesday, September 2 at 7 p.m. Parents and members of the community are invited to attend.
Thirty-six "Major H" winners from the spring 2014 season were recognized for their performance in the classroom with a spot on the MAPL All-Academic team.
Amber Kulesa '18 recently competed in the All-American Soap Box Derby, also known as the World Championship, for the fourth time in her young career.
Thomas McN. Millhiser '67 was honored at a special dinner on June 5, 2014. Tom has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees since 2007; he will retire on June 30. Also, read about other dedicated Trustees who will retire.
An additional email from Mr. Lehman has been sent to students and parents as a follow-up to his July email. Please take the time to read this letter as it contains important information regarding opening of school.
View important forms and information for all students and parents for the 2014-15 academic year.
Learn more about the fifteen talented educators with diverse backgrounds who join The Hill School faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.
Please check the scores and schedules section of the website to view fall 2014 athletics schedules for all teams.
Two athletes, a longtime coach, an Olympic gold medalist, and an undefeated team comprise the Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
Tanesha Jackson ’09 recently was hired at CitySquash, the organization that introduced her to the independent school world and changed her life.
The Hill School and The Lawrenceville School set to engage in 127th year of athletics rivalry on Saturday, November 8.
Preston G. Athey ’67 named Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Andrew D. Soussloff ’71 named Vice Chairman
ESPN The Magazine writer and NBA analyst Chris Broussard spoke to New Jersey SEEDS students in the CFTA Theatre on Tuesday, July 29.
Students and faculty gather for one last time in the Alumni Chapel for the annual Closing Ceremonies. View photos and listen to remarks from this special end-of-the-year event.
Mary Koss was named one of five recipients of the Sodexo Foundation's 2014 Hero of Every Day Life awards. She recently presented a $5,000 grant to the local Meals on Wheels program.
Eight educators with diverse administrative backgrounds joined members of The Hill Admission Office on campus to discuss financial aid.
Several teams turned in strong performances in front of their families during the Parents' Weekend games on Saturday, October 18.
Wins complete season sweeps of Lawrenceville for boys' and girls' varsity and girls’ JV teams.
Occidental College junior Katie Gibbs, Hill class of 2011, was named a Division III Water Polo All-American for the 2014 season.
Goalkeeper Annie Carroll '17 will represent Pennsylvania at the Brine National Lacrosse Classic, held in Maryland from June 30 through July 3.
On May 9, The Hill School's Dining Hall implemented a composting program to increase the School's sustainability and reduce food waste.
Liz Knowlton '15 became the first Hill student to earn "Top 10 Finalist" distinction at the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta.
Hill School students partner with faculty members in service learning projects to benefit The Hill and Pottstown communities, while offering opportunities for intentional reflection and learning outcomes.
Guided by the Honor Council, The Hill is one of five schools in the nation to be officially accepted into the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education's Recognition Program for Excellence in Ethical Education.
The Hill School welcomed home more than 400 alumni and families for the 2014 Reunion Weekend (classes ending in 4s and 9s). Read about the events of the weekend and view photos.
Construction of the Far Fields parking lot is complete, resulting in a new traffic pattern. All vehicles now should enter from Beech Street.
Mr. Bhargava addressed the Class of 2014 during the 163rd Commencement on Saturday, May 24.
Spring 2014 "Major H" team photos are now available for online purchase.
To commemorate the class of 1964's 50th Reunion which tool place in June 2014, members of the class combined forces to raise nearly $4 million to support both The Hill Fund as well as construction of the East Campus Faculty Village, the School's newest faculty housing complex.
The Athletics Department is pleased to announce that Clarence Oliver will take over as head of the Hill tennis program.
The Boyer Gallery will host the annual Pottstown Artists Guild from Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 8. An opening reception will be held on May 30 from 5 - 9 p.m.
Twenty-two Hill student athletes earned All-MAPL recognition for their outstanding play during the Spring 2014 season.
On Friday evening, members of the class of 2014 and their families gathered in the Dining Hall and CFTA for the second annual Class Day Gala.
The Hill School is hosting our annual Reunion Weekend on Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8. Classes celebrating milestone years are 1964 (50th), 1989 (25th) and 2009 (5th).
Payton Miles '16 set a new school record in the 800 meter run to highlight weekend action on May 2-3.
Longtime varsity basketball coach, Dean of Students, and instructor of mathematics emeritus Don Ronnie passed away on May 26, 2014 at age 83.
This beautiful, multipurpose space was named in honor of loyal alumnus on Friday, May 9.
Thirty-three student-athletes received team-specific special awards for their performances during the 2013-14 winter season.
Oscar-nominated actor and advocate for animal rights James Cromwell '58 received the 16th annual Sixth Form Leadership Award. The recognition took place during the May 23 Class Day Gala.
Brackets for the boys' and girls' lacrosse tournaments have been released; baseball and softball brackets will be released later this week.
On Saturday, May 24, 2014, The Hill School celebrated its 163rd Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises. During the ceremony, 146 students received their Hill School diplomas. New photos and video now posted.
After an undefeated regular season in the Southeastern PA Debate League, Gillian Wenhold '14 qualified for the PA State Debate Tournament which will be held in late March.
Hill School students will perform Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town on Wed., May 14; Thurs., May 15; Fri., May 16, all beginning at 7:15 p.m.; and Sun., May 18 at 1 p.m. All performances are free of charge and will take place in the Center For The Arts.
Sixty-five Hill School students were recognized for their exceptional performance on the National Latin and National Greek Examinations.
Twenty-six athletes were recognized for their outstanding play during the spring 2014 season.
Hill fourth formers participate in a spring Pottstown CARES community clean-up day; all members of Hill community contribute as part of "Greenest Dorm Competition"
Both the boys' and girls' track teams finished the season by finishing third out of 16 teams at the PAISAA State Championship meet on Wednesday, May 14.
Nine Hill students were honored during the fifth annual Alex H. Revell III '43 Writing Contest awards ceremony which took place Sunday, May 4, 2013 in the Humphrey Family Writing Center.
The annual tournament held in honor of legendary Hill wrestling coach Frank Bissell '33 attracts high-caliber competition from throughout the East Coast.
Anessa Amin '15 and Kostya Golobokov '15 have been accepted into the NFL-Wharton Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania from June 16-19.
Max Novak '10 scored the game winning goal to help lead his Union College Men's Ice Hockey team to its first NCAA National Championship.
Updates about alumni who have had noteworthy success in their spring college sports.
Construction on the Far Fields parking lot is underway. Please note that vehicles will no longer have access to the fields until construction is complete.
On Wednesday, May 7, the girls' golf team successfully defended its MAPL title and the boys' golf team defeated Lawrenceville to return the Crooked Stick to Hill.
A Fulbright grant will allow Jessica Argenti '10 to teach in Malaysia in 2014-15.
Mike Pentz, Hill School class of 1958 and instructor of mathematics from 1968 to 2004, passed away May 14, 2014 at the age of 74.
David Lee '14 already has accumulated an impressive scientific research resume and also is a devoted philanthropist. An article about David appears in the Tuesday, April 15 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Fifteen students have been elected to serve on The Hill School Student Government Association and Honor Council for the 2014-15 academic year.
Five local non-profit organizations - Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, Good Samaritan Shelter; Coventry Christian Schools Project Purpose, Growing Center, Creative Health Services - are the beneficiaries of this year's Hill School Student Philanthropy Council grants.
Track and field standout Grant Smith '14 will compete in the long jump in the Pennsylvania Indoor Track and Field State Championship meet, held at Penn State University on Saturday, March 1.
Hill artists won six out of 15 total prizes in the fifth-annual MAPL Student Art Exhibition, hosted by Blair Academy.
Three first place swims at the MAPL Invitational and an appearance in the Division V Finals of the boys' squash US Team Championships highlighted a weekend full of teams in championship action.
First place finishes by the boys' and girls' track teams in Hill Relays and a varsity boys' lacrosse victory were fitting conclusions to a day in which all three teams dedicated their sport's new facility.
On Friday, April 11, more than 30 alumni, parents, and friends shared their professional journeys with students. The event concluded with a Networking Reception and Dinner for alumni and parents, followed by the Summit Jam concert where students, faculty, and alumni brought down the house!
Dave Rackovan brings extensive experience coaching at both the collegiate and high school levels as he prepares to take over The Hill football program.
Braden Cordivari '14 broke his brother's school and MAPL meet record in the 800 meter run at the MAPL Championship meet on Saturday, May 10.
Sue Repko has been promoted from assistant varsity girls' basketball coach to the team's head coach for the 2014-15 season.
Yvonne Pacanovsky Bobrowicz, daughter of Hill instructor of fine woodworking emeritus Karl Pacanovsky, will display her exhibit Cosmic Series in Boyer Gallery from April 4 through May 2.
The swimming and diving teams saw some of their best performances at Easterns in nearly a decade, while the wrestling team turned in its highest finish at National Preps since 2001.
Eight Hill student-athletes recently signed a National Letter of Intent and will continue their respective athletics careers at the Division I or II collegiate level.
On Saturday, March 29, 2014 Tom Wolf '67 spoke to Hill School students about "integrity." Video of excerpts from Mr. Wolf's talk now posted.
A late three pointer secured a dramatic overtime win for the boys' basketball team to highlight a successful weekend for several Hill teams.
Please visit the Scores and Schedules section of the website to view team schedules for the 2014 spring athletics season.
Hill capped an outstanding season with a 56-50 victory over Westtown School to capture the program's first PAISAA title.
Pottstown-area youth ages toddler-13 are welcome to the first-ever Pottstown Community Track Night, hosted by The Hill track teams on Friday, May 9.
Boys' soccer captain Colten Habecker's decorated season continued when he was named the Gatorade Pennsylvania Boys' Soccer Player of the Year for 2013.
Many alumni, parents, and friends returned to campus for the dedications of the William West Hauser '81 Track and Harry L. Price Field on Saturday, April 5.
Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned All-Area recognition for their outstanding play during the winter 2013-14 season.
Six teams will compete for the championship of the Mid-Atlantic Hockey Invitational, one of four major sporting events that will take place on February 22-23 along with the basketball PAISAA semifinal, Eastern Swimming and Diving Championship, and National Prep Wrestling tournament.
The boys' and girls' track teams each won their quad meet at Blair Academy to highlight April 12 action.
Enjoy slideshows of photos from The Hill School's Winter Music Festival and Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols.
The PAISAA Championship Tournaments for boys and girls' soccer and field hockey will begin on Wednesday, November 6.
After posting one of the best individual seasons in the boys' basketball program's recent history, John Carroll '14 will continue his basketball career at the University of Hartford.
The Hill School's newly renovated, technologically 'smart' Levis '45 * Alexandre '75 Center for the Humanities was rededicated on January 16, 2014.
The Pottstown Mercury named 19 Hill student-athletes to their respective sport's Fall All-Area team.
The Hill School is pleased to officially announce that our students and faculty are the beneficiaries of two extraordinary and distinctive gifts provided by Nancy and Preston G. Athey, Hill class of 1967 and chairman-elect of The Hill School Board of Trustees.
A Pottstown Mercury interview with head coach Mark Pearson '78 notes the team's rapid improvement in recent seasons.
MaxPreps.com ranks Hill as the number two Prep School team in the United States in their end-of-season poll.
Several Hill alumni currently competing in intercollegiate athletes have had noteworthy success in the fall or early winter seasons. (Note: Updates are as of December 3)
Ten student-athletes earning All-MAPL recognition and three teams receiving league accolades highlight the winter 2013-14 All-MAPL selections. Additionally, four boys' ice hockey players were named to the All-league team in the newly formed MAHL.
Phase two of the Far Fields facility improvement includes construction of a new parking lot and a pavilion. The construction will alter parking for the spring season - please review the included diagram to view available parking areas.
Throughout the week, students and faculty were invited to express their feelings about diversity -- stereotypes, incorrect assumptions, and individuality. View the #AThousandDifferentHands video, which is the outcome of that project.
We are happy to congratulate all students who were accepted to The Hill School for the 2014-15 academic year this morning, March 10, 2014! Revisit Days are scheduled for March 31, and April 1 and 7.
On Saturday, April 5, The Hill will dedicate both the Harry L. Price Field and the William West Hauser '81 Track. Please note that the RSVP date for these events is Monday, March 31.
Sabrina Kennedy '15 recently won a Juror's Special Merit award for a glass bowl she created for the Cleveland Art Institute 2D3D Contest.
Thirteen Hill student-athletes were recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) for their outstanding performance in the classroom during the winter semester.
The Hill School will perform How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Friday, February 28 through Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Girls' soccer won their first round match, while opponents for boys' soccer and field hockey have been determined.
The Pottstown Community Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration will be held at The Hill at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19. The Rev. Robert H. Thompson, Phillips Exeter Academy’s longtime Phelps Minister will address students and faculty on Monday, Jan. 20.
Maddison Marcheskie '14 and Becca Shipper '14 signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, November 13 and will continue their athletic careers at the Division I level.
Winter "Major H" team photos now are available for purchase.
The varsity boys' and girls' cross country, boys' and girls' water polo, and girls' tennis teams all will compete in their respective fall championship tournaments this weekend.
Seven varsity teams traveled to Germantown Academy on Thursday, September 12 in the first major competition day of the fall 2013 season.
The Hill School welcomed more than 150 prospective students and their families to the annual Admission Open House on Saturday, October 26, 2013.
The field hockey and boys' soccer teams both advanced to the PAISAA semifinal round and will play on Thursday, November 14.
The Hill has partnered with BLEACHERS, a live streaming service that allows fans of Hill athletics to watch games live from their desktop or mobile device.
Liz Gudas '14 will compete in the Junior PGA Championship, while Jane Hopkinson-Wood '14 will play in the Optimist Junior Tournament.
Hill Associate Director of Admission and varsity boys' ice hockey coach Chris Bala '97 will be inducted into his former professional team's Wall of Honor on Friday, January 17.
Headmaster Zachary G. Lehman is pleased to announce the appointment of Len A. Miller as Hill’s new Associate Headmaster, effective July 1, 2014.
Twenty-three student-athletes received special team awards for their outstanding play during the fall season.
The Hill School welcomed more 400 Hill School parents, siblings, and friends to our annual Fall Parents' Weekend on October 10-12.
Fifteen Hill "Major H" winners were recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Prep League for their outstanding performance in the classroom during the spring semester.
Playing two 18-hole rounds in three days, the girls' golf team captured the Swing Against Cancer title and placed second in the Red Devil Invitational.
Girls' water polo coach Tom Johnson won his 200th career game on October 26.
Thirteen Hill School students have qualified for elimination rounds by placing in the top 32 teams or debaters in their event in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Debate League.
The wrestling, boys' basketball, and girls' basketball teams all will begin play in the PAISAA State Tournaments this weekend.
A 42 year old school record falling is one of several highlights from a full schedule of competition on Wednesday, January 15.
Congratulations to Peddie School for repeating as the Mercer Invitational Tournament champions.
Emily Glinecke '16 set a new school record in the 500 yard freestyle to help lead the girls' swimming team to victory on a busy game day.
More than 700 volunteers rolled up their sleeves to clean-up Pottstown streets, greet neighbors on October 25. Read new coverage and see video clips from the Pottstown Mercury.
Competitions including testing and role-playing in marketing, business management and administration, finance, and hospitality and tourism events.
Russell Newton '73 and Judith Wong P '17 join The Hill School Board of Trustees
Hill will face Haverford in the boys' soccer PAISAA Championship for the third consecutive year.
Students enjoyed a concert by Hayley Reardon and a special interfaith community Chapel service with alumni of the Interfaith Youth Core.
The varsity field hockey, girls' soccer, and boys' soccer teams all celebrated the completion of their new fields on October 4-5.
Eleven "Major H" winners earned MAPL All-Academic honors for their performance in the classroom during the fall semester.
A dominant second half performance propelled Hill to a 58-49 victory over Blair Academy to claim the program's third MAPL Championship.
Mike Davis will take leadership of The Hill's Strength and Conditioning program in 2013.
The Hill School welcomed Pat Bassett to campus on Monday, May 13, as part of the Ten Schools Admissions Organization conference being hosted here at Hill.
Colten Habecker '14 was named the Pottstown Mercury "Boys' Soccer Player of the Year," adding to the extensive list of accolades earned for his outstanding 2013 season.
Alumni and their families travel "home" to The Hill School for a fun-filled weekend as classes ending in 3s and 8s celebrated reunion years.
Hill School students were honored for their achievements in the academics and arts during the 2012-13 school year.
The Hill’s Boyer Gallery will feature the Perkiomen Valley Art Center’s 58th Annual Open Juried Exhibition through Friday, December 13, 2013. An opening reception will be held Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Improvements in national exam performance and student involvement within the campus community highlight the most recent data analysis.
An open letter to the Mercury editors and Pottstown community members thanks the newspaper for its excellent coverage of the recent CARES community events.
Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the fall 2013 season.
The first home, night field hockey game in school history will highlight a historic weekend that includes the dedication of two new field on October 4-5.
Max Novak '10 has played a prominent role in helping the Union College Men's Ice Hockey team advance to the NCAA Division I Frozen Four, which will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia from April 10-12.
Members of The Hill School's English department surprise sixth formers with a memorable Chapel service to celebrate their upcoming graduation.
Wrestling captain Chad Saunders '14 won his 100th career match to help lead the wrestling team to a second place finish at the Bissell '33 Tournament.
Hill teams will travel to New Jersey for the 126th anniversary of The Hill vs. Lawrenceville rivalry on Saturday, November 9, with MAPL championship implications for two teams.
Three girls finished in the top six, including individual winner Jane Hopkinson-Wood '14, to lead the team to its first MAPL Championship.
A variety of organizations, ranging from academic groups to sports camps and a local wellness clinic, utilized The Hill's campus this summer.
Field hockey co-captain Julia Donald '14 became the program's all-time leading scorer on November 14.
The new display in the "Headmaster's Nook" honors the nine men and women who have served The Hill School for more than 25 years.
A record-setting season earned Colten Habecker '14 a spot in the Choice Hotels High School Boys' Soccer All-American game, which will be played on Saturday, December 14.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Scranton Times-Tribune, and Pottstown Mercury newspapers each published feature articles about Hill student-athletes prior to a major weekend of championship tournament competition.
Hill boys' basketball post-graduate John Carroll '14 recently was featured in a Pottstown Mercury article for his on-court presence and unique background.
For the fourth year in a row, the School exceeds its goal of 40 percent of recent graduates scoring at a level considered “excellent” on at least three separate AP and SAT II tests.
Former Hill distance star and current Lehigh University captain Tyler Mueller '10 claimed a sixth place finish at the prestigious Paul Short Invitational on Saturday, October 5. Read more
Cameron Isen ’14 earned a Bronfman Youth Fellowship, which is awarded to outstanding high school students from diverse Jewish backgrounds.
The Hill School welcomed Dr. David Gruder, a clinical and organizational psychologist and award-winning author, to campus on January 10 -11. Dr. Gruder addressed students and faculty on the topic of integrity intelligence.
Students and faculty gather one last time in the Alumni Chapel. Listen to tributes by students to departing faculty and remarks by Headmaster Lehman.
University of Pennsylvania senior Ryan Deitrich, Hill '09, led both the Big 5 and the Ivy League in hitting en-route to earning Big 5 "Player of the Year" honors.
Student Sports, a national publication that covers high school sports, ranked Hill the top boys' prep soccer team in their October 2 poll.
A record-setting fall continued with three more school records being set during the eventful, action-packed weekend of November 2-3.
World top 20 women's squash players Aisling Blake and Line Hansen impressed a capacity crowd in Day Squash Center during an exhibition match played on Monday, October 7.
Maddison Marcheskie '14 became the team's all-time leading goal scorer in a season-opening victory on Wednesday, September 4.
The wrestling team's strong showing at the PAISWT is one of several noteworthy athletics achievements from the weekend of February 15.
Director of Athletics Seth Eilberg has announced the appointment of new head coaches for the varsity boys' ice hockey and varsity boys' lacrosse programs.
World-ranked women's squash players Line Hansen and Aisling Blake will play an exhibition match at Day Squash Center on Monday, October 7.
Several teams traveled to Hun for the second weekend of MAPL competition, with all but one team returning home victorious.
Several students competed in six state-wide math contests throughout the year, accumulating an overall score good for fifth place in Pennsylvania.
Many alumni, parents, and friends returned to campus for the dedication of the Briggs S. Cunningham ’26’50 Field, East Campus Faculty Village, and the new varsity soccer pitch during the weekend of October 4-5, 2013. Photos and video now posted!
Something Pleasing This Way Comes: Recent works by Thomas M. Hopkinson & Judy Lupas will be featured in the Boyer Gallery from January 11 through February 28, 2014, with an opening reception to be held Saturday, January 11 from 7-9 p.m.
Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's fall 2013 All-MAPL team
Dr. William Jones '88 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington by writing about this defining moment of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Briggs S. Cunningham ’26’50 Field, East Campus Faculty Village, and the new varsity soccer pitch will be dedicated during the weekend of October 4-5, 2013.
Lehigh University Men's Cross Country captain Tyler Mueller '10 won the Patriot League Championship and was named the league's Runner of the Year on Saturday, November 2. Read more
Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's fall 2013 All-MAPL team.
We will celebrate The Hill School's "common humanity" relating to belief systems, gender and age, ethnic identity, personal ability, and sexual orientation.
A pair of complete team efforts led Hill to the McBride Tournament championship.
Please read a short message from The Hill School Athletics Department and consider filling out a survey regarding Hill athletics.
Eight Hill School students (four in individual events and two teams of two) qualified for the DECA International Career Development Conference after their success at the DECA State Career Development Conference.
Six sports camps and clinics called The Hill "home" this summer.
Two Hill teams claimed MAPL championships with victories over Lawrenceville to highlight The Hill vs. Lawrenceville day on Saturday, November 9.
The team capped off a historic season with a thrilling victory in penalty kicks to claim the program's first PAISAA championship.
A Philadelphia Inquirer article recently profiled New Jersey SEEDS, a non-profit organization for underserved students that The Hill has hosted for the past two summers.
Artist Favi Dubo will present his work in an exhibit entitled "A Song I Forgot to Sing" which will be featured in the Boyer Gallery from September 20- October 18, 2013. An opening reception will be held, Friday, Sept. 20 from 7-9 p.m. in the Gallery.
Chris McGuigan will join the Sports Medicine staff this fall.
The Hill School welcomed 31 alumni, parents, and friends of The Hill to share their life and career experiences with fifth and sixth form students.
Members of the class of 2013 and their families heard an inspiring, sure-to-be memorable speech by Oliver Stone '64. View a student-produced video featuring an interview with Mr. Stone.
Educators from Hill and 20 other area school attended edcampHill - a free, participant-driven "unconference" on Saturday, November 16.
Nine Hill School students were honored for their original works in poetry, nonfiction, and fiction at awards ceremony held April 19, 2013
The Philadelphia Water Color Society will hold its 2013 Members’ Exhibition of Works on Paper from March 29 through Friday, May 11.
The Hill School's annual vocal concert featured performances by the Hilltones, Hilltrebles, Chorus, and Chamber Choir.
Local competitions offer opportunities for Hill students to showcase individual creativity and excel at team challenges.
Girls' swimming captain Maddison Marcheskie '14 concluded an outstanding season by being named the Pottstown Mercury "Girls' Swimmer of the Year."
Hill School students presented a total of $10,000 to four Pottstown nonprofit organizations to support educational and community programs.
Congratulations to Blair Academy's girls' team and The Hill's boys' team for winning the 2014 MAPL championship.
Sixty-two Hill School students recognized for their exceptional scores on the National Latin and National Greek Examinations.
Headmaster Lehman shared this message with parents and members of The Hill School community on Wednesday, April 17.
New pedestrian and vehicle entrances to the Far Fields will be in effect beginning on Wednesday, April 17 and lasting throughout the remainder of the spring season. Please note: We ask that visitors who park on streets near campus please do not block residential driveways.
Newly accepted students and their families returned to campus for the final of three Admission Revisit Days on Monday, April 8.
Mr. Stone also to become 15th recipient of the Sixth Form Leadership Award. A detailed schedule for May 25 is available. We will offer a livestream of the Commencement ceremony.
The Hill School welcomed Severin Fayerman to campus on May 14. Mr. Fayerman shared his experiences with members of The Hill and Pottstown communities.
Four individuals and one team were inducted into the Hill Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, November 8.
In “Hill Hoops Doers” feature video, Hill Hall of Famer Tom Northrup '64 shares many life-long Hill lessons
Two football and four boys' soccer records were broken during the Blair Academy MAPL day on October 26.
Donald Trump Jr. '96 and Eric Trump '02 join Matt Ralston in helping young woman forge fresh future
With support from the local community, The Hill School raised more than $2,000 for the American Cancer Society!
The varsity boys' hockey team concluded its season with a thrilling double-overtime win in the championship game of the Hill Mid-Atlantic Hockey Invitational on Sunday, February 17.
Cameron Isen '14, John Gresko '15, Erik Schmidt '14, Paul Shiller '14, and Hyung Ahn '16 compete in the DECA International Career Development Conference; team of Isen and Gresko earns a “Top 10 Finalist”spot.
On Tuesday, we welcomed Ms. Paula Mirk, the director of education at the Institute for Global Ethics, as our first Integrity theme speaker. On Wednesday, students participated in group ethical literacy training.
The Hill School's winter musical was Anything Goes, which ran February 15-17, 2013. View photos from the performances.
Irene Lee ‘14 was awarded a Silver Key from the 2012-2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for her watercolor, Euphoria in Arcadia.
Megan Konen '13 and Headmaster Lehman swapped places for The Hill School's SWITCH (Sixth former Who Is The Chosen Headmaster) Day!
Three athletes, one team, and a longtime Athletics Director comprise The Hill School Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2013.
On Friday, May 24, the 127 members of the class of 2013 were welcomed into The Hill School's Alumni Association.
Hill parents, students answer calls to provide warm clothing to families in need
Twenty-four Hill student-athletes earned All-Area recognition for their outstanding play during the spring 2013 season.
Girls' basketball star Deanna Mayza '13 set the program's career scoring record in the team's victory in the first round of the PAISAA Tournament on February 12.
On Saturday, April 27, the varsity baseball team celebrated the 125th anniversary of the program's first game against Lawrenceville with an 8-4 victory. Photos and video now included.
Article about Hill’s former Elizabeth B. Blossom Chair of Humanities featured in the classics department’s blog
More than 100 years of Hill's rich athletics history were celebrated during the inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, January 11.
The Hill School is happy to welcome Ms. Katie Eames as our new Director of Sustainability.
Dr. Gordon S. Wood, the Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University, presented on President's Day as the David R. Dougherty Senior Teaching Fellowship of American History speaker.
Patrick Carmody '13 was invited to Washington, D.C. as a guest of Pennsylvania Congressman Charlie Dent
Thanks to the generous support of alumni and parents, The Hill soon will "take the fields" by beginning construction of two turf fields, a new track, and renovation of the existing soccer field.
Eighteen students have been selected by their peers to serve on the Student Government Association and Honor Council for the 2013-14 academic year.
Students and faculty reap the educational benefits of iPads in the classroom and more
With their success at the "Liberty Bell Invitational" at UPenn, Cameron Isen '14 and Nabil Shaikh '13 earn a bid to the "Tournament of Champions."
The Hill School's sixth form class has spent the past four years supporting the Travis Roy Foundation, a nationally-recognized foundation created to help victims of spinal cord accidents.
Congratulations to Peddie School for winning the 43rd annual Mercer Invitational Tournament.
Headmaster Lehman shares this letter which was sent to Hill parents in response to the Sandy Hook tragedy.
New and returning Hill School students and parents are encouraged to view all the important forms and information for the 2013-14 academic year.
Ji Hyon Hwang '13 (oboe), Gary Kim '14 (flute), and Garrison Smith '15 (clarinet) will represent The Hill School in District 11 music festivals this month.
Ms. Carter, a leader in local economic revitalization strategy and founder of Sustainable South Bronx, spoke to The Hill community on Thursday, Sept. 13. Videos now posted.
Construction is underway and a ceremonial groundbreaking took place this past Trustee weekend for Hill's eight new faculty residences. View a webcam of construction in action!
Hill alumnus and former Secretary of State, along with Rep. John D. Dingell, writes opinion piece about bipartisan guidelines on gun control legislation.
The 2013-14 academic year opened with an all-school Hill Challenge on Sunday, Sept. 8 and classes begin on Monday, Sept. 9.
The 10th annual Hill-Charterhouse Challenge prepared Hill School students for the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge to be held on April 27.
Hill School sixth form students fulfill four-year pledge, present check to help The Travis Roy foundation
The annual concert featured performances by The Hill School Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble.
Hill School students help prepare fields for spring and summer harvest at the Longview Center for Agriculture, a local sustainable farm.
Graduates enjoyed an evening with their families and teachers celebrating their accomplishments. The Hill presented the Sixth Form Leadership Award to Oliver Stone '64 and posthumously honored Bobby Troup '37.
Thanks to students, faculty, and staff, The Hill community donates 317 pounds of food to the Pottstown Cluster to help local families.
Fiction, poetry, biographies, plays among the genres of books written by current and former Hill School teachers
Sabrina Kennedy '15 becomes the youngest pilot in the region and one of the youngest in the country after taking solo flight in celebration of her 16th birthday.
The Hill School's class of 2013 raises more than $1,000 in support of the Travis Roy Foundation at fun tournament.
In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, The Hill School welcomed Mr. Barry Scott, notable actor, writer, and motivational speaker, to campus on January 21, 2013 for two performances.
View photos of the spirited and colorful water balloon battle kicked off the School's first-ever "Quest for the Crest!" Video now posted.
Service for son of Hill School Associate Headmaster Emeritus Harry Price will be held on campus on Saturday, February 16, at 10 a.m. in the Alumni Chapel.
A ceremony was held on Friday, May 18 to recognize students who earned awards for their exceptional scores on the National Latin Exam, National Greek Exam, and the National Classical Etymological Exam.
Ellen Nelson, chair of The Hill School Arts Department, served as co-curator of exhibit on display at the GoggleWorks in Reading, Pa.
New clips added to web video series provide sneak peek at renovations occurring at The Class of 1960 Alumni House
Legendary Hill wrestling coach Frank S. Bissell passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Sept. 9 at the age of 99. A combined memorial service honoring Frank and Dave Mercer will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3 at The Hill.
Jonathan C. Corson P '11, vice president of the local chapter of the NAACP, presented David Dougherty with a plaque recognizing him and the School for their commitment to diversity
An interview with Dr. Patrick Lake appears in the Friday, July 27 edition of The Pottstown Mercury to coincide with the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics.
The Parker Cup recognizes achievement in budding girls' squash players. Video and photos posted.
Twenty-one individuals and one team comprise the first Hall of Fame induction class and The Founders Hall, which were unveiled during Reunion Weekend. Biographies for each inductee are now posted.
The Hill community donates 315 pounds of coats, scarves, and winter gear, and 125 pounds of toiletries to the Pottstown Cluster to help local families.
Edward R. Webster, a renowned mountaineer, gives speech based on his climb up Mount Everest
Bloom offered insight on the impact of food waste on the environment and our society, as well as suggestions on how to reduce food waste. Event was drop-off point for community food drive which resulted in the collection of 319 lbs. of food.
Families of Hill students visited campus for The Hill School's annual Fall Parents' Weekend on October 11-13. View photos from the weekend's events. Also watch a video of Headmaster Lehman's presentation to parents.
Hill's selection as prestigious "Confucius Classroom" site noted in article, photos
Headmaster David Dougherty formally dedicates display in Map Room honoring staff members who have served The Hill School for 25 years or more
Nationally known sports columnist to kick off “Writers at Work” series
Legendary athletics director emeritus and namesake of Hill's David H. Mercer Field House passed away on Aug. 9, 2012. Services will be held at Camp Deerwood in N.H. on Sept. 29, and at The Hill on Nov. 3.
Fredric Roberts ’61 will exhibit “Humanitas: Images of India” at Sundaram Tangore Gallery September 8 through October 1
Great-uncle of Hill student recalls Iwo Jima landing
George Senter, beloved dormitory master and teacher of mathematics from 1952 to 1983, died July 21 at the age of 93. UPDATE: A full obituary written by Mr. Senter's nephew including service information, as well as tributes from alumni, have been added.
The Hill School joins other independent schools in the Schools of the Future: Ethical Excellence program, a collaborative effort by the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education and the National Association of Independent Schools
Forty-eight Hill School students wrap up the year by collecting and delivering more than 4,750 pounds of clothing, books, and accessories to local charities.
Well-reviewed baseball writer Jane Leavy spoke to Hill students about her Micky Mantle biography, The Last Boy, as part of Hill's "Writers at Work" series.
Members of The Hill community compete with schools across the nation to see who can conserve the most energy from January 21 to February 18. Hill's student-produced video now posted!
Nominated by the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce, Zachary G. Lehman is one of 20 exceptional community leaders on the list
The first speaker for this year's Community theme, Ms. Natale spoke about two projects she has started to raise awareness about atrocities occurring in Africa
Hill friends are warmly invited to a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 6, in Alumni Memorial Chapel. Memorial gift information was added to this article on May 31.
Extended class periods during The Hill School’s Symposia Days (Jan. 28 and 29) provide both students and teachers the opportunity to break routine and look at their subject matter in a new light.
Two plaques in the Academic Center honor staff members who have served The Hill for 25 years or more.
Internationally recognized expert on addictions, gender issues, and the media, creates awareness among School community about harmful images in advertising
We encourage current and prospective students and parents, alumni, faculty and staff, and friends to "like" The Hill School's Facebook page to stay connected.
Alumni returned to campus to share career insights and internship opportunities with current students and fellow alumni on Sunday, March 27.
Hill School community mourns the loss of John A. Anderson, Jr., revered former Elizabeth B. Blossom Chair of Humanities and Latin and Greek teacher from 1954 to 1999
AFL founder Lamar Hunt's journey in the league's startup is outlined
Article highlights the return of the last original B-29 donated to the Commemorative Armed Forces by the family of Neils Agather '75
Halloween-themed 'Writers at Work' event features Adam Bernstein
Proceeds from the event will benefit American Cancer Society
September issue highlights Hill as one of the 23 best local private schools
Named a Confucius Classroom by HanBan (an official branch of the People’s Republic of China’s Office of Chinese Language Council International) in collaboration with the Asia Society
Fred Bobb '75 places 4th and 8th in swimming competitions
David and Kay Dougherty were interviewed by The Pottstown Mercury as part of a series of positive stories about our shared town
Co-founder of Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to be recognized for his leadership in education, politics, and business
Original paintings owned by The Hill School to be on display at local museum January 22 through March 20, 2011
Headmaster announces new roles related to advancement and external affairs
Page one story and photos highlight benefits of extra student sleep
Pete Colhoun '53 discusses adventure in Mongolia and encourages students to experience travel
Dedicated Hill teacher and coach inducted into local Sports Hall of Fame
After 41 years at The Hill School, Ryck and Karen Walbridge will move on to a well-earned retirement.
Merrill Perlman speaks to Hill students as the first Writer at Work for the 2010-11 academic year
'Whatsoever Things Are True' now available on-line at Hill's campus store
Pottstown Mercury praises contributions to community
Lisa Tylee of Veninos speaks to students about Venezuela's shantytowns
Video now posted of Professor Sandel bringing the most popular course in Harvard's history to Hill
Dr. Richard Lederer, who is known as one of the masters of word play of the English language, spoke to Hill students on Monday, April 18 as part of Hill's 2010-11 Writers at Work series.
Adam B. Bernstein will speak to Hill students and faculty on October 27
More than $4,100 is raised for the annual Pottstown CROP Walk for Hunger
Mission by Jay Slough '90 helps residents have access to clean water
Nineteen alumni gather in Philadelphia for the 40th anniversary of the event co-founded by Lyman Perry '56
139 graduates receive dipomas and take traditional dip in the Dell
Update: Watch the student-produced video now on You Tube!
The next Headmaster of The Hill School was formally introduced to Hill students, faculty, staff, and Trustees on Friday, January 20, in the Center For The Arts.
Fellowship established by Lewis Lehrman '56 provides a lecture series
Writer Dick Lehr visits The Hill from October 27 to October 30.
More than 500 alumni and families visited campus to celebrate their Hill ties with classmates, former teachers, and friends.
UPDATED: Billy Collins visits Hill as 'Writers at Work' series speaker
Service to be held in Rosemont, PA on Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m.
The Frank S. Bissell '33 Endowment supports wrestling program
Short film produced by alumnus shown at Cape May Film Festival
The Proxmire Project honors the late Senator Proxmire, Hill '34
Legendary basketball coach celebrates more than 50 years with Hill
Nonprofit KiteGang sends kites to urban communities around the world
Director of Indiana U. Center on Philanthropy visits
More than 200 alumni and their families return to campus June 6-8
Lecture concludes this year's David R. Dougherty American History series
Operation Smile's talk at local AMBUCS meeting ends with $240 contribution
Educator, novelist, military leader addresses The Hill community
Acclaimed director recalls time at Hill and former headmaster Ned Hall
Travis Roy visits The Hill School on January 26, 2010 as part of our "Common Humanity" theme for this academic year.
Honorarium declined by Mayor Nutter is donated to local 'good citizen'
New York Times economics journalist and blog editor visits The Hill
Frederic Roberts '61 presents "Humanitas: Images of India" through October 23.
More than 80 alumni and friends attend Charter Member Induction Dinner
Henry Spelman '06 joins the ranks of six other Hill School Rhodes Scholars
Plaque dedicated to former, long-time chaplain at The Hill
During a special brunch held Friday, May 25, the 144 members of the class of 2012 were welcomed into The Hill School's Alumni Association
Award-winning fiction writer a guest of The Hill
Hill welcomes Farooka Gauhari as part of the Bissell Forum series
Colleagues, students, alumni, parents recall Jim Long
Honorees from afar are Bernard Chan '83 and Sir Barry Sheen '37
Article recounts friendship with fellow musician & cystic fibrosis sufferer
Student Philanthropy Council highlighted in national publication
Accomplished author speaks with students about his travel writing career
21 sixth form students enjoy viewing exhibits at Philadelphia Art Museum
Alumni & parents celebrate The Frank Bissell '33 Wrestling Endowment
Christine Oh ’10 places second in the Cézanne & Beyond art contest
Students give standing ovation to Majora Carter following energetic message
Speech for Hill community members to kick off Sustainability program
Winter Citizenship speaker Dr. Bill Magee inspires students to 'dream big'
Alexander H. Revell III leaves long legacy as educator, coach, friend
The late Lamar Hunt '51 was the founder of the American Football League
Filmmaker avoids Hollywood by screening his own films.
Journalist Mark Shields will lecture on 2008-09 theme of citizenship
Lowndes House in Dell Village Dormitories named after loyal Hill supporter
Ceremonies mark the official end of the 159th school year
Tobias Wolff '64 receives accolades for 'Our Story Begins'
Columnist Christine Brennan kicks off “Writers at Work” series
Political columnist urges students to be informed and involved citizens