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Girls' Water Polo Duo Named Academic All-Americans

For the second consecutive season, Paige Curcio ’18 and Sarah Wentling ’18 garner honors for their outstanding academic and water polo successes.

A New Space For Inspiring Hill Student-Athletes: The Alan L. Reed ’51 Athletics Locker Room

This newly renovated locker room facility was dedicated prior to the football game on Saturday, September 24. 

The Hill School Welcomes Peter Wasserman '83

Hill School alumnus and retired F.D.N.Y. Lieutenant marks 15th anniversary of September 11 attacks, shares experiences with School community 

Weekend recap: Football off to best start since 2009

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. 

Hill hosts 2016 MAPL Sportsmanship Summit

Student athletes from The Hill and other MAPL schools gathered for the 2016 MAPL Sportsmanship Summit, held at The Hill on Sunday September 18. 

Students Honored at Junior Prize Day

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.

Students and Faculty Recommit to The Hill School Honor Code During Annual Signing Ceremony

On Thursday, September 15, students and faculty signed the traditional Honor Books pledging their commitment to the School's Honor Code.

The Hill School Kicks Off 166th Year

Renovated campus facilities, new academic courses, and new students from across the world highlight the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.

Boyer Gallery Exhibit: Emergence by Lauralynn White

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.

Introducing the New Faculty and Staff Hires for 2016-2017

Talented educators with a variety of backgrounds and experiences will join The Hill community this fall. 

Hill Announces Several Faculty Promotions and Special Recognitions

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.

Hill Alumni Go for Gold in Past Olympics!

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.

Hill Mourns the Loss of Honorary Trustee J.T. Moore '41, P'71

Junius "J.T." Moore, Hill class of 1941, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the age of 93.

"I never could have dreamed my life would be this great"

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. 

Spring 2016 All-Academic Teams Announced

Fourteen Hill student-athletes earned recognition for their outstanding performance in the classroom and on the playing fields during the spring 2016 season.

Boys' Soccer Captain on All-American Watch List

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. 

Two New Members Join Hill School Board of Trustees

The Hill School Board of Trustees welcomed Elizabeth T. Burton '00 and Robert W. Oberrender '78 as new members during its June meetings.

Class of 2016 Recognized at Class Day Gala

The evening prior to Commencement, the class of 2016 gathered in the CFTA one last time to celebrate their collective achievements and talents.

The Hill School "Sea Rams" Dive Into International ROV Competition

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.
 

Walter to head softball program

Kristen Walter and Julie deLaurentis will swap roles in the softball program, with Walter taking over as head coach and deLaurentis becoming assistant coach. 

Borgeson takes over baseball program

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.

Hill student is only Pennsylvanian to be a Class of 2020 Morehead-Cain scholar

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. 

Athletics Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Class Announced

This distinguished group consisting of three athletes, one coach, and one team will officially be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame in November. 

The Hill School Celebrates 165th Commencement!

On Saturday, May 28, 2016, 135 students received their Hill School diplomas and took their traditional jump into the Dell. 

Spring 2016 All-MAPL teams announced

A total of 32 Hill student-athletes earned recognition from the MAPL for their outstanding play this spring.

Jeff Hollway Named Head Football Coach

Hollway brings an impressive football background and coaching experience to The Hill football program. 

Hill Students Participate in National Latin and Greek Examinations

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!

Local artist on display in next Boyer Gallery exhibit

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. 

Boys' golf retains Crooked Stick for third year

Hill wins rivalry contest against Lawrenceville by 24 shots.

Hill's Engineering^3 Program Subject of International University Research Project

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. 

Boys' track wins PAISAA Championship

Hill scored in 15 of 18 events to edge runner-up Germantown Academy by 6.5 points; girls' finish fourth.

Congratulations to Our DECA National Competitors!

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.

Theo Killion '70 to Receive Sixth Form Leadership Award, Serve as Commencement Speaker

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.

New girls' soccer coach named

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.  

For This 2016 Hill Graduate, Hill has Opened the Gates of Opportunity

Hill School student Tyler Miles '16 will benefit from a prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship as he matriculates at Yale University.

"Harmonies of the Heart" Concert to Take Place Friday, February 12

The Hill School vocal groups will perform songs about love in the Alumni Chapel for this year's Winter Vocal Concert.

Community Track Night set for Friday, May 20

The Hill School track teams will host the free event that is open to all area youth ages 2-14.

The Hill School to Host Three Admission Revisit Days

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.

Local Residents Have Opportunity to "Give a Hand" and Support Student-Led Organization

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

Pottstown CARES Joins Forces with Community for Spring 2016 Projects

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.

Pottstown Mercury names Winter 2015-16 All-Area Teams

Twenty-four Hill student-athletes earned All-Area recognition for their outstanding play during the winter 2015-16 athletics season. 

Basketball programs support annual fundraiser

Games on February 6 to support Coaches vs. Cancer.

Hill participates in 2016 Green Cup Challenge

Hill School students and faculty pledge to "go green" and help conserve energy and improve recycling efforts on campus during four-week Challenge.

Hill's Sea Rams ROV Team Wins Second Place at PA Regional MATE Competition

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.

Hill Teams Show Well During Championship Events

Strong showings from The Hill School wrestling, winter track, and squash teams highlight weekend of February 20-21.

Ellis Theatre Guild Presents: The Addams Family

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.  

Eleven Hill School Students Qualify For DECA Nationals

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.

Follow Hill Students On Their Spring Break Adventures!

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. 

The Hill School Celebrates the Life of Thomas G. Ruth: The TRuth

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.

Agnew to Head Hill Swimming and Diving

Amy Agnew brings a wealth of local coaching experience to The Hill as she takes over the swimming and diving program.

The Hill School Community Mourns the Loss of Mr. Thomas G. Ruth, Faculty Emeritus

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.

Swimmers have historic weekend at Easterns

Two event champions, five school records, and top-10 finishes by both teams highlight the teams’ overall performances.

Frigid temps and fun for EcoAction Team's Cottage Camping Adventure

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.

Weekend Preview: Winter Championships

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.

Stakeliunas gives college commitment

Boys' basketball post-graduate Jonas Stakeliunas '16 has committed to attend and play basketball for Dartmouth College.

Boys' ice hockey wins league championship

Hill defeated LaSalle 2-1 to claim the first MAHL Championship in program history.

Max Holmes '16 breaks School debate record

Max Holmes ’16 sets new School debate record with 120 wins

Celebrating the Chinese New Year at The Hill School!

Performances featuring Hill School students and faculty highlight the International Culture Show which celebrated the Year of the Monkey.

Hill School Appoints Manager of Community and Economic Development

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.

Mercer Basketball Tournament to tip off on December 18

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.  

New relay school record highlights track meet

The boys' 4x200 meter relay team set a new school record to headline Hill's performance at the Ed Poreda Invitational. 

Hill teams to host youth sports clinics

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.  

Spring 2016 athletics schedules released

Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the spring 2016 season.

Hill School hosted first boarding school conference for PAIS organization

More than 300 independent boarding school educators and administrators gathered on The Hill campus for a day-long conference on Monday, November 30.

Holiday Music at The Hill School

The Winter Music Festival and the Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols were held on December 11 and December 13, respectively. 

Justin Kong '17 selected for District Band and Orchestra

Justin earned 3rd place in the oboe auditions and will participate in both the District Band and Orchestra festivals in January.

Skate Against Cancer at The Hill on Saturday, January 16

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.

Forty-four Hill students compete at DECA District Competition

Thirty-six Hill participants qualified to move on to DECA Regionals to be held in March. Congratulations to all!

Fuller claims PAISAA golf crown

Stuart Fuller ’17 won individual medalist honors with a one-over 74 to lead the boys’ golf team at the PAISAA Championship.

Interim tag removed for girls' basketball coach

Jen Weissbach was promoted from interim girls' basketball coach to head girls' basketball coach on January 19.

Hill to host Annual Community Skate

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.

Fall 2015 All-Area Teams Announced

Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on the Pottstown Mercury Fall All-Area teams. 

Hill School kicks off 165th year

Renovated campus facilities, new academic courses, and new students from across the world highlight beginning of the 2015-2016 school year.

Athletics Hall of Fame inducts 2015 class

Four individuals with impressive playing and coaching backgrounds and a national champion team comprise 2015 induction class.

Fall sports special award winners announced

Twenty-three Hill student-athletes received special awards for their contributions to their respective team during the fall 2015 athletics season.

MAPL All-Academic teams announced

Eleven Hill student-athletes were recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) for their outstanding performance in the classroom during the fall semester.

Hill, Lawrenceville set to renew athletics rivalry

The 128th annual Hill vs. Lawrenceville games will take place in New Jersey on Saturday, November 7.  

Boyer Gallery to host opening 2015-16 exhibit

Candi Haas-Simmons’ “Metamorphosis” collection will be on display from September 11 through October 16, 2015.

Annual Admission Open House to be held on Saturday, October 31

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.

2015 Hill vs. L'ville Rivalry Recap

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.

Generous Scholarship Endowment to Benefit Children of Military Families

Friends are encouraged to refer prospective students for the Wallach Family Military Scholarship, as well as other Hill scholarship opportunities. 

Girls' water polo wins Eastern Prep Championship

Hill defeated Episcopal Academy 19-17 in overtime to claim the program's fifth Eastern Prep Championship.

Ellis Theatre Guild presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

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.

Hill's SPC now accepting applications for 2016

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.

Field hockey to play for MAPL Championship

Hill and Lawrenceville each enter rivalry game with 4-0 league record; girls’ soccer also in contention for MAPL crown.

Hill School SPC awards more than $11,000

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.

New Strength and Conditioning coach appointed

Steve Notebaert brings a wealth of experience that includes several years with NCAA Division I strength and conditioning programs.

Hill to host annual Waterpolooza tournament

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.

Boyer Gallery to host Perkiomen Valley Open Juried Exhibition

The 60th annual Perkiomen Valley Open Juried Exhibition will be on display in The Hill's Boyer Gallery from October 26 until December 11.

Hill robotics team participates in international competition

Group shines in sales presentation portion of competition, which was held in Newfoundland, Canada from June 24-28.

Opening Exhibit of 2016 On Display in Boyer Gallery

Joanne Legnini Carothers' exhibit "Now, Then, Again" will be on display from January 8 through February 19 in the Boyer Gallery. 

Girls' water polo record highlights Waterpolooza

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 Borough, Hill School, Pottstown School District, and Community College Complete Third Pottstown CARES Clean-up

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. 

Fall 2015 All-MAPL Teams Announced

Eighteen Hill student-athletes earn a spot on their respective sport's All-MAPL team. 

Rising sixth former recognized for good citizenship

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.

Hill hosts MAPL Sportsmanship Summit

Coaches and student-athletes from all six MAPL schools convened on October 4 to discuss ideas to promote and uphold league-wide sportsmanship initiatives.

Welcome Hill Families! 2015 Fall Parents' Weekend

We are thrilled to welcome our Hill families to campus this weekend! Here's a link to the weekend's schedule:
2015 Fall Parents' Weekend Schedule of Events

James L. Spencer, Hill Class of ’84 and Hill’s Director of Studies, Appointed Head of School at The Montgomery Academy of Alabama

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.

Gallagher '15 Commits to Villanova

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.

NASA Astronaut Capt. Christopher Cassidy defies gravity with address

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 

Fall 2015 Athletics Schedules Posted

Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the fall 2015 season.

Seven new faculty join The Hill community

Learn more about the ​talented educators who join The Hill School faculty for the 2015-16 academic year.

Lehrman '56 Pavilion wins award

Wohlsen Construction Company received an award from Associated Builders and Contractors for their outstanding work in constructing the Pavilion. 

Hill alumna named Division III All-American

Jane Hopkinson-Wood '14 becomes Wittenberg College's first Division III Women's Golf All-American.

Jon Shirley '56, former president of Microsoft, makes $5 Million Gift to The Hill

Alumnus funds new engineering, science, mathematics and technology program and facility

Lauren S. Saltzburg, D.O. joins Board of Trustees

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.

Spring 2015 All-Area teams announced

Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's Pottstown Mercury Spring All-Area team.

Mestre breaks father's school record

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 deliver 100 wooden toy muskets to Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

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.

Class Day Gala celebrates Class of 2015

An spectacular evening of dinner, awards, performances, and special recognitions for members of the class of 2015.

Girls' water polo player named All-American

Matylda Zaklicki '16 becomes just the fourth Hill girls' water polo player to earn All-American status.

Hill's first female SGA president addresses community at Covocation

View a video of remarks by SGA president Olivia Zitkus '16 at Convocation ceremony held on Monday, September 7, 2015.

Hill Class of 2015 college football commitments

Five Hill student-athletes will continue their respective football careers at the Division III collegiate level.

Ellis Theatre Guild presents "Robin Hood"

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.

Hill robotics team to compete in international competition

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.

Announcing the Athletics Hall of Fame 2015 Induction Class

Three athletes, a longtime NCAA football coach, and a national championship team comprise the 2015 Hill School Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class.

The Hill School gears up for new Quadrivium Curriculum, announces hiring of QED Director

Timothy Jump, a pioneering STEAM educator, joins The Hill School faculty for the 2015-16 academic year.

Hill's music groups to perform final concerts of 2014-15 school 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 students claim Revell '43 Writing Contest honors

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.

Seven Hill School students to study and volunteer in Turkey

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.  

Interim head girls' basketball coach named

Jen Weissbach will serve as interim head girls' basketball coach for the 2015-16 season.

School Year concludes with Closing Ceremony

The Hill School community celebrated the official end of the 2014-15 school year at the Closing Ceremony on Friday, May 29. 

Hill School community mourns the loss of John H. Woodward

Instructor of history emeritus John H. Woodward, who taught at The Hill from 1965-1999, passed away on May 25, 2015. 

Spring 2015 All-MAPL teams announced

Twenty-five Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's spring All-MAPL team.

The Hill School honors Senior Masters

Five educators with a combined 136 years of service to The Hill comprise the first group of Senior Masters.

Outstanding Hill faculty members and retiring employees honored

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 joins Board of Trustees; Rob Walley ’88 named HAA president

Duncan Banfield '91, former Alumni Association president, joins Board of Trustees; Rob Walley '88 appointed new HAA president

Hill School students honored at 2015 Classics Awards Ceremony

Students score historically well, as 80 percent of students who took the test received an award.

Boys' golf leads after first leg of Crooked Stick

Hill holds a three shot lead over Lawrenceville after the first leg of the annual two-round competition.

PA Governor Tom Wolf '67 to receive the 2015 Sixth Form Leadership Award

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. 

Vail Cerullo '09 Remembered in Number 1 Billboard Hit & Fast and Furious Theme Song

NBC-10 visits The Hill's campus to conduct touching "back story" interview. LINK TO STORY NOW POSTED.

Spring 2015 PAISAA playoff information

PAISAA playoff information for baseball, softball, girls' lacrosse, and track and field, and an updated boys' lacrosse Inter-Ac Challenge bracket are now available.   

Alumnus leads team to NCAA Championship

Trinity College’s Men’s Ice Hockey team coached by Matt Greason ’98 won the NCAA Division III National Championship on Saturday, March 28.

Ellis Theatre Guild presents "Brigadoon"

Enjoy photos from the performance of The Hill School's winter musical.

Winter 2014-15 All-Academic teams announced

Mid-Atlantic Prep League recognizes 14 Hill student-athletes for outstanding classroom performance during winter semester.

Celebrating Hill ties with the 5th Annual Leadership and Career Summit

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!

Students honored at Junior Prize Day

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.

Eight wrestlers qualify for Nationals

Hill finishes fourth at Independent School State Meet, with eight members placing in top-six to automatically qualify for National Preps.

The Hill School Class of 2015 inducted into the Alumni Association

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. 

The Sixth Form Leadership Award Ceremony Honors Two of Hill’s Exemplary Alumni

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ’67 accepts Sixth Form Leadership Award, students honor the late George ‘Bud’ Bissell ‘36. Video now posted!

Eleven Hill School students qualify for DECA Nationals

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.

Hill School Dedicates Jim Long Field

Newly renovated softball field named in memory of beloved Hill School teacher and coach.

Track alumnae set college program records

Sara Graham ’13 and Funmi Lawal ’14 recently entered their respective college program’s record books in the shot put and discus.

Swimmers have historic weekend at Easterns

Three gold medal performances ends 32 year championship drought at the Eastern Interscholastic Swimming Championships.  

Hill School Students Climb the Ranks from Serving Communities to Serving Country

Katie Freeman '15 and Bryan Delp '15 both are volunteer firefighters who will attend United States Service Academies after graduating from The Hill.

Alumnus awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Chris Troy '11 will support an English Teaching Assistant in Argentina while continuing to pursue his passion for medicine.

The Hill School Archives are now available to view online

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. 

Hill School fourth form participates in the April 2015 Pottstown CARES

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 robotics team places highly at regional competition

Hill group finishes third out of 28 teams at the Pennsylvania Regional Underwater Robotics Competition, held at Villanova University on May 9.

Congratulations to all newly accepted students!

The Hill School is excited to welcome new students for the 2015-16 school year. Enjoy this fun "congratulations" video! 

New head girls' squash coach appointed

Director of Athletics Seth Eilberg announced that Parker Benedict will take over the girls' squash program.

Boys' golf retains Crooked Stick

Hill defeats Lawrenceville in both legs of competition to win by nine shots.

Winter All-League teams announced

Fourteen Hill student-athletes comprise winter all-league teams for the MAPL, MAHL, and WIHLMA 

Girls' triple jump record falls in Lawrenceville meet

Rachel Schaaf ’18 won four events and set a school record in the triple jump as the girls’ narrowly fell to rival Lawrenceville

Hill boys' soccer co-captain named area Player of the Year

Mark Forrest ’15 becomes third consecutive Hill player to earn Pottstown Mercury’s “Player of the Year” honors.

Winter 2014-15 All-Area teams announced

Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a sport on their respective sport's Pottstown Mercury Winter All-Area team.

Three teams set for weekend tournaments

Wrestling will compete in the PAISWT, Swimming heads to Easterns, and boys' ice hockey will host the Mid-Atlantic Invitational. 

Hill teacher, student awarded for artwork

Mrs. Ellen Nelson and Seon Gyoo Lee '16 will have their contest-winning entries displayed on billboards in Reading, Pa. 

Two Hill School student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

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, ice hockey teams win tournaments

Boys’ basketball defends Haverford McBride Tournament Championship, while boys’ ice hockey claims Albany Academy Rider Cup on the weekend of December 12-14.

PAISAA basketball brackets released

Defending champion boys' are the tournament's top seed, girls' draw 12 seed.

Teams successful in MAPL competitions

Varsity wrestling placed second at MAPL Duals, while the swimming team set two school records and posted six first place finishes at MAPL Invitational.

Fall All-Area teams released

Twenty-four Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's Pottstown Mercury All-Area Team for the fall 2014 season.

Vote for Hill in the Green Cup Challenge video contest!

Help The Hill School win the Green Cup Challenge video contest by voting for our student-produced video. Voting runs through Feb. 13.

Basketball teams to participate in annual fundraiser

Games on January 21 and 25 will support Coaches vs. Cancer.

Boys' ice hockey wins tournament

A 1-0 overtime victory lifts Hill to the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Invitational crown.

Mercer Basketball Tournament concludes

Congratulations to Kiski School for claiming the tournament championship.

Americana Photography Exhibit Comes to The Hill School Boyer Gallery

Historic baseball and Americana photos taken by Bruce Murray, Sr., will be on display in the Boyer Gallery from March 27 – May 8.  

MLK Day activites at The Hill School

The day's events include a presentation by education and diversity consultant Derrick Gay, and afternoon seminars and community service projects.

Boys' lacrosse coach speaks at National Convention

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.

Spring 2015 Schedules Now Posted

Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the spring 2015 season.

Alumnus named conference Rookie of the Week

Stonehill College quarterback Matt Foltz ’14 earned Northeast-10 honors for the week ending November 2.

The Hill School celebrates inauguration of new Pennsylvania governor

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.

Hill students and faculty participate in MLK Day activities

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.

Celebrating the Sherrill Guest House Renovations

Alumni and friends gathered at the Sherrill Guest House on Saturday, November 8 to celebrate the building's renovations.

The Hill observes Honor Awareness Week

Several honor and integrity-themed activities highlight the School's annual Honor Awareness Week of January 12-16, 2015.

Students honored at Jr. Prize Day

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.

Hill basketball to host free youth clinic

Area youth basketball players in grades K-8 are welcome to attend free clinic on Monday, January 19.

Fall 2014 MAPL All-Academic teams announced

Several "Major H" winners recognized for outstanding classroom performance during the fall semester.

Holocaust survivor speaks at The Hill

Mr. Severin Fayerman visited campus and addressed Hill students, faculty, parents, and members of the Pottstown community on Friday, December 5, 2014.

Weekend Preview: Fall Championship Tournaments

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.

Oldest Hill School, pool record falls at The Hill Relays

The Hill School boys' 200 Free Relay team broke the 35-year-old event record on Saturday, December 13.

Boys' soccer defends PAISAA crown

A Zach Keller ’15 goal in extra time lifted Hill to a 1-0 victory for the team’s second consecutive PAISAA Championship

New exhibit to open in Boyer Gallery

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.

Purchase fall team photos online

Fall 2014 varsity team photos are now available for online purchase.

Three Hill student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

On Wednesday, November 12, three Hill student-athletes realized their goal of becoming Division I student-athletes when they signed  National Letters of Intent.

Celebrating the 2014 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

More than 100 guests returned to campus to honor the 2014 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class.

Boyer Gallery to host first exhibit of 2015

Barbara Zucker's "Shadows and Reflections" will be in Boyer Gallery from January 9 through February 20.

Fall 2014 All-MAPL teams announced

Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's All-MAPL team.

Boys' soccer advances to PAISAA Championship

Hill will play in its fourth consecutive PAISAA Championship game on Saturday, November 15 against Mercersburg Academy.

Coaching milestone headlines weekend action

Head boys' soccer coach Chris Drowne '89 achieved his 100th career victory on Saturday, September 13 to highlight the weekend's contests. 

Teams compete in PAISAA Championships

The cross country and boys’ golf teams took part in their respective PAISAA Championship events on Saturday, October 25.

DiLeo '11 garners college conference honors

Connecticut College senior named Northern Division Player of the Week after leading Men’s Water Polo team to upset victory.

Hill alumnus Tom Wolf '67 elected Pennsylvania Governor

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.

Teams Successful on Alumni Winter Games Day

Seven teams post victories with many alumni on campus on Saturday, January 10

Girls' cross country places second at MAPL meet

A dramatic finish placed Hill one point ahead of Lawrenceville in team standings.

View photos of the Fall Music Festival

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.

View photos from Second Pottstown CARES clean-up event

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.

Memorial information shared regarding tragic loss of recent graduate

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.

Holidays at The Hill School

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.

Winter 2014-15 schedules posted

Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the winter 2014-15 season.

The Hill's new Arabic program featured in the "Reading Eagle"

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. 

Girls' water polo hosts Waterpolooza

Hill goes 4-0 in round robin tournament held on September 26-27.

Hill accepted into NEPSAC

The Hill has been granted affiliate membership in the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). 

Weekend recap: Teams travel to Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Several teams faced Springside Chestnut Hill in non-league action, while the cross country teams ran in the local Harrier Invitational.

Jones achieves milestone in boys' water polo victory

A 15-4 victory over Pennington School gave head coach Doug Jones 100 career wins with The Hill

Water polo teams defeat Lawrenceville

The varsity boys’, varsity girls', and JV girls’ water polo teams earned victories at Lawrenceville on October 10 and 11.

Pottstown Mercury unveils Spring 2014 All-Area teams

Twenty-four Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's All-Area team for outstanding play during the spring season.

Weekend recap: September 19-21

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.

The Hill School to host 7th annual Skate Against Cancer

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. 

Waterpolooza comes to The Hill

Eight boys' and eight girls' water polo teams will participate in the two-day round robin tournament on September 26 and 27.

Hill to host Women's Squash Night

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.  

New Strength Coach appointed

Andrew Regan brings energy and experience to The Hill's fitness programs and will be a resource for all Hill community members.

New exhibit to open in Boyer Gallery

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.

Alumna impresses in collegiate debut

Three-time Hill School Champion Jane Hopkinson-Wood '14 won her first college golf tournament over the weekend of September 6-7.

The Hill School community enjoys the 2014 Convocation ceremony

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.

Hill launches 164th year with new construction, courses, planning – and students!

A busy summer on campus has paved the way for a spectacular opening of school.

Visitors please be mindful of Rt. 422 Armand Hammer ramp closures

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.

Youth sports clinics cancelled

The free youth field hockey and football clinics scheduled for Saturday, October 11 have been cancelled due to impending weather.

Professional nutritionist to address preseason athletes

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.

Spring 2014 All-Academic teams announced

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.

Incoming Hill student impresses as Soap Box Derby driver

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.

Tom Millhiser '67 honored for service to The Hill School Board of Trustees

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.

Headmaster's August email to students and parents now posted

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.

Headmaster's July email to students and parents now posted

View important forms and information for all students and parents for the 2014-15 academic year.

New faculty join The Hill community

Learn more about the fifteen talented educators with diverse backgrounds who join The Hill School faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.

Fall 2014 Athletics Schedules now posted

Please check the scores and schedules section of the website to view fall 2014 athletics schedules for all teams.

Announcing The Hill School Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Two athletes, a longtime coach, an Olympic gold medalist, and an undefeated team comprise the Hall of Fame Class of 2014.  

Alumna completes full-circle journey in youth squash organization

Tanesha Jackson ’09 recently was hired at CitySquash, the organization that introduced her to the independent school world and changed her life.

Hill vs. Lawrenceville Weekend!

The Hill School and The Lawrenceville School set to engage in 127th year of athletics rivalry on Saturday, November 8.

The Hill School announces changes in Board of Trustees leadership

Preston G. Athey ’67 named Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Andrew D. Soussloff ’71 named Vice Chairman

ESPN writer visits The Hill

ESPN The Magazine writer and NBA analyst Chris Broussard spoke to New Jersey SEEDS students in the CFTA Theatre on Tuesday, July 29.

The 163rd session of The Hill School officially comes to a close

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.

Hill School dining services employee honored for her work with Meals on Wheels

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.

Hill School Admission Office hosts financial aid "think tank"

Eight educators with diverse administrative backgrounds joined members of The Hill Admission Office on campus to discuss financial aid.

Parents' Weekend recap

Several teams turned in strong performances in front of their families during the Parents' Weekend games on Saturday, October 18.

Water polo victories highlight Lawrenceville Weekend

Wins complete season sweeps of Lawrenceville for boys' and girls' varsity and girls’ JV teams.

Alumna named water polo All-American

Occidental College junior Katie Gibbs, Hill class of 2011, was named a Division III Water Polo All-American for the 2014 season.

Girls' lacrosse player named Brine All-American

Goalkeeper Annie Carroll '17 will represent Pennsylvania at the Brine National Lacrosse Classic, held in Maryland from June 30 through July 3.

The Hill School begins composting program

On May 9, The Hill School's Dining Hall implemented a composting program to increase the School's sustainability and reduce food waste.

Six students compete at DECA Nationals

Liz Knowlton '15 became the first Hill student to earn "Top 10 Finalist" distinction at the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta.

Hill students and faculty participate in a Service Learning day

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.

The Hill School gains acceptance into recognition program for ethical education

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.

Hill celebrates Reunion Weekend!

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.

New Far Fields traffic pattern

Construction of the Far Fields parking lot is complete, resulting in a new traffic pattern.  All vehicles now should enter from Beech Street.

Philanthropist & Entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava '72 delivers 163rd Commencement address

Mr. Bhargava addressed the Class of 2014 during the 163rd Commencement on Saturday, May 24.

Purchase spring team photos online

Spring 2014 "Major H" team photos are now available for online purchase.

Record-breaking 50th reunion for Class of 1964

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.

New tennis head announced

The Athletics Department is pleased to announce that Clarence Oliver will take over as head of the Hill tennis program.

Hill School hosts Pottstown Art Show

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.  

Spring 2014 All-MAPL teams announced

Twenty-two Hill student athletes earned All-MAPL recognition for their outstanding play during the Spring 2014 season.

Many talents and achievements of the Class of 2014 celebrated at Class Day Gala

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.

Welcome home Hill School alumni!

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).

Girls' track record falls

Payton Miles '16 set a new school record in the 800 meter run to highlight weekend action on May 2-3.

Hill mourns the loss of Don Ronnie

Longtime varsity basketball coach, Dean of Students, and instructor of mathematics emeritus Don Ronnie passed away on May 26, 2014 at age 83.

The Hill celebrates the dedication of The Walker McKinney '46 Map Room

This beautiful, multipurpose space was named in honor of loyal alumnus on Friday, May 9.

Winter athletes recognized for outstanding play

Thirty-three student-athletes received team-specific special awards for their performances during the 2013-14 winter season.

James Cromwell '58 receives 2014 Sixth Form Leadership Award

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.

PAISAA playoff brackets released

Brackets for the boys'  and girls' lacrosse tournaments have been released; baseball and softball brackets will be released later this week.

The Hill School celebrates 163rd Commencement exercises!

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.

Hill School student headed to Pennsylvania State DebateTournament

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.

Ellis Theatre Guild to present "Our Town"

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.

Students honored at Hill's 2014 Classics Awards Ceremony

Sixty-five Hill School students were recognized for their exceptional performance on the National Latin and National Greek Examinations. 

Spring special award winners announced

Twenty-six athletes were recognized for their outstanding play during the spring 2014 season.

The Hill CARES about Pottstown

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"

Track teams medal at PAISAA Championship

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 claim coveted Revell ’43 Writing Contest honors

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.

Wrestling team to host Bissell '33 Tournament

The annual tournament held in honor of legendary Hill wrestling coach Frank Bissell '33 attracts high-caliber competition from throughout the East Coast.

Hill School students to attend prestigious leadership program

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.  

Novak '10 helps lead Union College to National Championship

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.

College Corner

Updates about alumni who have had noteworthy success in their spring college sports.

Far Fields parking update

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.

Golf teams ace the competition

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.

Alumna Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

A Fulbright grant will allow Jessica Argenti '10 to teach in Malaysia in 2014-15. 

Hill mourns the loss of Mike Pentz '58, instructor of mathematics emeritus

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.

Hill student featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

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.

SGA and Honor Council elections announced

Fifteen students have been elected to serve on The Hill School Student Government Association and Honor Council for the 2014-15 academic year.

Hill School SPC awards grants to five local organizations

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.

Smith to compete in State Track Meet

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.

Students awarded for art work

Hill artists won six out of 15 total prizes in the fifth-annual MAPL Student Art Exhibition, hosted by Blair Academy.

Teams compete in Winter Championships

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.

Teams christen dedicated facilities with victories

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.

Celebrating Hill connections at the 4th Annual Leadership & Career Summit

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!

New head football coach appointed

Dave Rackovan brings extensive experience coaching at both the collegiate and high school levels as he prepares to take over The Hill football program.

Boys' track school, MAPL record falls at league meet

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.

New head girls' basketball coach appointed

Sue Repko has been promoted from assistant varsity girls' basketball coach to the team's head coach for the 2014-15 season.

Artist "returns home" for exhibit in The Hill School's Boyer Gallery

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.

Swimming, wrestling teams end seasons on a high note

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 sign National Letters of Intent

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.

Tom Wolf '67, gubernatorial candidate, shares life lessons learned about “Integrity”

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.

Boys' basketball earns thrilling OT win

A late three pointer secured a dramatic overtime win for the boys' basketball team to highlight a successful weekend for several Hill teams.

Spring athletics schedules now posted

Please visit the Scores and Schedules section of the website to view team schedules for the 2014 spring athletics season.

Boys' basketball wins PAISAA Championship

Hill capped an outstanding season with a 56-50 victory over Westtown School to capture the program's first PAISAA title.

Hill School to host Community Track Night

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.

Habecker named Gatorade Pennsylvania Boys' Soccer Player of the Year

Boys' soccer captain Colten Habecker's decorated season continued when he was named the Gatorade Pennsylvania Boys' Soccer Player of the Year for 2013.

The Hill School dedicates two new athletics facilities - Videos now posted

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.

Pottstown Mercury names Winter 2013-14 All-Area Teams

Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned All-Area recognition for their outstanding play during the winter 2013-14 season. 

Schedule set for Mid-Atlantic Hockey Invitational

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.

Track teams' sweep highlights weekend action

The boys' and girls' track teams each won their quad meet at Blair Academy to highlight April 12 action.

Photos of holiday events at The Hill

Enjoy slideshows of photos from The Hill School's Winter Music Festival and Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols.

PAISAA brackets released

The PAISAA Championship Tournaments for boys and girls' soccer and field hockey will begin on Wednesday, November 6.

Boys' basketball standout signs National Letter of Intent

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.

Levis ’45 * Alexandre ’75 Center for the Humanities now provides the ‘connective tissue’ between innovation and tradition

The Hill School's newly renovated, technologically 'smart' Levis '45 * Alexandre '75 Center for the Humanities was rededicated on January 16, 2014.

Fall All-Area teams released

The Pottstown Mercury named 19 Hill student-athletes to their respective sport's Fall All-Area team. 

$10.25M Gift is Music to Hill's Ears

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.

Wrestling team seeks return to national conversation

A Pottstown Mercury interview with head coach Mark Pearson '78 notes the team's rapid improvement in recent seasons.

Boys' basketball achieves national recognition

MaxPreps.com ranks Hill as the number two Prep School team in the United States in their end-of-season poll.

Alumni Athletes Update

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)

Winter 2013-14 All-MAPL teams announced

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.

Construction to begin on Far Fields

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.

Hill celebrates "Diversity Week"

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.

Congratulations to newly accepted students!

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.

School to Dedicate Two Athletics Facilities

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.

Student wins award in national art contest

Sabrina Kennedy '15 recently won a Juror's Special Merit award for a glass bowl she created for the Cleveland Art Institute 2D3D Contest.

Winter All-Academic teams announced

Thirteen Hill student-athletes were recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) for their outstanding performance in the classroom during the winter semester.

Cast and chorus announced for The Hill's winter musical

The Hill School will perform How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Friday, February 28 through Sunday, March 2, 2014.

PAISAA Quarterfinals Set

Girls' soccer won their first round match, while opponents for boys' soccer and field hockey have been determined.

MLK Day activites at The Hill

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.

Two Hill School student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

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 2013-14 team photos available online

Winter "Major H" team photos now are available for purchase.

Teams gear up for fall championships

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.

Teams compete at Germantown Academy

Seven varsity teams traveled to Germantown Academy on Thursday, September 12 in the first major competition day of the fall 2013 season.

Hill hosts successful Admission Open House!

The Hill School welcomed more than 150 prospective students and their families to the annual Admission Open House on Saturday, October 26, 2013.

Two teams advance in PAISAA tournament

The field hockey and boys' soccer teams both advanced to the PAISAA semifinal round and will play on Thursday, November 14.

Watch Hill School home athletics contests regardless of your location!

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.

Girls' golf standouts qualify for national tournaments

Liz Gudas '14 will compete in the Junior PGA Championship, while Jane Hopkinson-Wood '14 will play in the Optimist Junior Tournament.

Boys' ice hockey coach to be honored by professional team

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.

The Hill appoints Associate Headmaster

Headmaster Zachary G. Lehman is pleased to announce the appointment of Len A. Miller as Hill’s new Associate Headmaster, effective July 1, 2014.

Fall athletes awarded for outstanding play

Twenty-three student-athletes received special team awards for their outstanding play during the fall season.

View photos from Fall Parents' Weekend!

The Hill School welcomed more 400 Hill School parents, siblings, and friends to our annual Fall Parents' Weekend on October 10-12.

Spring All-Academic teams announced

Fifteen Hill "Major H" winners were recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Prep League for their outstanding performance in the classroom during the spring semester.

Girls' golf shows well in tournament play

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.

Johnson reaches coaching milestone

Girls' water polo coach Tom Johnson won his 200th career game on October 26.

The Hill's Debate Team enjoys success at local competitions

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.

State tournaments to begin on February 14

The wrestling, boys' basketball, and girls' basketball teams all will begin play in the PAISAA State Tournaments this weekend.

January 15 recap

A 42 year old school record falling is one of several highlights from a full schedule of competition on  Wednesday, January 15.

Mercer Tournament Concludes

Congratulations to Peddie School for repeating as the Mercer Invitational Tournament champions.

Record-setting swim highlights December 18 action

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.

The Hill School partners with Pottstown School District and Borough for two Pottstown CARES events

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. 

Fifty-one students participate in the 2013 DECA PA District 8 Competition

Competitions including testing and role-playing in marketing, business management and administration, finance, and hospitality and tourism events.

The Hill School's Board of Trustees welcomes two new members

Russell Newton '73 and Judith Wong P '17 join The Hill School Board of Trustees

Boys' soccer advances to PAISAA Final

Hill will face Haverford in the boys' soccer PAISAA Championship for the third consecutive year.

Hill highlights spiritual integrity with special on-campus events

Students enjoyed a concert by Hayley Reardon and a special interfaith community Chapel service with alumni of the Interfaith Youth Core.

Teams dedicate new facilities

The varsity field hockey, girls' soccer, and boys' soccer teams all celebrated the completion of their new fields on October 4-5.

Fall All-Academic teams announced

Eleven "Major H" winners earned MAPL All-Academic honors for their performance in the classroom during the fall semester.

Boys' basketball wins MAPL Championship

A dominant second half performance propelled Hill to a 58-49 victory over Blair Academy to claim the program's third MAPL Championship.

New strength and conditioning coach appointed

Mike Davis will take leadership of The Hill's Strength and Conditioning program in 2013.

President of National Association of Independent Schools speaks at The Hill

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.

Accolades continue for boys' soccer captain

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.

Reunion Weekend 2013!

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.

Students celebrate achievements at our annual Junior Prize Day

Hill School students were honored for their achievements in the academics and arts during the 2012-13 school year.

New exhibit opens in Boyer Gallery

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.

The Hill School sees progress in Accreditation for Growth objectives

Improvements in national exam performance and student involvement within the campus community highlight the most recent data analysis.

Pottstown CARES editorial featured in Pottstown Mercury

An open letter to the Mercury editors and Pottstown community members thanks the newspaper for its excellent coverage of the recent CARES community events.

Fall athletics schedules now posted

Please visit the scores and schedules section of the website to view athletics schedules for the fall 2013 season.

Field hockey set to host first night game

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.

Novak '10, Union College prepare for Frozen Four

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.  

Final Chapel for Hill School sixth formers is one to remember

Members of The Hill School's English department surprise sixth formers with a memorable Chapel service to celebrate their upcoming graduation.

Saunders' milestone highlights Bissell '33 Tournament

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.

Lawrenceville Weekend preview

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.

Girls' golf wins MAPL Championship

Three girls finished in the top six, including individual winner Jane Hopkinson-Wood '14, to lead the team to its first MAPL Championship.

Summer groups call Hill home

A variety of organizations, ranging from academic groups to sports camps and a local wellness clinic, utilized The Hill's campus this summer.

Donald sets scoring mark

Field hockey co-captain Julia Donald '14 became the program's all-time leading scorer on November 14.

Exhibit honors nine Hill staff members for their dedicated service

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. 

Boys' soccer star to play in All-American game

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.

Athletics program receives regional press

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.

Ireland native Carroll garnering local attention

Hill boys' basketball post-graduate John Carroll '14 recently was featured in a Pottstown Mercury article for his on-court presence and unique background.

The Hill School continues to exceed its accreditation goals

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.

Mueller '10 paces collegiate XC team

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.

Hill School student awarded prestigious Bronfman Youth Fellowship

Cameron Isen ’14 earned a Bronfman Youth Fellowship, which is awarded to outstanding high school students from diverse Jewish backgrounds.

Honor Awareness Week kicks off with Integrity theme speaker

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.

The 2012-13 school year officially comes to an end with Closing Ceremonies

Students and faculty gather one last time in the Alumni Chapel. Listen to tributes by students to departing faculty and remarks by Headmaster Lehman.

Alumnus named Big 5 "Player of the Year"

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.

Hill boys' soccer earns national recognition

Student Sports, a national publication that covers high school sports, ranked Hill the top boys' prep soccer team in their October 2 poll.

Hill athletes post second consecutive record-breaking weekend

A record-setting fall continued with three more school records being set during the eventful, action-packed weekend of November 2-3.

Pro squash players put on show during exhibition

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.

Hill School girls' water polo standout breaks scoring record

Maddison Marcheskie '14 became the team's all-time leading goal scorer in a season-opening victory on Wednesday, September 4.

Six wrestlers punch ticket to Nationals

The wrestling team's strong showing at the PAISWT is one of several noteworthy athletics achievements from the weekend of February 15.

Hill School Athletics Department announces new coaching hires

Director of Athletics Seth Eilberg has announced the appointment of new head coaches for the varsity boys' ice hockey and varsity boys' lacrosse programs.

Hill to host professional squash match

World-ranked women's squash players Line Hansen and Aisling Blake will play an exhibition match at Day Squash Center on Monday, October 7.

Weekend recap: October 19

Several teams traveled to Hun for the second weekend of MAPL competition, with all but one team returning home victorious.

Hill School places fifth overall in PA Math League Contest

Several students competed in six state-wide math contests throughout the year, accumulating an overall score good for fifth place in Pennsylvania.

The Hill School dedicates three new facilities

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!

New exhibit to open in the Boyer Gallery

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.

Fall 2013 All-MAPL teams announced

Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's fall 2013 All-MAPL team

Hill School graduate publishes book about the March on Washington

Dr. William Jones '88 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington by writing about this defining moment of the Civil Rights Movement.

Dedication ceremonies for three new additions to Hill's campus to be held this weekend!

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. 

Mueller '10 claims Patriot League crown

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.

Fall 2013 All-MAPL teams announced

Eighteen Hill student-athletes earned a spot on their respective sport's fall 2013 All-MAPL team.

April 15-19 is Diversity Week at Hill

We will celebrate The Hill School's "common humanity" relating to belief systems, gender and age, ethnic identity, personal ability, and sexual orientation.

Boys' basketball captures tournament title

A pair of complete team efforts led Hill to the McBride Tournament championship.

Hill School Athletics Department survey

Please read a short message from The Hill School Athletics Department and consider filling out a survey regarding Hill athletics.

Eight Hill students qualify for DECA Nationals

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.

Hill hosts summer sports camps

Six sports camps and clinics called The Hill "home" this summer.

Hill and Lawrenceville meet for 126th anniversary of athletics rivalry

Two Hill teams claimed MAPL championships with victories over Lawrenceville to highlight The Hill vs. Lawrenceville day on Saturday, November 9. 

Hill boys' soccer wins PAISAA Championship

The team capped off a historic season with a thrilling victory in penalty kicks to claim the program's first PAISAA championship.

Planting the SEEDS for success

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.

New exhibit to open in Boyer Gallery

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.

New assistant trainer appointed

Chris McGuigan will join the Sports Medicine staff this fall.

Hill hosts successful third annual Leadership & Career Summit

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.

The Hill School celebrates its 162nd Commencement exercises on May 25

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.

The Hill School hosts successful edcamp

Educators from Hill and 20 other area school attended edcampHill - a free, participant-driven "unconference" on Saturday, November 16. 

Celebrating the winners of the 4th Annual Revell Writing Contest

Nine Hill School students were honored for their original works in poetry, nonfiction, and fiction at awards ceremony held April 19, 2013

New exhibit on display in The Hill School Boyer Gallery

The Philadelphia Water Color Society will hold its 2013 Members’ Exhibition of Works on Paper from March 29 through Friday, May 11.

View photos from Hill's 2013 Spring Vocal Concert

The Hill School's annual vocal concert featured performances by the Hilltones, Hilltrebles, Chorus, and Chamber Choir.

Putting science skills to the test

Local competitions offer opportunities for Hill students to showcase individual creativity and excel at team challenges.

Hill School swimming standout named All-Area Swimmer of the Year

Girls' swimming captain Maddison Marcheskie '14 concluded an outstanding season by being named the Pottstown Mercury "Girls' Swimmer of the Year."

Student Philanthropy Council awards grants for the 2012-13 academic year

Hill School students presented a total of $10,000 to four Pottstown nonprofit organizations to support educational and community programs.

MAPL basketball tournament concludes

Congratulations to Blair Academy's girls' team and The Hill's boys' team for winning the 2014 MAPL championship.

Students honored at Hill's annual Classics Awards Ceremony

Sixty-two Hill School students recognized for their exceptional scores on the National Latin and National Greek Examinations.

News regarding Hill campus security

Headmaster Lehman shared this message with parents and members of The Hill School community on Wednesday, April 17.

Construction to begin on Far Fields

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. 

Hill hosts Admission Revisit Days

Newly accepted students and their families returned to campus for the final of three Admission Revisit Days on Monday, April 8.

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone ’64 to deliver 2013 Commencement address

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.

Holocaust survivor and founder of Baldwin Hardware speaks at Hill

The Hill School welcomed Severin Fayerman to campus on May 14. Mr. Fayerman shared his experiences with members of The Hill and Pottstown communities.

Hill holds 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Four individuals and one team were inducted into the Hill Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, November 8.

Alumnus shares thoughts on Hill athletics and character development

In “Hill Hoops Doers” feature video, Hill Hall of Famer Tom Northrup '64 shares many life-long Hill lessons

Records fall against Blair

Two football and four boys' soccer records were broken during the Blair Academy MAPL day on October 26.

Hill alumni, former faculty member connect to help tsunami survivor

Donald Trump Jr. '96 and Eric Trump '02 join Matt Ralston in helping young woman forge fresh future

6th Annual Skate Against Cancer fundraiser was a success!

With support from the local community, The Hill School raised more than $2,000 for the American Cancer Society!

Boys hockey team wins tournament

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.

Hill team earns a "Top 10 Finalist" spot at the 2013 DECA Nationals

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.

The Hill School kicks off the 2013-14 academic theme of "Integrity"

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. 

A standing ovation for the debut of "Anything Goes"

The Hill School's winter musical was Anything Goes, which ran February 15-17, 2013. View photos from the performances.

Student receives recognition for her artwork

Irene Lee ‘14 was awarded a Silver Key from the 2012-2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for her watercolor, Euphoria in Arcadia.

View photos of SWITCH Day!

Megan Konen '13 and Headmaster Lehman swapped places for The Hill School's SWITCH (Sixth former Who Is The Chosen Headmaster) Day!

Hill School Athletics Hall of Fame unveils 2013 induction class

Three athletes, one team, and a longtime Athletics Director comprise The Hill School Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2013.

Class of 2013 officially welcomed to the Alumni Association at annual brunch

On Friday, May 24, the 127 members of the class of 2013 were welcomed into The Hill School's Alumni Association.

Hill extends warm hands to help community children

Hill parents, students answer calls to provide warm clothing to families in need

Pottstown Mercury names Spring All-Area Teams

Twenty-four Hill student-athletes earned All-Area recognition for their outstanding play during the spring 2013 season.

Mayza sets career scoring mark

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.

Hill baseball team defeats Lawrenceville in milestone game

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.

Rutgers University’s classics department celebrates Dr. Henry Bender

Article about Hill’s former Elizabeth B. Blossom Chair of Humanities featured in the classics department’s blog

Hill hosts inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony

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.

New Director of Sustainability appointed

The Hill School is happy to welcome Ms. Katie Eames as our new Director of Sustainability.

Presidential scholar provides insight into our most genteel, heroic president

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.

Hill School student attends President's State of the Union

Patrick Carmody '13 was invited to Washington, D.C. as a guest of Pennsylvania Congressman Charlie Dent

School set to begin athletics facility enhancements

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.

Hill School SGA and Honor Council election results announced

Eighteen students have been selected by their peers to serve on the Student Government Association and Honor Council for the 2013-14 academic year.

APPlying new technology initiatives at The Hill

Students and faculty reap the educational benefits of iPads in the classroom and more

Hill debaters make history by earning first ever bid to prestigious tournament

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."

Inspirational Travis Roy to return to The Hill on February 7, 2013

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.

Final results of the annual Mercer Basketball Tournament posted

Congratulations to Peddie School for winning the 43rd annual Mercer Invitational Tournament.

Message from the Headmaster

Headmaster Lehman shares this letter which was sent to Hill parents in response to the Sandy Hook tragedy.

Headmaster's July mailing to students and parents now available online

New and returning Hill School students and parents are encouraged to view all the important forms and information for the 2013-14 academic year.

Three Hill student-musicians selected for PA District festivals

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.

Majora Carter kicks off Hill's "What Can I do?" academic theme

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.

Shovels hit the dirt on East Faculty Village construction

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!

James A. Baker III '48 featured in New York Times

Hill alumnus and former Secretary of State, along with Rep. John D. Dingell, writes opinion piece about bipartisan guidelines on gun control legislation.

The Hill School heads into 163rd year of world-class education

The 2013-14 academic year opened with an all-school Hill Challenge on Sunday, Sept. 8 and classes begin on Monday, Sept. 9.

Underwater robots designed by Hill students rise to the surface for Challenge

The 10th annual Hill-Charterhouse Challenge prepared Hill School students for the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge to be held on April 27.

Travis Roy returns to Hill to motivate students, ‘future researchers’

Hill School sixth form students fulfill four-year pledge,  present check to help The Travis Roy foundation

View photos from Hill's 2013 Spring Instrumental Concert

The annual concert featured performances by The Hill School Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble.

Fifth form participates in "Think Globally, Act Locally" service initiative

Hill School students help prepare fields for spring and summer harvest at the Longview Center for Agriculture, a local sustainable farm.

Hill School Class of 2013 recognized at inaugural Class Day Gala

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.

Winter food drive benefits Pottstown community

Thanks to students, faculty, and staff, The Hill community donates 317 pounds of food to the Pottstown Cluster to help local families.

At Hill, these talented teachers also are published authors

Fiction, poetry, biographies, plays among the genres of books written by current and former Hill School teachers

Hill student takes to the skies in first solo flight

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.

Second Annual Travis Roy Broomball Tournament held at Hill

The Hill School's class of 2013 raises more than $1,000 in support of the Travis Roy Foundation at fun tournament.

Barry Scott visits The Hill as MLK Day speaker

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.

The 2012 Battle of The Hill

View photos of the spirited and colorful water balloon battle kicked off the School's first-ever "Quest for the Crest!" Video now posted.

Memorial service for Job Price to be held February 16

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.

Students honored for outstanding marks on Classical Language exams

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.

Local "One Million Bones" project features work by Hill students

Ellen Nelson, chair of The Hill School Arts Department, served as co-curator of exhibit on display at the GoggleWorks in Reading, Pa.

"This New Alumni House" spotlights Class of '60 50th reunion gift

 New clips added to web video series provide sneak peek at  renovations occurring at The Class of 1960 Alumni House 

Hill School mourns the loss of Frank S. Bissell '33 P'72

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.

The Hill School honored by local NAACP for diversity efforts

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

Hill Instructor of Classics shares knowledge of ancient Olympics

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.

Bob Parker, faculty emeritus, honored with squash plaque

The Parker Cup recognizes achievement in budding girls' squash players. Video and photos posted.

Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame slate announced

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.

Winter clothing drive supports local families

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.

The Hill welcomes Edward R. Webster for a lecture on “lofty” goals

Edward R. Webster, a renowned mountaineer, gives speech based on his climb up Mount Everest

View video of author Jonathan Bloom's visit to The Hill

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.

Hill celebrates Fall Parents' Weekend!

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.

Chinese program featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Hill's selection as prestigious "Confucius Classroom" site noted in article, photos

Hill celebrates dedication of 25-Year Staff Wall

Headmaster David Dougherty formally dedicates display in Map Room honoring staff members who have served The Hill School for 25 years or more

The Hill to welcome Christine Brennan on Sept. 24

Nationally known sports columnist to kick off “Writers at Work” series

David Mercer, former athletics director, passes away at age 92

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.

Hill alumnus showcases photography in New York City

Fredric Roberts ’61 will exhibit “Humanitas: Images of India” at Sundaram Tangore Gallery September 8 through October 1

World War II vet shares memories with history class

Great-uncle of Hill student recalls Iwo Jima landing

George Senter, beloved dormitory master and teacher, passes away

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.

Hill makes commitment to strive for ethical excellence

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

Hill students save resources and help our community

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.

Former "Washington Post" columnist visits The Hill

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.

Hill participates in the Green Cup Challenge for fifth consecutive year

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!

Headmaster-elect named to Pottstown Mercury's "20 Under 40"

Nominated by the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce, Zachary G. Lehman is one of 20 exceptional community leaders on the list

Internationally recognized artist Naomi Natale visits The Hill

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

Memorial service scheduled for Elizabeth Christian Parker

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. 

Students enjoy a break from the ordinary with annual Symposia Days

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.

Special display honors 25-year Hill School staff members

Two plaques in the Academic Center honor staff members who have served The Hill for 25 years or more.

Dr. Jean Kilbourne delivers powerful message on "false" advertising

Internationally recognized expert on addictions, gender issues, and the media, creates awareness among School community about harmful images in advertising

The Top 10 reasons to "like" The Hill on Facebook!

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.

Students capitalize on inaugural Alumni and Current Student Internship Fair and Career Networking Event

Alumni returned to campus to share career insights and internship opportunities with current students and fellow alumni on Sunday, March 27.

John Anderson, teacher of humanities and classics, passes away

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

Book by Tom Richey '50 honors classmate Lamar Hunt

AFL founder Lamar Hunt's journey in the league's startup is outlined

Hill alumnus featured in Wall Street Journal

Article highlights the return of the last original B-29 donated to the Commemorative Armed Forces by the family of Neils Agather '75  

Post obit editor offers 'tricks' of the trade

Halloween-themed 'Writers at Work' event features Adam Bernstein

Skate for a Cure raises more than $5,000

Proceeds from the event will benefit American Cancer Society

The Hill is featured in 'Main Line Today' magazine

September issue highlights Hill as one of the 23 best local private schools

Hill School Chinese program receives prestigious international recognition

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

Alumnus competes at 2009 National Senior Games

Fred Bobb '75 places 4th and 8th in swimming competitions

Headmaster and his wife featured as "The Positive in Pottstown"

David and Kay Dougherty were interviewed by The Pottstown Mercury as part of a series of positive stories about our shared town

Lewis E. Lehrman '56 to receive 2011 Sixth Form Leadership Award

Co-founder of Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to be recognized for his leadership in education, politics, and business

Three N.C. Wyeth paintings part of exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum

Original paintings owned by The Hill School to be on display at local museum January 22 through March 20, 2011

New administrative appointments announced

Headmaster announces new roles related to advancement and external affairs

Hill's sleep-friendly schedule featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Page one story and photos highlight benefits of extra student sleep

Hill alumnus shares his travel adventures with students

Pete Colhoun '53 discusses adventure in Mongolia and encourages students to experience travel

James 'Doc' Finn honored for his great coaching

Dedicated Hill teacher and coach inducted into local Sports Hall of Fame

The Hill School community says farewell to Ryck and Karen Walbridge

After 41 years at The Hill School, Ryck and Karen Walbridge will move on to a well-earned retirement.

Former New York Times copy editor visits Hill

Merrill Perlman speaks to Hill students as the first Writer at Work for the 2010-11 academic year 

Willis Pierre publishes books about Hill history

'Whatsoever Things Are True' now available on-line at Hill's campus store

Hill student-led philanthropic efforts noted

Pottstown Mercury praises contributions to community

Guest speaker stops at Hill on cross-country tour

Lisa Tylee of Veninos speaks to students about Venezuela's shantytowns

Harvard Professor Michael Sandel kicks off Justice speaker series

Video now posted of Professor Sandel bringing the most popular course in Harvard's history to Hill

Dr. Richard Lederer visits The 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.

'Post' obituary editor is second ‘Writer at Work’

Adam B. Bernstein will speak to Hill students and faculty on October 27

Hill students and faculty walk for hunger

More than $4,100 is raised for the annual Pottstown CROP Walk for Hunger

Alumnus shares account of relief work in Haiti

Mission by Jay Slough '90 helps residents have access to clean water

Hill at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta

Nineteen alumni gather in Philadelphia for the 40th anniversary of the event co-founded by Lyman Perry '56

Hill celebrates 159th Commencement!

139 graduates receive dipomas and take traditional dip in the Dell

Hill in the Green Cup Challenge via Feb. 22

Update: Watch the student-produced video now on You Tube!

Headmaster-elect Zachary Lehman meets Hill community

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.

First Senior Teaching Fellow lecture presented

Fellowship established by Lewis Lehrman '56 provides a lecture series

Award-winning author serves as Hill's writer-in-residence

Writer Dick Lehr visits The Hill from October 27 to October 30.

Hundreds of alumni return for Reunion Weekend 2011!

More than 500 alumni and families visited campus to celebrate their Hill ties with classmates, former teachers, and friends.

Former U.S. Poet Laureate gives poetry reading

UPDATED: Billy Collins visits Hill as 'Writers at Work' series speaker

Celebration of the life of Alex Revell '43

Service to be held in Rosemont, PA on Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m.

Hill celebrates new space in Sweeney Gymnasium

The Frank S. Bissell '33 Endowment supports wrestling program

Josh McHugh '88 premieres 'Dunkumentary'

Short film produced by alumnus shown at Cape May Film Festival

Project dedicated to William Proxmire

The Proxmire Project honors the late Senator Proxmire, Hill '34

Don Ronnie honored at Dec. 12 reception

Legendary basketball coach celebrates more than 50 years with Hill

Hill's Studio Art classes create kites for charity

Nonprofit KiteGang sends kites to urban communities around the world

Guest speaker encourages student philanthropy

Director of Indiana U. Center on Philanthropy visits

Photos posted from Reunion Weekend 2008!

More than 200 alumni and their families return to campus June 6-8

Major General Josiah Bunting III '57 urges service

Lecture concludes this year's David R. Dougherty American History series

Hill students share stories of smiles w/ community

Operation Smile's talk at local AMBUCS meeting ends with $240 contribution

Josiah Bunting III '57 speaks as Dougherty Fellow

Educator, novelist, military leader addresses The Hill community

Oliver Stone '64 notes Hill in 'Washington Post'

Acclaimed director recalls time at Hill and former headmaster Ned Hall

Spinal cord injury activist & author Travis Roy inspires Hill community

Travis Roy visits The Hill School on January 26, 2010 as part of our "Common Humanity" theme for this academic year.

SGA awards $2,000 to The Pottstown Public Library

Honorarium declined by Mayor Nutter is donated to local 'good citizen'

Writers at Work series continues with Catherine Rampell

New York Times economics journalist and blog editor visits The Hill

Hill alumnus showcases photography at Yale University

Frederic Roberts '61 presents "Humanitas: Images of India" through October 23.

Hill celebrates first-ever '1851 Society' dinner

More than 80 alumni and friends attend Charter Member Induction Dinner

Hill alumnus selected as one of 32 Rhodes Scholars

Henry Spelman '06 joins the ranks of six other Hill School Rhodes Scholars

The Rev. John Bensinger speaks at Chapel

Plaque dedicated to former, long-time chaplain at The Hill

Class of 2012 officially welcomed into the Alumni Association

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

Cammie McGovern offers reading

Award-winning fiction writer a guest of The Hill

'An Afghan Woman Shares Her Story'

Hill welcomes Farooka Gauhari as part of the Bissell Forum series

Memories of teacher, friend

Colleagues, students, alumni, parents recall Jim Long

Hill presents annual Sixth Form Leadership Awards

Honorees from afar are Bernard Chan '83 and Sir Barry Sheen '37

Brian McTear '91 featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Article recounts friendship with fellow musician & cystic fibrosis sufferer

Hill featured in NAIS' Independent School Magazine

Student Philanthropy Council highlighted in national publication

Travel writer Frank McMains visits The Hill

Accomplished author speaks with students about his travel writing career

AP Arts & Humanities classes visit art museum

21 sixth form students enjoy viewing exhibits at Philadelphia Art Museum

Hill honors Bissell wrestling legacy at reception

Alumni & parents celebrate The Frank Bissell '33 Wrestling Endowment

Student's artwork takes her to the NBC '10! Show'

Christine Oh ’10 places second in the Cézanne & Beyond art contest

Environmental activist inspires Hill audience

Students give standing ovation to Majora Carter following energetic message

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to speak at Hill

Speech for Hill community members to kick off Sustainability program

Hill welcomes co-founder & CEO of Operation Smile

Winter Citizenship speaker Dr. Bill Magee inspires students to 'dream big'

Beloved English master Alex Revell '43 passes away

Alexander H. Revell III leaves long legacy as educator, coach, friend

Pro Football Hall of Fame honors Hill alumnus

The late Lamar Hunt '51 was the founder of the American Football League

Jay Craven '68 featured on National Public Radio

Filmmaker avoids Hollywood by screening his own films.

Political pundit to speak at Hill in September

Journalist Mark Shields will lecture on 2008-09 theme of citizenship

Alumnus Tasker Lowndes '33 passes away

Lowndes House in Dell Village Dormitories named after loyal Hill supporter

Hill celebrates 2009-10 Closing Ceremonies

Ceremonies mark the official end of the 159th school year

Alumnus wins annual Story Prize for short fiction

Tobias Wolff '64 receives accolades for 'Our Story Begins'

Students & faculty enjoy “Best Seat in the House'

Columnist Christine Brennan kicks off “Writers at Work” series

Mark Shields first speaker in 'Citizenship' series

Political columnist urges students to be informed and involved citizens