"Free Period: The Podcast"
Welcome to Free Period: The Podcast! This is your one-stop-shop for all things Hill - from current events and campus happenings to the stories and narratives that make our school community one-of-a-kind. When our students and staff have a break in their school day it's called a free period. We're hoping this break from the daily grind will be your free period.
In this episode of Free Period, Headmaster Lehman catches up with Director of the Center For The Arts Chris McGriff to learn how he went from being a traveling military brat to feeling right at home at The Hill School. Hear about Chris’ entrepreneurial start in show business that eventually led to some pretty impressive directorial opportunities. Chris also provides some insight into all of the new and exciting things taking place in the CFTA and beyond!
Headmaster Zack Lehman catches up with Athey Family Master of English Courtney Neese ’00 during her free period to about what it is like to be one of the first female students on campus, her distinctive service learning curriculum, and what it’s like to teach at her alma mater.
In this episode of Free Period, Headmaster Lehman catches up with Sixth Form President Mike Rockovich to learn how he plans to make this year rock! They will discuss Mike’s first few months at the helm of the SGA and how his Hill family stepped up to the plate to save him from a costly mistake that could have ended his baseball season before it even started!
Join Headmaster Zack Lehman as he sits down with Senior Master of Science Mark Nelson to discuss his 40 years at The Hill School. We'll hear how Mark landed the job at Hill; what it was like to date - and later marry - the Dean's daughter; and how a swimmer from Southern Illinois found himself coaching JV baseball!