The True Vaccine. The confluence of pandemics has a vaccine. But it does not just consist of biological and chemical agents. Someone is trying to tell us something.
Embrace the Past. Challenge the Future: One must be able to appreciate and embrace their past to move on in the world. Due to my experience growing up and attending Hill, I learned a valuable lesson of accepting myself and building the confidence to experience something different.
Good to Great: The Hill School is my home and the people in it are my family, and I love them like so. We strive for greatness in how we perform in class and extra-curriculars, but do we apply this same standard of greatness to how we treat one another?
To The Hill Class of 2025. In this letter to the Hill class of 2025 I share my advice and memories of my life at Hill and how this class can learn from us. This is a story of the most “normal” version of Hill life possible.
Do Your Part: This world needs as many of us doing our part as much as possible. We have to become more intentional about seeking out our purpose and doing the work that comes with that. Ask yourself, what can I be doing to contribute my part? Before you know it there will be more goodness in the world around us because we are all participating in the true work of hope.
Black Lives: The (seemingly) never-ending struggle for the Black American to simply be heard, understood, loved, appreciated, and treated equally
The Power of Perspective Goes Beyond Oneself: Amidst our world of technology, social media, and even the Hill “bubble”, it is so easy for us to stay sheltered in our own mindset and beliefs, and not question the normalcy around us. That is why as Hill students - and to each other as individuals - we need to have perspective. Work to understand perspectives other than your own, and don’t be afraid to share yours with others.
Chapel at Hill will look different for the 2020-21 academic year. Videos of speakers will be posted each week and watched during adviser group meetings.
Dear Hill: A thank you letter to The Hill, for the best four years a young man could ask for in life. Thank you, Hill, for making me the person I am today.
On the Importance of Loving, Listening.....and Crying: A talk on the power of mindfulness, with a few tools to help.
The Difference Between What School is About and What School is For: Mr. Enos shares his perspective on a lifetime spent in schools.
Letting Go: Letting go is about acknowledging the inevitability of change. But you have to let go of what was, in order to enter into what is.
You and I Are Not So Different: Proof that our complicated lives may be united through emotions, values, and memories.
Movie Moments: Meaningful moments in life impact us and live in our hearts. We rarely live them at the same time, but right now we are. Why is connection and conversation important during this universal moment?
My Matryoshka Doll: A Path to Self-Discovery. Do you believe that a Russian nesting doll could represent your life? This is how I pictured my journey to self-love through my time at Hill.
On Fear, Bravery, and Mortality: A talk on the fragility and finitude of the good life and how to transcend fear and base materialism, by way of toilet paper wars and Michelangelo, among other things.
The Power of Persistence: Two stories which prove that the easiest path will never lead you to the greatest destination.
Living in the Now. The importance of being present, both for our own happiness and for the good of others, is something that took me a while to understand. The present is the time when we feel freedom and actuality. Use that freedom to create your life now instead of basing your happiness on something that hasn’t even happened yet.
Hi, my name is ____. If we knew each other better, we would understand each other better.
Things I Didn’t Get to Tell You.