Sugar and spice? Puppy dog tails? Revisiting gender roles

By Jane Brown, director of Early Childhood at Hathaway Brown School Being a politically correct parent of two little girls in the mid-1980’s, I was mightily influenced by the theory that innate differences in how children play are simply the result of societal expectations. We were told as parents (and taught as educators) that boys and… Read More Sugar and spice? Puppy dog tails? Revisiting gender roles

Interdisciplinary Vitae Term curriculum helps prepare students to “learn for life”

It’s the middle of May, and the hallways of Hathaway Brown are a little quieter than usual. Ending their last academic year of high school just the week before, 95 members of the Class of 2017 are closing out the final month of their high school career writing their thesis papers off campus. The end… Read More Interdisciplinary Vitae Term curriculum helps prepare students to “learn for life”

Could Fallon Gallagher ’14 become her generation’s Andrea Mitchell?

This blog post is written by Molly Gallagher ’18 and is a supplemental piece to Hathaway Brown School’s Spring/Summer 2017 HB Alumnae Magazine. Read the full issue at hb.edu/magazine. Fallon Gallagher, a member of the class of 2014 at Hathaway Brown School, is currently a junior at Northwestern University double majoring in journalism and political… Read More Could Fallon Gallagher ’14 become her generation’s Andrea Mitchell?

HB welcomes Project Trio for Performing Arts Residency

This year’s Hathaway Brown School performing arts residency features PROJECT Trio, a passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble comprised of three virtuosic composer/performers from Brooklyn, New York.  PROJECT Trio is dedicated to galvanizing artistic awareness through performance, education and community engagement. By combining classical repertoire with elements of hip-hop and popular music, they have made an… Read More HB welcomes Project Trio for Performing Arts Residency

On Valentine’s Day, HB students participate in Love Your Body Day

Hathaway Brown School’s Love Your Body Day is a day to educate and empower girls about how to take care of themselves physically, mentally, and emotionally. We hope to broaden their idea of what’s beautiful, and recognize and embrace their inner and outer beauty. The third annual event took place on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2017. The… Read More On Valentine’s Day, HB students participate in Love Your Body Day

Create your own adventure with HB Summer Camps

Registration is now open for Hathaway Brown School’s Summer Camps! Whether you’re interested in exploring the city, digging for fossils, improving your corner kick, creating a perfect frosting rose, trying stand-up paddle boarding, or learning a new language, boys and girls ages 3-21 are sure to be inspired at HB! Visit hb.edu/summer to browse through… Read More Create your own adventure with HB Summer Camps

Middle School students simulate colonial living in America as part of history curriculum

By Contributing Writer Janine Sekulich, Fifth Grade History Teacher During our colonial days unit, the students were given the opportunity to  simulate daily activities common during the colonial America era. Through the unit, the girls learned the history of daily life, geography, government, religion, and economy in the colonial regions and were able to gain… Read More Middle School students simulate colonial living in America as part of history curriculum

HB: Hatching Brilliance at Hathaway Brown

This blog post was derived from a paper from Belkin’s junior English class unit on persuasive writing. One of the major requirements of the piece was to speak directly to an authentic audience, and Olivia Belkin ’18 chose to write to potential HB families and share why our environment has the potential to make a lasting impact on young women. Read on for Olivia’s story.… Read More HB: Hatching Brilliance at Hathaway Brown