In eighth-grade English, Hathaway Brown students were asked to write a thank you letter to someone who affected their lives in a positive way — someone who they wouldn’t normally consider thanking. Kiran Hebert ’23 wrote the following letter to the five women who founded HB. Dear Grace Fay Hooker, Carrie M. Smith, Clara M. Lyon, Dolly… Read More To our founders, thank you!
Authored by Head of School Fran Bisselle Living leadership is different from studying it. Leadership in action looks like rolling up your sleeves to get things done. It’s about solving problems, not being a part of them. It’s about humility, and not seeking credit. It’s about being a part of something larger than oneself. It’s… Read More March is Women’s History Month – Help Us Celebrate!
As a girls school with a history of more than 140 years of educating and empowering young women, Hathaway Brown School is celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth with content featuring the voices of women from the HB community and beyond. Follow us all March long on each of our social media platforms or follow the hashtag #HBCelebratesWomen.
Seventy Hathaway Brown students set a school record with their 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Award wins. Combined in the art and writing competitions, were 38 gold key, 65 silver key, and 107 honorable mention recognitions. Students who receive Gold Key Awards for individual works and portfolios advance to the national competition. Those students are:… Read More Students Set Record at Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Authored by Giving Chao ’26 As the librarian for the day, I had the honor of checking out books for my Middle School classmates. I think reading is important because reading helps you learn new things and words. Reading also is something you can do in your spare time or when you have nothing to… Read More Librarian for the Day: Giving Chao ’26
Now through March 8, the entire student body is participating in a shared writing experience designed to celebrate the individual and collective student voices that make up the Hathaway Brown community. This project is part of a collaboration with Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center, a national leader in writing-based community outreach. Below is a copy… Read More My Voice: A shared writing experience by HB students, faculty/staff and families
Authored by Grace Beedles ‘19 and Audrey Beyer ‘19 We are two of 11 seniors completing our capstone projects in the Center for Civic Engagement. To earn the Service Learning Fellows diploma designation, we have participated in the multi-year Service Learning curriculum, have completed at least one in-depth community service placement, and are spending the… Read More Spotlight on Service
Turning the calendar to 2019 means it will be summer before you know it. Hathaway Brown is pleased to unveil this year’s edition of our summer programs and classes. In addition to updated versions of our popular athletic, academic, theatre, and Broad Horizons Day Camp offerings, we are pleased to announce other great additions for summer 2019: A one-week all-girls STEM camp in partnership with… Read More HB Summer Camp Registration Now Open
Authored by Muna Agwa ‘23 As Middle School student council president, I am given the everyday Hathaway Brown School experience along with the special opportunity to be a leader in my vast community. HB has given me the opportunity to not only learn, but experience our school year’s theme, The Power of YOU in Community.… Read More The Power of YOU in Community
Authored by Jason Habig, Eighth Grade History Teacher Every member of the Hathaway Brown Middle School History Department sees building skills as the primary purpose of each interaction with our students. On most days, the skills we focus on include note-taking strategies, analyzing non-fiction texts, and looking at events from multiple points of view. Every two… Read More HB Middle School at the Polls