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”

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

Fourteen members of the HB Class of 2017 named National Merit Semifinalists

Fourteen Hathaway Brown seniors have been chosen as 62nd annual National Merit Semifinalists for their high scores on the preliminary SAT. Only one percent of high school seniors across the country are part of this prestigious list. The 16,000 semifinalists may advance as Finalists and compete for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $33… Read More Fourteen members of the HB Class of 2017 named National Merit Semifinalists

National Read a Book Day: Spotlight on HB Alumnae Authors

While moving into her Head of School office, Dr. Fran Bisselle requested copies of Hathaway Brown alumnae-written books for her library and has since proudly displayed them near her desk (as pictured at right). In honor of National Read a Book Day today, we are sharing a list of those works here on the HBlog. Take a look… Read More National Read a Book Day: Spotlight on HB Alumnae Authors

For the Birds: Restoration, Exploration, and Creative Play in Nature of Early Childhood Learners

Imagine a place on campus dedicated to helping our youngest learners cultivate their innate sense of wonder about the natural world. A place where they can watch the ferns come up in the spring and the birds return as the days grow warmer. A place where they can root under leaf litter and dig in the… Read More For the Birds: Restoration, Exploration, and Creative Play in Nature of Early Childhood Learners

HBTI presents “Fiddler on the Roof” and “Into the Woods” this summer; Registration now open

Now in its fourth year, the Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute was created by the Performing Arts Department of the Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights for co-ed students 1st grade through college. HBTI offers sessions  with coursework in drama, dance and music. HBTI provides high-level training from working artists to young people interested in the performing… Read More HBTI presents “Fiddler on the Roof” and “Into the Woods” this summer; Registration now open

Girls Pitch In at GROW’s Annual Benefit, Awarding $18K in Grants

Members of Hathaway Brown’s GROW Foundation are often asked: “If you had $1,000 to donate to the cause of your choice, where would you donate it and why?” This line of question was front and center at GROW’s annual benefit on May 24. “Girls Pitch In” featured a live pitch by three GROW grantees that focus… Read More Girls Pitch In at GROW’s Annual Benefit, Awarding $18K in Grants