Join Julia Heaton in Southern California for a discussion about the growth and momentum at Miss Hall’s. This State of the School gathering of alumnae and friends will take place in conjunction with the National Association of Independent Schools’ 2019 conference, Reimagining Independent Schools: Tearing Down Walls, Building Capacity, and Designing Our Future. Register.
MHS friends and family will gather at The Country Club of Florida to learn about Project G.I.R.L (Gumption in Real Life), the groundbreaking podcasting project in which students take the lead in designing curriculum and dedicate themselves to examining important issues affecting teenage girls. Rebecca Cook-Dubin, the Phoebe Goodhue Milliken ’37 Chair of the English Department at MHS and MaryCatherine Balcom ’17 will speak about project-based learning and the power of audio narratives. Register.
Private Tour Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future at the Guggenheim Museum.
The MHS Arts Advisory Council invites you to a private tour of the phenomenal exhibition Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future at the Guggenheim Museum. Miss Hall's Studio Art Teacher Ellie Spangler, who has done extensive research on this prolific, yet largely unknown, artist as part of her 2016 Paternotte Travel Grant, will share what she learned when she met Hilma’s family in Sweden and the profound impact the experience has had on her teaching. Following the tours, we will gather nearby for drinks and conversation.
Alumnae Weekend: It’s is not just for classes ending in 4 and 9 anymore! In addition to cherished friends, campus tours, and STEM and Arts round tables, Reunion 2019 features a colloquium onThe Importance of Girl-Centered Education Today with Head of School Julia Heaton and former MHS Dean of Academics and Interim Head of School Mary H. Grant, a Brew and Gold tailgate, and, for current students, an alumnae panel entitled Life After MHS: Advice from the Sister You Never Had.