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Our Plans for the 2020-21 School Year

Our Plans for the 2020-21 School Year

Dear Seven Hills Community,

Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia Department of Education recently issued their guidelines for schools to Recover, Redesign, Restart for the 2020-21 school year. I, along with the rest of the Seven Hills

Our Plans for the 2020-21 School Year2020-07-02T15:16:10-04:00

A Reflection on Current Events


A Reflection on Current Events

 

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Dear Seven Hills Community,

Over the past week, like many Americans, I found myself wrestling with shame, anger, and sadness over the senseless killing of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer. 

In my time as an English teacher, I was

A Reflection on Current Events2020-06-02T21:21:56-04:00

COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response

As per Governor Northam’s orders, unless we are given different instructions, campus will remain closed to students for the remainder of this school year.
 
We are utilizing a distance learning program that allows us to continue to

COVID-19 Response2020-04-24T16:37:49-04:00

Understanding 6th Grade Boys

Understanding 6th Grade Boys

During sixth grade, students begin to push boundaries more readily. They demonstrate a lack of impulse control, often fidgeting, talking out of turn, or play with anything at hand. Their divided attention often leads to forgetfulness and disorganization.

The approval of their peers gains new importance at this time, and students will begin

Understanding 6th Grade Boys2020-03-09T13:03:24-04:00

Visit Campus in February

Admission Parent Preview 

On Friday, February 7, parents will be able to witness the cornerstone to our experiential learning curriculum. Each Friday we are on campus, the boys have Team Teaching in the morning and Exploratories in the afternoon. The APP@7HS program on Friday, February 7 will begin at 8:45 am with a welcome from the Director

Visit Campus in February2020-01-24T14:41:13-04:00

The Bumpy Road Ahead

The Bumpy Road Ahead

Understanding the Developmental Needs of Middle School Kids

 

Thursday, January 16

Noon – 1 PM

 

Join middle school education experts for a lunchtime discussion on the unique developmental needs of middle school girls and boys.

 

Presented by:

Laura Haskins

Head of School, Orchard House School

Dagan Rowe

Head of School, Seven Hills

The Bumpy Road Ahead2020-01-07T13:28:25-04:00

Visit Campus in November

Admission Parent Preview 

On Friday, November 1, parents will be able to witness the cornerstone to our experiential learning curriculum. Each Friday we are on campus, the boys have Team Teaching in the morning and Exploratories in the afternoon. The APP@7HS program on Friday, November 1 will begin at 8:45 am with a welcome from the Director

Visit Campus in November2019-10-01T13:14:02-04:00

Why Camp Week

Why Camp Week?

Often when the school year begins, the objectives of students and teachers are in direct, and perhaps irreconcilable or even catastrophic, conflict.

In a typical classroom on the first week of school, the teacher has one main objective, establish classroom rules and procedures, while making sure that students understand

Why Camp Week2019-10-01T15:07:04-04:00