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Clase de Rocks 2019: Discurso de graduación de Thomas Sturtevant

Al comienzo de su primer año, Jalen Rice entró en mi oficina y dijo: “¡Oye señor, esto es bueno! … ¡Mucha luz!…. ¿Qué pasa con todas esas rocas?” Se refería a una colección de rocas que decoran mi alféizar de la ventana y la mesa de conferencias. Le contesté a Jalen: “Esas son mis rocas; […]

A Historic Partnership: Hyde Partners with the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency Program

  Hyde is proud to announce our new partnership with the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency Program, which allows NYU resident teachers to teach alongside Hyde mentor teachers while completing their degree in education. Hyde teachers also have the opportunity to mentor the NYU residents. In turn, NYU is offering Hyde professional development opportunities and cutting […]

MS Lacrosse & HS Volleyball- Hyde’s Newest Sports

Character education lies at the heart of sports, and that is why Hyde is proud to announce the addition of two new sports to our athletic program: high school women’s volleyball and middle school boys’ lacrosse. These new sports are expanding options for students and allow more students to explore their unique potential. Empowering Women […]

Academic Excellence: Hyde Launches the AP Capstone Diploma Program

Hyde is one of only approximately 1,800 schools worldwide to implement the AP Capstone Diploma program―a program that allows students to develop the skills that matter most for college success, like research, collaboration, and communication. The Capstone program is comprised of two classes taken back-to-back: an AP Seminar and an AP Research course. The program […]

Intercurricular Synergy: Teaching Robotics in Middle School

What combines science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics? Robotics, of course! 7th Grade Science Teacher, Curtis Redmon found that teaching students robotics creates a perfect kind of synergy between many different school subjects. Mr. Redmon has found that students are able utilize many different tools learned in other subjects. The robotics programs also let students explore their […]

Hyde’s Summer Leap Program Enriches Academics and Ignites Passions

As Hyde’s Summer Leap Program concludes its fifth year, elementary school teachers continue to watch their students blossom. “We started the program because we want to make sure students are still learning over the summer and that all the great work teachers are doing is not lost over summer vacation,” said elementary school special education […]

Great Minds Think: Hyde Students Study At St. John’s Summer Academy

At the beginning of July, three rising Hyde seniors and one rising junior attended the St. John’s Summer Academy at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland. The St. John’s Summer Academy is a college summer program for high school students that is modeled after St. John’s discussion-based, interdisciplinary method of teaching through books. It also serves […]

Leadership and Courage: The Hyde 101 New Faculty Retreat

At the end of August, new faculty embarked on a Hyde right of passage: Hyde 101. Hyde 101 is a Hyde signature practice where faculty communally explore their character on a three-day retreat. The purpose  is for faculty to engage in a reflective, restorative, and informational experience, so they return to Hyde with a deeper […]

Class of 2019 Rocks: Thomas Sturtevant’s Graduation Speech

At the beginning of your freshman year, Jalen Rice walked into my office and said, “Hey Mister, this is nice! …So much light!…. What’s with all those rocks?” She was referring to a collection of rocks that decorate my window sill and conference table. I replied to Jalen, “Those are my rocks; I have collected […]