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Hewitt in the News

Tyra Abraham ’14 listed for Scholastic Portfolio Gold Medal
The Wall Street Journal
03/18/2014 – The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has announced the national winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the country’s longest-running and most prestigious award and recognition program for creative students in grades 7–12. Sixteen high school seniors received the highest Scholastic Art & Writing Awards honor, the Portfolio Gold Medal, which includes a $10,000 cash scholarship. In addition, all National Award–winning high school seniors are now eligible to apply for a special pool of more than $8 million in scholarships, set aside specifically for them through partnerships with the Alliance and esteemed colleges and universities around the country. Recipients of the 2014 Portfolio Gold Medal Awards are: Tyra Abraham, age 17 of New York….. [Read Original Article]
Hewitt School Looks to Build Rooftop Addition on Upper East Side
03/13/2014 – A plan to expand elite all-girls academy The Hewitt School by adding a rooftop and expanding its solarium got the green light from Community Board 8 Wednesday, marking the latest in a series of private school expansions in the area. The school, which costs more than $40,000 per year, currently occupies buildings at 45 E. 75th St. and 44-46 E. 76th St., which are joined at the back through a connector. The school also recently purchased a townhouse at 42 E. 76th St….. [Read Original Article]
Shawmut Design and Construction creates curriculum for New York City girl’s school
02/11/2014-02/24/2014 – Manhattan, NY Shawmut Design and Construction has created a curriculum and hands-on experience for the students of the Hewitt School, an independent school for girls. Shawmut is introducing young women to the world of construction, a field widely regarded as male-dominated, by allowing them to experience and learn from the full life-cycle of a construction project…. [Read Original Article]
Using Google Apps to Streamline Your Workload and Energize Your Curriculum
New York Association of Independent Schools
02/05/2014 – With just a few great tools, teachers can easily provide students with a broader, more vivid learning experience. This workshop will begin with an introduction to Google Chrome, featuring specific Chrome Extensions geared to helping teachers become more efficient in their daily tasks. The morning will be devoted to exploring filters for Google and YouTube searches, and learning how to build custom Google search engines. In the afternoon you will hear from teachers and students who are using concrete applications of Google Apps for Education in their classrooms… [Read Original Article]
Third Graders Make Sparks Fly for STEM Week
Inspiration Lab
01/31/2014 – Third graders at The Hewitt School took on electrical inventions as their class project for Lower School STEM week in January; not only did their creations surprise their teachers and many of their visiting parent helpers, but everyone had a lot of fun in the process. The initial goal was to understand how a circuit works. First, the students were challenged to get a motor running and a light bulb to turn on; 15 minutes later: done. And 30 minutes after that, they were displaying helicopters, blenders, nail drying machines, mobiles, kinetic sculptures, and more…. [Read Original Article]
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