Hewitt high school students are helping the Billion Oyster Project solve the local, real-world challenge of regenerating New York Harbor's oyster reefs. As community scientists, these students conduct hands-on field research and send valuable data back to the Billion Oyster Project.
"It is the touch of life upon life that matters most in a school"
These words of our founder, Caroline D. Hewitt, are a befitting introduction to The Hewitt School. Present at our school’s founding in 1920, Hewitt’s commitment to deep humanity and mutual respect remains undiminished today. At Hewitt, we believe that the key to a meaningful life is meaningful relationships with people and ideas over time. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about what makes Hewitt such a distinctive place for girls and young women to learn and grow into a world of expanding opportunity.
At The Hewitt Games, students in kindergarten through fourth grade engaged in joyful and challenging physical activity. Throughout this friendly competition, lower school athletes had the chance to show off their hand-eye coordination, stamina, and agility, as well as leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
At Life After Hewitt: Careers in Technology, five alumnae joined current students and our extended school community for a conversation about how Hewitt helped cultivate their early interest in learning and logic and prepared them for successful careers in technology.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paula Cuello will serve as Hewitt’s next head of middle school, effective July 1, 2022. Dr. Cuello is thrilled to be joining the Hewitt community next year to work alongside our wonderful middle school students, parents, guardians, and faculty.
Featuring open-concept collaboration studio and classroom spaces amid Downtown Manhattan’s vibrant mix of for-profit and nonprofit businesses and community organizations, Hewitt Downtown will offer every Hewitt student immersive, real-world learning and leadership development.
Hewitt's varsity athletes were thrilled to return to competitive play this fall! Our soccer, tennis, volleyball, and cross country teams kicked off the new school year with an intense pre-season training schedule, and their hard work and determination paid off throughout the season.
Bravo to the cast and crew of Hewitt's upper school fall production, The Resolute: All Hands In! The play, which is set at one of the first elite colleges for women, was specially crafted for Hewitt’s talented student artists by playwright Gabrielle Sinclair.
In 2018, Olivia S. and Grace D. founded an organization dedicated to combatting hygiene poverty in New York City. In this interview, these student leaders share what they have learned from running an organization and describe how Hewitt has inspired and supported them along the way.
At Life After Hewitt: Careers in Finance, four Hewitt alumnae joined current students and our extended school community for a panel discussion about how Hewitt inspired them to pursue their professional passions with purpose and confidence.
After developing their knowledge of health, fitness, nutrition, and sports, middle school students collaborated on self-directed, student-led projects to share sport-specific training exercises as well as the physical and psychological benefits of an active lifestyle.