The Student Perspective
Meet a Student Tour Guide
Hi, my name is Lauren and I am a senior here at Hewitt. In addition to all of my classes, I am very involved in performing arts and participate in Hewitt’s plays and musicals. I have been a student tour guide for the past two years, and I am excited to introduce you to our school! Please scroll down to watch my virtual tour videos and read answers to some of the questions I get asked most frequently during my tours.
- How long have you been at Hewitt?
- What do you love about the Hewitt community?
- What do you enjoy about being at a girls' school?
- What does your typical day look like?
- What is your workload like on an average day?
- How does Hewitt’s curriculum address themes of gender and race? Does Hewitt being a girls’ school affect the way you discuss these topics?
- Do you have opportunities outside of your classes to participate in extracurricular activities and meet new people?
- Can you tell us about upper school clubs? Which clubs do you participate in?
- What leadership opportunities do you have?
- Is it easy for students to communicate with their teachers and advisors?
- What is the transition to Hewitt like for new students? Do new students get paired with a buddy or advisory group?
Students write and contribute to news articles about their experiences at Hewitt
Home is about those around you, those with you, and those for you. Home speaks to who you are, and who you will be when faced with the noise of the outside world. At Hewitt, when you are immersed in and grounded by home, you understand the person you truly are. Here, you can reach your potential.
The graduating Class of 2022 will make change, I’m sure of it. And I’m already proud of us for using our voices, passion, and optimism in the service of our home at Hewitt and our homes beyond this one. As we move on to the next steps of our lives, please keep that love, that faith, that agency, that courage, that kindness.
In this video interview, three sophomores describe their award-winning Early Entrepreneurs program and reflect on the inspiration behind their idea, the process of launching their program, and the sense of accomplishment they feel from making an impact on their school community.
It is our honor to announce that Claudia Chan ’93 will deliver The Hewitt School’s 2022 Commencement address. Ms. Chan is a recognized author, professional mentor, leadership expert, entrepreneur, and mother dedicated to activating individuals and organizations to create more equitable and thriving workplaces, communities, and families.
In this video interview, Caroline B., Class of 2022, reflects on the joy and sense of accomplishment she gets from writing code and building apps, and shares how her teachers have supported and encouraged her to pursue her passion for computer science at Hewitt and beyond.
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.
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.
As members of the play production team, we learned about theater by doing the actual work of producing a play. Through hands-on and student-led learning, we explored the specialized skills that go into planning a production while taking charge, solving problems, and working with our peers to achieve our goals.