student Life

Beyond the Classroom


Understanding that a rich and challenging program extends beyond the classroom, Hewitt offers abundant opportunities for students to develop their own sense of purpose and passion. Supported by their teachers and classmates, Hewitt girls act with confidence and empathy as they step outside of their comfort zones and embrace new opportunities to learn and grow. 


Why Hewitt
Learn more about what makes Hewitt a unique place for girls and young women.
The Hewitt community embraces and celebrates difference.
Service Learning
Becoming socially aware members of local and global communities.
Clubs and Extracurriculars
A variety of opportunities for girls to pursue their interests and passions as well as cultivate leadership skills.

Upper school Hewitt Robotics students pose before a competition

Thanks to their thoughtful planning and skill on the field, Hewitt Robotics took home coveted awards for teamwork, robot skills, excellence, and design, and four teams qualified for the VEX Robotics World Championships!

Squash teammates high five after a game

Hewitt Athletics had a tremendous winter season that saw our squash, indoor track and field, and basketball teams advance to their respective championship games. Our entire community watched with pride as these junior varsity and varsity athletes brought intense skill and determination to each game and meet. 

Sofia Stafford '13 poses with a current Hewitt student

Hewitt’s Lunch and Learn series welcomed Sofia Stafford '13 back to campus for an intimate conversation with upper school students. During this event Sofia spoke about how, at Hewitt, she was given opportunities to make choices about her learning that prepared her for college, career, and life. 

A Hewitt student's math problem written in chalk on the sidewalk in Central Park

In Problem Solving and Posing, a mathematics elective for Hewitt seniors, students explored how to bring conversations about math to a wider audience through Sidewalk Math, a movement designed to make math enjoyable, creative, tangible, and accessible. 

Hewitt's 2020 Commencement Speaker Tiffany Dufu

We are delighted to announce that The Hewitt School’s 2020 Commencement address will be delivered by Tiffany Dufu. A true champion for the advancement of girls and women, Tiffany is founder and CEO of The Cru, a peer coaching platform for women looking to accelerate their professional and personal growth. 

Photo Gallery: J.V. and Varsity Athletics Winter 2019-2020

Join us in celebrating the athleticism and teamwork displayed by Hewitt's junior varsity and varsity athletes this winter! It was an incredible season for the Hewitt Hawks, with varsity squash and varsity indoor track and field advancing to their respective championships, and J.V. basketball bringing home a championship win! Go, Hawks!