NEWS ON THE HILL

A Toast to John’s Retirement

May 11, 2022

Headmaster John Thomas is retiring at the end of the 2021-2022 school year, after a five-decade career in education, and our school community gathered together, on Friday, April 22, to celebrate him and his 17 years at Flint Hill. The evening event, titled “A Toast to John’s Retirement,” was held at the Peterson Middle School,…

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NEWS ON THE HILL

A Toast to John’s Retirement

May 11, 2022

Headmaster John Thomas is retiring at the end of the 2021-2022 school year, after a five-decade career in education, and our school community gathered together, on Friday, April 22, to celebrate him and his 17 years at Flint Hill. The evening event, titled “A Toast to John’s Retirement,” was held at the Peterson Middle School,…

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Teacher Spotlight: Riki Weeks, Upper School Math

May 12, 2022

Riki Weeks doesn’t just want your student to know how to solve math problems. He wants them to understand and explore why the equations even exist. Mr. Weeks, Grades…

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A Toast to John’s Retirement

May 11, 2022

Headmaster John Thomas is retiring at the end of the 2021-2022 school year, after a five-decade career in education, and our school community gathered…

Read More.

The Rough Draft – Volume 21

May 4, 2022

The editorial board of the Flint Hill literary magazine is delighted to announce the arrival of this year’s The Rough Draft. Volume 21 offers…

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Teacher Spotlight: Nikki Brugnoli, Upper School Art

April 29, 2022

If you visit the Upper School campus, you can’t miss our Art classrooms. They’re brimming with easels, canvases, pottery wheels and both finished and…

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Guest Author and Student Awards Featured at Writer’s Day

April 22, 2022

On Monday, August 18, Writer’s Day returned to the Upper School with a visiting author and student awards for creative writing. “After two long…

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Flint Hill FTC Robotics Team

Flint Hill Double 0 Ducks Competes in Regional Championship

April 22, 2022

Flint Hill First Tech Challenge Robotics Team #6341, the Double 0 Ducks, competed in the Chesapeake Regional Championship on April 9th. This season, over…

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Patrick Logue Flint Hill Student

Supporting Students’ Extracurricular Activities: Fostering a Passion For Singing

April 20, 2022

  “We may have our differences, but music unites us all. It breaks down barriers like language to bring us all together.” – Patrick…

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Flint Hill Founder's Day

Coming Together as a School Community for Founder’s Day

April 13, 2022

On March 31, we gathered to celebrate Founder’s Day, an annual Flint Hill tradition where we come together as a school community to reflect…

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Teacher Spotlight: Khalil Abdul-Malik, Upper School English

April 12, 2022

Khalil Abdul-Malik doesn’t just want to teach his students one subject; he aims to help them think critically and be the best possible version…

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Teacher Spotlight: Zita Gray, Upper School Science

April 1, 2022

Zita Gray, Upper School physics and chemistry teacher, is dedicated to science education. But she’s quick to point out that school isn’t just about…

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Flint Hill School Tribute to Til Hazel

March 16, 2022

John Tilghman “Til” Hazel Jr., 91, chairman emeritus of Flint Hill School, philanthropist, attorney and real-estate developer who transformed the landscape of Fairfax County,…

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Introducing the Senior Class to Alumni Programs

March 11, 2022

While students in the Class of 2022 focus on their final months as seniors, Flint Hill’s Alumni Office is preparing them for their next…

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Lights, Camera, Action!

March 9, 2022

Flint Hill Middle School’s Broadcasting and Communications students are learning what it takes to be a member of a video news team. Each week,…

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Robotics Team to Compete in State Competition

March 1, 2022

Members of Flint Hill’s Robotics Team 6341, Double-0-Ducks, will compete with division-winning teams from across Virginia at the First Tech Challenge’s state competition in…

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Celebrating Black History Month with a Joyful Challenge

February 25, 2022

In honor of Black History Month. Flint Hill’s Lower School dedicated a Morning Meeting to the positive legacies of Black Americans. Director of Institutional…

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Flint Hill's 4th Grade Class

Fighting For Freedom—Flint Hill’s 4th Grade Class Authors a Book

February 17, 2022

One of Flint Hill’s fourth-grade classes recently authored a book highlighting what they’ve learned about abolitionists and the Underground Railroad. Students in Robert Taylor’s…

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Teacher Spotlight: Michael Snyder, Upper School Robotics

February 17, 2022

As a prospective parent, you’ve probably seen Michael Snyder’s photo on our website and in emails. Mr. Snyder holds a master’s degree in education,…

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Flint Hill Upper School's Cybersecurity Club

Upper School Cybersecurity Club Earns Gold in National Competition

February 11, 2022

Congratulations to Flint Hill Upper School’s Cybersecurity Club for placing 11th in the nation and 4th in the state in the CyberPatriot National Youth…

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The Sign of a Husky: Parents Volunteers Surprise the Class of 2022

January 28, 2022

We know we have a supportive community, but when parents drive far and wide to recognize our seniors, we’re reminded just how lucky we…

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Peterson Middle School Featured in Architecture DC Magazine

January 21, 2022

Peterson Middle School Has Been Awarded a Juror’s Citation in Institutional Architecture from the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The project was also published in the Winter issue of Architecture DC focusing on Innovative Schools and Other Institutional Projects.

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Student Spotlight: Zenaia Gray ’30 From Imagination to Publication Becoming an 8-Year-Old Author

January 11, 2022

Student Spotlight: Zenaia Gray ’30 From Imagination to Publication Becoming an 8-Year-Old Author A cliffhanger to end every chapter – that’s how Zenaia Gray…

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Homecoming 2021

Homecoming 2021

January 1, 2022

The return of Homecoming brought our entire community together again, and you could feel the Husky spirit all weekend long. With the opening of…

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Classic Holiday Books Become Learning Adventures in Junior Kindergarten

December 17, 2021

Classic Holiday Books Become Learning Adventures in Junior Kindergarten On December 17, our Junior Kindergarten students went on a fun, holiday adventure during the…

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Flint Hill Celebrates the Successes of the Cybersecurity Club and Robotics Teams

December 16, 2021

Flint Hill Celebrates the Successes of the Cybersecurity Club and Robotics Teams Seventeen members of the cybersecurity club competed on three teams in the…

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An Hour of Code Reflects Our Culture of Exploration and Discovery

December 13, 2021

An Hour of Code Reflects Our Culture of Exploration and Discovery “Our goal, for every hour of every school day, is to provide our…

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Teacher Spotlight: Riki Weeks, Upper School Math

May 12, 2022

Riki Weeks doesn’t just want your student to know how to solve math problems. He wants them to understand and explore why the equations even exist. Mr. Weeks, Grades…

Read More.

A Toast to John’s Retirement

May 11, 2022

Headmaster John Thomas is retiring at the end of the 2021-2022 school year, after a five-decade career in education, and our school community gathered…

Read More.

The Rough Draft – Volume 21

May 4, 2022

The editorial board of the Flint Hill literary magazine is delighted to announce the arrival of this year’s The Rough Draft. Volume 21 offers…

Read More.

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Teacher Spotlight: Nikki Brugnoli, Upper School Art

April 29, 2022

If you visit the Upper School campus, you can’t miss our Art classrooms. They’re brimming with easels, canvases, pottery wheels and both finished and…

Read More.

Guest Author and Student Awards Featured at Writer’s Day

April 22, 2022

On Monday, August 18, Writer’s Day returned to the Upper School with a visiting author and student awards for creative writing. “After two long…

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Flint Hill FTC Robotics Team

Flint Hill Double 0 Ducks Competes in Regional Championship

April 22, 2022

Flint Hill First Tech Challenge Robotics Team #6341, the Double 0 Ducks, competed in the Chesapeake Regional Championship on April 9th. This season, over…

Read More.

Patrick Logue Flint Hill Student

Supporting Students’ Extracurricular Activities: Fostering a Passion For Singing

April 20, 2022

  “We may have our differences, but music unites us all. It breaks down barriers like language to bring us all together.” – Patrick…

Read More.

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Flint Hill Founder's Day

Coming Together as a School Community for Founder’s Day

April 13, 2022

On March 31, we gathered to celebrate Founder’s Day, an annual Flint Hill tradition where we come together as a school community to reflect…

Read More.

Teacher Spotlight: Khalil Abdul-Malik, Upper School English

April 12, 2022

Khalil Abdul-Malik doesn’t just want to teach his students one subject; he aims to help them think critically and be the best possible version…

Read More.

Teacher Spotlight: Zita Gray, Upper School Science

April 1, 2022

Zita Gray, Upper School physics and chemistry teacher, is dedicated to science education. But she’s quick to point out that school isn’t just about…

Read More.

Flint Hill School Tribute to Til Hazel

March 16, 2022

John Tilghman “Til” Hazel Jr., 91, chairman emeritus of Flint Hill School, philanthropist, attorney and real-estate developer who transformed the landscape of Fairfax County,…

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Introducing the Senior Class to Alumni Programs

March 11, 2022

While students in the Class of 2022 focus on their final months as seniors, Flint Hill’s Alumni Office is preparing them for their next…

Read More.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

March 9, 2022

Flint Hill Middle School’s Broadcasting and Communications students are learning what it takes to be a member of a video news team. Each week,…

Read More.

Robotics Team to Compete in State Competition

March 1, 2022

Members of Flint Hill’s Robotics Team 6341, Double-0-Ducks, will compete with division-winning teams from across Virginia at the First Tech Challenge’s state competition in…

Read More.

Celebrating Black History Month with a Joyful Challenge

February 25, 2022

In honor of Black History Month. Flint Hill’s Lower School dedicated a Morning Meeting to the positive legacies of Black Americans. Director of Institutional…

Read More.

Flint Hill's 4th Grade Class

Fighting For Freedom—Flint Hill’s 4th Grade Class Authors a Book

February 17, 2022

One of Flint Hill’s fourth-grade classes recently authored a book highlighting what they’ve learned about abolitionists and the Underground Railroad. Students in Robert Taylor’s…

Read More.

Teacher Spotlight: Michael Snyder, Upper School Robotics

February 17, 2022

As a prospective parent, you’ve probably seen Michael Snyder’s photo on our website and in emails. Mr. Snyder holds a master’s degree in education,…

Read More.

Flint Hill Upper School's Cybersecurity Club

Upper School Cybersecurity Club Earns Gold in National Competition

February 11, 2022

Congratulations to Flint Hill Upper School’s Cybersecurity Club for placing 11th in the nation and 4th in the state in the CyberPatriot National Youth…

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The Sign of a Husky: Parents Volunteers Surprise the Class of 2022

January 28, 2022

We know we have a supportive community, but when parents drive far and wide to recognize our seniors, we’re reminded just how lucky we…

Read More.

Peterson Middle School Featured in Architecture DC Magazine

January 21, 2022

Peterson Middle School Has Been Awarded a Juror’s Citation in Institutional Architecture from the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The project was also published in the Winter issue of Architecture DC focusing on Innovative Schools and Other Institutional Projects.

Read More.

Student Spotlight: Zenaia Gray ’30 From Imagination to Publication Becoming an 8-Year-Old Author

January 11, 2022

Student Spotlight: Zenaia Gray ’30 From Imagination to Publication Becoming an 8-Year-Old Author A cliffhanger to end every chapter – that’s how Zenaia Gray…

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Homecoming 2021

Homecoming 2021

January 1, 2022

The return of Homecoming brought our entire community together again, and you could feel the Husky spirit all weekend long. With the opening of…

Read More.

Classic Holiday Books Become Learning Adventures in Junior Kindergarten

December 17, 2021

Classic Holiday Books Become Learning Adventures in Junior Kindergarten On December 17, our Junior Kindergarten students went on a fun, holiday adventure during the…

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Flint Hill Celebrates the Successes of the Cybersecurity Club and Robotics Teams

December 16, 2021

Flint Hill Celebrates the Successes of the Cybersecurity Club and Robotics Teams Seventeen members of the cybersecurity club competed on three teams in the…

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Category:

An Hour of Code Reflects Our Culture of Exploration and Discovery

December 13, 2021

An Hour of Code Reflects Our Culture of Exploration and Discovery “Our goal, for every hour of every school day, is to provide our…

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Teacher Spotlight: Riki Weeks, Upper School Math

Riki Weeks doesn’t just want your student to know how to solve math problems. He wants them to understand and explore why the equations even exist. Mr. Weeks, Grades 7-12 Mathematics Chair and Upper School Math teacher, knows his department…

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A Toast to John’s Retirement

Headmaster John Thomas is retiring at the end of the 2021-2022 school year, after a five-decade career in education, and our school community gathered together, on Friday, April 22, to celebrate him and his 17…

Read More...

The Rough Draft – Volume 21

The editorial board of the Flint Hill literary magazine is delighted to announce the arrival of this year’s The Rough Draft. Volume 21 offers a glimpse of the thoughtful literary work and luminous art created…

Read More...

Teacher Spotlight: Nikki Brugnoli, Upper School Art

If you visit the Upper School campus, you can’t miss our Art classrooms. They’re brimming with easels, canvases, pottery wheels and both finished and in-progress works. Art teacher Nikki Brugnoli tells us what it’s like to guide…

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Guest Author and Student Awards Featured at Writer’s Day

On Monday, August 18, Writer’s Day returned to the Upper School with a visiting author and student awards for creative writing. “After two long Covid years, the English Department was thrilled to be able to…

Read More...

Flint Hill Double 0 Ducks Competes in Regional Championship

Flint Hill First Tech Challenge Robotics Team #6341, the Double 0 Ducks, competed in the Chesapeake Regional Championship on April 9th. This season, over 300 robotics teams in Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. competed for the…

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Supporting Students’ Extracurricular Activities: Fostering a Passion For Singing

  “We may have our differences, but music unites us all. It breaks down barriers like language to bring us all together.” – Patrick Logue ’25 Patrick Logue ’25 placed first in the Classical category…

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Coming Together as a School Community for Founder’s Day

On March 31, we gathered to celebrate Founder’s Day, an annual Flint Hill tradition where we come together as a school community to reflect on the milestones in our school history, remember those who have…

Read More...

Teacher Spotlight: Khalil Abdul-Malik, Upper School English

Khalil Abdul-Malik doesn’t just want to teach his students one subject; he aims to help them think critically and be the best possible version of themselves. An Upper School English teacher who has also taught…

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Teacher Spotlight: Zita Gray, Upper School Science

Zita Gray, Upper School physics and chemistry teacher, is dedicated to science education. But she’s quick to point out that school isn’t just about the subject you teach – it’s about the community you create….

Read More...

Flint Hill School Tribute to Til Hazel

John Tilghman “Til” Hazel Jr., 91, chairman emeritus of Flint Hill School, philanthropist, attorney and real-estate developer who transformed the landscape of Fairfax County, died on March 15 at home at Huntley Farm in Broad…

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Introducing the Senior Class to Alumni Programs

While students in the Class of 2022 focus on their final months as seniors, Flint Hill’s Alumni Office is preparing them for their next era as Alumni Huskies! Six years ago, the Alumni Office started…

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Flint Hill Middle School’s Broadcasting and Communications students are learning what it takes to be a member of a video news team. Each week, students select a new production role and put together the content…

Read More...

Robotics Team to Compete in State Competition

Members of Flint Hill’s Robotics Team 6341, Double-0-Ducks, will compete with division-winning teams from across Virginia at the First Tech Challenge’s state competition in April. Our Flint Hill Huskies and their robot earned their spot…

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Celebrating Black History Month with a Joyful Challenge

In honor of Black History Month. Flint Hill’s Lower School dedicated a Morning Meeting to the positive legacies of Black Americans. Director of Institutional Equity and Inclusion Mia Burton and Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator Miles…

Read More...

Fighting For Freedom—Flint Hill’s 4th Grade Class Authors a Book

One of Flint Hill’s fourth-grade classes recently authored a book highlighting what they’ve learned about abolitionists and the Underground Railroad. Students in Robert Taylor’s Social Studies class worked collaboratively to research, write and illustrate “Fighting…

Read More...

Teacher Spotlight: Michael Snyder, Upper School Robotics

As a prospective parent, you’ve probably seen Michael Snyder’s photo on our website and in emails. Mr. Snyder holds a master’s degree in education, is the architect of Flint Hill’s award-winning robotics program and team,…

Read More...

Upper School Cybersecurity Club Earns Gold in National Competition

Congratulations to Flint Hill Upper School’s Cybersecurity Club for placing 11th in the nation and 4th in the state in the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition semifinals. CyberPatriot’s Competition challenges teams of high school…

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The Sign of a Husky: Parents Volunteers Surprise the Class of 2022

We know we have a supportive community, but when parents drive far and wide to recognize our seniors, we’re reminded just how lucky we are. Last week marked 100 days until graduation for the Class…

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Peterson Middle School Featured in Architecture DC Magazine

Peterson Middle School Has Been Awarded a Juror’s Citation in Institutional Architecture from the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The project was also published in the Winter issue of Architecture DC focusing on Innovative Schools and Other Institutional Projects.

Read More...

Student Spotlight: Zenaia Gray ’30 From Imagination to Publication Becoming an 8-Year-Old Author

Student Spotlight: Zenaia Gray ’30 From Imagination to Publication Becoming an 8-Year-Old Author A cliffhanger to end every chapter – that’s how Zenaia Gray ’30 described her choice of plot device when interviewed about “Magic…

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Homecoming 2021

The return of Homecoming brought our entire community together again, and you could feel the Husky spirit all weekend long. With the opening of the new Peterson Middle School, the terrace provided the perfect gathering…

Read More...

Classic Holiday Books Become Learning Adventures in Junior Kindergarten

Classic Holiday Books Become Learning Adventures in Junior Kindergarten On December 17, our Junior Kindergarten students went on a fun, holiday adventure during the annual Gingerbread Escape! All week, the class read different versions of…

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Flint Hill Celebrates the Successes of the Cybersecurity Club and Robotics Teams

Flint Hill Celebrates the Successes of the Cybersecurity Club and Robotics Teams Seventeen members of the cybersecurity club competed on three teams in the CyberPatriot competition against 3,215 teams from around the country. Flint Hill…

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An Hour of Code Reflects Our Culture of Exploration and Discovery

An Hour of Code Reflects Our Culture of Exploration and Discovery “Our goal, for every hour of every school day, is to provide our students with the tools to be innovators and change makers. The…

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PARENT TRACKS

Message From Our Parents’ Association President – September 28, 2022

September 28, 2022

Homecoming is a favorite tradition of the Flint Hill School community, and it’s just a few weeks away. It is one of our family’s favorite events, especially the bonfire! Be sure to mark your calendars and join us. Here’s what you need to know: When: October 14-15 is Homecoming weekend. Activities start during the school…

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MESSAGE FROM PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT – September 7, 2022

September 7, 2022

Dear Parents, The school year is in full swing, and this can be both exciting and stressful! The best years we’ve had at Flint Hill are the ones when we connect with the community – fellow parents, teachers, students and beyond. September presents several opportunities to connect and engage with the Flint Hill community –…

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Thank You, Flint Hill!

June 15, 2022

Dear Flint Hill, Wow! What a journey. When we brought our son to Flint Hill, in kindergarten, we did it because you attracted us with your dedication to the whole child. You showed us that no part was more important than the other – academics, mental health, fun, athletics and the arts all were intertwined…

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We Made It!

June 7, 2022

That’s a wrap on the school year! I took advantage of every moment here at Flint Hill. And, I’m so glad YOU did too! I’m filled with joy and gratitude for all our time together this year – the wonderful people I have gotten to know and all of our moments shared. Whether we were…

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Thank you, Volunteers!

June 1, 2022

Thank you to all who participated and volunteered at the Flint Hill Golf Invitational. It was great to see everyone!   For me, one of the best things about being a parent at Flint Hill is the opportunity to volunteer. Being able to see the school firsthand is so special, and being able to meet fellow…

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