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…

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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.

Category:

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…

Read More.

Category:
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.

Category: ,
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,…

Read More.

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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.

Category: ,

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…

Read More.

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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…

Read More.

Category:
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…

Read More.

Category:

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…

Read More.

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…

Read More.

Category:

Self-Discovery Through the Arts

Self-Discovery Through the Arts: How the Fine Arts Impact the Flint Hill Student Experience   At Flint Hill, the arts are everywhere. Student artwork lines almost every hallway on each of our three campuses, and…

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The Return of Flint Hill Athletics

The return to athletics this fall has reinvigorated our community. We returned more driven, more passionate and more appreciative.  “The first day we came back to the campus, you could already see there was a…

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Athletics Is About Community

Athletics has always been about community. It brings people together and gives us a reason to stand alongside one another. Additionally, it provides a range of values, lessons and emotions. Whether you are a player,…

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Back to School and Ready Again

Back to School and Ready Again Welcome balloons decorated the entrance, and music was in the air when students arrived on campus for the first day of the 2021-2022 academic school year. “The Bluetooth speaker…

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Graduates Adapt to Change and Make School History

Graduates Adapt to Change and Make School History Two valedictorians and two salutatorians in the same graduating class is a first in Flint Hill history. Kyle Frank, Viraj Samant, Lily Min, and Kyle Moxley made…

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Flint Hill’s Journey to Fostering an Inclusive Community

Flint Hill’s Journey to Fostering an Inclusive Community Maya Angelou famously said, “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” Lisa Lisker…

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A New Beginning: Peterson Middle School Opens for the 2020-21 School Year

A New Beginning: Peterson Middle School Opens for the 2020-21 School Year In a modern, light-filled building on Oakton Rd., the hallways and classrooms are buzzing with students. Around the corner from the lobby, students…

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An International Entrepreneur Emerges

An International Entrepreneur Emerges A telltale sign that the future for Firas Ahmad ’95 would involve international work was his pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in foreign service, which he completed at Georgetown University in…

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Honoring our History: The Academic Building Gets a New Name

Honoring our History: The Academic Building Gets a New Name At the end of the summer, Flint Hill announced that the Board of Trustees renamed the Hazel Academic Building the Hazel Lower School in honor…

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Winter Sports Season Includes Multiple Championships

Success continued for our winter sports teams as the Huskies added more championships to the 2019-2020 school year. The Varsity Boys’ Basketball team won their third straight MAC Championship and again qualified for the VISAA…

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Huskies Enjoy a Successful Fall Season, Highlighted by Varsity Volleyball’s State Championship

Flint Hill’s athletic teams began the 2019-2020 school year with an exciting and outstanding fall season.  The Varsity Volleyball team finished the season with a 31-1 overall record and a #1 ranking in the Washington…

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Voices of the Class of 2020

Voices of the Class of 2020 by Megan Johnson ’20 “Our senior year, like our Senior Class, was unconventional and unique … Our class was made up of strong and fierce leaders who were not…

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Quarantined Abroad

Quarantined Abroad Earlier this summer, alumni from around the world shared their experiences with COVID-19 and how they have differed from what many of us have seen in the U.S. with Director of Alumni Relations…

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Essential in a Momentous Time

Essential in a Momentous Time Flint Hill alumni are ready, willing and mobile Facing the uncertainty and challenges from COVID-19, Flint Hill alumni used their skills and talents to lend a hand to others. They…

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“Together, we thrive” — 2020 Diploma Awarding Ceremony

A global health crisis. Civil unrest. And renewed demand for equality and justice. These themes were the backdrop for the end of the Class of 2020’s senior year, and were highlighted in the speeches, delivered…

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PARENT TRACKS

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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All About the Lower School!

May 25, 2022

The last few days have been all about the Lower School. On Friday, I joined sixth grade parents as they decorated student lounges for a big reveal on Monday. These Huskies will be making the leap to Middle School soon, and I think we all just wanted them to know how proud we are of…

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Full Circle

May 17, 2022

Now a Flint Hill alum, Matthew McClements ’18 was the first Flint Hill Upper School student I really got to know. I can’t remember exactly when, but about eight years ago, I met his father, Mike McClements P’18, ’26 on a volunteer committee. Fast forward to present day, I now consider all the McClements part…

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