Middle School

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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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 300 robotics teams in Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. competed for the 80 spots in the championship. Flint Hill Double 0 Ducks earned their spot in December by winning their qualifying competition…

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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 on the milestones in our school history, remember those who have passed and honor our educators who excel in their craft with the Driving Spirit Award. Today was an extra special…

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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, students select a new production role and put together the content they wish to produce for their weekly program, “The Hub.” The students take on the responsibilities of each position: episode…

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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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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 the new Peterson Middle School, the terrace provided the perfect gathering place to watch the games and quickly became the place to be during the Friday night bonfire festivities! The expansive…

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Flint Hill Arts

Self-Discovery Through the Arts

December 1, 2021

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 the sounds of our student performers echo through each building. The fine arts are an integral part of daily life…

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Flint Hill - Back to school

Back to School and Ready Again

September 1, 2021

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 was positioned outside, near the Activity Center, during morning carpool,” described Interim Director of the Lower School Robyn Nichols. “As…

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Flint Hill’s Journey to Fostering an Inclusive Community

December 15, 2020

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 P ’15, ’16, chair of the Flint Hill Board of Trustees Diversity Committee, shares that an inclusive community is “a…

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

December 15, 2020

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 are collaborating – socially distanced – in a common area that divides the classrooms on either side of the hallway.…

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