|Alumna Becomes National Press Secretary for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services|
Alumna Katie Hill ’00 has become the new national press secretary for health care at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, working for the new HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell. She will primarily focus on the communications strategy around the continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act and other public health initiatives, working closely with national and health care reporters who are covering the topic.
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|The Investiture of Head of School Stephanie Balmer|
The Investiture of Stephanie Balmer on Friday, Sept. 5 signaled a new chapter in the life of The Harpeth Hall School. Tapped as the sixth Head of School, Mrs. Balmer brings passion and dedication to advancing single-gender education. The Rev. Lissa Smith from the class of 1991 gave the inspiring invocation that reminded all in attendance to “Give us peace as we walk into this new day full of hope and expectation. Open our eyes to the ways in which each of us can bring about a more perfect joy for all that step onto this campus. Grow us in spirit of truth and love of learning that will make us better scholars, better citizens, and yield a more perfect community.”
|Gandhi's Grandson Inspires Students |
Dr. Arun Gandhi was chosen as the first speaker of a new speaker initiative launched last spring as a result of generous funding from a Harpeth Hall alumna. Members of the Upper School Student Speaker Series Committee chose the grandson of the legendary Mahatma Gandhi to address the upper school on Friday to kick off the series.
|Damn Yankees Reunion!|
Cast and crew from the HH/MBA 2000 production of the musical Damn Yankees were treated to the 2014 version of the musical at MBA's Paschall Theater. Cal Fuller directed the seventeenth annual musical collaboration between MBA and Harpeth Hall.
|Wonderful Article by Ann Teaff|
Ann Teaff has shared her thoughts about Nashville and her time spent in our GREAT city and school. CLICK HERE to read and enjoy!
|Honor Day Celebrates 8th Graders|
Sinfonia Song by Kirt Mosier, performed by the Seventh-Grade Orchestra, opened the 45th Annual Honor Day Ceremony on May 26 in the Frances Bond Davis Theatre. Graduating from the Daugh W. Smith Middle School is a milestone that Harpeth Hall recognizes with its Honor Day ceremony.
|Landmark Graduation for Class of 2014|
In her Commencement speech, senior Arin Chambers shared the landmarks that impacted the course of her educational journey at Harpeth Hall. From using a dollar bill as a ruler to determine whether the plaid skirt she was buying for the first time would be the appropriate length to processing down Souby lawn minutes earlier with 87 girls she has grown to love as sisters.
|63rd Step Singing Ceremony|
A beautiful cool evening greeted the Class of 2014 for the 63rd Step Singing ceremony on May 25th in the newly named Ann Teaff Quadrangle on Souby Lawn.
|Final All-School Assembly Tribute to Ann Teaff|
CLICK Here to watch a short video of the tribute to Ann Teaff at our final all-school assembly. Stand in Strength was co-written but alumna Suzi Ragsdale and the HH Chamber Choir and performed here by the entire student body, faculty, and staff!