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Honeybears in the National Press

Years ago, our teachers put into words what they thought best described their work and purpose at Harpeth Hall. The statement began: “Our core purpose is to develop a sense of wonder.” Harpeth Hall classrooms are filled with examples of teachers figuratively placing topics or ideas in the middle of the room and encouraging girls to ask questions, to seek answers, and to show that wonder.

Read More about Bears Repeating from Jess Hill: Fostering a sense of wonder

A quote that we, as a school, often reflect on and talk about is one from a teacher who said: “At Harpeth Hall, girls matter.” Many visitors and newcomers to the world of girls’ schools find it interesting that we feel the need to separate ourselves from the universe of coed education. But, in 2022, providing girls an excellent academic education is only the beginning.

Read More about Bears Repeating from Jess Hill: Taking Girls Seriously