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Annual Report

The Seven Hills School Annual Report offers information about the financial health of the school and acknowledges the generous support of the families and friends of The Seven Hills School. This yearly publication, released each fall, provides an overview of the achievements of the past academic year.

Magazine

Seven Hills Magazine is published on a biannual basis in the spring and fall. The publication is mailed to our alumni, current parents, and friends of the school. Each magazine offers an in-depth look at signature programs in the Seven Hills community. In its pages readers find profiles of innovative programs, engaged learning, and high-achieving alumni.

News

Six Students named National Merit Commended Scholars, 85 named AP Scholars

Author Ellen Oh visits Upper

Learning about Famous Spanish Speakers

Bolton, English class featured in Journal

Fair Showcases Club Offerings

Seven Students named National Merit Semifinalists

Five students receive College Board National Recognition awards

Ninth Grade Retreat Returns

New Classes at Upper

Chinese Classes Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Seven Hills School chief Chris Garten to exit; search underway for replacement

Seven Hills graduates 90 students in 48th Commencement

Upper Schoolers given end of year awards

May Terms Return

Two Students named finalists for AJC Service Awards

Students succeed on National Latin Exam

Junior places in Top 20 in PhysicsBowl

Seven Hills has Four National Merit Scholars

History students debate great leaders

Students inducted into World Languages Honor Societies

Entrepreneurship Class pitches business ideas

Parent Panel on Immigration

Three receive American Chemical Society honors

Seven students honored in Chinese Writing Contest

Final Civic Engagement Day focused on mental health

Four Students win national Scholastic Awards

Congratulations to new members of the Cum Laude Society

Numerous Stingers Win Awards

Band Day in Physics

Crime Investigation in English

“Grey’s Anatomy” Star, Alum Visits for Civic Engagement Day

Mock Trial Competes at State

Seven Hills Names Hauck Scholarship Winners

Stingers Medal at Science Olympiad

Equity and Inclusion Council teaches about bias

HOSA Chapter is State Bound

Fly Fishing Basics

“Grey’s Anatomy” Star, Alum Visits Seven Hills for Civic Engagement Day

Eight students are National Merit Finalists

Discussing the war in Ukraine

Upper Shares Personal Challenge Projects

Alumni Career Panel Held

African American Awareness Club Provides Food for Bethany House

Juniors Restart Tutoring Club

Freshman becomes Overture finalist

AAA hosts Adoria Maxberry

Five Students named Presidential Scholar Candidates

Student-Authors present novels

Door Decorating Contest

Students and Faculty Face off in Academic Team Match

Croissants for Charity

Local Organization teaches students about healthy relationships

Equity and Inclusion Council attends leadership retreat

Interactive Trig in Honors Precalc

Post-Its bring encouragement to Upper

Seven Hills received 141 Scholastic Writing Awards recognitions

Upper School students design foam sculptures

Upper School winter production shines light on dangerous 1920s workplace conditions

Upper School instrumental concert

Upper School choir concert

Senior Receives YoungArts Award

Club Raised Funds for Bethany House

Senior takes over announcement board

Free the Bee Returns to Upper

Art History in Action

Junior’s Tutoring Program Going Strong

Students program robotic vehicles

Upper School performs “The Addams Family”

Upper School students green-light the new green-screen

Sophomores analyze and enjoy “Macbeth”

Upper School students learn color blending

Civic Engagement Day Focuses on Sustainability

Upper Students Relax with Stinger Day

World Language Boards Outline Importance of Global Citizenship

Students Display Literary Knowledge in Debate

Upper Offers Record Number of Clubs

Author Jasmine Warga Discusses Writing and Identity with Upper School

Student instrumentalists selected to join prestigious regional, state symphonies

Students prepare a spooktacular fright of a show

Upper Students learn foundational ceramic skills

Students, Teachers Share in Life-long Reading Journey

Seniors Watch Sunrise, Hope to Start New Tradition

Senior Teaches Freshmen about Holocaust

Upper School Students Learn the Art of Animation 

Seven Hills Graduates 79 Students in 47th Commencement

Upper School Awards

Celebrating Our Seniors

Upper School Chemistry Students Honor Overlooked Scientists

Upper School Computer Science Students Look Back on What They Learned

Senior Receives Student Leader Honor

Junior Hosts TEDx at The Schiff Center

SNAAP Banquet Celebrates Students, Families

Junior Hosts TEDx at The Schiff Center

Geometric Construction

Freshman Wins Power of the Pen Award

Prom Glows On

Teresa Bardon Named World Language Department Chair

Upper School Elects New Student Government Leaders

Seven Hills Celebrates Seniors!

Upper School Chorus Performs in The Schiff Center

Upper School Symphonic and Contemporary Ensembles Hold Concert in The Schiff Center

Upper School Theatre Rocks “American Idiot”

Calculating Probability in Statistics

It’s a Gas!

National Junior Classical League Latin Honor Society

French Honor Society

 Spanish Honor Society

Congrats to Our National Merit Scholarship Recipients!

Exploring Themes of Magic-realism and the Fantastic in AP Spanish

Congratulations to New Members of Cum Laude Society

Real Applications in Mandarin

Seven Hills Celebrates Signing Day

Congratulations to New Members of Cum Laude Society

Civic Engagement Day

A Tasty Lesson in French

Circuits, Electronics and Mechatronics in Computer Engineering Class

Answering Life’s Questions in Spanish V Honors

Calorimetry in Chemistry

Practicing for the Spring Concert!

Students Soon to Use New Professional Backdrop in Film and Animation Class

Comparative Analysis of Contemporary Works in English 12

Effecting Change through Literature Studies

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Zoom Style

Seven Hills Students Claim Rare Recognition with Cincinnati’s Overture Awards

Seven Hills Students Claim Rare Recognition with Cincinnati’s Overture Awards

Plaster Carving in Upper School Art

National Merit Finalists

SEVEN HILLS CLAIMS TREMENDOUS SHOWING IN SCHOLASTIC WRITING AWARDS 2021

Upper School Students Answer the Question: Are We in a New Gilded Age?

Three Seven Hills Students Accepted to Prestigious Exploratory Medical Program

Understanding the Process of Titration in Chemistry

Seven Hills Wins AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Seven Hills Claims Tremendous Showing in Scholastic Writing Awards 2021

Overture Awards

Upper School Presents Series of Student-Written Plays

Upper School Students Answer the Question: Are We in a New Gilded Age?

Three Seven Hills Students Accepted to Prestigious Exploratory Medical Program

Understanding the Process of Titration in Chemistry

Seven Hills Wins AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Seven Hills Claims Tremendous Showing in Scholastic Writing Awards 2021

Using Emerson as a Guide in American Literature Honors

A Virtual Tour of Berlin

Delivering a little (Tasty) Joy!

A Writing Prompt of Historic Proportions

Learning the Art of Stage Combat

Wonders with Watercolor

A Virtual Tour of Berlin

Discussion of the Cold War

Senior Named Candidate for National Merit Corporate Scholarship

Precalculus Honors Students Evaluate Expressions

Senior Talks COVID-19 on local Podcast

Books for Lunch – Save the Date!

Upper School Theater Highlights

Senior Receives National YoungArts Award for Classical Music Accomplishments

The Turkey Tango Continues!

Math Department Uses Grant to Boost Remote Learning Engagement

Books for Lunch Goes Virtual!

What Are You Reading?

Civic Engagement Day

Previewing the Class of 2025!

Upper School Receives Computer Science Education Award

Upper Delivers “War of the Worlds” at The Schiff Center

Theater Students Produce “Midnight Express” Play at Alms Park

Upper Chorus Practicing for Upcoming Performance

Spooktoberfest!

Latin Honor Society

National Latin Exam & Latin Honor Society

Seven Hills Upper School Students to Serve on Local Magazine Editorial Board

History Students Zoom Denmark to Discuss Presidential Election

The Seven Hills School Tops Niche.com Rankings in Cincinnati

Congratulations National Merit Commended Scholars

Pizarras Transparantes (Plexiglass as a whiteboard)

Juniors Study “The Crucible”

Just How Do Store Receipts Get Designed?

Upper School Journalism Class Prepares First Issue of Newspaper

Visualizing Music

An In-depth (and timely) Study of the History of Vaccines

Spanish 4 Students Takes Classmates on Virtual Geographical Tour

Observing Physical and Chemical Changes in Chemistry

Drawing and Shading Drills in Upper School Art

Upper School Theater Wins Cappie Award

Upper School Student Art Displayed in Virtual Gallery

Commencement Awards

Upper School Theater Students Soar in online play

Taking on PPE Concepts in Bioengineering Class

Journalism Students Share Story Corps Interviews

Choral Students Prepare Virtual Choir Recordings

Painting for Meaning

Seven Hills Upper Theater Earns 16 CAPPIES nominations

Seven Hills Senior Recognized by United Soccer Coaches

Sophomore Recognized by New York Times for Essay Challenge

African-American Awareness Club Holds Soul Food Festival

Upper School Chinese Students Teach Lower School Students About Lunar New Year

Junior U.S. History Students Interview Lotspeich Third-graders

Students Flip the Script with Movie Poster Project

2019-20 Winter Sports Awards

African-American Awareness Club Hosts Visiting Musician

Love is Love

Soul Bros Make National News

Chinese New Year

Books for Lunch Welcomes Author Christina Baker Kline

Upper School Stages “All In The Timing”

2003 Alumnus Charges Upper School Students to be Courageous Every Day

Mark Your Calendars for Books for Lunch!

Upper Theater Students to Put on 7 One-Act Plays

Computer Engineering Students Automate ‘Smart’ Train Set

Upper School Symphonic and Contemporary Instrumental Ensembles

Upper School Chorus Performs Beautifully at The Schiff Center

Ninth-graders to Perform in “The Nutcracker”

Seven Hills Junior Receives National Award for Classical Music Accomplishments

Seven Hills in the News for #1 Ranking

‘Hairspray’ Casting Spurs Journalistic Event

Personal Challenge Sharing

Seven Hills Upper Theater Delivers Brilliant Performance in The Schiff Center

Junior Saxophonist Performs in Select Cincinnati Youth Jazz Orchestra

Sophomore Violinist Leads Initiative to Donate Instruments to Young Musicians

General Art Upper School Students Use Emotion as Medium

Seven Hills Upper School Named Top STEM School by Newsweek

Seven Hills Junior Achieves Perfect Composite ACT Score

Upper School Students and Faculty Volunteer for Day of Service

Junior Violinist Competes in Germany

Seven Hills Instrumentalists Earn Gold Medal from Australia Performance

Spooktober Fest

Seven Hills Congratulates National Merit Commended Students

Seven Hills Upper School Devotes Day to Unpack Defamation

National Hispanic Scholars

Defamation Experience Enlightens Upper School

National Chime Music Orchestra of Hubei Song and Dance Theater of China Performs in The Schiff Center

Spanish Exchange Students Visit Seven Hills

Sophomores Enjoy Performance of “Macbeth” in The Schiff Center

National Hispanic Scholars

Student Instrumentalists Selected to Join Prestigious Regional, State Symphonies

Upper School Students See Pulitzer-Prize-winning Play

“Hairspray” Coming to the Schiff!

The National Merit Scholarship Program Names 10 Seven Hills Seniors National Merit Finalists

Upper School Students Invite Peers to Get Involved

The Seven Hills School Tops Rankings in Ohio and Cincinnati

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Upper School Spring Athletic Awards Announced

Max Yuan Named National Merit Scholarship Winner

Senior Accepted into Medical Program

Student Celebrates Life of Friend through Cubing Competition

Upper School Athletic Awards Announced

Freshman Receives Regional Award for Short Film

Seven Hills Announces 2019 National Merit Finalists

Seven Hills senior earns first chair placement in Regional Orchestra

Seven Hills Instrumentalists to Perform in Citywide and Regional Orchestras

2018 Fall Sports Award

Congratulations to our National Merit Commended Students!

Congratulations to our National Merit Semifinalists!

Upper School Science Teacher Bryce Carlson Sets Rowing Record

7-30-18
Seven Hills Teacher Rowing Across the Northern Atlantic Ocean

Senior Culminating Experience

Seven Hills Students Nominated for, Win Cappies

Upper Theater Nails Drowsy Chaperone

Seven Hills Senior Named Presidential Scholar

Student-athletes Commit to Play at College Level

Press Releases

With so many exciting lessons, events, and more happening in the halls of Seven Hills, we often share our news with the Cincinnati community. Press releases feature stories sent to news outlets in the area, as well as pieces about Seven Hills in the news.

Seven Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Mike Combs, Omar Cummings join Seven Hills as Boys Varsity Soccer Coaches

Seven Hills received 141 Scholastic Writing Awards

“Grey’s Anatomy” Star, Alum Visits Seven Hills for Civic Engagement Day

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLAR SEMIFINALISTS AND AP SCHOLARS ANNOUNCED

STUDENT INSTRUMENTALISTS SELECTED TO JOIN PRESTIGIOUS REGIONAL, STATE SYMPHONIES

Four Students get Perfect ACT, SAT Scores

Seven Hills Ranked #1 by Niche

Congratulations to our 2021 National Merit Scholars!

Seven Hills Congratulates our 2021 National Merit Scholars!

Seven Hills Announces 10 National Merit Finalists

E. E. Ford Foundation Awards Prestigious Matching Grant to The Seven Hills School

Sophomore to Perform Solo with CSO

89% of Seven Hills’ Seniors Receive Early Action Acceptance

9-13-17
Seven Hills Announces 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Rising Junior Recognized at US Youth Soccer National Championships

The Seven Hills School Claims State Championship

6-07-17
Student Engineers Use Design Thinking to Help Friend

2-27-17
Seven Hills Announces 11 National Merit Finalists

1-25-17
Seven Hills Entrepreneurs in the News

11-16-16
Seven Hills Featured in Hyde Park Living

11-16-16
Upper School Students Thrive in New Entrepreneurship Class

Seven Hills Boys Golf Team Claims State Championship

10-18-16
Seven Hills Recognizes National Commended Scholars

10-12-16
Seven Hills Students Claim Top Prize in Kung Fu Competition, Featured on WCPO

The Seven Hills School Launches Athletic Leadership Team

9-14-16
Seven Hills Announces 2017 National Merit Semifinalists

6-13-16
Seven Hills Student Featured in Enquirer for Training Dogs to Detect Diabetes

5-11-16
Seven Hills Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Winner

4-06-16
Seven Hills Senior Featured on Channels 5 & 12

3-30-16
Seven Hills Senior Qualifies for Olympic Trials

2-08-16
Four Seven Hills Seniors Signed

2-02-16
Three Seven Hills Seniors Named 2016 Presidential Scholar Candidates

Senior Matthew Marquardt named Larosa’s MVP of the Week

12-01-15
Seven Hills Student Named Finalist for Full Medical School Scholarship

Two seniors commit to play for Division I schools

10-20-15
Seven Hills Students Conduct Waste Audit

9-28-15
Seven Hills Tops National Merit Percentage Among Cincinnati Schools

9-09-15
Seven Hills Congratulates 8 National Merit Semifinalists

6-12-15
Congratulations Class of 2015!

5-27-15
Seven Hills Freshman Brings Home Cappies Award for “Best Supporting”

5-19-15
Seven Hills Junior Receives Top Composite ACT Score

5-19-15
Seven Hills Congratulates Our 2015 National Merit Scholarship Award Winner

4-08-15
Seven Hills Students Named Finalists in Youth Poetry Slam Contest

4-08-15
Seven Hills Senior Receives National Achievement Scholarship

2-23-15
Seven Hills Congratulates 10 National Merit Finalists

1-07-15
Microlending Program Thrives at The Seven Hills School

10-06-14
Seven Hills Student Selected to be TEDx Speaker

9-24-14
Congratulations to Our National Merit Scholars

Semester in Review

The Semester in Review, released at the closing of fall semester, compiles highlights from The Buzz. The publication takes a look back at special projects, programs, and accomplishments of our students and faculty during the first half of the year.