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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.


Seven Hills Ranked #1 by Niche

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


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


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 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!

A Community of Joiners and Doers: Seven Hills Graduates Class of 2019

Graduating Seniors Return to Lower Schools

Students Nominated for Cappies

Upper School Spring Art Show

Commencement Awards

Boundless Learning with May Term

Upper School Students Earn Perfect ACT/SAT Scores

National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship

Upper School Spring Athletic Awards Announced

Senior Circle Surprise

Senior Culminating Experience

Senior Class Day

Shark Tank Presentations

Students Take National Latin Exam

The Schiff Center Grand Opening

Upper School Contemporary and Symphonic Ensemble

Upper School Choral Concert

Max Yuan Named National Merit Scholarship Winner

Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Recipient

Senior Accepted to Medical School Program

Chemistry Students Honored

National Junior Classical League Honor Society

English Class Expands Understanding of August Wilson’s Work

Senior Accepted into Medical Program

Sophomore Solos at Music Hall

Seven Hills Chorus Headed to Carnegie Hall

Upper School Theater Students to Perform “Summer Brave”

Seven Hills Students Shine at Ohio State Thespian Conference

Upper School Art Teacher Holds Discussion about Notre Dame Blaze

French Class, French Art

Cum Laude

Student Celebrates Life of Friend through Cubing Competition

Students Attend Leadership Seminar

2019 Frederick A. Hauck Scholarship Winners

Actors from August Wilson Play Workshop with Upper Students

African-American Awareness Club Celebrates with Soul Food Fest

Model UN Earns Four Awards in Rigorous Competition

Upper School Athletic Awards Announced

Freshman Receives Regional Award for Short Film

Scholastic Recognizes 30 Seven Hills Student Writers, Poets

Visiting Storyteller Urges, “Learn Your Migration Story”

Books For Lunch Features Author Sy Montgomery

Upper School Stages “Elephant’s Graveyard”

Sophomore Selected as Overture Awards Finalist

Seven Hills Chorus Going to Carnegie Hall

Seniors Take Chinese New Year Celebration to Doherty

Seven Hills Announces 2019 National Merit Finalists

Upper Theater Takes on Historically Complex Play, “Elephant’s Graveyard”

It’s Going to Be Wild! Visiting Author, Sy Montgomery

Understanding Confucianism and Meritocracy

Building Vocabulary in French I

Freshman to Serve on Hamilton County Commission on Women and Girls

Chinese Exchange Students Enjoy Upper School Visit

Upper School Art Show

A Study of Political Ideologies

Making Learning Elements in Macro-Engineering

Interpreting Macbeth with Shakespeare Company

Understanding Greatest Common Factor

Latin Club Celebrates Saturnalia

Books for Lunch Prepares for Visiting Author! Feb. 8!

Entrepreneurship Students Present Work, Shark Tank-style

Middle, Upper School Excels at the Classics

English Students Experience Transcendentalism

AP Chemistry Students Study Spectrophotometry

Senior Tackles 100-Obstacle Course in World Championship

Sophomore Featured on WCPO

Freshman to Play Carnegie Hall

Heartfelt Holiday Messages from Upper School Chorus

Upper Chorus Spreads Holiday Cheer Across Cincy

Upper School Symphonic and Contemporary Ensembles

Students, Faculty Attend Conferences Focused on Diversity

Latin III Honors Celebrates End of Textbook Series

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company performs “Macbeth” for Sophomores

Model UN

Seniors Take a Break

Upper School Holds Mock Election

Upper School Students Do the Turkey Tango

Seven Hills senior earns first chair placement in Regional Orchestra

Seven Hills Instrumentalists to Perform in Citywide and Regional Orchestras

Third Annual Spooktoberfest Fun for All

French Exchange Students Visit Seven Hills

Computer Engineering Class Busy with Projects

Upper School Students Volunteer for Day of Service

Senior Volunteers with Middle School Engineering Club

Studying Cycladic Art

2018 Fall Sports Award

Seven Hills Co-hosts College Fair

In Search of the First Amendment

Visiting Author Inspires Seven Hills

Latin Students Prepare for Field Trip with Ancient Comedy

Congratulations to our National Merit Commended Students!

Upper School Teacher Studies Harkness Method at Philips Exeter

Freshman Selected for Middle School Honors Performance Series in NYC

Congratulations to our National Merit Semifinalists!

Upper School Science Teacher Bryce Carlson Sets Rowing Record

Seven Hills Teacher Rowing Across the Northern Atlantic Ocean

Seven Hills Students Nominated for, Win Cappies

Class Awards Day

Senior Culminating Experience

Class Day Assembly

Students Inducted into National Junior Classical League Latin Honor Society

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Upper School Art Show

The Ohio Innocence Project Comes to the Classroom

Frankenstein on Trial in English 10

Mu Alpha Theta Inducts New Members

Student Receives Scholarship from Anthony Munoz Foundation

Seven Hills Students Nominated for, Win Cappies

Upper Theater Nails Drowsy Chaperone

Upper School Theater Performs Drowsy Chaperone

Upper School Symphonic and Contemporary Ensembles Perform Concert

Seven Hills Senior Named Presidential Scholar

Congratulations to New Members of Cum Laude Society

Student-athletes Commit to Play at College Level

Black History Month Celebrated at the Upper School

Students Travel to Math Competitions

Juniors Earn Perfect ACT Scores

Senior Wins Overture Competition, Freshman Advances to Final Round

Directing Students Produce 10-minute Plays

Scholastic Recognizes 11 Seven Hills Student Writers, Poets

Upper Students Recognized with Hauck Scholarships

Funuary in Full Swing

Freshman Musician to Play Solo with Cincinnati Pops – Feb. 3

Seven Hills Congratulates Presidential Scholar Candidates

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.



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

Seven Hills Announces 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Rising Junior Recognized at US Youth Soccer National Championships

The Seven Hills School Claims State Championship

Student Engineers Use Design Thinking to Help Friend

Seven Hills Announces 11 National Merit Finalists

Seven Hills Entrepreneurs in the News

Seven Hills Featured in Hyde Park Living

Upper School Students Thrive in New Entrepreneurship Class

Seven Hills Boys Golf Team Claims State Championship

Seven Hills Recognizes National Commended Scholars

Seven Hills Students Claim Top Prize in Kung Fu Competition, Featured on WCPO

The Seven Hills School Launches Athletic Leadership Team

Seven Hills Announces 2017 National Merit Semifinalists

Seven Hills Student Featured in Enquirer for Training Dogs to Detect Diabetes

Seven Hills Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Winner

Seven Hills Senior Featured on Channels 5 & 12

Seven Hills Senior Qualifies for Olympic Trials

Four Seven Hills Seniors Signed

Three Seven Hills Seniors Named 2016 Presidential Scholar Candidates

Senior Matthew Marquardt named Larosa’s MVP of the Week

Seven Hills Student Named Finalist for Full Medical School Scholarship

Two seniors commit to play for Division I schools

Seven Hills Students Conduct Waste Audit

Seven Hills Tops National Merit Percentage Among Cincinnati Schools

Seven Hills Congratulates 8 National Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations Class of 2015!

Seven Hills Freshman Brings Home Cappies Award for “Best Supporting”

Seven Hills Junior Receives Top Composite ACT Score

Seven Hills Congratulates Our 2015 National Merit Scholarship Award Winner

Seven Hills Students Named Finalists in Youth Poetry Slam Contest

Seven Hills Senior Receives National Achievement Scholarship

Seven Hills Congratulates 10 National Merit Finalists

Microlending Program Thrives at The Seven Hills School

Seven Hills Student Selected to be TEDx Speaker

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.