At Hawken, we’ve been  ReDesigning High School  for years now. Take a look at what our students and teachers have to say about how it feels to do school differently.

Featured Project
August 13, 2019

Journalism as an Act of Bravery and Hope

This investigative project left me with my own investigation. Mine was about growth -- as in how to encourage it and how to seek it for myself.  As school begins…
Featured Project
June 10, 2019

From Stonewall to Pride: An Exploration of Modern Queer Identity

The goal of student-centered education is not simply to let a particular student's particular interest guide learning but also...
Featured Project
January 10, 2019

Audience Matters: A Lesson from Spanish 4 Honors

Sometimes, a simple change in the design of a project can make all the difference. Case in point, Rachel Mullen’s Spanish 4 Honors class which took a familiar exercise...
Featured Project
January 10, 2019

Empathy as a Key to Growth: A Lesson from the Homelessness Intensive

No one doubts the value of learning content. We all need to increase our knowledge in order to increase our skillsets. Content knowledge matters a lot more, though, when we...

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