January-March 2013 
Volume IX

12.27.12: Hathaway Brown meshes talent on court, in classroom 
Naples Daily News
Varsity Basketball

"The Hathaway Brown girls basketball team could win the Naples Holiday Shootout based on talent alone. ... But if the Holiday Shootout came down to SAT scores or grade-point averages, the Blazers would win by the mercy rule."

12.28.12: Holiday Shootout: Hathaway Brown 50, Whitney Young 42 (Video)
Naples Daily News
Beth Brzozowski '14, Varsity Basketball

Hathaway Brown upsets #2 Whitney Young on Day 3 of the Naples Holiday Shootout at Barron Collier High School.

1.1.13: Got Grit?
Indpependent School magazine
HB's Institute for 21st Century Education 

Hathaway Brown  "has transformed its core curriculum to make social and emotional learning, character development, and intellectual exploration and self-discovery defining elements of every student's education at every age."

1.4.13: HB advances to "Sweet 16" in Global Debate Competition 
Upper School Speech & Debate

“In an impressive display of writing and advocacy on the topic of climate change, the Hathaway Brown School team has advanced to the next round of this global debate competition.”

1.10.13: HB's Logan Paul is one of the Queens of the Diamond 
Sun Press
Logan Paul '14

“Everyone there is there for a reason. It’s really difficult competition.”

1.12.13: Shaker Heights Program teaches kids about being healthy 
Middle School Admission Director Frannie Foltz, Healthy Bodies Girls' Health Fest

For young girls and teens, good choices can make all the difference.

1.13.13: FIRST LEGO League District Tournament 
WJW - Fox 8
HB Blazerbots

The University of Akron hosted hundreds of Middle School robotics competitors.

1.15.13: Got Grit? Why It Matters 
Your Teen magazine
Associate Head of School Sue Sadler, 2012 Education Innovation Summit

"It's those people who have a big goal or dream and don't let anything interrupt them in pursuit of that."

1.16.13: Happy 40th birthday, Lip Smacker! 
The Plain Dealer
Peyton Bell '12

"... Peyton has been begging me to do Ice Cream Sandwich for five years now."

1.18.13: Richmond Heights salutes its top teens  
Sun News
Jillian Thomas '12

Jillian Kay Thomas is named Richmond Heights Teen Citizen of the Year.

1.21.13: Student-Athlete With a Future (9:00 mark) 
SportsTime Ohio
Vanessa Smith '13 

Vanessa Smith is shooting for a four-peat. But the Hathaway Brown senior is a hero for other reasons.

1.24.13: Hathaway Brown hosts college search event 
The College Event

“The College Event is perfect for parents wondering when to begin discussions with their teenagers and how to offer appropriate guidance.”

1.24.13: College Admissions Tips (Live on Lakeside) 
College Counseling Director Dr. Terry McCue

"The student, the parent, and the school all play an important part in the college process."

1.29.13: Eastern healing practitioner taps into wisdom of ancients 
The Plain Dealer
Anisha Durve '92

"Anisha Durve works at a modern, major medical center, but when she thinks she's getting a cold, she follows the tenets of a 5,000-year-old healing tradition."

1.29.13: Vagabond Opera and Lakeland Civic Theatre (Around Noon - 21:40 mark) 
WCPN - NPR 90.3
Emma Wahl '13

Local actor Emma Wahl, who's grown up onstage both in Northeast Ohio and on Broadway, discusses the production of Next to Normal.

1.31.13: Hathaway Brown Senior Only Girl to Reach Semifinals of Intel Science Competition 
Alice Catanzaro '13

"Alice Catanzaro advanced to the semifinal round of the Intel Science Talent Search, a notable pre-college competition that's produced eventual Nobel Prize and National Medal of Science winners."

1.31.13: Twitter can also inspire, connect and inform people 
The Plain Dealer
2012 Education Innovation Summit

Last year at an education conference hosted by Hathaway Brown School, New Jersey educator Eric Sheninger said he appreciates Twitter because it introduced him to a passionate cohort of educators.

1.31.13: Hathaway Brown in "Sweet 16" of debate competition 
Sun Press
Upper School Speech and Debate

"This year, 213 teams - representing 34 states and 29 foreign countries - submitted qualifying-round essays either affirming or negating the IPPF topic 'Resolved: Adaptation should be the most urgent response to climate change.'"

2.1.13: Robots rumble at VEX Robotics event at CSU 
Melody DS Buca '17

Twenty-seven teams of high school and middle school students competed in the Vex Robotics Competition on February 1, at the Woodling Gym on the Cleveland State University campus.

2.27.13: Debate team from HB to compete in New York 
Sun Press
Jennifer Blumer '13, Alyssa Bryan '13, Brenna Scully '13

Members of the HB debate team have advanced to the finals of an international debate competition.

2.28.13: Test Anxiety (The Sound of Ideas) 
WCPN - NPR 90.3
Department of Learning Services Director Jennifer Stevenson

If your palms sweat as you catch your breath before the all-important SAT or an all-important client meeting, what techniques can you use to overcome anxiety and perform your best?

3.1.13: Guide to Education 
Cleveland Magazine
Tulibona Namulemo '13, Head of School Bill Christ

In today's educational environment, more schools are focusing on soft skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation.

3.1.13: Beyond Sight Seeing 
Independent School magazine
Center for Global Citizenship Director Joe Vogel

 The Global Education Benchmark Group helps independent schools maximize their students' international experiences.

3.1.13: Ask the Experts 
Cleveland Magazine
Associate Head of School Sue Sadler

"You have to put the students in the driver's seat and teach them how to negogiate."

3.1.13: 2013 NEO Success Awards Winners  
Inside Business magazine
Hathaway Brown School 

A six-time winner, HB is one of  96 NEO Success Awardees that were chosen based on how they reflect and represent the rich cultural, business, innovation, and education environment in Northeast Ohio.

3.5.13: AP Northeast Lakes All-District Team: Girls Basketball Honorees 2012-2013 
The Plain Dealer
Vanessa Smith '13, Nia Marshall '13, Stephanie Poland '13

Vanessa Smith Player of the Year; Nia Marshall named to First Team; Stephanie Poland named to Third Team.

3.5.13: WRHS, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, and Matthew Skitzki (Sound of Ideas) 
WCPN - NPR 90.3
Upper School Accompanist Matthew Skitzki

Local jazz pianist Matthew Skitzki talks about the musical collaborations that go into his new CD.

3.6.13: HB and US orchestras "celebrate music" together in Shaker Heights 
Sun Press
Orchestra Director Linda Simon-Mietus, Upper School Orchestra 

"The program also marked the beginning of Music in the Schools Month, promoting the idea that every child has the right to make music."

3.7.13: Hathaway Brown third graders love salad days  
Sun Press
Dining Services Director Ruth Wylie, Celia Bullock '22, Coral Frontini '22,
Brooklyn Napolitano '22, Maya Thornton '22,  Alexandra Wolf '22

Hathaway Brown students joined more than 1,750 other students at 943 Sodexo-served school sites in 28 states nationally in this fun and educational challenge.

3.7.13: HB picks Taylor as field hockey coach 
Sun Press
Abby Taylor '04

"Taylor will take over at Hathaway Brown, her alma mater, as the Blazers have gone to at least the state  semifinals 11 straight seasons."

3.7.13: Cleveland Peace Corps Volunteer holds swim camp, disaster-preparedness training in Phillippines
Peace Corps Midwest Region
Nehama Rogozen '06 

“I think I bring a valuable perspective to the international development field. Rather than just witnessing poverty, I bring an understanding of project design and management and how to truly work with a community to accomplish their goals with the tools and resources they already have.”


3.7.13: Two thumbs up 
Chagrin Valley Times
Celia Bullock '22

Celia Bullock of Pepper Pike receives two thumbs up from "Iron Chef America" judge Michael Ruhlman during the Sodexo Future Chefs competition at Hathaway Brown.

3.8.13: Tulane Basketball Senior Night 
Tulane Green Wave Athletics
Lauren Newton '09 

Tulane senior Lauren Newton was honored at a special ceremony prior to tipoff.

3.12.13: HB's Vanessa Smith leads All-Ohio Division II girls basketball teams 
The Plain Dealer
Vanessa Smith '13, Nia Marshall '13

"Smith, a 6-1 senior wing/Princeton recruit and co-Northeast Lakes District player of the year, averaged 16.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocked shots while shooting 41.6 percent from the field and 78.3 percent from the foul line." Second Team honors for Nia Marshall of Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown, a 6-0 senior.

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