Friday, December 14, 2012
Both teams defeat Georgetown Day School.
After setting several records last week, the Flint Hill School swim teams rallied Tuesday night to defeat Georgetown Day School. The girls rolled to a cool 103-51 win, as Senior Rachel Swarts won the 200 freestyle, Sophomore Rachel Cunningham won the 50 freestyle, Freshman Ella Hamilton won the 100 freestyle, Sophomore Brittany deCamp won the 500 freestyle and Junior Catherine Swarts won the 100 breaststroke. Sports Information Director McClain Bell said the 200 yard medley relay team of Hamilton, Junior Alana Suter, Rachel Swarts and Cunningham, the 200 yard freestyle relay team of Senior Natalie Brendsel, Hamilton, Cunningham and Rachel Swarts, and the 400 yard freestyle relay team of Rachel Swarts, Brendsel, deCamp and Cunningham also …
Tough Tuesday loss for the Huskies agains Episcopal.
Flint Hill School's boys' basketball team traded baskets and turnovers with Episcopal throughout Tuesday night's game, Coach Rico Reed said, but Episcopal got the upper hand, hitting 12 out of 15 free throws in the fourth period to win 63-59. Junior guard Britton Anderson led the Huskies with 20 points. Junior Cole Herdman pulled down 7 rebounds, and senior Jerrod Reed contributed 5 assists." The next game for the Huskies is Dec. 27 in the Bulldog Bash Holiday Tournament at Westfield. In other basketball news: Flint Hill's girls team also lost Tuesday 79-46 at Georgetown Visitation. The squad will face McLean at 5 p.m. Dec. 22.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Flint Hill journalism student explores time management in latest blog post.
How students choose to spend each of the minutes in their day is a constantly evolving choice. "Not only do students have a constant impact on the school and larger community, but everything they choose to engage in plays a part in who they are to become," freshman Hailey Scherer writes in her latest blog post for Flint Hill School's journalism program. Scerer interviewed students and faculty about how to teach time management -- and how those lessons play out in day to day decisions. You can read the full post here.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
At qualifying event Sunday, team outpaces competitors by 65 points, wins "inspire" award.
The Flint Hill School's robotics team took the top two spots Sunday at a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) qualifying event at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. The three Flint Hill teams at the event competed against nine other schools from across Virginia and Maryland. The victory was a practice round, so to speak, for the 17 Flint Hill students on the team as they look toward Virgina's qualifying tournament Jan. 19. There, students will vie for a spot at the organization's February regional tournament, and then, national competition later this spring. Leading the team this season is Professor of Math and Computer Science Mike Snyder, who came to Flint Hill two years ago to launch a revamped …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
In blog, journalism student explores how two of the area's most elite teams developed a love-hate relationship.
For the first time in a long time, the direction of the rivalry between the Flint Hill and Potomac School basketball teams is up in the air. A journalism student explores the relationship between the two elite programs in a blog post submitted by Flint Hill's journalism program. You can read the full story here. The program regularly submits stories on local issues by its students. You can read all of them by following this link. Do you want to blog on Oakton Patch, apply here or email erica.hendry at patch.com.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Team pulls out 67-45 win Friday.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
The Flint Hill boys' basketball tallied a convincing win against Woodberry Forest this evening, winning with a score of 67-45. Sophomore Guard Sam Worman shot a perfect 7 for 7 from the floor and scored a career-high 16 points. He also led the team with 5 rebounds. Ben Kase, Jerrod Reed and Greg Harris combined for 16 assists. The team's next game is at 6 p.m. at home Tuesday against Episcopal. McClain Bell provided information for this report.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Despite Tuesday loss, Huskies show strong performance in 200 yard medley.
Though the Flint Hill School's girls swim team lost 107-63 on Tuesday in a dual meet at Madiera, the swimmers posted a new school record worth celebrating. The 200 yard medley relay team set a new school record for the event in 1:57.56, Sports Information Director McClain Bell said. The members of the relay team — freshmen Ella Hamilton and Lauren Freeman, and seniors Rachel Swarts and Natalie Brendsel — also had personal performances to celebrate: Swarts had a victory in the 100 yard backstroke, and Brendsel swept the 500 yard freestyle. The 200 and 400 yard free relay teams — Swarts, Freeman, Brendsel and senior Anna Lombardo, and Lombardo, Brendsel, Hamilton and junior Catherine Swarts, respectively — both won their events as well, …
Huskies hope for a victory later this week.
It was a tough night Tuesday for Flint Hill sports as both the boys and girls basketball teams posted losses. Flint Hill's boys squad lost 77-51 against Bullis. Despite Britton Anderson's 12-point performance, the Huskies fell behind early and struggled to establish a rhythm, Coach Rico Reed said. The girls basektbal team came within a closer margin of their opponents, but ultimately lost to Bishop Ireton 49-40. "The team showed up defensively but struggled to rack up the points needed to win the game," Bell said. The boys team will travel for a 7 p.m. game Friday against Woodberry Forest. The girls team will stay on Huskies turf for a 6 p.m. tipoff Friday against the National Cathedral School.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Volleyball, soccer and football all win Saturday
Flint Hill School celebrated its annual Homecoming festivities Saturday, hosting four different varsity competitions along with various carnival games and activities. The Huskies ended the day with victories in the volleyball, girls soccer, boys soccer and football competitions: The day's festivities, which ended with the Homecoming Dance, were a culmination of Spirit Week. Click here for more photos from the week. Get daily and breaking news email updates from Oakton Patch by signing up for newsletters here. Or follow Oakton Patch on Twitter and Facebook.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Flint Hill School is looking for volunteer coordinators at service organizations for fair