Registration is now open for our Experiential Learning trip to Iceland during the 2018 Spring Break. Students and faculty will experience the unique culture and landscape of Iceland as they visit a variety of landmarks, museums, and natural wonders.
What a wonderful day of reconnecting and new friend making, with our student government really stepping up with such energy and positivity to greet classmates, families, and facilitate ice-breakers.
In this SchoolLinks podcast episode, Head of School Dr. Randy Bertin discusses his progressive vision of education that pushes self-discovery while also preparing students for the college and career worlds.
Besant Hill Summer Institute began July 2 with the arrival of students from 10 different countries! We have students from the academic year as well as just for the summer program here to learn English, STEM and prepare for the SAT.
Our school magazine, Aun Aprendo, is named after our school motto, which means “I am still learning.” In the editions below, you will find photos highlighting our beautiful California location and school events along with articles, links to video, save-the-dates, and more. Find alumni news in the Alumni Howl section.
Alumnus Jorge Uribe ’60 delivered an eloquent, erudite, and thought-provoking commencement address to the graduating class of 2017.
We congratulate and commend them on their dedication to Besant Hill School’s Portrait of a Graduate and a never-ending pursuit of knowledge.
On June 2, twenty student graduated as the newest alumni of Besant Hill School of Happy Valley. End-of-year celebrations and ceremonies included Commndations Dinner & Award Ceremony, Passing of the Torch Ceremony, and Commencement Ceremony.
Congratulations to Tod Cossairt on his retirement! For over two decades Tod has been a parent, administrator, teacher, mentor, and friend to the school’s community.
Student Government elections included two teams of candidates, each comprised of three rising seniors, gave their presentations in a bid for Student Body Presidents.
News & Events
Awful. That is the word I have heard most today. Just Awful. Like many of us, I was awoken in the early hours of the morning to alerts on my phone from all major media outlets which shared the horrific events that unfolded in Las Vegas last evening.
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