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Legends to retire after 25+ years
Originally Published in the May 2018 print issue, edited on 5/21/18 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  
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A Greenhill take on Trump’s tax plan
The Republican Tax Cut Plan was passed by the United States Congress in December. The bill has caused divide within
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New security system implemented for faculty
Greenhill is implementing a new security system for faculty after revisiting the critiques from a security audit and the budget
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English class confronts Dallas’ past injustices
This trimester, the junior and senior Literature of Human Rights class has studied some of the uglier parts of Dallas’
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Senior helps fellow runner win marathon, receives worldwide recognition
Senior Ariana Luterman gained recognition and inspired many people around the world when she helped runner Chandler Self by pushing
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A push for independence: Junior Mira Jungerman writes from Spain about Catalonia’s fight for freedom
Mira Jungerman is currently studying in Zaragoza, Spain with the School Year Abroad (SYA) program. She wrote this piece reporting
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Senior creates Viking history tutorial
When senior Swati Ravi was a freshman, she used to joke with her friends about taking a history class about
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Greenhill Alumus fights for removal of Confederate plaque in Texas State Capitol
Eric Johnson ’94, a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 100, recently met with Texas Governor
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Executive Editor Abbas Hasan weighs in on Aun San Suu Kyi and her indifference to the genocide in Myanmar
Every year, a Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to the individual or individuals who take a stand to make the
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Greenhill participates in INDEX conference anti-racism training
Each fall, Greenhill participates in a survey run by the Independent School Data Exchange (INDEX) Group to compare academic data,
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Seventh grader enrolls after Hurricane Irma
Seventh grader Sara Bharwani has enrolled in Greenhill mid-trimester after Hurricane Irma forced her to move to the United States
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Photo Series: Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day 2017
On Nov. 17, Greenhill celebrated Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day.   Click through to meet some of the students and
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Photo Series: Homecoming 2017
This year, Homecoming was held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 4. Here are some highlights from the week. Photos by
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Snapchat Story: Greenhill celebrates 67th Founder’s Day
On September 11, Greenhill celebrated its 67th Founder’s Day in an all-school assembly. To view the highlights of the event,
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Senior wins Volunteer of the Year award from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
This year, senior Kailey McNeal was named Volunteer of the Year by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
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Junior Erin McGuire’s editorial published in The Dallas Morning News
Bombs are tools of mass destruction, along with disease. However, according to junior Erin McGuire, so is the traditional burger.
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Greenhill hosts interfaith panel for Upper School students
On March 28, the Muslim Student Association, Jewish Studies Club, South Asian Student Association, and Greenhill Christian Fellowship hosted an
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Greenhill hosts 2nd annual LGBTQ+ Summit on March 8
On March 8, Greenhill hosted its second for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning, Plus (LGBTQ+) summit for students
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Greenhill to host a drug and alcohol awareness seminar on March 3
Greenhill will host a drug and alcohol awareness seminar for all Upper School students on March 3. The event will
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Greenhill Robotics Viridian team nominated for “Think Award” at North Texas Regional Championship
On Feb. 25, Greenhill Robotics team, Viridian, competed in the North Texas Regional Championship. While they did not win an award,
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Financial aid packages to be released on the same day as admission decisions
The Jones family has just been through the application process to send their child Max to Greenhill School. To their
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Black students and faculty dress in celebration of Black History Month
Members of Greenhill’s black affinity groups dressed in formal clothing on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last week in order to
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What can we learn from conflict? A Greenhill club starts a conversation on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Although thousands of miles away, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict hits close to home for many Greenhill students. On Dec. 23, 2016,
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Trevor Worcester named Interim Head of Upper School for 2017-2018 school year
On Feb. 6th, current Modern and Classical Languages Department Head, co-chair of the Vision Committee, and Middle and Upper School
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Greenhill seniors attend Texas Muslim Capitol Day on Jan. 31
On Jan. 31, seniors Zayna Syed and Simra Abedi attended the Texas Muslim Capitol Day at the Capitol Building in
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Greenhill students attend country themed Junior Symphony Ball on Jan. 21
The Junior Symphony Ball took place Jan. 21, 2017 to support the Dallas Symphony and their fund for arts programs
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“Montage” becomes a finalist for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Crown Award
This January, Greenhill’s literary magazine, Montage, became a finalist for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Crown Award for Student
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Students take teacher evaluation surveys
At the culmination of the first trimester, Greenhill students in third through twelfth grade took surveys regarding their instructors’ approach
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Greenhill reimagines Career Day
In an attempt to expose current Greenhill students to both career options and Greenhill’s alumni network, the Alumni Board has
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Greenhill eighth graders spend election night in D.C.
On November 8, millions of American people did the same three things: vote, watch their votes being counted and see
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Library renovates computer lab, adds iPads
The library computer lab has been renovated this year. Rather than the familiar picture of the lab’s desks lined end-to-end
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Head of Upper School will leave Greenhill at end of school year
At the end of the 2016-17 school year, Head of Upper School Laura Ross will depart from Greenhill to pursue
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A DART towards public transit at Greenhill?
A concrete desert with endless highways and pedestrians as sparse as rain, Dallas’ suburban sprawl offers few options for public
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Students tear down 9/11 memorial at Occidental College, the Republican Club President Alan Bliss ’15 responds
The Republican Club at Occidental College set up a 9/11 memorial on campus to honor those who died that day
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Mayor of Addison’s letter to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
In the October 2016 issue, the Evergreen covered the potential new projects by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and it’s
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Upper School holds Academic Awards Assembly with new GPA cutoff
On Friday, September 30, the annual Upper School Academic Awards Ceremony took place in the Marshall Family Performing Arts Center
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New Faculty Members Join the Hill
The Evergreen’s Introduction to Journalism class randomly selected a couple of new faculty members to profile, scroll down to learn more
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7th Grade switches volunteer project to Operation Kindness
This 2016-2017 school year, the Greenhill seventh grade has changed their community service project to working with Operation Kindness. Operation
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Greenhill Upper School adds new Learning Commons
Their backpacks are overflowing with textbooks and supplies. Their minds are overflowing with knowledge and ideas. Their calendars are overflowing
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Administration restructures department chair system
This summer, Director of Academics Jason Yaffe restructured the department chair system after consulting administrators and past department chairs. This
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New Community Council added to Leadership Councils
The Community Council is the newest addition to leadership councils at Greenhill. The council was established in order to improve
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New Teacher Evaluation allows for Better Academic Review
Starting this year, students in third through twelfth grade will have the opportunity to take surveys evaluating the pros and
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Greenhill Alumna Ilyse Hogue speaks at Democratic National Convention
On July 26, 2016, day two of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), Planned Parenthood President, Cecile Richards, became the first
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Senior signs National Letter of Intent to Tulsa
On April 11, senior Jacob Pugh signed his National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play football at the University of
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Holidays Offer Service Opportunities for Greenhill Students
By Catherine Leffert On Dec. 20, 24 Greenhill students gathered on their first day free from school to volunteer at
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Annual Nutcracker Performance, Last in Zale-Fields
Since 1951, The Nutcracker has been an annual tradition for kindergarteners, who perform the holiday classic to an audience of
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