Lowcountry Live 2018!

17 Apr 2018

Recently, Wilson Hill Academy families and faculty gathered in Charleston, South Carolina, to explore the lowcountry. There they paddled past "fresh water marsh, limestone bluffs and old rice fields" as part of their guided kayak tour along Wadboo Creek. They heard how this tributary of the Cooper River was "once home to grand plantations and a booming antebellum economy. The limestone bluffs are reputed to have been used by the Revolutionary War Hero, General Francis

Now and Not Yet: An Easter Reflection

If I am going to be honest, the coming of spring contains something of a paradox for our family’s life on our farm.  The return of the birds, the budding flowers and fruit trees, the leaves on the maples and hackberries and oaks, the bulbous plants and seedlings in the garden, the newborn calves and kids and piglets, the smells of fresh air and the renewal of life, all serve as a seasonal and visceral

Our Very Own Indiana Jones!

29 Mar 2018

WHA earth science and Greek 1 teacher, Shelby Bowden, may not have starred in any movies yet, but his life certainly resembles one now and again. Shelby is a structural geologist, which means he studies how, when and why the Earth’s surface deforms. This type of research surveys mountains, valleys, faults, islands . . . really any part of the Earth’s surface. Shelby's work takes him to far flung destinations like Guam (west Pacific) and,

New Student Services for 2018-2019

We have some exciting additions to the Wilson Hill experience for students and families.  New to our fee structure, the Student Services Fee will apply to all new and returning students rising to 8th grade and above. This non-refundable fee will be due at time of enrollment. It is a one-time fee as long as a student remains enrolled at WHA. Students who leave WHA for a year or more will be assessed this fee

NCEE Results are in!

21 Jan 2018

WHA received our National Classical Etymology Exam results! Under Joanna Hensley's brilliant leadership, an impressive number of students participated this year, and 65 earned medals! Thank you, students, for your fantastic efforts! We are proud of each of you and grateful for all of our talented Latin teachers who make our program exceptional! National Classical Etymology Exam Results Advanced Level (grades 11 and 12) 22 Participants Awards Latin 1 Latin 2 Latin 3 Latin 4

You Might be a WHA Teacher if . . .

15 Jan 2018

When I think about my favorite teachers, I realize they all had one thing in common – they LOVED what they were doing. They didn’t teach merely for a “job," and they weren’t in my classroom because they had concluded that this was the “best they could do.” My calculus teacher, Mrs. Smith, my Spanish teacher, Mrs. Armbrister, and my Bible teacher, Miss Rupp, came to class day after day with undying exuberance for their respective