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
WHA loves that even though we are an online school, our families find time to travel and spend time with one another. Shout out to the Seefried family, who came up from Maryland to spend time with Mr. Etter
Shout out to Andrew Shives for organizing the caravan to Lancaster to grab some pizza, play frisbee & football, and just enjoy hanging out with Mr. Etter and
Former Wilson Hill students, Eva Lewis, Emma Marsh, and Grayce Owens, now enjoying college life at New College Franklin, met up with former teachers, Tom Vierra and Marie Owens, on Labor Day to support the NCF team in the Franklin Classic 5K Run/Walk, benefitting Mercy Community Healthcare. Way to go,
Thanks to Becky Pliego and family, our Spanish students have had fabulous opportunities to visit Mexico City! We appreciate you, Mrs. Pliego, and your generous hospitality! ¡Hurra!
WHA students boarded the World War II USS Yorktown CV-10 aircraft carrier on Charleston Harbor. There they lived as "shipmates" while touring the museum's three 70-year-old warships and, as part of the crew, experienced the history of the Vietnam War in a fully immersive 2 ½ acre exhibit that uses holograms to bring Marine officers to life in a captivating 3-D production. Next they hit the beach to explore how the ecological processes of these