in every kid since 1968.
Imagine a school wholeheartedly dedicated to creating a learning experience around the unique needs and passions of each student. That’s Greenhills. In intensely smart classes, our teachers push students to know the depth of what they’re truly capable of — from Jazz and 2D Design to Conceptual Physics.
Before Mert Oral '22 became part of the University of Michigan Varsity Men's tennis team, he won four tennis state championships at Greenhills School. He finished his high school career with a 125-9 record, was one of only nine players in Michigan history to win three No. 1 singles titles, and was named Michigan's Mr. Tennis his senior year. Oral was also just as successful academically,
Greenhills science teacher Brandon Groff recently received his Michigan Conservation Stewards Program certification through Michigan State University Extension. It was made possible through Greenhills’ Paulus Faculty Growth and Learning Program, a grant program designed to promote student learning by supporting teachers’ growth through inquiry, experimentation, and continuous professional development. Groff’s certification resulted in a new hands-on research and ecosystem restoration project for students.
By Mark Randolph, English Teacher and Shakespeare on Love Senior Seminar trip organizer Since 2005, with only a couple of interruptions, the Shakespeare on Love Senior Seminar has been traveling to Chicago to study performances mounted by the justly renown Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Previous trips have seen Much Ado About Nothing, Two Noble Kinsmen, Romeo and Juliet, Pericles, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Taming of the Shrew, and As You Like It. This year, the Class of 2024 made the seminar's 16th visit to the Chicago Shakes to see a performance of Twelfth Night.
In 2022, after years of girls participating in a co-ed team during the boys swim season, Greenhills joined forces with Whitmore Lake and St. Catherine of Siena Academy to compete as a co-op girls swim team. Now, in their second season, the athletes are establishing themselves as fierce competitors in the pool and becoming a more cohesive group on the deck.
Greenhills’ boys and girls cross country teams finished in second and third place overall, respectively, at the 2023 Catholic High School League (CHSL) Cardinal Division Cross Country Championship on Friday, Oct. 20. Both teams competed against schools vying for the state title, and they were up for the challenge.
And we do our very best to draw it out daily. On average, any two people have 99.9% identical DNA. That means what makes you you is what comes from that remaining 0.1%. At Greenhills, we've crafted our entire 6th- through 12th-grade experience (and our approach to teaching) to unleash the full power of that 0.1%. So you can go out into the world — uniquely and confidently you. A one-of-a-kind work of art with the ability to do anything you set your very distinctive brain to.