Author Archive


Parent Action Committee Meeting Friday

We are really looking forward to our first PAC (Parent Action Committee) meeting this Friday, August 28th at 8:45 a.m. There will be opportunities to sign up to help in the school for the coming month and for long term projects. The faculty have identified needs in the school that go beyond listening to readers and driving on field trips so this is a great chance to come and see…

Read more Leave a comment

Montessori Q and A-All Welcome!

Hilltop is hosting our annual Montessori Q and A on Monday, September 21 at 8:45! Current parents are welcome, as well as those interested in becoming Montessori parents. This is a great way to learn about the Montessori method. The event is open to current families, as well as those interested in enrolling. RSVP in advance to [email protected] See you there!

Read more Leave a comment

Future Vision for our Community

  In addition to adding expanded art and music areas, a science lab, a multi-media library center and classrooms, Hilltop Montessori School is proud to share our new space with the Mt Laurel community. During the school day, the students will utilize the gymnasium/teaching kitchen, but the community will be able to share the space at night and on weekends. We are also investigating options for parent morning exercise classes,…

Read more Leave a comment

Montessori and the First Week of School

  During the first week of school, I am always in awe as to how quickly the students adjust back into the school routine. It is just the third day of school today and the children are already happily settled into their learning. The prepared environment in the Montessori classroom calls to the children, encouraging the joy of learning and developing inner concentration. Apparent from the very first day of…

Read more

Groundbreaking Ceremony-At Last!

  Much work has been done this summer to get us to this point and I’m proud to announce that our project is happening and quite soon! The school will be having a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, September 18th at 10:00 a.m. and the community is invited, as well as our parents. The project is on a fast path to completion in August of 2016 and thankfully, in conjunction with…

Read more