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Montessori and Competition

Although there is a need in the Montessori classroom to delay competition and focus primarily on encouraging the student to compete within themselves to do their very best, as students grow and mature, they are faced with competition. At Hilltop, we work toward the goal of offering more competitive activities for the students as they are ready. For example, our annual science fair has a “competition room” for ready 5-8th…

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Some of our beautiful parents:

No wonder your kids are so beautiful! You are too! Thank you to everyone for your support & turning out in style:

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Celebrate the Season in the Montessori classroom

The Montessori classrooms are always especially beautiful during the winter months. The philosophy that we address each child individually permits the practice of honoring various customs and traditions at this time of the year. We have a variety of beliefs at Hilltop among our student body and we embrace them all. Some of our children believe elves come alive at night and have mischievous adventures, some believe in 8 nights…

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