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Hilltop Alumni Wins Prestigious Astronaut Scholarship!

AME Senior Christine Greve was recently chosen as a recipient of the Astronaut Foundation Scholarship. This foundation was created by the Mercury 7 Astronauts and their families to provide merit-based scholarships to the best and brightest university students who excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The prestigious Astronaut Scholarship is known nationwide for being among the largest monetary scholarships awarded to undergraduate STEM students. Candidates for the scholarship…

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Pave the Way to Phase Three-Almost There!

We are just super proud of all the construction and I am happy to report that our ribbon cutting ceremony will be the first week of next school year! This spring, we are having several opportunities to celebrate the last part of our fundraising drive before the capital campaign ends. To begin, we will have a “sneak peek” preview day of the new site on Friday, March 24th from 10:30…

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Construction/Fundraising Update!

As everyone can see as they drive by the site, our construction is going beautifully thanks to the warm, dry weather and JohnsonKreis Construction. To date, we are happy to report that we are running ahead of schedule and also have not encountered any significant setbacks. During a construction process, a certain percentage of the project has to be set aside for contingencies (like hitting a giant rock!) and so,…

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Results from Student Satisfaction Survey

At Hilltop, we regularly conduct surveys of our stakeholders, new families, children that graduate and even our students. Last week, I had the pleasure of taking our 8th grade students to lunch as a “focus group” to learn more about our middle school needs and help drive our strategic plans for the future. In conjunction with this, I’ve also been in all the classrooms conducting student satisfaction surveys and I…

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Hilltop is 20 today!

Hilltop Montessori School officially turns 20 today and we are so thrilled to think about how far we’ve come. I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part of Hilltop since 1998 and it’s truly amazing what can be accomplished when your heart is in the right place. I remember so much about our progress but more importantly, I am so excited about our future. We love you, Hilltop! Thank you…

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