Category Archive - Head of School

2016-2017 Almost a Wrap!

As we end the school year, I can’t but help thank everyone for their support of our students and faculty. With a beautiful Phase Three looming on the horizon, and lots of happy students that have learned so much, this year is a testament to hard work and a highly engaged and supportive atmosphere. While we are always excited about a new school year, I personally feel this past year…

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Alumni Updates!

As part of our sincere desire to constantly improve at HMS, we annually seek feedback from our stakeholders. This year’s emphasis is on our alumni and gathering feedback from them as to how they view their Montessori experience, the strengths and weaknesses they encountered leaving the Montessori model and how much they feel that a Montessori education impacted their lives. We have found this journey fascinating and I’ve shared some…

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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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