Category Archive - Head of School


  Our groundbreaking ceremony went off without a hitch! Much thanks to everyone for their contributions in making the day GREAT, especially for the kids! They had a blast with the construction equipment, construction hats, gold shovels, music and fabulous lunch. We are looking forward to offering updates all throughout the construction process so stay tuned!

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Construction and Fundraising Timeline

This week, we reached another milestone in the planning process for our Phase Three construction project-the sign went up! The students are quite excited about the new project and are looking forward to singing for you at the groundbreaking ceremony. Also, Miss Toni is working on a beautiful poem about the history of the school that she will read and we invite the older students to participate in our first…

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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…

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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!

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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…

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