Category Archive - Head of School

Construction Update

  We are so excited about the plans that are coming together on our Phase Three changes! Shelby County has our plans now and we are hoping that permitting will be ready soon! Once construction starts, we will be working closely with JohnsonKreis Construction to keep our little ones safe and keep carpool running smoothly with all the construction. JohnsonKreis has worked with us before and are experienced professionals about…

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HMS Featured in SAIS Article on Outdoor Environments

              With such a continuing emphasis on the benefits of play and its importance to the learning process, we are thrilled to be featured in this SAIS article:

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Faculty Appreciation Week

We are so excited about our faculty appreciation week on Monday. Although our teachers always know that they are appreciated and loved, this is a special time to show them how much they mean to us. One of the biggest benefits of the Montessori philosophy is the very close bond that exists between student, teacher and parent. This triangle of communication, love and respect goes well beyond a traditional educational…

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Strategic Planning-Important for any Accredited School

Hilltop continues to push forward with our strategic initiatives in conjunction with our two year progress report to The Southern Association of Independent Schools. While much of our goals for the future center around the phase three expansion, we also have many other tasks that are being completed in the background. For example, the faculty education committee has been working diligently behind the scenes to update our technology plan, schedule…

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Growth and Change

Hilltop will be so fortunate next fall to celebrate its 20th birthday and the completion of our Phase Three Expansion. It’s an exciting time at Hilltop and we are proud to be able to offer an even nicer learning environment for our students. We might be biased but we think we have the best kids in Birmingham and we know that they deserve the very best! For most of us,…

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