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Thank you, EBSCO!

  Dear Parents, As you know, we have begun the fundraising process for our expansion and we are very much looking forward to showcasing the plans at our November 6th gardening dinner fundraiser. The new addition will permit us to offer a gymnasium, a teaching kitchen to cook healthy lunches and additional classroom space. Renovations within the current building will include a media center and science lab. A new toddler,…

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Deep Roots Gardening at HMS

A wonderful part of HMS’ commitment to environmental education is our “Deep Roots Gardening” program. For more information about our sustainability initiatives and how they relate to Montessori’s cosmic curriculum, check out the link to our website: http://www.hilltopmontessori.com/curriculum/environmental-education/    

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New Study from the Edible SchoolYard Movement

Although Montessori offers a rigorous academic learning environment, tailored around a more individualized academic experience, the benefit of a strong environmental education experience for students is certainly without question. Although our students are diligently working on complex mathematical operations, geography and language from an early age, finding the time to work in the gardens and witness the seed to plate relationship has always been something we felt strongly about. Montessori’s…

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HMS Begins our Phase Three Planning & Development

As noted in B-Metro Magazine’s September issue ( http://b-metro.com/for-the-love-of-learning/16825/), HMS is working behind the scenes to wrap up the design and planning phase of our final addition and begin our development campaign. With the addition of a gym, teaching kitchen, science lab, media center and 3 more classrooms, our campus will be complete. Naming opportunities are available for the new areas and the model/design will be unveiled as soon as it’s…

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