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HMS Alumnus Win Big in Science

This must be the week for Hilltop Montessori School Alumnus to win big in science! Leighton S. won 3rd place in the junior chemistry division at the Altamont School science fair, Hunter S. won first place in the upper division of Math and Computer Science and Anna L., now a student at OLV, won 3 medals at the Science Olympiad this past weekend!

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Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant Awarded to Hilltop Montessori School!

Great News!  Hilltop Montessori School was awarded the Whole Kids Foundation partnered with Food Corps $2000 Garden Grant!  We are so excited about the possibilities that this gift opens up for beautifying our gardens and making it more accessible for our students!  Hilltop was chosen to receive the grant out of a pool of 1300 applicants!  The partnership with Whole Foods is such a great opportunity to expand an already…

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Robotics Comes to Upper Elementary!

This week 6th grade teams are constructing a model of a “Riley rover” suitable for exploring an exoplanet. The rover will need to be tested extensively here on earth to make sure it can perform all the required tasks reliably. Students learned the basics of programming the robot to move and turn around and used math to calculate the circumference of the wheels to predict the distance traveled in a…

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