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Kitchen Update!

With just $6,000 now away from fully funding our new teaching kitchen, many of you have asked what will be in the kitchen. Attached are the plans and a listing of all the equipment for those that are interested! The kitchen appliances, landscaping, driveway and donor wall will be one of the final parts of the project so we still have to wait a while! HMS Rev3-01-EquipPlan(D) HILLTOP_MONTESSORI_KITCHEN

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It’s time for the 2017 Annual Giving Program!

With faculty appreciation behind us, we are so excited about our final celebrations for this school year. On May 18th, the campus will be visited by a giant concrete mixer who will help us create a path to Phase Three with all the kids handprints. This special activity will celebrate our 2017 Annual Giving Program and as in years past, participation is very important. If we can demonstrate strong internal…

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Scholastic Book Fair Raises $1,450.00

We are so excited about our Scholastic Book Fair proceeds! Thanks to Jill Walton, we raised $1,450.00 toward our new kitchen appliances! Thank you to Ms. Jill for your many years of service and we are also thankful to those that bought books and supported HMS! Because of you, our kitchen fund is growing!

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New York Times Writes About Something We’ve Known All Along!

Sit still. It’s the mantra of every classroom. But that is changing as evidence builds that taking brief activity breaks during the day helps children learn and be more attentive in class, and a growing number of programs designed to promote movement are being adopted in schools. “We need to recognize that children are movement-based,” said Brian Gatens, the superintendent of schools in Emerson, N.J. “In schools, we sometimes are…

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