Category Archive - News & Events

Minutes from 12/12/14 Faculty Meeting

We hope everyone enjoys reading the minutes from the faculty meetings as another way to stay informed. We will be adding the minutes to the PTO blog, in addition to the already posted minutes from the PTO meetings. Here is the link for the minutes from Faculty12:12:14

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Past, Present and Future PTO Meeting Minutes

1.  Introductions of Cindi, Michele and Carol. 2. Cindi — Why I started the school and The first two years:  Cindi was compelled to start a Montessori school for her youngest daughter, and went out on a limb by paying for the first classroom set up on a personal credit card.  The classroom was in a church, and she quickly outgrew the space after only 2 years.  During those two…

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Teacher Appreciation/Stock the Gardens Day Wish List

  We are so thrilled about teacher appreciation week coming up this week. The very first day of teacher appreciation week will be “Stock the Hilltop Gardens Day” and because we know some folks are really that organized and/or like to look for things in advance, here’s the list of needs for the gardens that day, courtesy of Cindi Stehr! 1. Seeds: We prefer organic seeds and are looking for…

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Teacher Holiday Wish List

Holiday Wish List 2014PDF Dear Parents, Because the faculty is part of your extended family, many parents feel that they want to purchase a small holiday gift for their child’s teacher. Please do not feel obligated to do so but if you really would like to do something, the school  has put together a list of what each faculty member likes. Again, it is not our intention for anyone to…

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The Middle School Scarecrow

On October 6th the class started making this year’s scarecrow, the Headless Horseman, so it would be ready in time for the Fall Festival on Saturday. We decided that it’d be best to make the scarecrow out of chicken wire, then cover it with garbage bags and paint it.     We made the body, then we covered the horse with garbage bags, sprayed it with glue, placed hay on…

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