Category Archive - News & Events

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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Community Kitchen Manager Hired for Fall!

  Great things are happening at Hilltop and here’s just one of them! We’ve hired Ashley Pigford as our Community Kitchen Manager for 2017-2018! With her background in business, teaching and healthy eating, we are so excited to have her join our team next year! We are really looking forward to providing our own lunches, supplemented from our gardens and local farmers! We are just $8,000 away from fully funding…

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Hilltop Alumni Wins Prestigious Astronaut Scholarship!

AME Senior Christine Greve was recently chosen as a recipient of the Astronaut Foundation Scholarship. This foundation was created by the Mercury 7 Astronauts and their families to provide merit-based scholarships to the best and brightest university students who excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The prestigious Astronaut Scholarship is known nationwide for being among the largest monetary scholarships awarded to undergraduate STEM students. Candidates for the scholarship…

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