Category Archive - News & Events

Competitions in Montessori

As children mature, it becomes more and more appropriate to offer opportunities to experience the joy (and disappointment) of competitions. This year in conjunction with our “Celebrate Science Day” and 2014 Science Fair, students in grades 5-8 were given the option to compete in keeping with the format of the Intel Science and Engineering Fair. It was a fun day for everyone and the older students got to practice being…

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Winter Poem from Peace Ceremony

Winter Peace Ceremony Poem     We thought everyone might enjoy reading the beautiful poem Ms. Toni wrote to bring in the winter season at our peace ceremony today. What a wonderful representation of how Montessori addresses all beliefs and cultures this time of year.

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Congratulations to our Science Fair Winners and Participants!

  Congratulations to Giovanni Garza, our 2014 Science Fair Winner! Giovanni will go on to compete at UAB and we would also like to congratulate all the students on a job well done! Second place goes to Zoey Swalley and third place was Benjamin Appling–all the students’ work was remarkable!

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It’s almost #GivingTuesday, a one day, annual movement focused on charitable giving and tomorrow is the day to help a worthy cause! How about an end of the year, tax deductible donation toward our Phase Three Expansion to add onto your 2014 tax return? Give online if that’s easier and help our students build a better future:

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Race to Nowhere: A special screening

Hilltop Montessori School has purchased the rights to screen “Race to Nowhere” for our upcoming parent education night on Tuesday, January 13th at 6:00 pm. Come and watch this compelling documentary on the dangers of “high stakes parenting” and the pressure our students can feel in today’s world. You’ll find this compelling and fun! Free babysitting provided by the school, popcorn included with price of admission, which is FREE! See…

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