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OPEN HOUSE Dec 6 for Prospective Families Tuesday, 9 – 11 am

Open House Schedule 9am –  Welcome 9:15 – Tour and observations 10 -10:30 –  meet with program director for discussion and Q&A 10:30 – 11:00 wrap up session with representative students, Head of School and Admissions Director Reservations are not necessary for Open Houses, but please be sure to sign in when you arrive. We...
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Nov

Thursday, Nov 10 Middle School Curriculum Vitae and Love/Hate readings in the Arts Barn

All are welcome to join the middle school students for this year’s Curriculum Vitae and Love/Hate night on Thursday, November 10 at 7pm.  This revealing, poetic, and moving evening will take place in the Arts Barn theater.
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01
Nov

Stone Soup Nov 22 and Thanksgiving Break Nov 23-25

On the Tuesday  before Thanksgiving Break the students and faculty join to prepare the soup, set the tables and share a fall harvest as one big family. We also encourage students to bring in non-perishable foods for a local food pantry.  
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01
Nov

River of Spirit Odyssey – Day 4

Sunday, May 8 Breakfast at Friendly Crossways 10:00 – Morning service at Emmanuel Church, Bach Cantata BWV 43 Lunch on the street 1:00 – Common Cathedral – Brewer Fountain in Boston Common, an outreach mass specifically for the large homeless population, many people attend. 2:30 – A conversation with the Reverend Pamela Werntz of Emmanuel...
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09
May

Middle School prepares for River of Spirit Odyssey

  The Middle School is getting excited for the River of Spirit Odyssey. They will be experiencing many different kinds of worship in the greater Boston area. They have hosted several local spiritual leaders in order to prepare. The idea is for them to understand the power and influence of spiritual practice as it has...
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04
May

Physical Science: How the World Works

We hope you can join us on April 7th from 5:30-7:30 pm for Curriculum Night!  Come learn how the physical sciences are taught throughout the Montessori curriculum. You will have the opportunity to participate in a physical science lesson at each program level! At the end of the evening, the faculty will gather to answer your questions about this...
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30
Mar

SummerFun Camps are open for enrollment

Camps for ages 3-6, 6-9, and 9-12 Click here to view Our camps offer the perfect balance of creative learning and FUN recreational activities in the fields and woods of our beautiful campus. We provide camp experiences for children form 3 to 12 years old that are designed to suit the specific needs of every...
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29
Mar

Not So New to Us!

So often things that are reported as new “discoveries” or trends in education are things that Maria Montessori observed 100 years ago and incorporated into the time tested, scientifically proven approach we use at Hilltop. Three such ideas are: the importance of movement in learning, the benefit of developing internal motivation rather than being given...
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27
May

Classism in the Classroom

April 16, 2015 On Wednesday, Kerstin (Lower Elementary Teacher), Rebecca (Children’s House – Willow Room Assistant) and I attended a training at the Vermont Learning Collaborative on “Classism in the Classroom” (http://www.learningcollaborative.org/classism). At Hilltop, we work consciously to address diversity and inclusion in many ways. In Southern Vermont, we do not have as much opportunity to...
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30
Apr

Parent Teacher Conferences

Thursday and Friday, March 19th and 20th. Reminder that Thursday is a half day and there is  no school on Friday the 20th.
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24
Feb
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