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 welcome parents interested in the school, for their toddlers through middle school (students interested in middle school may also attend the open house).
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.
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.
Thursday, Oct 20 is the first day of conferences with a noon dismissal. Friday, Oct 21 is a no school day with a full day of conferences
Hilltop Invites you to Our High School/Alumni Night October 13th, 7-8:30pm
Hilltop Montessori Middle School graduates who are currently in their sophomore, junior and senior years will be here to share their experiences. How HMS prepared them for high school, the transition to new schedules and environments, to name a few. Public and private schools will be represented.
We will have openings next fall in the 7th grade as we graduate a class of 17 eighth graders in 2017! So spread the word, this event is not only for current families but prospective families and students as well. We look forward to hearing your questions and the responses from our alumni currently in local public and private high schools.
Whether you are a current parent or prospective parent thinking about high school or Hilltop’s Middle School, this is a wonderful evening to hear directly from our graduates about the Hilltop Montessori School experience. Or maybe you are wondering what is ahead for your young child, so please read on!!
“What happens next?” This is a question asked by most prospective parents when they first visit our school. The answer is valuable to our enrolled parents as well. How prepared are Hilltop students – academically and socially – when they graduate?
Who better to answer this question than our graduates themselves. So please join us for Alumni Night as our thoughtful, former students reveal the ways the gifts of their Montessori education have uniquely prepared them for success in all areas of their young adult lives.
Please join us this Friday, October, 7, 2016 for the fall Grandparent & Special Friend Day. Along with a classroom visit we are pleased to have new parent and professional photographer, Rachael Waring on hand to take photos of students with their visitors. Be sure to take advantage of Rachael’s presence to capture the day!
Grandparent and Special Friend Day Schedule:
8:45-9:00 am – Coffee, Tea and Snack in the Arts Barn
9:00-9:30 am – Introduction by Tamara Mount, Head of School
9:30-10:00 am – Student Panel Discussion
10:00 -10:45 am – Classroom visits & Child Photo Session with their Guests
10:45 – 11:45 am – All School Sing in the Arts Barn
Noon Dismissal for All!
Let’s celebrate the start of school with one last splash in the pool! The party is being held at Green Mountain Camp in Dummerston from 4:30 until 7. Jay and friends will be on hand to play world music, we’ll have the grill going and all you need to do is bring your swimmies and something to share. Toddler and Children’s House Families: Sides/Salads; Lower and Upper El Families: Desserts; and Middle School Families: drinks.
Tuesday, September 13th from 5:30 – 6:30pm. This is an evening meeting for parents to learn about the upcoming year’s curriculum, program, expectations for students, and ways to be involved in your child’s education. Parents with children in more than one program should send one parent to each program level. Childcare will be provided. Please sign up for childcare at the front desk.