EMPOWERING 21ST CENTURY THINKERS
IN A DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT
Instruct, Inspire, Innovate
Hilltop offers a dynamic and academically challenging curriculum in a family-centered and nurturing environment. Hilltop Country Day School incorporates 21st century skills within the curriculum to provide students with the knowledge and tools necessary to be successful in today’s world.
Camp Apogee Open House May 22
Please join us on May 22 from 1-3 p.m. at Lake Mohawk Pool to learn more about this exciting new summer camp! Camp Apogee is a unique summer camp program offering a blend of S.T.E.A.M. enrichment activities and traditional camp offerings all in one day. Hilltop’s S.T.E.A.M. Camp, in collaboration with the Lake Mohawk Pool, represents a totally new approach to a summer day camp in Sussex County. Campers will tinker, discover, and investigate integrated Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math challenges each morning at Hilltop, and then spend the afternoon swimming, and playing a variety of outdoor sports and games at the Lake Mohawk Pool.
BLOG: The 7 Things Worrying Your Soon-to-Be-Middle Schooler and What We’re Doing About It
Starting middle school, whether you are a new or returning student, doesn't have to be a nightmare. Check out Mr. Gordon's take on the transition to Upper School.
Hilltop Names Local Andover Student as March Student of the Month
Hilltop Country Day School recently named Abigail Morris ’16, of Andover, as Student of the Month for March.
BLOG: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Help Keep Your Child’s Binder Organized
With just a few minor adjustments and a commitment to a maintenance plan, your student’s binder can go from the bane of your existence to the key to their academic success with three easy steps.
Hilltop Students Go Down Under for Australia Exhibition
The first graders at Hilltop Country Day School recently gave their families and friends a taste of the land down under at an innovative Australia exhibition.
Hilltop Student Council Goes Golden with National Excellence Award
The Hilltop Country Day School Student Council recently attained national recognition after receiving the esteemed 2016 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC).
Fighting the Monster in Our Head: An Overview of Concussion Management
Are you worried about concussions? Come hear from a leading expert about the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and management of concussions.
HILLTOP STUDENTS ENJOY INAUGURAL EXPLORATION WEEK
Students in Grades 5-7 participated in Hilltop’s inaugural Exploration Week from Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 18. Students explored a wide variety of topics and participated in exciting projects and activities to support their learning.
HILLTOP EIGHTH GRADERS TRAVEL TO WASHINGTON, D.C. FOR CAPSTONE TRIP
Hilltop Country Day School eighth graders traveled to our nation’s capital the week of March 14 for a capstone experience.
Hilltop Names Local Spartan as February Student of the Month
Hilltop Country Day School has named Isabella Turndorf ’16, of Sparta, as Student of the Month for February.
HILLTOP HOSTS FIRST EVER S.T.E.A.M. EXPO
Students of all ages learned how to create homemade flashlights, build holograms, paint with pendulums and even write and decode secret messages at the inaugural Hilltop Country Day School S.T.E.A.M. Expo on March 4.
SPARTA COUNCILMAN READS TO HILLTOP STUDENTS
Sparta Township Councilman Gilbert Gibbs delivered an animated reading of Dr. Seuss’ "Cat in the Hat" on Wednesday, March 2 to Hilltop’s preschool and prekindergarten students to commemorate what would have been the 112th birthday of the famed children’s author. This is Councilman Gibbs’ fifth year reading to Hilltop students.
HILLTOP NAMES JANUARY STUDENT OF THE MONTH
Hilltop Country Day School is pleased to announce that Richard Cort ’18 was chosen by the faculty and staff of Hilltop Country Day School to be Student of the Month for January.
HILLTOP PARTNERS WITH LAKE MOHAWK POOL FOR NEW SUMMER CAMP
Hilltop Country Day School is excited to announce two new summer S.T.E.A.M. Day Camps, one in partnership with Lake Mohawk Pool.
Eighth Grader Wins Geography Bee
Aaron Gibson ’16 of Columbia won the annual Hilltop Country Day School competition of the National Geographic Bee for the second consecutive year and now has a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship.
Hilltop Students Write Valentines for Veterans
Hilltop Country Day School students participated once again in the Valentine’s for Vets program initiated by Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen.
Hilltop Launches Hawk Mascot
Hilltop Country Day School is proud to announce the launch of the school’s first ever mascot: the hawk!
Hilltop Announces Groundbreaking New Tuition Structure
Hilltop Country Day School, Sussex County’s only independent private school, is proud to announce Variable Tuition. Tuition at Hilltop will no longer be one-size-fits all. It will be a range.
Hilltop Artist Chosen For NJPAC Art Show
Eighth Grader Audrey Sacks of Lafayette was one of 30 kindergarten through grade 8 students to have artwork chosen for the Art Educators of New Jersey Late Winter Exhibit on display now at NJPAC in Newark.
Hilltop Names November and December Students of the Month
Hilltop Country Day School announced that Kathryn Rizzo '19 and William Masone ’19 were chosen by the faculty and staff of Hilltop Country Day School to be Students of the Month for November and December respectively.
Hilltop Announces Tuition Discount For Children Of Police, Fire, Military
Hilltop Country Day School is pleased to announce the creation of a Civil Servants Scholarship fund to offer significantly reduced tuition to children of area civil servants. The scholarship is intended to make a quality private school education at Sussex County’s only independent school educating students in Preschool through Grade 8 more affordable for children of police officers, fire fighters, active duty military personnel , veterans, and city, county, and state government employees.
Hilltop School of Business Launches First Product
It’s never too early to learn how to be an entrepreneur. Middle school students at Hilltop Country Day School are doing just that this holiday season with the launch of their first product: Frosty Grams.
Hilltop Adds New MakerBot 3D Printer to Design Lab
Hilltop’s Makerspace design lab just received a new addition: a MakerBot 3D printer. A 3D printer enables students to manufacture three-dimensional prototypes of their creations during Makerspace classes and from activities occurring throughout the curriculum at Sussex County’s only independent school.