January 2018

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Seventh Grader Wins School National Geographic Society Bee

Seventh-grader Max Mazzatta was crowned school champion during the 30th annual National Geo Bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Max, joined by classmates Benjamin Janiszewski ’21, Ryan Arapkiles ’21, Robin Guarda ’20, Evan Coletta ’20, Camryn Giessuebel ’19, Amalia Scripsick ’18 and Lindsey White ’18, answered challenging questions, naming rivers, cities, and countries throughout the world. Max […]

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Kindergarten Flag Flies Over Antartica

The Kindergarten Penguin flag was flown over the remote field station Cape Royds located on Ross Island, Antarctica on January 15, 2018! The field station is devoted to working with the Adelie Penguins who come to Ross Island every year to raise their chicks. They need ice-free land with small rocks to build their nests […]

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Middle School Sweeps DAR History Essay Contest

Nine Hilltop middle school students have swept the Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essay Contest. This year’s topic was remembering World War I as this year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. Students were asked to imagine living in 1918 and detail where they are living and how […]

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Former Students Reunite on Alumni Day

Eighteen Hilltop graduates returned to the school on Friday, December 22 for the annual Alumni Day. Students at Blair Academy, Morristown Beard, The Academy at Saint Elizabeth, Sparta High School, Veritas Christian Academy, The College of New Jersey, Drew University, and Flagler College all returned to visit their former teachers and classmates.  The graduates also […]

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Two Fifth Graders to Represent Hilltop at JWCS Spelling Bee

Fifth graders Benjamin Janiszewski and William Antunes, both of Sparta, will represent Hilltop at the annual Junior Woman’s Club of Sparta Spelling Bee on Saturday, January 20, 2018.   The students competed against their classmates for several days in oral competition and a written test to determine who the school’s two representatives would be. Hilltop sends representatives to the JWCS […]

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