September 2018

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Makerspace: Literature Connections and Engineering with Young Children

  Students in preschool and prekindergarten learned about building and design from some of nature’s most amazing architects: birds! Makerspace teacher and Asst Head of School, Laura McGee often connects activities to pieces of literature. “This week I introduced the students to bird nests with the story, Are You My Mother by PD Eastman.” After […]

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September Community Service Event

At Hilltop, we believe that leadership and service are intrinsically aligned. Helping others less fortunate and leaving our communities better than we found it are some of the very simple ways our children can demonstrate leadership.Last Saturday, September 8th, we kicked off our monthly community service project by doing trash pick ups at Hilltop’s two […]

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Book Bistro

In a school-side celebration of literature, students are preparing for the Second Annual Summer Reading Book Bistro which will be held in our school lobby and library on Friday, September 21. This celebration of reading features displays, student hand-outs, and a ‘book chat’ about the many titles that our students read this past summer. Though […]

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