June 2019

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Boosting Reading Comprehension in Middle School Students

Now that you’ve received your summer reading information, here are a few thoughts behind the selections shared by our Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Petrie. Remember to check in on the communications portal (click here for link) to see additional titles recommended in our theme of nature and the environment. These selections are being updated on a weekly […]

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Parent Communication Portal Debut

Hilltop launched its new parent communication portal hosted on the Google Sites platform. The portal seeks to enhance communication between the school, teachers and parents. Regular emails from homeroom teachers, Monday’s email of Hilltop Happenings and the all-school newsletter “View from the Hill” will continue. The portal will host a school calendar with will host essential […]

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Coding Video Games in Technology

Zoom! Ding! Buzz! You are Victorious! Seventh grade technology class has been a noisy, bustling place the past few weeks as students put the finishing touches on their custom video games. Using the coding language Scratch, students created a variety of games and invited the fourth graders to join in the fun as beta-testers. “I […]

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