August 2019

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Back to School Means Back to Nature

For teachers, the words “back to school” often conjure thoughts of lessons to plan, classrooms to decorate, and meetings to attend.  But for the faculty of Hilltop Country Day School in Sparta, the start of this school year meant a day in the sunshine at Liberty Farm, the site of the largest sunflower maze on […]

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Instrumental Offerings Expanded to Include Guitar

Celebrating 25 years of music lessons, Victor Fiore is joining the instructional team to teach guitar in Hilltop’s after school enrichment program. Fiore previously taught at The Biryukov Academy of Art and Music, the Faith Center for the Arts and the The Talent Academy. Lessons start with a strong musical foundation that includes notes, chords, scales, […]

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Debbie Gioello Named as Featured Artist

Art reveals my inner self. Art reveals my ideals and what I value. Art expresses a passion for life Hilltop is excited to announce Debbie Gioello as the 2019 Featured Artist. Debbie Gioello is a well-known artist with a body of work spanning etching renditions, abstract polymer paintings, and impressionistic watercolor paintings. Gioello’s work can […]

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An Evening of Discovery at Hilltop Country Day School 

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Hilltop Country Day School invited area children of all ages to attend a celestial-inspired program on Thursday, August 1. The fun began with a trip to the science lab where science teacher Michael Umstead explained the secret to hunting micrometeorites: patience and a good broom! Samples […]

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