Time to Think About Summer!

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Summer is right around the corner and it’s time to think about how to assist your child during the hottest months of the year. Enjoy a HMS one week summer session and head to the pool in the afternoon! Click here for registration: https://hilltopmontessori.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Summer-2021.pdf

HOS Transition Starts March 15th

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The timeline for relocating to Birmingham has moved up for Dave DeHarde so he will be able to join us starting March 15th! Look for Dave on campus starting in mid-March as Ms. Michele gets him organized before she retires. We thank his current school, Montessori Community School in Durham, for allowing him to come earlier than planned as his … Read More

Working on Hilltop Herd Immunity! One vaccination appointment at a time!

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COVID-19 Updates: So far, 4 faculty members have completed both sets of the vaccine and 9 more have started the process or are scheduled. It’s been an exciting time and we are thrilled! As more faculty members complete the entire series of vaccines, we will continue to update you as we hope to reach Hilltop Herd Immunity!

Congrats, Moiz!

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Announcing the winner of the HMS Spanish Spelling Bee, Moiz! What was the winning word you ask? It was ELECTROENCEFALOGRAFIA! Congratulations to all that competed and to Moiz for a job well done. #hilltoplearns

So Proud of our Students:

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We are always so proud of our young scientists and especially this year! Grayson tackled the science behind mask use and we couldn’t be more proud. HMS has many current students and alumni that go on to compete scientifically not just at UAB, but statewide and nationally. Seeing them continue their interests in science and research makes our teacher’s hearts … Read More

COVID-19 Transmission in Schools Relatively Low

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A new study out of North Carolina has provided evidence that COVID transmission in a school setting is relatively low, provided all the health protocols are followed. HMS developed a comprehensive back-to-school plan that includes mask use for ages three and above, daily screenings, and much more but it’s working well. Although we all yearn for what will be a … Read More

After a National Search, HMS has found our next HOS!

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HMS is excited to announce that we have located our future head of school, who will transition on board in May as Ms. Michele retires after 23 years on campus… Hilltop Montessori School is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave DeHarde as its new Head of School. Dave currently works as Assistant Head of School at the Montessori Community … Read More

Light the Flame of Learning Bash goes virtual!

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Our Light the Flame of Learning Bash will look a lot different this year but we are still looking toward a fun evening of entertainment and celebration of all things HMS! Mark your calendar for the #bashoftheyear VIRTUAL edition on Saturday, November 14th! #hilltopcelebrates

After 22 years of service…

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After 22 years of service to the Hilltop Montessori School community and 16 years as Head of School, Michele Wilensky has announced her retirement at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. We look forward to a fabulous school year but a search committee has been formed to locate our next Head of School. Interested candidates should email a letter … Read More

UP and Running on a great year!

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It was just a pleasure to greet all the students back and get started on the 2020-2021 school year. Our teachers feel supported, valued and appreciated by our parents and teachers and this is a great place to begin our journey.