Alumni Spotlight-Meet Maddie!

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT! MEET MADDIE! •University of Alabama sophomore – class of 2018 •Major: Biology •Minor: the Computer-Based Honors Program 2 semesters of computer programing (Fortran, C++, MySQL) 4 semesters of research alongside a professor of HER CHOICE •Member of Honors College   •4.0 GPA •Council of Presidents’ Freshman Academic Achievement Award  •2 times President’s List, 1 time Dean’s List   … Read More

Alumni Spotlight-Meet David

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  David Finestein was selected as one of this year’s Young Heroes by Alabama Public Television. He was selected from a group of Alabama students in grades 9-12 who have excelled in academics, given of themselves through public service, overcome adversity, or inspired others through their deeds and strength of character. He was awarded a $3000 scholarship, a notebook computer … Read More

Alumni Spotlight-Meet Hunter!

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Alumni Spotlight-Meet Hunter Hunter is a junior at The Altamont School, a member of the National Junior Honor society, varsity golf team, Altamont ambassadors, The C. Kyser Miree Ethical Leadership Center, and an Intel Science and Engineering Fair regional and state winner. He has won 3  National Spanish exam awards and received  3 Silver Key awards for the  Scholastic Art … Read More

Alumni Spotlight-Meet Emily and Julia!

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Emily is a college student at Birmingham Southern studying film and media. Julia is a senior at Indian Springs School and will soon decide which college to study animation. We are so proud of them!

“Peace is” a poem by our Upper Elementary students

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The Upper Elementary students wrote this poem about peace for the Spring Peace Ceremony today.  The project began with each student writing a “peace is” statement and then we combined them into lines of poetry.  The Upper Elementary students also shared poems by May Fenn and Langston Hughes. PEACE IS Peace is kindness and nature, happiness and truth, A faint light, … Read More

Alumni Spotlight-Meet the Richmonds

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Alumni Spotlight-Meet the Richmonds! Alexander Richmond received a Presidential Scholarship to the University of Alabama and is in the honors college, along with Christopher. Alexander also has won numerous championships in goalball for visually impaired students. Christopher aspires to be an educator and help students, much as he was helped during his early elementary years with overcoming dyslexia. He intends … Read More

Hilltop Alumna Gets a Fulbright!

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Great news! One of our alumna, Leah, just found out she received a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Spain. The Fulbright program is a competitive, merit based grant award for international exchange. Highly coveted and highly competitive, 53 Fulbright scholars have won Nobel Prizes and 78 have won the Pulitzer Prize.

Students Win Big at UAB

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Congratulations to Benjamin and Liam, who represented Hilltop Montessori School at the UAB CORD Science and Engineering Fair last Saturday. Chosen as first and second place at the Hilltop Science Fair, these candidates fine tuned their projects and won big! Benjamin won second place and will compete the state tournament in Huntsville. Liam also won an honorable mention. With over … Read More

It’s College Admissions Season & Upcoming Graduations for our Alumni!

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For those of you with seniors, this time of year is always exciting as the children have worked tirelessly on their college applications, standardized testing and essays. Many of our alumni are getting their award letters for scholarships and acceptances at some of the nation’s most prestigious schools. Our alumni usually have multiple choices for their college selections and many … Read More