Extracurricular Activities

After School Activities

Hilltop also offers a range of extracurricular activities outside of the regular curriculum, including the activities listed below.

The Knight School: Chess instruction and tournaments for ages kindergarten through 8th grade is on Fridays in the HMS gym. Contact www.knightschool.com, David Brooks, Ph.D.

Head over Heels Gymnastics will be held on Mondays in the HMS gym. Information will be sent to HMS parents the first week of school.

Private Violin & Flute: HMS offers private flute to children in grades 2 and above and violin for ages 4 and above. Contact Amy Dibble at amy@hilltopmontessori.com.

Private Tutoring/Babysitting: Many of the Hilltop teachers offer private tutoring and/or babysitting. Check with the office and based on your needs, we can put you in touch with the appropriate teacher.

Kyle Deneke will be offering a “Fundamental Fitness” class for 1-5th grade students on Thursdays after school in the gym. Contact Kyle at fundamentalfitnesskids@gmail.com for more information.

Ukulele Club and Guitar/Drums: Contact Amy@hilltopmontessori.com for ukulele; Ann Giambrone for piano performance and music theory at tedihersh@gmail.com and Kevin Smith for drum set and guitar at ksmith17@una.edu. Days of the week and times will be announced after consulting with your student’s teachers.

Private Piano: Ages 4 to 14, contact Derek Kluz at derekkluz@gmail.com or Ann at tedihersh@gmail.com

Hilltop Drama Club! Open to K-8th grade, HMS will be having a drama club this year on Wednesdays at 3:15. Contact amy@hilltopmontessori.com for more information!

After school percussion: Ages elementary through middle school. Contact Derek Kluz at derekkluz@gmail.com.

Girl Scouts: Hilltop Montessori School participates in girl scouting for girls K-3rd grade with a neighborhood troop. Contact Dawn at bridgesdawn406@gmail.com for more information about this wonderful service and friendship opportunity.

Aces and Birdies: Hilltop Montessori School is excited to offer “Aces and Birdies” after school on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 behind the gym.

After school 3-6 year old dance: Dance for 3/4 year olds will be after school on Tuesdays and the 5/6 year old class will meet on Wednesdays. Contact Mallory Zimmerman through the HMS office for more information.

Happy Feet Soccer: Hilltop Montessori School is excited to offer “Happy Feet Soccer” for our preschool and kindergarten on Fridays in the gym. Check out www.happyfeetbirmingham.com for more information!

Chinese: Hilltop Montessori School is excited to offer after-school Chinese in the Yang Family Science Lab on Wednesdays for students ages 4 through 5th grade.

Cross Country and Basketball: Hilltop Montessori School is excited to be a part of BRIAA this year and is offering cross country in the fall and basketball in the spring. Cross country is for 4 years through 6th grade and more information about basketball will be available later in the year.