On Friday, October 18th Hill Top hosted a very special event for professionals who are dedicated to employability for neurodivergent individuals.
Hill Top Preparatory School Home
Based on the 1988 children's novel of the same name by Roald Dahl, the show features, Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis, who loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school, and helps her teacher to reclaim her life. Hill Top incorporates performing arts into its curriculum for all students to reinforce positive communication, creativity and imagination, teach culture, empathy and morals, and to practice patience and self control. Students in all grades really enjoyed the performance.
This Monday, students visited Delaware County Community College to learn about academic accommodations that they can receive in a college setting, also learning about adapting from high school to college.
Every year, SEI hosts animal-based organizations at charity event. The organizations, which range from the Elmwood Zoo to dog rescues, get to share a little bit about their organization with SEI employees, who have the opportunity to donate money to these charities.
This week, Hill Top welcomed Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of famous local artist Andrew Wyeth to campus.
Hill Top students continued making an impact on the environment this week when Mrs. Kassab and Ms. Ortiz led a group of 5 students to Lower Perkiomen Park for a clean-up effort.
Friday, the 20th, Hill Top students visited Haverford College to join the global climate strike.
As part of HIll Top's Employability & Transition Program, students demonstrate increased independence with off-campus work experience 2-3 days per week.
Hill Top partner nellie's schoolhouse is hosting “A” train - an award-winning, one-person play based on the true story of a woman’s journey with her son, who is on the autism spectrum on October 4th & 5th at the Theatre Horizon in Norristown. Tickets are on sale now!
Today, York College of Pennsylvania came for a visit to talk to upperclassmen about their futures! A few students sat down with Jen Houghton, admissions counselor at York, to see what the school has to offer.
Why Hill Top?
- "At Hill Top, team members are true professionals, passionate about teaching students with a diagnosis."
- "It feels awesome to hear how great my child is doing - how inquisitive and intelligent he is."
- "Hill Top has developed a sense belonging that has built confidence and pride in who our son is and what he can accomplish."
- "We knew this was the place where she would be accepted and feel accepted."
- "Your teachers are amazing - their perspective and dedication make all the difference."
- "Hill Top taught me to learn form both my success and failure in life."
Dr. Debra Yarrington, a professor of Computer Science at the University of Delaware, visited the Summer Innovators program on Thursday afternoon.
Students are learning game strategies and working on new designs for wood pallets.
Competition is heating up with the Over The Hill Top Games: students versus faculty
There are many fun events planned this Spirit Week for the middle school. Student already traveled to Hawk Mountain and later this week the "Over the Hill Top Games" will take place on campus.
A group of students and faculty are taking a road trip down Route 30 with many stops along the way for Spirit Week.
Ella Ferris '20 finished in the top 6% of 2000 runners at last Saturday's Eagles Autism Challenge.
Dedicated to Teachers Tina Rumsey and Ali Kazatsky, the yearbook's theme: Out of the Blue, Into the Brave highlights the courage exhibited by Hill Top Students every day.
2019 Summer Book Leaders present their recommendations for summer reading.
Hill Top 10th graders had awesome time on our trip to the Elmwood Park Zoo yesterday.
Using the campus as their classroom, today 10th graders use large muscle memory techniques to generate summaries of their study skills coursework using chalk on the sidewalks during this glorious spring day as part of Mrs. Selinsky's Sophomore Seminar. Click to learn more about Muscle Memory from Oxford University.