Summer Camp at Hill Top Prep is in its third week and once again is hosting nearly 20 students from Community Partnership School (CPS) in North Philadelphia. Thank you to Wawa, Inc.& The Wawa Foundation for its support in helping Hill Top to fund tuition for CPS campers this summer!
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Support from the Hill Top community is so important as it serves to validate the School's mission to external funders. This year 100% of our Board of Trustees and 95% of our Faculty and Staff donated. Thank you to everyone who participated! If you haven't made your gift, please take a moment to join us today.
It was a memorable day at Hill Top as we celebrate the class of 2019
Students meet with representatives from colleges and universities to listen to information about the schools and ask questions.
Programs for Hill Top's annual Spirit Week are taking place this week. Students will have the opportunity to learn and grow in a new way with each unique activity.
This afternoon Hill Top received a visit from graduate Bill Bates '74 as the School officially affixed the new plaque that names the mansion - Bates-Bristol Hall honoring the memory of Bill's mother Louise Bates-Bristol, Hill Top's greatest benefactor.
Hill Top is proud to partner with Philadelphia Public Radio station WXPN to help raise awareness for parents of students with learning differences who are struggling in traditional schools. Listen this week for the School's first-ever radio spots on 88.5 FM or www.wxpn.org. Check out this sneak peek of the ad that will air throughout the day over the upcoming week.
On February 25, Hill Top mourned the passing of its greatest benefactor, Louise Bristol (Bates).
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.