Saturday, May 18, 2019 It only takes a minute to register or sponsor this exciting event that supports Hill Top's extraordinary efforts to help students develop the independence and social skills that make them successful in college and beyond.
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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).
Doodle for Google 2019 Contest Theme is “When I grow up, I hope…” The deadline for this competition is March 18th. Hill Top students are encouraged to participate by contacting Ms. Gulczynski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are asking Alumni, Parents, Friends and Families to Register Now for a Community Forum at Hill Top Prep!
Hill Top Trustee Joe Riddle, Director, Neurodiversity on the Workplace will speak about Preparing for Success in the World of Employment.
Representatives from Republic Bank - Philadelphia & South Jersey visited Hill Top Preparatory School to present the School with a "big check" to help fund scholarships for qualifying students. #myrepublicbank #hilltopprep @myrepublicbank @hilltopprep
Hill Top’s first All-School Book Read will feature the book Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness by Rick Hanson, PhD (2018).
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."
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.
myBIZ & CoHatch students attend Colgate University's E Weekend
On Tuesday, April 9th, Hill Top faculty and parents gathered to discuss the book Resilient by Rick Hanson, PhD.
Check out this Shrinks on Third podcast in which the Shrinks interview Stephen M. Shore, EdD, an autistic professor of special education, and Hill Top Trustee Dr. Robert Naseef about their work together creating a curriculum to prepare neurodiverse youth for the workplace.
Today at Community Meeting, a short video was shown about Occupational Therapy as a career. In the USA, OT continues to be a top growing field and is projected to stay that way. An Occupational Therapy degree is an entry level Masters degree and an Occupational Therapy Assistant degree is a 2 year Associate's Degree. In the Philadelphia area there are 6 Universities that offer the OT field of study and 3 that offer the COTA certificate.
Hill Top and CPS Students are officially back to work sorting books in CPS's new Library!
On Thursday, March 20, students from the Employability and Transition 1 visited the new Cradles to Crayons site to donate gently used clothing and their time.
Hill Top's 6th and 7th graders presented their "Hidden Figures" projects today.