The joy of learning and power of community

From a founding group of seven families in the High Meadows of the Shawangunk Ridge in 1984, we have grown into a diverse community of 150 students, 35 faculty members, and over 300 parents from Ulster, Dutchess, and Orange Counties. Our history and philosophy are our steadfast guideposts in navigating new developments in curriculum, decision-making, and communication.

High Meadow Welcomes New Staff

Javier Crespo – PreK-8th Spanish Language Teacher

Javier Crespo – PreK-8th Spanish Language Teacher

August 17, 2017

Javier began his career by teaching English to students in elementary, middle school, and high school in his native country of Columbia. His college degrees are in Bilingual Education and Business Administration.  Javier has been teaching for twenty years.  He was the Spanish teacher at High Meadow School for five years until 2007.  He also … Read More

Sabrina Ferguson – Choir Teacher

Sabrina Ferguson – Choir Teacher

August 16, 2017

Sabrina L Ferguson is an early childhood music teacher with Mid-Hudson Music Together and has served as it’s owner/Director since January 2011. She is also the music teacher at Growing Circle Montessori School in Gardiner, NY. She conducted the local High Ridge Children’s Choir from 2015-2017. Sabrina is an accomplished performer and voice teacher and enjoys the process of helping younger and … Read More

Rochelle Victor – Coordinator of Marketing and Auxiliary Programming

Rochelle Victor – Coordinator of Marketing and Auxiliary Programming

July 10, 2017

Rochelle Victor will be joining the HMS Faculty as the Coordinator of Marketing and Auxiliary Programming this fall. Rochelle runs her own business as a web designer, marketer and front end coder called Runaway Peacock. She also has years of experience running local events, working with children in nature, and teaching project based learning to elementary and … Read More

Jen Bousliman – Dance Teacher, 1st Grade Assistant

Jen Bousliman – Dance Teacher, 1st Grade Assistant

July 7, 2017

Jennifer Bousliman-DeLisio will be joining the HMS Faculty as the dance teacher for Pre-K through 8th Grade this fall. Jennifer has an MFA in Dance from Florida State University and a BFA in Dance from The University of New Mexico. Formally trained in Cecchetti ballet technique, Graham, Pilates and Choreography amoung other dance mediums, Jennifer has performed with the … Read More

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Coming Up:

20 Questions with Susan Paynter

20 Questions with Susan Paynter

July 12, 2017

We Asked…She Answered! Earlier this month, Dr. Susan Paynter stepped into the role of Interim Head of School at High Meadow. Susan will lead the school through the 2017-18 school year and has lots of plans for a fantastic year!   We’ve shared her professional experience in an earlier blog post, but we thought it … Read More