The Sap is Flowing!

The Sap is Flowing!

February 22, 2018

It’s maple syrup season at High Meadow School! Every year at this time students assist in tapping the maple trees here on campus, while teachers take advantage of this amazing hands-on experience, incorporating it into their science and math curricula. Parent LindaBrooke Guenther is our Maple Syrup mentor, and guides students from start to finish throughout the syruping operation. Holes are drilled into … Read More

Come One, Come All!

Come One, Come All!

February 13, 2018

March 17th, 2PM – It’s the 10th Annual High Meadow Variety Show! The High Meadow School Variety Show is a long standing, cherished event, that has grown in scope and significance. Long time High Meadow music teacher, recording artist and alumni parent, Debbie Lan, along with current parent Dean Jones and countless others, kicked off … Read More

Go Mavericks!!

Go Mavericks!!

February 2, 2018

“Healthy competition and inclusivity are the underpinning of every sport played at HMS.” Bill Brantmeyer, Head Coach The High Meadow Maverick’s Basketball team kicked off the season in fine form! They played Woodstock Day School last week in a close game, ending in a score of 11 to 12.  Though we didn’t win, the Mavericks played … Read More

Music Composition & Sound Design!

Music Composition & Sound Design!

January 19, 2018

Our new Music Composition and Sound Design classes are the focus this week. James Zoutis, our 3rd grade assistant teacher, is an accomplished musician and sound designer. James recently created these exciting new courses, and will be teaching them in the upper school FLEX program and the upper school Arts Block program in the coming weeks. James will also be teaching an … Read More

News from the Science Lab!

News from the Science Lab!

January 18, 2018

  Our science program is flourishing. This is a direct result of this year’s $8,000 budget allocation dedicated to our HMS science program. The marketing budget was decreased from $20,000 to $7,000, which helped to free up the funds for the development of this inquiry-based program.  I strongly believe that the best marketing strategy is a great school. A … Read More

Christopher Columbus goes ON TRIAL!

Christopher Columbus goes ON TRIAL!

January 12, 2018

 The 8th grade has begun their new unit of study, examining the widespread impacts of global colonization in the Age of Discovery. Students read and analyzed an excerpt of Christopher Columbus’ diary, a primary source document, revealing observations the infamous explorer made during his first few days in “The New World.” As a means of investigating the events that unfolded after … Read More

Head of School News

Head of School News

January 2, 2018

High Meadow Announces New Head of School Dr. Paynter was recommended by a unanimous vote by the Head of School Search Committee, and that recommendation was unanimously approved by the school’s Board of Directors. She brings with her vast experience as she is in her 38th year as an educator, the last six months of … Read More

From Computer Coding to  Story Tellers in Action, this is Fall FLEX! 

From Computer Coding to  Story Tellers in Action, this is Fall FLEX! 

December 8, 2017

The High Meadow School FLEX Program provides students in grades six through eight, with the choice and opportunity to focus on areas of special interest.  Students are exposed to topics that are either different from, or in support of, their general curriculum. The FLEX Program this semester: Storytellers in Action!: A Fiction Writing Workshop  Instructor: Jennifer Castle, High Meadow parent and HarperCollins Young Adult published author. … Read More