12th Ride the Ridge Bike Challenge Returns with Virtual Ride Option

12th Ride the Ridge Bike Challenge Returns with Virtual Ride Option

May 25, 2018

Day-long cycling event features five rides ranging from 80 to 5 miles and a new, virtual ride The Ride the Ridge Bike Challenge, an all-experience-levels cycling event hosted by the High Meadow School, will celebrate its 12th anniversary in the Hudson Valley on June 2 and expects more than 400 participants. This year, the addition … Read More

That’s Debatable!

That’s Debatable!

May 18, 2018

ACADEMIC ELECTIVE: DEBATE WITH RACHEL! 5th – 8th graders have a variety of Academic Elective classes to choose from, a key component of the upper school experience at High Meadow School that distinguishes High Meadow from other middle schools. Debate with Rachel was a popular choice for upper schoolers this year! Why Debate? High Meadow … Read More

8th grade at High Meadow is the BEST YEAR EVER!

8th grade at High Meadow is the BEST YEAR EVER!

May 9, 2018

The 8th grade at the Philadelphia Museum of Art  The 8th grade had an incredible overnight trip to Philadelphia last week, visiting The Independence Seaport Museum, the Liberty Bell, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Edgar Allen Poe Historic Site, Readding Terminal Market, and The Franklin Institute! The trip was the perfect mix of education … Read More

New Music Center!

New Music Center!

April 16, 2018

You may have noticed that the High Meadow music building is in need of some major TLC.  Music is an integral part of a High Meadow education and we want our music facility to reflect that.  We have drawn up plans for a new music building that will replace the current building and we want … Read More

3rd Annual Bright Ideas Festival Takes Off

3rd Annual Bright Ideas Festival Takes Off

April 4, 2018

On Sunday, April 29th the Bright Ideas Festival, a FREE event for all ages showcasing science, innovation, math and creativity, returns for a third year at High Meadow School in Stone Ridge, NY. The festival, centered around the theme of “invention, creativity, and problem solving ”, focuses on STEAM-themed learning experiences. The Bright Ideas Festival … Read More

Hollywood Comes to High Meadow!

Hollywood Comes to High Meadow!

March 23, 2018

The After School Clubs Filmmaking class is heading into it’s second season! In this hands on course, 5th through 8th graders have an opportunity to experience every aspect of film production from start to finish, with other students who share their filmmaking passion. Under the guidance of HMS parents and professional filmmaker, Nan Bress and professional animator, Rochelle Victor, … Read More

Into Action

Into Action

March 14, 2018

On Thursday, March 1st, students from the 5th through 8th grades were invited to attend a town hall meeting to discuss the school shooting in Parkland Florida. The meeting was facilitated by Susan Paynter, Jackie Katzen and Rachel Van Carpels. The event began with an opportunity for students to state what they knew about the shooting, as … Read More

High Meadow Online Auction is LIVE

High Meadow Online Auction is LIVE

March 5, 2018

Something for Everyone! Dinners for two. Spa treatments. Professional photography. Works of art. Summer Camps. Hamilton Tickets! That is just a small sample of what you can bid on this year during the High Meadow School Online Auction , which opened this past weekend. This year, the auction committee has outdone itself, having curated the best … Read More