Ride the Ridge: Back for 11th Year!

Ride the Ridge: Back for 11th Year!

May 24, 2017

New Routes…New Challenges! The Ride the Ridge Bike Challenge, an all-experience-levels cycling event hosted by the High Meadow School, will celebrate its 11th anniversary on June 3 and expects more than 400 participants. However, this year’s event features some surprises. It’s a New Day! The most major change in 2017 is that Ride the Ridge … Read More

Kids Create Their Own Democracy With a Fort Village

Kids Create Their Own Democracy With a Fort Village

May 11, 2017

PoPo Village is an ever-changing collection of forts entirely built, maintained, and supervised by children. No adults allowed! The village was created more than 10 years ago by third and fourth grade students at High Meadow School and has been maintained by the next generations ever since. Sharing limited resources, the children develop communication and … Read More

Press Release: New Interim Head of School

Press Release: New Interim Head of School

May 10, 2017

Progressive Independent School Selects Dr. Susan Paynter for 2017-18 School Year The High Meadow School, an independent progressive school for grades pre-K through 8th located in the Hudson Valley, today announced it has appointed Dr. Susan Paynter as Interim Head of School for the 2017-18 school year. Dr. Paynter will succeed Michelle Hughes, High Meadow’s … Read More

Weekly Update, 3/5/17

Weekly Update, 3/5/17

May 5, 2017

Important Dates Friday May 5 @ 7PM AND Sunday May 7 @ 2PM in PAC: 7th Grade play: ” A Big Bad Musical: A Howling Courtroom Comedy” May 8th through 12th @8:15 – 9:30: Coffee for Coins in the Gazebo May 8th: Cinco de Ocho Festivities May 9: Class Pictures and student make-up photos being … Read More

MAP: Why Kids Love Living in the Hudson Valley

MAP: Why Kids Love Living in the Hudson Valley

April 27, 2017

Download Map PDF The Hudson Valley isn’t just for adults; kids love it here too! We talked to the Pre-K through 8th Grade students from High Meadow School (our independent school and summer camp in Stone Ridge) to find out why they love living in the Hudson Valley. Here’s what they had to say: Two … Read More

Press Release: Bright Ideas Festival

Press Release: Bright Ideas Festival

April 12, 2017

Stone Ridge, NY – The Bright Ideas festival, a free festival showcasing science, innovation, math and creativity, returns for a second year at the High Meadow School on April 29 in Stone Ridge, N.Y. The festival is centered around the theme of “invention, creativity, and problem solving for all ages,” and focuses on STEAM-themed learning … Read More

Weekly Update, 3/26/17

Weekly Update, 3/26/17

March 26, 2017

News and Notes Summer Camp registration is now open!  Register Now! High Meadow School Alumni do the Honors at Local High Schools One of the biggest questions I get from new and existing High Meadow parents is:How do High Meadow students do once they leave?  Well, here’s my answer: Really well! The proof?  Recently an alumni … Read More

Weekly Update, 3/17/17

March 17, 2017

News and Notes Annual Fund Update: We have wonderful news about the parking lot!  Due to our first ever Annual Fund,  we will be able to proceed with a substantial and thorough parking lot project this spring break!  We encourage those of you (38%) who have not had a chance to give to do so, … Read More