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Choice + Voice, Part 4: Bringing Civics to Life

Choice + Voice, Part 4: Bringing Civics to Life

February 8, 2019

Since the beginning of the school year, Julie Seyfert-Lillis’s 4th graders have been studying U.S. government. How does a teacher keep young people engaged with “civics lessons” for months on end? Well, it helps that Julie is a lawmaker herself, a member of the Town Board of New Paltz, where she focuses on issues of conservation, … Read More

HMS Nursery School, Redux

HMS Nursery School, Redux

February 1, 2019

We’ve been telling you about our “new” nursery program for a few months now. In truth, though, our Nursery School classroom, which opened last week, represents the a reinvigoration of a program original to High Meadow, and at the heart of the school’s founding. One of HMS’s overall goals, says Jen Bousilman, Director of Admissions, “is to … Read More

Spotlight on Safety

Spotlight on Safety

January 25, 2019

Next week, we’ll host a Parent Gathering devoted to Safety at High Meadow, details below. In advance, we’d like to bring you up to date on some of the ways we work to keep our students — your children — safe. We aim for all our staff members to be prepared to respond to any scenario. … Read More

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