770.993.2940

info@highmeadows.org

1055 Willeo Road

Roswell, Georgia 30075

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for select grades

770.993.2940

info@highmeadows.org

1055 Willeo Road

Roswell, Georgia 30075

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Can you guess what Space, Bees, Chemistry, Egypt, Cars, and Vesuvius have in common? They are all topics that one class of 2nd/3rd grade students have chosen to explore as part of Project Power. This student-driven learning started three years ago when teacher Katie Huffner encouraged her students to explore what interested them. That first group of students really enjoyed
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A treasured part of the week for the Tie Dye Turtles Kindergarten/1st grade class is Forest Friday. That’s when students in the class taught by Rebecca Drage andShannon Hostetler spend most of the day in the forest learning, exploring, and building their classroom community. They jump over the creek, say hi to turtles, read in hammocks, cook on a campfire, make fairy houses, and write in
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In late January, about 50 former students returned to High Meadows for Alumni Night which features a panel discussion open to the school community. Middle Years Teachers Anne Lovatt and Issac Wolf, both High Meadows graduates, moderated the panel in which 10 alumni shared honest insight about how to prepare for life beyond the meadows. See the list of panelists and highlights of
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  You’re likely to see the name ‘Charli Shapiro’ someday at the movies! Charli, a 2017 High Meadows graduate, is a sophomore at Roswell High School and an accomplished filmmaker. She recently earned a Student Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in the Best Short Form – Fiction category for the film Brute Force. She
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When you were growing up, your math learning likely consisted of memorizing facts and practicing procedures the teacher demonstrated for what seemed like a million times. Your homework assignments probably were something like this: “Do the even problems, 1-100, on page 23 of the math textbook.” Today, math education has shifted from teaching the “history of mathematics” – the procedures
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Kelly and George Cave know the value of a High Meadows education. For the past 13 years, they have had at least one child in school there. For five of those years, all three of their children attended the school at the same time. Along the way, they have seen their children thrive, learn and have fun. “We learned of
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When their son Edward was in preschool last year, Sarah and Drew Gibbons discussed what type of education they wanted him to experience. They agreed that they wanted a school that offered: A strong academic program that challenges and engages Support for their son’s social/emotional development Teachers that would get to know their son, understand his strengths and weaknesses, and help
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Finding the private school that fits the needs of your child and your family requires lots of research and school visits. However, knowing that top private schools share some common characteristics can be helpful to parents who are evaluating school options. Three things that the best private schools do are: Address social/emotional development to build resilient children Prepare children for
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It’s common to see students of all ages at High Meadows observing, measuring, discussing, and hypothesizing both inside classrooms and outdoors. These activities help them become critical thinkers for whom learning is a natural part of their every day, at school and elsewhere.   Parents regularly share that this type of learning is one of the reasons they selected High Meadows.
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In a progressive school like High Meadows, a child’s progress is continually assessed vs. measured by periodic assignments or tests. Authentic academic assessment methods give parents, teachers, and students common points of reference to guide continued, sustained progress. Assessment focuses on the entire learning process, not just on the final product of a unit of learning. Teachers measure and document
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High Meadows School

Address
1055 Willeo Road
Roswell, Georgia 30075

Phone
770.993.2940

Fax
770.993.8331

School Hours
Monday - Friday
8:25am - 3:15pm