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1055 Willeo Road

Roswell, Georgia 30075

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High Meadows School

770.993.2940

info@highmeadows.org

1055 Willeo Road

Roswell, Georgia 30075

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Aug
16

How to Grow a Learner

By Margaret Jones, Associate Head of School When thinking about traditional educational practices in the…

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Aug
10

Preparation Tips To Ease The Back To School Transition

This article originally appeared on Herald Newspapers.  The weather’s hot and the pool still calls,…

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Aug
09
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A Private School Education Offers Many Benefits to Students

Lunchboxes are coming out of summer storage, school supplies are flooding stores, and new clothes…

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Aug
02
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Teaching Innovation Via Hands-on Learning and Exploration

Merriam-Webster defines innovation as 1. ‘the introduction of something new’ and 2. ‘a new idea, method or…

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Jul
26

Considering a Private School near Marietta? High Meadows School Should Be on Your List

Looking for a private school near Marietta? Be sure to explore High Meadows School! While…

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Jul
13

Incorporating Play-Based Learning into Private Kindergarten and Pre-K Classrooms

With all of the education options that exist for Atlanta families, what makes our Roswell…

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Jul
05

From Learners to Leaders!

By Lori Kennedy, Jul. 3, 2018  An amazing thing happens when we expect students to…

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May
31

Teacher Tips for Parents: Help Your Children Stay Sharp While Having Fun This Summer

This article originally appeared on Herald Newspapers. While summer is for rest and relaxation, it’s…

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May
09

Three Students From Roswell's High Meadows School Win State Awards At Annual Library Of Congress National Competition

Every year tens of thousands of students across the nation send their letters to the…

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May
07

WANTED: More Than a Few Good Men – Tackling the Gender Divide in Early Childhood Education

This article originally appeared in PEN, The Quarterly Journal of the Progressive Education Network. By…

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Jan
31

High Meadows students tutor, mentor, befriend younger students

This article originally appeared on AJC.com. By H.M. Cauley Anne Lovatt was a student at…

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Jan
26

High Meadows teachers selected for national educators’ workshop

By Wendy Parker This article originally appeared in the East Cobb News. High Meadows School…

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Jan
22

A teacher's guide: Using social justice topics in the classroom

This article was originally published in the International Baccalaureate Community Blog on January 22, 2018.…

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Jan
17

High Meadows School making Green Strides

High Meadows School, an Independent, International Baccalaureate (IB) school focused on progressive education for students…

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Dec
19

High Meadows Partners with Star House to Provide 'Secret Santa Shop' at Mimosa Elementary

The article originally appeared in The North Fulton Neighbor. By Lindsay Moscarello To give a…

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Nov
06

There is no school like High Meadows.

The article originally appeared in The Aha! Connection. Each school day, our students learn through…

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High Meadows School is One of Eight Georgia Schools to be Part of U.S. Education Department’s Green Strides Tour

ATLANTA/ROSWELL – Sept. 9, 2017 – High Meadows School, an independent, International Baccalaureate® (IB) school…

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Aug
11

Multi-age learning: How it’s different and why that matters

By Jay Underwood & Margaret Jones   The question isn’t what are we teaching our…

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Aug
02

Involve your child in preparing healthy back to school meals

By Sarah Bobbitt Going back to school can be stressful enough and when you add…

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Jul
21

Male teacher shortage affects boys who need role models

By Hollie Deese For 35 years, Len Saunders has been teaching physical education to elementary…

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Jul
20

How to Establish a ‘Back to School’ Mindset and Feel Prepared for the First Day

The article originally appeared in The North Fulton Herald By Margaret P. Jones The hazy,…

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Teacher Rebecca Drage Awarded Fellowship for Columbia University Summer Program

ATLANTA/ROSWELL – May 30, 2017 – High Meadows School is pleased to announce one its…

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May
17

Real-World Math Activities that are Perfect for Engaging Your Kids

By Margaret Pritchett Jones Margaret Pritchett Jones is the Associate Head of School and Lower…

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Mar
19

A School Issue That’s Actually About Learning

This article originally appeared in Stamford Advocate By David Rafferty Our public schools are in…

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Feb
17

Want to Learn Something New Every Day? Teach at High Meadows!

By Gail Albert, Prekindergarten Teacher Eight years ago, I began working at High Meadows. I…

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Feb
17

High Meadows Provides Acceptance and Community for Middle Years Students

By Genna Fidati, 8th Grader I started at High Meadows five years ago, when I…

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Feb
13

Mindfulness and Social-Emotional Learning at High Meadows School

The article originally appeared in Innovate My School. By Sue Amacker The practice of mindfulness…

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Jan
18

A Journey Toward Mindfulness: How to Implement and Sustain This Practice Among Teachers, From Now Until the Last Day of School

By: Kate McElvaney, Sue Amacker "Mindfulness is paying attention to something, in a particular way,…

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Dec
12

Watch a Roswell school's iPad band cover Tran-Siberian Orchestra

By: Becca J. G. Godwin A band of middle schoolers took to the radio to…

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Nov
16

Wired for Play: What Kids Learn by Doing What Comes Naturally

By Emily Bacon, Prekindergarten Teacher When people ask me why I became a prekindergarten teacher,…

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Nov
16

The Gift of a High Meadows Education

By Anna McConaghie, High Meadows Class of 2008 Anna attended High Meadows School from first…

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Nov
16

Creating Friction to Fuel Scientific Inquiry

By Cari Newman and Jennifer Hannah, Fourth-Fifth Grade Teachers High Meadows teachers love the idea…

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Nov
16

How to Grow a Learner

By Margaret Jones, Associate Head of School and Lower Years Principal When we think about…

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Oct
16

Drawing On Success in the Visual Arts

By Brenda Major, Art Teacher Success in the visual arts is often judged solely by…

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Collaboration and Community Create Success for Second and Third Graders

By Katie Huffner and Ensley Nesbitt, 2-3 Teachers When I reflect on my childhood education,…

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Oct
16

Successful Self-Regulation in a Safe Space

By Emily Kleinberg and Elizabeth Swern, K-1 Teachers In the Kindergarten and First Grade Classroom,…

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Oct
16

What Success Looks Like at High Meadows

By Kate McElvaney, Director of Educational Advancement and the Center for Progressive Learning How do…

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Aug
25

Life with Gracie: Mindfulness: Learning to live in moment at school, at home

Lula Nicholson is 4, very charismatic with high energy and big emotion to match. She’s…

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Aug
22

Meeting Children Where They Are: The Multiage Classroom

By Jay Underwood and Margaret Jones Ah, the one-room schoolhouse. Born of necessity in remote…

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Aug
15

What does creative teaching mean to you?

Teaching outside the box while still ensuring students have grasped the necessary skills and knowledge…

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Aug
08

Roswell's High Meadows head of school honored, Jay Underwood 1 of 20 to receive National Leadership Award

ROSWELL, Ga. — Jay Underwood, head of High Meadows School, has been awarded a fully-funded…

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The Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership Awards Fellowship to Jay Underwood

ATLANTA/ROSWELL – August 5, 2016 –Jay Underwood, Head of High Meadows School, has been awarded…

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May
19

Roswell Students Build on Learning Experience with Minecraft

By Erika Wells High Meadows School students in Roswell created a world of their own…

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High Meadows Opens New Campus Building with Dedication Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting on May 19

Maintenance Facility Named in Honor of Neil M. Gibson, a Beloved Member of the School Community…

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Mar
17

High Meadows program shares how to give kids a ‘voice in the classroom’

By Erika Wells The High Meadows School community in Roswell makes sure each day is…

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Author and International Consultant Dr. Sandra J. Stone to Speak on the Benefits and Practices of Multiage Classrooms on Jan. 4 at High Meadows

ATLANTA/ROSWELL – High Meadows School, an independent, International Baccalaureate® (IB) school focused on progressive education…

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Former Nike Creative Catalyst Kevin Carroll to Lead Community Speaker Series & Address Importance of Play & Creativity

High Meadows Center for Progressive Learning Will Host the Free Event on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at…

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High Meadows Now Home to 80-Gallon Native Saltwater Tank

This Focus on Oceanic Environmental Education is a First Among Atlanta Schools ATLANTA/ROSWELL (Sept. 9,…

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Jan
12

Integrating Wellness into the Education for Sustainability (EfS) Classroom

By Michelle Griffin, EfS Teacher Students arrive at my door, choose a seat on the…

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Jan
12

Yoga Tuesdays: Supporting Staff Wellness

By Allison Stanley, Support Teacher & Yoga Instructor Students giggle with glee as they gather…

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Jan
12

"Eat Your Vegetables!" How Gardening and Cooking Encourage Healthy Eating

By Sarah Bobbitt, Pre-K Teacher As a mother of two young daughters and a Prekindergarten…

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