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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

In The Media

Oct
17

High Meadows School marches in Roswell Youth Day Parade

By Wendy Parker for East Cobb News Thanks to the High Meadows School for the photos from the 68th Roswell Youth Day Parade on Saturday, in which students, staff and…

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Aug
15

Hand models, carnivorous plants, and other ways to gain STEAM

By Brenda Major and Lynn Williams for Innovate My School Brenda Major (pictured left) and Lynn Williams (pictured right) have been teaching art to K-8th grade students at High Meadows…

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Aug
14

Curiosity Fuels Student Engagement in School-Wide Study

By Kate McElvaney What do birds, rockets, Amelia Earhart, and Newton’s third law of motion have in common? They are topics pre-K – eighth grade students chose to study as…

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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, but now school rules! Whether your child is starting pre-school or their senior year of…

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Jul
05
HMS Innovate My School July 2018

From Learners to Leaders!

By Lori Kennedy, Jul. 3, 2018  An amazing thing happens when we expect students to be leaders. They lead. Challenging the philosophy that, by nature, there are leaders and there…

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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 also a great time to help young learners continue to develop while reinforcing skills learned…

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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 Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. Writing a letter to your favorite…

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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 Jay Underwood, May 7, 2018 Mrs. Tartak, my beloved kindergarten teacher, was kind, nurturing, and…

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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 Roswell High when she started volunteering at Star House, a nonprofit that sponsors after-school programs…

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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 is pleased to announce two of its faculty, Andy Stephens and Melissa Casorio, have been…

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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. By Kirsten Fournier, Kerri Irwin and Vivien Rosa-Vaccarelli Race, gender and faith – there are not…

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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 age three through eighth grade, is on the itinerary for the 2017 Green Strides Tour…

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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 gift is not always focused on receiving a tangible product, but how one feels to…

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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 the experiential, immersive educational opportunities provided in our classrooms and across our grassy fields and…

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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 students, it’s what are they learning. This is the foundation of a multi-age classroom structure…

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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 what to pack for lunch or snack, the process can be daunting for many parents,…

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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 school children in Montville, N.J. Personally, he knows how important a strong male role model…

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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, lazy days of summer will soon give way to the hustle and bustle of preparing…

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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 Years Principal at High Meadows School, a progressive PK-8 school in Roswell, Georgia. She has…

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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 the news so often for non-educational reasons that it’s hard to keep track of all…

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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 has become incredibly popular in schools. Mindfulness works by creating an environment for learning and…

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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, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally." – Jon Kabat-Zinn How many days until summer?…

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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 perform some songs Monday afternoon, but the instruments they played weren't what you'd normally expect:…

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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 either happy or really not. And either way, it shows. That changed recently when the…

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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 areas of the country, it seems to be a whimsical relic in education. But teachers…

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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 they need can be a tricky balance to master. Creative teaching is becoming essential in…

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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 fellowship to the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership’s 2017 Heads of Schools Program at…

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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 while testing a new version of Minecraft made for the classroom. This month, music director…

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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 engaging, educational and anything but typical for students. The school hopes to share its culture…

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