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Looking Ahead

Coffee with Co-Curricular Faculty, Friday Jan 30, 8:30-10 AM
Join us in the Carriage House after drop-off for coffee and conversation with faculty members who guide the students’ work in Spanish and in the music, movement and art studios, garden, greenhouse, and kitchens.

SEED Camp at Charlottesville Family’s Fun Fair & Camp Expo Sunday, February 15 from 10 AM - 3 PM
The annual Fun Fair and Camp Expo will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in Charlottesville from 10 AM to 3 PM on Sunday, February 15th. This event features camps for kids and teens from all over the east coast, including Mountaintop’s SEED (Summer of Ecological Experience and Discovery) Program! Invite your friends to come visit our booth and stop by yourself to say hello. Throughout the day there will be entertainment, giveaways, and activities for children. Visit the Charlottesville Family website for more information.

Mountaintop Camp Open House, Saturday, February 28, 10 AM - 2 PM
Parents and children interested in SEED Camp, Art, or elementary Montessori programs can visit the campus to meet staff members and see the garden, greenhouse, and other facilities. Faculty members from the elementary Montessori summer classroom will be available in the upper elementary classroom to talk with families interested in that program (for Mountaintop families or families with children who have attended preschool and kindergarten at another Montessori school). Tell your friends to come check us out or visit yourself to meet with our summer staff!

From the Blog

The walls are up!


On Wednesday, we got word from our construction team that the walls for our new building were ready to go in. On Thursday morning, they would bring in a 50-foot flatbed truck and a crane. Panels would be swinging by 9 AM. This work would close the parking lot for the whole day and send LE1 off to the art room for the duration.

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Deeper and deeper

Well, we have a hole. A pretty big hole, at that. You’ve no doubt encountered a herd of dump trucks in carline over the last 2 weeks, so you can imagine the amount of dirt that has been carried away. This is our first glimpse at our new kitchen, technology lab and science lab.

construction by LE1
If you were in Lower El 1, this is how you would see the building taking shape.

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