Blog: News & Annoucements

Fall News from the Elementary Community

Fall News from the Elementary Community

Nov 27, 2019
Maria Montessori said, “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education.” In the Cedar Room, we are doing the work of establishing peace one classroom issue at a time. At the end of each week, we gather…
Fall News from the Primary Community

Fall News from the Primary Community

Nov 27, 2019
Social-Emotional Development in the Primary Classroom The Vermont Early Learning Standards (VELS) are used in the Primary Classrooms here at MSCVT. The VELS are intended to be a resource for families,…
Fall News from the Toddler Community

Fall News from the Toddler Community

Nov 27, 2019
The children continue to amaze me everyday! They are gaining more independence in our regular routines and grow each day. We have been singing our t-shirt song, along with a good morning song, Wheels on…
Spring News From The Elementary Community

Spring News From The Elementary Community

Apr 23, 2019
Our Grandparents and Special Guests Day was rich in charm and beauty. As I watched the children happily greeting, settling, and then showing their guests a few of their many investigations and accomplishments,…
Spring News From The Primary Community

Spring News From The Primary Community

Apr 23, 2019
This month the Vermont Early Learning Standards focus on social and emotional learning and Development. VELS emphasizes its importance, writing “ positive social emotional development in early years provides…
Spring News From The Toddler Community

Spring News From The Toddler Community

Apr 23, 2019
In the upcoming weeks we will be extending our ventures outdoors and looking for all the signs of Spring: birds, flowers, green, bugs, etc. We will continue to start our mornings outside as we have done…
February News from the Elementary Community

February News from the Elementary Community

Feb 21, 2019
A huge, pink-hearted thank you goes out to all of you parents for making our Valentines Lunch and annual DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) a wonderful classroom event. We loved preparing lunches for our…
February News from the Primary Community

February News from the Primary Community

Feb 21, 2019
The VELS domain of ‘Approaches to Learning’ creates guidelines and expectations for a child’s self development. A critical aspect of self-development is self-awareness. As parents and teachers, our goal…
February News from the Toddler Community

February News from the Toddler Community

Feb 21, 2019
With March and April comes a mix of weather...please continue to send your children in layers appropriate for going outside. Remember to wear (or send in) boots as we will still be playing in snow and…
January News from the Elementary Community

January News from the Elementary Community

Jan 25, 2019
Maria Montessori taught that every living being has a cosmic purpose, a reason for existing, a role to play in the universe. And we lovers of words in the Cedar room know that in every story and utterance,…