Blog: News & Annoucements

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,…
January News from the Primary Community

January News from the Primary Community

Jan 25, 2019
“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by the experiences in the environment.”  -Maria Montessori The Vermont Early Learning Standards focus…
January News from the Toddler Community

January News from the Toddler Community

Jan 25, 2019
The Toddler classroom has been very busy since the start of the school year: from wood polishing to gluing; from painting to puzzles; from hand work to reading; we are a busy bunch! We will continue to…
November News from the Elementary Community

November News from the Elementary Community

Nov 27, 2018
Just before our break for the Thanksgiving holidays, we came together in our gathering to share thoughts about the things for which we’re thankful. You, our Cedar parents, were present with us, as we shared…
November News from the Primary Community

November News from the Primary Community

Nov 27, 2018
On Writing Development in the Primary Classroom Vermont Early Learning Standards focus for November is Literacy Development. The following writing standard is addressed: “Children demonstrate the understanding…
November News from the Toddler Community

November News from the Toddler Community

Nov 27, 2018
As weather gets colder (and warmer again and back to cold) please plan to send children in layers so we can be comfortable in the warm classroom and the colder outdoors. Sweatshirt/sweater, coats, hats,…
October News From the Elementary Community

October News From the Elementary Community

Oct 30, 2018
From the Early Elementary Community 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…