Blog: News & Annoucements

January News from the Elementary Community

January News from the Elementary Community

Jan 10, 2018
As we begin the New Year we are reorienting to our environment, to each other, and to the task at hand, which is to work and learn. The Montessori philosophy and environment supports the children in the…
January News from the Primary Community

January News from the Primary Community

Jan 10, 2018
From Emily Adult Work/Children’s Work Happy New Year to all the Primary families! I hope that all who attended enjoyed the holiday performance. I was very sad not to feel well enough to attend! Now that…
January News from the Toddler Community

January News from the Toddler Community

Jan 10, 2018
Happy 2018! I am glad to be back and I hope everyone had a wonderful and restful holiday. The Toddler classroom has been very busy since the start of the school year: from wood polishing to gluing; from…
December News from the Toddler Community

December News from the Toddler Community

Dec 15, 2017
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,…
December News from the Elementary Community

December News from the Elementary Community

Dec 15, 2017
Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?  These are the self-reflective questions that our classroom community has begun to incorporate into our vocabulary. The elementary age child is developmentally…
December News from the Primary Community

December News from the Primary Community

Dec 15, 2017
    Notes from Minori It all started with one airplane book... the children loved reading it and wanted to learn more. Then we had airplane work in our language area. We learned the names of the parts…
November News from the Primary Community

November News from the Primary Community

Nov 03, 2017
Notes from Emily The children had so much fun at our Fall Festival on Halloween day. They played outdoor games, stuffed several scarecrows with straw, pressed cider, and enjoyed an enchanting woodland…
November News from the Elementary Community

November News from the Elementary Community

Nov 03, 2017
Self-direction  Self-Management  Accountability  Community responsibility  Fairness   These are the many themes that our classroom community is exploring through organic interactions and through conscious…
November News from the Toddler Community

November News from the Toddler Community

Nov 02, 2017
The children continue to amaze me daily! They are gaining more independence in our regular routines and grow each day. We will be adding some additional songs to our repertoire such as “One, Two, Buckle…
What is Universal Pre-K?

What is Universal Pre-K?

Jan 10, 2017
Universal Pre-K (Act 166)  provides for universal access to publicly funded prekindergarten education in both the public and private early childhood education sector. Act 166 mandates funding for 10 hours…