Montessori News 5-17-13

May 17, 2013

Dater Montessori student organizes clothing drive
Katherine Weber, a sixth-grader at Dater Montessori School, is thrilled to see barrels filled with donated clothes. Weber, who was born with Down Syndrome, started a clothing drive at her school as a community service project, and she’s donating the 

Maple Ridge Montessori layoffs will be rescinded
Maple Ridge News
Although all of the Montessori teachers in the Ridge Meadows School District received layoff notices, everyone one of them is expected to be re-hired for the next school year, say local educators. The Montessori method involves specialized materials 

Middle school students from Catholic Montessori School in Kirtland to present
Four middle school students from Catholic Montessori School in Kirtland are headed to Nebraska to present their business plan to Warren Buffett. Nearly 4,000 students from across the country participated, and the local team is one of three that made it 

Bay Montessori School holds rehearsal for CS Lewis classic
So Md News
In character Third-graders Lawson Glenn, left, and Jordan Campbell practice the choreography for the battle scene during a dress rehearsal Wednesday for the Bay Montessori School’s rendition of the classic C.S. Lewis story, “Chronicles of Narnia: The 

Clarendon Hills Montessori students visit Springfield
The Doings Hinsdale
State Sen. Kirk Dillard, R-24th of Hinsdale, and state Rep. Patti Bellock , R-47th of Hinsdale, welcomed students, parents and teachers from the Seton Montessori School in Clarendon Hills to the Capitol in Springfield May 15. The students were in 

‘Shave Dave’ — Teacher surrenders hair for a cause
Daily Inter Lake
‘Shave Dave’. Autumn Santa, a Kalispell Montessori parent, and Tyler Petek, a fourth-grader, work on the hair of teacher David Cummings as part of the “Shave Dave” fundraiser. ‘Shave Dave’. Teacher David Cummings with his new hairdo. Posted: Thursday 

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 May 16, 2013

Antilles edges VI Montessori, 3-2
Virgin Islands Daily News
THOMAS – The Antilles varsity soccer team defeated V.I. Montessori School and International Academy, 3-2, on Tuesday at Antilles School. “Overall, we’re playing a lot better. Better ball control and better teamwork,” said Hurricanes head coach Mike de 

Kennebec Montessori event planned Friday
Morning Sentinel
FARIFIELD — Prospective parents and their children are invited to Montessori for Me, from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the Kennebec Montessori School, 38 Sheridan Drive. This is an informal opportunity to learn more about the early childhood and elementary 

Montessori acquires Longacre Childcare –
Day Nurseries
Philip Bujak, chief executive of Montessori St Nicholas, said: “Longacre currently utilises Montessori techniques and equipment within each setting so there is a natural fit. Longacre has an outstanding local reputation, with highly qualified staff and 

Poet laureate to get behind wheel of bookmobile
Walker is visiting the Danville Montessori School. He will be reading a story to a preschool class. Walker often talks about the positive impact of the bookmobile project, and the role public schools and libraries played in his early development as a 

Science Meet concludes
Significantly, Elangbam Serena and Pebam Rosy Chanu of Maria Montessori, Imphal won the first prize in the Science Model Competition while the second prize was snatched by Selina Moirangthem and Aingbi Kakchingtabam of Mega Manipur Public…

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No coloring books allowed – Montessori school expands
Casper Journal
“I’m blown away by the things they can do!” Mark Curry said. He and his wife, Jansen, have had one child finish the schooling, another attending, and their 9-month-old son is on the waiting list. Curry is speaking about Montessori School of Casper, now 

Wis. boy gets handwritten response from Biden
In this photo provided by Downtown Montessori Academy teacher Jenny Aicher, Aicher holds a note, Monday, May 13, 2013, in Milwaukee, written by Vice President Joe Biden to Myles, a 7-year-old second-grader at the school. The school did not release 

WUTCGerman Festival for a Dream Court
It began as an end of school year festival for the Montessori Kinder International School and has grown into a community festival celebration the rich culture of Germany. Proceeds from the festival will be used to seed a program to build a basketball 

California Montessori Project – Capitol Campus annual Art, Wine, Beer & Cheese …
The Sacramento Press
California Montessori Project (CMP) Capitol Campus is a Montessori public charter school in its twelfth year of providing education to Kindergarten through 8th grade students in Sacramento. We are a non-profit organization serving the educational needs 

Ann Arbor’s former Freeman School makes district more money leased than sold
Trent said the Montessori school wanted to renew its lease early because it had some renovations it would like to make to the classrooms. “We’ve done the maintenance part (at the property). They’ve paid for the renovations there. They’ve been a very