Montessori News from Around the World

October 20, 2014

Guadalupe Montessori School getting ready for Christmas
Silver City Sun-News
Courtesy photo Volunteers from the Habitat for Humanity Restore decorating a tree for the 2013 Festival of Trees. Guadalupe Montessori School is …

Day of story-telling at Firelands Montessori
Sandusky Register
Droves of costumed kids flocked to the Firelands Montessori Academy Sunday afternoon and listened to storytellers weave riveting tales. It was the …

October 19, 2014

Ridgeway Neighborhood sponsors tree planting
Saturday, Ridgeway Neighborhood residents and Community Montessori School teamed up to plant a native cherry tree near the corner of Providence …

October 18, 2014

Montessori students win Louisiana music contest
Alexandria Town Talk
Ellene Owens’ music students Jenivieve Bolen (left), 9, and Riley Deaton, 8, talk about winning the state music composition contest on Friday, October, …

Area student thrives at Montessori school in Houston
Your Houston News
As a junior at Post Oak School in Houston, Clear Lake area native Emily Randall has the opportunity to get her hands in the dirt. For a few hours a …

October 17, 2014

Not all are on board, but Montessori addition passes
River Falls Journal
An expansion approved for the Montessori elementary school program will extend west toward the playground from this end of the River Falls …

View preparations for dinner featuring farm-to-table theme to benefit Hilltop Montessori School
Hilltop Montessori School in the Town of Mt Laurel will host its annual dinner featuring a farm-to-table theme on Nov. 6 at Stone’s Throw Bar and Grill …

October 16, 2014

Bauso: Curriculum prepares Montessori students for life’s challenges
Auburn Citizen
2014-10-15T06:00:00Z Bauso: Curriculum prepares Montessori students for life’s challengesDiane M. Bauso | Special to The Citizen Auburn Citizen.

Children get a choice at Montessori school
Yellow Springs News
What sounds radical is a concept developed by Dr. Maria Montessori more than 100 years ago and now in use in more than 7,000 schools around the …

New Minn. school preserving languages
A second school, Hmoob Toj Siab Montessori Academy, started by the Hmong American Partnership, will similarly incorporate the Hmong language …


Rockford schools construction timeline vote postponed
Rockford Register Star
Renaissance Gifted, Montessori: Maria Montessori School students will move from their home in the Haight building and parts of Thurgood Marshall …

Pequot Library Hosts Pre K-5th Admissions Fair
There will be a Panel Discussion at 10:30am, Choosing the Best Educational Model for Your Child: Montessori, Religious, Single Sex, or Traditional …

October 15, 2014

Charleston schools superintendent proposes Montessori, traditional classes at Murray-Lasaine
Charleston Post Courier
Charleston County schools Superintendent Nancy McGinley is backtracking on plans to transition a James Island elementary school to all Montessori …

Children’s Meeting House Montessori School opens doors to Prospective Families
Loveland Magazine
Children’s Meeting House Montessori School (CMH) is pleased to invite prospective parents and potential students to an informative Open House on …

School leaders dedicate Trillium Springs Montessori
Huntersville Herald
HUNTERSVILLE – Trillium Springs Montessori, a new Montessori school in the north end of the county, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 14.

Cancer patient, 16, seeks donations
Napa Valley Register
Sun and Stars Montessori School’s beloved teacher, Ms. Neli Jacobo, is taking a family leave from teaching for the 2014-15 school year. On Aug.

Fall Frolic to be held this weekend
A fall fundraiser fundraiser this weekend will help a one of a kind Montessori program in South Bend. The Montessori Program is located at the Center …

October 14, 2014

Montessori Community School plans to open Tuesday after flood damages classrooms
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 UTAH) – The Montessori Community School was closed on Monday due to the flooding on Foothill Drive and 1700 South.

New ‘Montessori-Infused’ FiDi School Aims to Create ‘World Citizens’
In September, Pine Street School, which follows a unique “Montessori-infused” International Baccalaureate program, opened with classes for 2- to …

St. Helena Montessori School and Farm at the Farmers Market
Napa Valley Register
We are fortunate to have St. Helena Montessori young growers at our market every Friday, with their award-winning, student-crafted farm stand, with …

Montessori “Haunted Prom” Fundraiser Features Comfort Food Menu
Maui Now
Next Friday, October 24, 2014, the Montessori School of Maui will present its signature fundraising event: Ghoulin Rouge. This year’s event theme, …

Wauwatosa community remembers Montessori student, Maizy Weimer, who died this year at 4
Wauwatosa Now
Oct. 9 would have been Wauwatosa Montessori student Maizy Weimer’s fifth birthday. She died Aug. 31, but her friends made sure she still got a great …

Montessori students remember classmate on her birthday
Wauwatosa Now
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Rockford releases timeline for construction, moving students
Rockford Register Star
Renaissance Gifted and Montessori: Maria Montessori School students will move from their home in the Haight building and parts of Thurgood …

October 13, 2014

Innerviews: Montessori guide giving back to city that shaped him
Charleston Gazette
In a classroom at the Mountaineeer Montessori School, elementary level guide David Pushkin reads a story to students before they break for individual …

15 youngsters are semifinalists in Inquirer Read-Along contest
Last Thursday, the Inquirer Read-Along went to Pasig City for a session with more than 60 students from the Good Shepherd Montessori School.

October 12, 2014

Teacher of the Month: Montessori’s Schumacher wants students to retain love of learning
Ben Franklin Elementary School And Montessori At Franklin kindergarten teacher Becky Schumacher is the Post-Bulletin Teacher of the Month for …

Desert Garden Montessori receives national award for healthy lunch menu
Ahwatukee Foothills News
Linda Mercier prepares organic green beans for lunch at Desert Garden Montessori. The school switched to an organic and local menu about five …

Livonia Montessori hosts open house, parenting workshop
Families interested in learning more about authentic Montessori preschool and kindergarten programs are invited to attend an Open House at Livonia …

Fall Farm Festival at Brigg’s Farm Oct. 12
Winona Daily News
Briggs Farm and Bluffview Montessori School are celebrating fall this Sunday, Oct. 12, with a Fall Farm Festival from 1 to 5 p.m.. The festival will …

October 11, 2014

Lenox: Montessori School to hold school tours
Berkshire Eagle
The Montessori School of the Berkshires at 21 Patterson Road in Lenox Dale will offer school tours at 9 and 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15. This event …

Montessori hosting wine mixer event
Southgate News Herald
The Montessori Center of Downriver is hosting its annual Montessori Mixer wine and beer tasting from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at TV’s Grand Event, …

Still no prinicipal for School 90 as others are filled
Chalkbeat Indiana
Christine Rembert, assistant principal at School 96, was promoted to principal at School 56, a Montessori school north of downtown. Lauren Franklin …

Remarkable new app for children to “build” numbers and create a fun city
prMac (press release)
[prMac.com] Paris, France – Trois Elles, an independent educational app developer has announced the release of a new number app: Montessori …

October 10, 2014

Children learn best when they are having fun
The Star Online
The young parents were drawn to the preschool’s Montessori teaching method, good facilities and dedicated teachers. Despite the kindergarten’s …

October 9, 2014

New Haven launches first public Montessori school
Yale Daily News (blog)
Getting into Elm City Montessori School is no walk in the park — from 600 applicants for its first class, the school accepted just 69. A month after …

Montessori School Gets Off To Good Start
New Haven Independent
Aliyya Swaby Photo State and city administrators joined Elm City Montessori School students in semi-structured playtime Wednesday morning, during …

Villa Montessori School received Gold Circle of Quality
Quad-Cities Online
Moline, Illinois – October 2, 2014 – Villa Montessori School, LTD received the Gold Circle of Quality designation from ExceleRate Illinois, the state’s …

Weekend triathlon lets kids compete, help other kids
I had the pleasure of participating in a mini-triathlon at the Montessori School of Raleigh this morning to promote a great event that supports a …

Area schools get high and low MMR marks
Forest Lake Times
Linwood and Wyoming elementary schools were deemed eligible to apply for “Celebration” status, while Central Montessori Elementary fell into the …

Nanoscience in Trinity
Drogheda Independent
21 years old this year and Playmates Montessori School along with all the national schools around the country re-opened its doors on Monday 1st …

Basic Education Should Go Beyond Reading, Writing, Says Bisiriyu
The Guardian
IN view of unfolding realities in our contemporary society, Head of School, Benchmark Montessori School, Ikeja, Evangelist Olufolake Bisiriyu, has …

October 8, 2014

LifeSong Montessori creating life-long learners
The philosophy of the Montessori Method, according to the American Montessori Society, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific …

Montessori School of Greater Hartford Launches New Adolescent Program!
Hartford Courant
Families gather before the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Montessori School of Greater Hartford’s new Adolescent Program. -Photo Credit, Kara Fenn.

Fall fun supports Monroe Montessori, Sky Valley Food Bank
Monroe Monitor
The Monroe Montessori Parent Booster Club and Sky Valley Food Bank invite the community to Bob’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm for a Fall Food …

Walden Green Montessori School receives iPad donation
Grand Haven Tribune
While the students applauded, Walden Green Montessori School Director Mark Neidlinger explained the devices and accessories were a donation …

Tickets available through Oct. 17 for ‘Around the World in Five Plates’
Decorah Journal
In celebration of United Nations Day, Northeast Iowa Montessori School (NEIM) is hosting its third annual “Around the World in Five Plates” — an …

Plans for new free school rejected for a third time
The Argus
The team behind the proposed Montessori Primary School in Hove have spoken of their disappointment after having their third bid knocked back by …

October 7, 2014

St. Louisans Plant Trees For Peace
St. Louis Public Radio
Esme Schumann, (left) Mark Overton and Susie Weinstein dig a hole the City Garden Montessori School in order to plant a new birch tree.

October 6, 2014

Drop-in to find out more about new Montessori school for Letchworth
Comet 24
The Garden City Montessori School – due to open in January next year – will be based in Icknield Way, Letchworth, and will provide education for …

October 5, 2014

Montessori adds new grade level
Odessa American
In this file photo, Steve Hardy, Montessori Mastery School of Odessa high school teacher (left), Randy McGuire, Montessori Mastery School of Odessa …

October 4, 2014

Montessori adds new grade level
Odessa American
In this file photo, Steve Hardy, Montessori Mastery School of Odessa high school teacher (left), Randy McGuire, Montessori Mastery School of Odessa …

Final review of Montessori Charter leads people to different conclusions
Mountain Mail Newspaper
A final review of the Salida Montessori Charter School application by the Salida District Accountability Committee is leading people to draw different …

October 3, 2014

Montessori principles find a new expression
Omaha World-Herald
Maria Montessori, Italian founder of the Montessori school of childhood education, stressed independence, freedom and respect for a child’s natural …

Staffing issues temporarily closes Owatonna Montessori Children’s House
The learning stations at the Owatonna Montessori Children’s House, empty on Thursday afternoon, will have to wait for a new staff to be hired before …

Montessori school celebrates 50th anniversary
West Hartford News
Montessori school celebrates 50th anniversary … MSGH shares a similar genesis to many Montessori Schools; a group of parents, seeking an …

State education official impressed by rich offerings at Holliston school
Wicked Local Holliston
A few doors down, a Montessori classroom of third- and fourth-graders were huddled in groups, learning about bats, dinosaurs and other animals.

Info needed before decision
Mountain Mail Newspaper
This letter is in response to one of the community meetings concerning the proposed Salida Montessori Charter School. kAm|2?J DFAA@CE6CD …

October 2, 2014

Montessori school celebrates 50th anniversary
West Hartford News
WEST HARTFORD >> The Montessori School of Greater Hartford (MSGH) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this fall. MSGH shares a similar genesis …

An accredited Montessori school
Brampton Guardian
The Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators (CCMA) is an authority and voice for Montessori Administrators in Canada. Many Montessori …

Ross Montessori secures land for new school building
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Ross Montessori Charter School has concluded an extensive search for a new location with the official purchase of a 2.73-acre parcel in Carbondale’s …

Hilltop Montessori School planning large expansion
Shelby County Reporter
MT LAUREL – The expansion to Hilltop Montessori School has been given the green light and now the fundraising process will start Thursday, Nov.

Traditional classrooms shouldn’t be ignored
Helena Independent Record
In the last article about Montessori in the Helena Independent Record, there were quotes saying that you will see students engaged in their work in a …

October 1, 2014

Fright Night Costume party to benefit Charlevoix Montessori school
Petoskey News-Review
CHARLEVOIX — Tickets for the annual Fright Night celebration to support Charlevoix Children’s House Montessori School go on sale Wednesday, …

Little Miners Montessori school expands
The Park Record
Subie Stone, founder of the Little Miners Montessori School, and Montie, the school s mascot, pose in one of the two classrooms in the new wing of the …

Students get creative with cardboard
Alexandria Town Talk
Peabody Montessori Elementary School students (from left) Carmen Dixon, Amandah Watson, and Avery Hankins, all 10, work on their cardboard …

September 30, 2014

Millcreek district again rejects Montessori charter’s wish to buy building
The tense battle between Montessori Regional Charter School and the Millcreek Township School District over the sale of the closed Ridgefield …

Milwaukee Montessori accused of discriminating against disabled student
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Milwaukee Montessori School violated federal discrimination law when it disenrolled a student with disabilities, according the U.S. Department of …

Dearborn Heights Montessori Center hosts free parenting workshop
Dearborn Press and Guide
Parent Talk facilitators Heidi Gauger (left), and Sue Fitzpatrick of Dearborn Heights Montessori Center display materials that will be used during the …

Spanish immersion Montessori preschool to open in Belmont
Wicked Local Belmont
Boston’s first and only Spanish immersion Montessori preschool will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 26 at Montessori Escuela, 34 Ridge Road, …

Open House Week at Country Meadows Montessori School
Chicago Tribune
Country Meadows Montessori School currently has limited openings available for children aged 15 months through 4 years old. Visit during the open …

Montessori founder leaves her mark
In 1963, she and husband Frank built the first room of what was to become The Montessori School in Kingsley, adding more rooms and levels as …

Springfest 2014. Montessori International College
My Sunshine Coast (press release)
Springfest 2014 is a celebration of spring, our school (Montessori International College) and community, and of course this year we celebrate our …

Inspired by interest in Montessori
Mountain Mail Newspaper
I got to attend one of the Salida Montessori Charter School proposal meetings at Longfellow Elementary School. It was inspiring to see so many …

Teachers collaborate on Eureka Math methods
Alexandria Town Talk
… presentations on Module 2 at Peabody Montessori Elementary School. … Karen Berlin, fifth-grade math and science teacher at Peabody Montessori.

September 29, 2014

Parenting: Bedroom can be launching pad to development
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Inspired by renowned Italian educator and physician Dr. Maria Montessori, this bedroom design assumes that children are their own best teachers and …

Tree planted in honor of Nancy and Preston Hardy
York Daily Record/Sunday News
From left to right: TLC Montessori School students Brody Saenz, Adrian Bruce and Brennan Carney pull on a rope to help bring a Scarlet Oak tree into …

September 28, 2014

Student Spotlight: Lance Webster, 9-year-old at Boulder’s Mountain Shadows Montessori School
Boulder Daily Camera
Last year, Lance Webster listened to a book on tape called “Lone Survivor,” the story of Operation Red Wings, the failed counter-insurgent mission in …

September 27, 2014

Fraser Woods Montessori School Blazing Trails For Learning
The Newtown Bee
Fraser Woods Montessori School Head of School Myriam Woods, right, sat with Ryan Knaggs, a school parent, in the “Rectangle Classroom” he …

Newton Montessori School celebrates Peace Day
Wicked Local Newton
Recently, the Newton Montessori School community came together to celebrate International Peace Day. All students gathered on the lawn to reflect …

Montessori Garden School and the Child with Special Needs
Miami’s Community Newspapers
Montessori Garden School As a special education teacher for over 20 years, I realize that all children can learn no matter what their special needs may …

Mountaineer Montessori School
State Journal
He brings five years of experience at Montessori schools in Memphis, … He also holds Association Montessori Internationale certification in 6-12 …

September 26, 2014

Two private schools in Pahoa close because of lava
West Hawaii Today
From left, Elizabeth Jenkins, 5, and Malu Rubin-Lee, 5, play together on their last day of school at Montessori Country School Tuesday afternoon in …

Aren’t Montessori children exposed to information overload?
The Island.lk (subscription)
The Good Shepherd Maria Montessori Training Centre (St. Bridget’s Convent, Colombo 7) – the only Association Montessori Internationale accredited …

Joining The International Day Of Peace
The Newtown Bee
Fraser Woods Montessori School students Madison Kistner, right, and Kirtana Kunzweiler held one of the flags displayed for the school’s celebration of …

Teachers ask to renegotiate class sizes, salaries at Lagunitas
The Point Reyes Light
Montessori parent Jodi Newdelman said she was vexed that the restructuring of classes caused by the influx of students from the former Waldorf …

Montessorium joins Zynga accelerator for educational games
Silicon Prairie News
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— Montessorium, an educational game app that uses the principles of Montessori teaching, has been around for more than four …

September 25, 2014

Wheaton Montessori school plans expansion
Chicago Tribune
A private Montessori school in Wheaton’s far northwest corner that recently broadened its educational programs to the junior high school level is …

Montessori Hosts Ghoulin Rouge Haunted Prom, Oct. 24
Maui Now
If you’re 21 and over, and want to visit the ghost of prom past, the Ghoulin Rouge: Haunted Prom pre-Halloween fundraiser has a tiara and corsage …

Cupertino’s Villa Montessori School to celebrate 50th anniversary
San Jose Mercury News
Villa Montessori School in Cupertino is having a party Oct. 4 that has been 50 years in the making. The little school for pre-schoolers and …

With kids off at school, how I answer “So what do you do all day?”
Washington Post
On the first day of school, I drove my three boys to their Montessori school and stepped out into the foggy morning air. They lined up along the fence …

Physical Education Just Got Much Cooler at this Highland Heights School
The River City News
Cornerstone Montessori has partnered with Circus Mojo to provide their K-6th grade students with circus arts training and fitness for their weekly PE …

In global harmony
Andover Townsman
Andover School of Montessori joined with people around the world in … The students at Andover School of Montessori marked the occasion two days …

September 24, 2014

Did any Lakewood or Stonewall students transfer to Mata Montessori?
Advocate Media
Dallas ISD had several reasons for converting Eduardo Mata Elementary into a Montessori school this fall; among them were a move toward its …

Newburyport Montessori School still going strong
The Daily News of Newburyport
It has come to our attention that there is still some confusion about the relationship of the Newburyport Montessori School and Inn Street Montessori, …

Montessori Students Hold 6th Annual Peace Day Celebration
Dearborn Free Press
Dearborn Heights, MI – Peace is an integral part of the Montessori philosophy and the curriculum at Dearborn Heights Montessori Center (DHMC).

Extra, extra: Public says no to River Falls Academy sale
River Falls Journal
Montessori school parents have strenuously opposed a development for apartments that would be right next to their school for elementary-age …

Elizabeth “Betsey” Gage Davis Trombly
Valley News
Montessori School, the Lawrenceville (N.J.) Montessori School and the Blue Hills (N.J.) Montessori School. From 1979 through 1998 she worked at …

Youngster donates toys to hospice
Auckland stuff.co.nz
GOOD SPORT: Kate Jamie Barrington, 4, gives away lots of her toys for the Montessori Herne Bay’s annual Toy Drive to raise funds for the East Bays …

September 23, 2014

Pines Montessori celebrates Peace Day
The Tribune
Pines Montessori School celebrated International Peace Day on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Each class displayed their own examples of peace outside of …

Volunteers Needed for 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
ARL now
Come volunteer with Friends of Montessori Education (aka FOME), a 501c3 non- profit, (EIN 20-8215240). Our goal is to raise funds in order to provide …

September 22, 2014

Pearl Gallery Opens Doors to Debut New Abstract Artwork by Albert Yowshein Kuo
space in the Montessori Training Center St. Louis and Lab School, located in the Grand Center gallery. district of St. Louis, MO. Kuo’s latest body of …

Johannah K. Hall: Community approach
Steamboat Pilot & Today
Last spring, Mountain Montessori Charter School was established. Still in its toddler stages, it soon will grow into a full-blown working plan, and like …

The big picture: Art on location
Nursery World (subscription)
The mural is designed to reflect the nursery’s Montessori approach combined with its rural setting, and its location on the edge of the nursery car park …

September 21, 2014

Millcreek district, Montessori at odds over Ridgefield
“This is a win-win for Millcreek,” Montessori Chief Executive Anthony Pirrello said. “They have a building that is in good shape, is very usable, and it’s …

Classroom talk: Education expert coming to Woodland Hill Montessori
The Saratogian
Dr. Steven Hughes, a pediatric neuropsychologist and director of the Center for Research on Developmental Education in Saint Paul, Minnesota, will …

Fort Smith Schoolchildren Learn To Help Others
Times Record\
Rachel Rodemann • Times Record Montessori School of Fort Smith students, Mason Adams, from left, Juile Hayes, Jacobi Dyer and Ginny Ziegler, …

September 20, 2014

Huntsville Montessori School students celebrate ‘Pinwheels for Peace’
Friday the Montessori School of Huntsville took part in an international art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace, by “planting” pinwheels with …

Give peace a chance: Montessori students and staff march to the White Street Pier
KeysNews.com (registration)
Give peace a chance: Montessori students and staff march to the White … “The Peace March has been a Key West Montessori tradition since at least …

St. Augustine Public Montessori students march for peace
St. Augustine Record
St. Augustine Public Montessori students march with their families for peace Friday. The school was observing the International Day of Peace.

Clark football out to put the hammer down
Taking from that, Clark Montessori and Gamble Montessori have developed the “Sledgehammer of Service” with a trophy up for grabs and community …

Lifelong friends Brad Kaaya, Terrell Newby to clash for first time when Miami visits Nebraska
Sun Sentinel
As pre-schoolers at a Los Angeles Montessori, Kaaya and Newby first connected on the playground. Their parents hit it off too, and two lives and …

September 19, 2014

Tom Zengeler named resident of board of directors for Montessori School of Lake Forest
Lake Forester
Tom Zengeler, President of Zengeler Cleaners, was reelected President of the board of directors for Montessori School of Lake Forest (MSLF).

Yonkers Montessori and Saunders to meet in Yonkers championship
The Journal News / Lohud.com
But the day didn’t lack significance, especially for the three-year-old Yonkers Montessori team, which qualified for its first-ever Yonkers City …

Charter application group answers questions
Mountain Mail Newspaper
With a decision on the Salida Montessori charter school drawing closer, members of the charter application group gave an update on the process and …

September 18, 2014

Montessori Parents Rally for Mom of Wilco Boys’ Alumni, Pre-K with Cancer
NOBLE SQUARE — Though the two sons of Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy and his wife have graduated from a private Noble Square Montessori school, …

Pittsburgh’s Action Weather School Visit: Montessori Centre Academy
WTAE Pittsburgh

Chemung Montessori School to hold parent education series Sept. 24, Oct. 1
Corning Leader
The Chemung Montessori School, 23 Winters Road, Elmira, will hold a … These evenings offer an opportunity to experience Montessori language and …

Montessori Environments for Dementia International Conference 2014
Australian Ageing Agenda
The International Montessori Environments for Dementia Conference will bring together some of the international leaders in the field, covering some …

Major iOS 8 update on Montessori Geometry – A fun 3D shape sorter
prMac (press release)
[prMac.com] Paris, France – Trois Elles, an independent educational app developer, has announced the release of Montessori Geometry 2.3, a major …

Ré-enchanter l’école : la pédagogie Montessori en Tunisie
Ainsi, dans les écoles Montessori l’organisation spatio-temporelle s’adapte au rythme et aux besoins de chacun. L’enseignant ne donne pas de cours …

September 17, 2014

Comedy capers at Montessori school musical
August Margaret River Mail
Around the world: Remy Castan pretends to be chased by his fellow Montessori students as they prepare to rehearse for the school musical.

Montessori launches new introductory online courses
Nursery World (subscription)
The introductory courses, which have been developed in response to demand from the sector, will be available from October through Montessori …

Yass Montessori Pre-school is behind Celtic markets
Yass Tribune
Yass Montessori Pre-school will be behind the Celtic Markets for the Turning Wave Festival this year once again, as part of their fundraising program.

September 16, 2014

Millcreek School Board Has Message for Montessori
Montessori officials were at Monday night’s Millcreek School Board meeting to once again address the sale and rezoning of the Ridgefield site, …

What Is Montessori Anyway?
Brampton Guardian
There is a great deal of confusion these days over the name Montessori. It is often used inappropriately by nursery schools and daycare centres, which …

Laurie Ewert-Krocker coming to Countryside Montessori School
Northbrook Star
World-renowned adolescent expert Laurie Ewert-Krocker will appear at Countryside Montessori School for a free event open to the community.

Amalie Meyer, 90, Founder, Hudson Country Montessori School In New Rochelle
The Daily Voice
She was the founder of Hudson Country Montessori School of New Rochelle and Danbury, Conn. She was the former vice president of Teacher …

September 15, 2014

LETTER: We count on the Montessori program at Kingston school
The Daily Freeman
The George Washington Elementary School in Midtown Kingston is a public Montessori program that serves a large population of children who live …

Harry Woods Whittaker, 94, had a far-reaching story
In his adult life, as a board member at the school, he helped introduce Montessori education to Cincinnati in the form of a preschool class at Country …

September 13, 2014

Montessori school seeks international status
Slightly more than 100 students attend Saskatoon’s Maria Montessori School. Lori Healy, the school’s lead director, wants to change that number

School’s mission for nurturing the natural curiosity of children
Hamilton Spectator
The Brampton-Georgetown Montessori School is dedicated to providing children between the ages of two and a half to 12 years a caring and …

September 12, 2014

New Lenox Montessori school, skate park close
The Herald-News
In the past month, Drop in Skate Park and Country Creek Montessori School have closed, with their owners upset with New Lenox village officials.

Building addition OK’d for River Falls Montessori, if…
River Falls Journal
The board’s approval to build a Montessori addition is contingent on relocating the Renaissance alternative high school from the older portion of the …

Kennebec Montessori School workshops set
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
FAIRFIELD — The Kennebec Montessori School will hold two free workshops for current and prospective parents at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 38 …

Education: County approves charter school site
Coastal Observer
Coastal Montessori Charter School took a big step toward finding a permanent home this week when members of Georgetown County Council …

Bay News: Origami project takes flight
New Zealand Herald
Luca Ririnui is one of the pupils making origami paper cranes for peace at the Montessori unit at Bellevue School. They are a dextrous bunch, the …

Robbyn’s Nest Opens Center in Sherman
Litchfield County Times
Robbyn’s Nest adopts the Montessori or traditional method to help your child with the skills they need to be successful in all aspects of their lives, …

Newburyport News in Brief
The Daily News of Newburyport
The six-week course will provide an introduction to Montessori materials and methods that can be used at home. Parents may enroll in any or all …

September 11, 2014

‘Happy little learners': 25 years of Montessori in Helena
Helena Independent Record
During the last 25 years, Montessori classrooms in Helena have expanded to three elementary schools offering the program to 180 total students.

Montessori School leadership changing hands after 22 years
The Western Pennsylvania Montessori School is preparing for a change in leadership with the appointment of Jamie Campbell, who will take over as …

Mayra Cuevas Named Principal of New Eastie School
East Boston Times-Free Press
Last year the Boston Public School Committee voted 7-0 to move Eastie’s public Montessori program from the Early Education Center in Jeffries Point …

September 10, 2014

Chandler Montessori Day Schools digging out after major flooding
East Valley Tribune
School is canceled Tuesday for Montessori Day Schools in Chandler, as they wade out of immense flooding and hundreds of thousands of dollars in …

New preschool option sprouts up
Alberta Daily Herald Tribune
The Montessori program, she said, inspired the programming at her own preschool, which will utilize a combination of both Montessori, and Reggio …

September 9, 2014

Gym America to open ‘one-of-a-kind’ Montessori school with gymnastic component
The Ann Arbor News
The school’s director, Andrea Price, said the academic portion of the program, scheduled for half the day, is a traditional, child-centered Montessori …

Breaking mold, NY Chabad school blends Moses with Montessori
The Times of Israel
In a typical Montessori classroom it is not unusual to see the teacher seated on the floor with the children, using “manipulatives” (Montessori tools) to …

Ahwatukee institute trains next generation of Montessori teachers
Ahwatukee Foothills News
The training introduces its students to a full complement of Montessori training materials as well as the philosophical approach toward Montessori …

Arborland Montessori Children’s Academy Offers Exclusive Early Child Education
Fullerton, CA — (ReleaseWire) — 09/08/2014 — Over the past couple of years, the significance of Montessori schools and academy’s has increased …

Parental support for preschool pays off
Moose Jaw Times-Herald
Yolanda Balaberda, director of Child’s View Montessori Center Inc., and Tim McLeod, parent and legal counsel for the application, appeared before …

En 15 y 18 años hay 12 clasificados
La Razón (Bolivia)
La semana anterior Copacabana, que defiende su corona, igualó sin goles con Montessori; mientras que Ayacucho venció 2-1 a San Ignacio.

September 8, 2014

Advanced Education: Horizon Montessori graduates to larger building
Valley morning Star
Art teacher Melissa Andrade helps a student work on a Grandparents Day banner on Friday for a school assembly. Horizon Montessori School this …

How to Help: Fundraise with Maria Montessori students to build a school in Kenya
Rockford Register Star
Last spring, Rockford Public Schools Maria Montessori School students began a campaign to raise $10,000 to build a girls school in Kenya.