Montessori News Aug. 11-17, 2013

August 11, 2013

Montessori students combine science and life lessons during class trip
Dover Post
Fourteen students from Dover Montessori Country Day Academy, ages three to five, took learning outside of the classroom during a visit to Dairy Queen on Bay 

Lincolnshire schoolchildren build their own outdoor classroom
This is Lincolnshire
The parent teacher association at Lincolnshire Montessori in Caistor has been awarded £9,000 from the National Lottery to continue the school’s environmental 

August 12, 2013

Nonfaith-based Richland Montessori school adds elementary grades
Bellingham Herald
There’s still painting and landscaping to do at the 1950s-era firehouse that the fledgling private Montessori school is leasing from the city of Richland.

Country Life school offers unique learning for kids
Rockwall County Herald Banner
ROYSE CITY — The education model at the Country Life Montessori School  Maria Montessori, offers its students an abundance of unique materials set in a 

Second free school bid from team behind Montessori Free School in 
The Argus
Teachers and parents behind the proposed Montessori Free School in Hove are contacting residents who have previously registered an interest in the school.

READER SUBMITTED: Grant From Thomaston Savings Bank 
Hartford Courant
Litchfield Montessori School received a grant from Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation Inc. which was used to purchase new MAC computers to replace old 

What To Do In Mamaroneck This Week
The Daily Voice
Montessori Mommy and Me at Larchmont Library. 10:30 a.m. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Come experience an introduction to a Montessori Environment with 

August 13, 2013

Area Snapshots
Montana Standard
Families are invited to explore the campus and learn more about the Montessori Method, where children acquire the building blocks for independence, …

August 14, 2013

Near North Montessori School, Recently Accredited by ISACS 
Chicago Tribune
Wicker Park’s Near North Montessori School (NNMS) has much to celebrate this year. The school recently completed an intensive self-study process in 

Tendenci(R) CMS Platform Powers Website for Montessori School of 
MarketWatch (press release)
HOUSTON, Aug 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Montessori School of Downtown, the fastest growing school program in Texas, is preparing for 

TRUMANSTUFFTHETRUCK1TKO’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ school supply drive
KATC Lafayette News
Lafayette Parish School Board has chosen “Truman Montessori Preschool” as the sponsor school and has provided a school supply list each child needs for 

Police story enters next chapter
The Beverly Review
The two men, who met in first grade at Council Oak Montessori, achieved their  From the time they were little boys attending Council Oak Montessori School, 

The Purpose of Play
Childhood educator Maria Montessori said, “Play is a child’s work,” basing her entire philosophy about preschool education and caring for children around this 

School system, county raise questions about charter school’s 
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
As Community Montessori Charter School heads into its second school year, some county and school system officials are concerned about fundraising efforts to 

August 15, 2013

‘Sustainability’ of Kensington Charter School Questioned
Raising enough money to keep Crossway Community Montessori School open through the end of this school year has proved challenging for the Kensington 

Montessori Teacher Training May Hold Keys to Educational Reform
Newswire (press release)
With “education reform” a constant hot topic, many are turning to online training. Alternative methods like online Montessori teacher training may hold keys to 

OPALCO supports solar project
Islands’ Sounder
The Orcas Montessori School is creating a hands-on opportunity for renewable energy education in their classroom and for the benefit of the community.

Fresh start: Decatur public schools open doors for new year
Herald & Review
DECATUR — Garfield Montessori School Principal Mary Anderson loves her “little cherubs,” and there are a lot of them: 389, to be exact as of the first day of 

August 16, 2013

IMG_6867Montessori school set to open
Suffolk News-Herald
A new private elementary school and daycare center in North Suffolk will open for classes on Sept. 3, said Pali Divitotawela of the Montessori Academy of 

Hammond Westside students familiarized with leadership roles
Hammond Daily Star online
It’s a way of life. It’s the life she’d like to see her Hammond Westside Elementary Montessori School students lead, she says. On Thursday afternoon and during a 

Students head back to the books (and devices) on Monday
The News-Press
The Island Montessori Academy is fully geared for the new year, said head Lisa Nguyen, and is particularly pleased that three families have received 

Dixon schools back in session
The Reporter
Meanwhile, over at Dixon Montessori, where it was also back-to-school time Wednesday, kindergartners and others queued up for an exciting first day back to 

flava-festFLAVA Festival in full swing
Madison Broadhead from Garden Grove Montessori performing at the FLAVA Festival held in the Theatre Royal. Hattie Hopa-Parke from Geraldine Primary 

Column: From pre-K to pretty amazing
It was here that Malory was offered a Montessori experience, and she flourished. Terri notes, “She has always been a self-starter, and this was the perfect setting 


August 17, 2013

Montessori School of Columbia looking to expand its elementary 
The State
COLUMBIA, SC — The Montessori School of Columbia is expanding its elementary school in Rosewood near the intersection of 2807 Oceola and South Maple 

MLK Montessori celebrates 45 years
Frost Illustrated
FORT WAYNE—While attending classes at the University of Rome in 1897, Maria Montessori began developing a theory of education that served as a break 

Another Way hires new Director of Education
Park Record
Souzzann Zink has returned to Another Way Montessori School as their new Director of Education. The school was founded by Diane Bode 10 years ago and 

Students brush up on recycling, giving back
Charleston Gazette
Charleston Montessori School students Guy Bumgardner, 11, left, and Jamie Coleman, 11, stack boxes of toothpaste that the school donated to Covenant House 

Tidewater School gets a makeover for new school year
So Md News
Montessori education emphasizes each child’s independence and respect for their natural psychological, physical and social development. Yannakakis said the 

City Garden Offers Successful Integration Model for St. Louis
City Garden Montessori Charter School is that school.” “One of our main strategic efforts is to combat the effects of systemic racism within the context of education 

St. Patrick’s School to close after 100 years
The Spokesman Review
And enrollment levels believed to be enough to keep the Montessori and middle school programs running had been exceeded. “The impression given was we 

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