Montessori News Dec. 8 – 14, 2013

Dec. 8, 2013

Kusum Sevena a haven for the less privileged children of 
nation.lk – The Nation Newspaper
The Montessori “Kusum Sevana” as the name says is a shelter for many budding flowers. It is a Montessori and a Daycare Centre maintained by the 

Fourth annual Snowball Run raises funds for park
Your Houston News
Pines Montessori School teacher David Rotberg crosses the finish line at the fourth annual Snowball Run Dec. 7, 2013. The race was organized to help raise 

Green and Gold Day
Hammond Daily Star online
Hammond Westside Montessori says, “Lion Up!” From left are, kneeling, Amberlin Couch, Baley Weathersby, and Dakota Rayborn; second row, Erastus Corkern 

Dec. 9, 2013

Montessori Boosters: Time to Split Up Incompatible Programs at Drew
Sun Gazette
Drew Model School’s dual focus – a more traditional elementary-school program and a separate Montessori program – is becoming increasingly incompatible, 

Ontario Montessori schools brace for child care changes
Toronto Star
Ontario Montessori schools are bracing for potential changes in the daycare business, which could force some to hire more staff or relocate to meet beefed-up 

Board set to vote on Montessori charter
Statesman Journal
Salem parent Mandy Allen was fed up with seeing her son unhappy at a traditional childcare center, so she sought another option — a Montessori preschool.

Diverse nursery welcomes children
Henley Standard
DRAGONFLIES Montessori Schools runs from two locations in Henley town centre, and is the only accredited Montessori nursery school in Henley and South 

Dec. 10, 2013

Bisbee Montessori Preschool holds winter fair
Sierra Vista Herald
BISBEE — On a blustery Saturday evening, the Bisbee Community Montessori Pre-school was bustling inside and out as the first Winter Fair Fundraiser got 

Keystone Montessori 9th annual special event a success
Ahwatukee Foothills News
Keystone Rewinds the ’50s was not only a huge fundraising success for Keystone Montessori, but also a family fun event for the 590 who were in attendance.

Montessori schools face child-care upheaval
Mississauga
QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario Montessori schools are bracing for potential changes in the daycare business that could force them to hire more staff or relocate.

Yonkers Elementary Students Sing Holiday Songs For Seniors
The Daily Voice
Third grade students from Yonkers’ Montessori School 31 sing holiday classics for seniors. Photo Credit: Montessori School 31 Facebook Page ..

Grove School Moves Toward Renewing its Charter
Patch.com
Built on the Montessori model of education, the school was founded in 1999 and remains one of California’s oldest and most successful charter schools.

Dec. 11, 2013

Wait Almost Over for Parents Camping at Magnet Schools
WKRC TV Cincinnati
Parents have waited outside that school and Sands Montessori in Mt. Washington through freezing temperatures and severe storms in an effort to provide their 

KLC combines feasting with learning
Grand Canyon News
In the Montessori Practical Life curriculum, students learned how to set a table, pour a beverage and practiced setting the table for the Thanksgiving feast.

Butte kids to perform Shakespeare’s ‘Tempest’
Montana Standard
The Silver Bow Montessori School elementary classroom will perform Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” (adapted) at Butte’s Orphan Girl Theatre at 7 p.m. Thursday 

Dec. 12, 2013

Board denies new Montessori school
Statesman Journal
The budget for the Sequoia Montessori School is based on the expectation that it will receive more than the minimum required funding from the district and does 

Springmont Montessori Celebrates International Night
Patch.com
Through music and dance, the Sandy Springs students various cultures, and after performances, audience members sampled dishes from around the world, 

District plans new online tech school, more K-8s
Sun-Sentinel
Beachside Montessori in Hollywood is the only such school currently in the district. “We’ve been hearing about the desire for K-8’s countywide,” said School 

The school angel upholds the motto ‘ad dolore, ad gloriam’
Philippine Star
Every project or art creation in Operation Brotherhood Montessori Center (OBMC) school headquarters in Greenhills has a story to tell: hard work, frustration, 

Vandals wreck pre-school’s fruit trees
Nelson Mail
SHOCKED: Lucy Kemp, Findlay Allen and Armaan Rai, of Nelson Montessori, with all that is left of one of a number of fruit trees damaged by vandals at the 

CMS approves a dozen new programs at $3.7 million cost
Lake Wylie Pilot
The new programs, which include three new college-based high schools, several high-tech programs and a new Montessori magnet, will provide assignment 

First Tater Trot a success
Concord Monitor
With the help of local sponsors, $1,140 was raised to benefit Red Oak Montessori School in Franklin. Racers warm up before the race. It was a family affair for 

Barn building in Fluvanna
Fluvanna Review
In the time since they lost this historic treasure, Robert MacKinnon and Elizabeth Hale, both experienced Montessori teachers, have opened a Montessori 

Dec. 13, 2013

Montessori School Aiming for Early 2014 Opening in Lincoln Square
DNAinfo
LINCOLN SQUARE — New Day Montessori presented plans this week for a preschool anticipated to open in early 2014, revitalizing the dormant property at the 

Sikora-Montessori School in Wheeling Collecting Blankets for 
WTRF
The pre-school class at Sikora-Montessori school started collecting blankets for the homeless two weeks ago. The idea was brought up by six-year-old student 

Faith Montessori School Investors Team wins competition
BusinessGhana
Team Lower 6 of Roman Ridge School and the A Team of Faith Montessori were adjudged the first runner up and second runner up respectively.

Westbrook Montessori Academy
Mississauga
Westbrook Montessori Academy is accredited through the Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators and offers an authentic Montessori experience for 

Grandparents enjoy special day at Montessori School
Moultrie News
Photo Provided Caleb Herold shows his grandfather Berrian Zettler some of his work at East Cooper Montessori Charter School during its Grandfather’s Day.

Logan Elementary School travels back in time to celebrate 100th 
ColaDaily.com
The concept of not having access to technology was at times difficult for some students to grasp. In Chandra Edmonds lower Montessori class, she had to remind 

Parents push charter school for fall opening
KeepMEcurrent.com
Misse Carolan, left, and Jennifer Benham are involved in the effort to open the Many Hands Montessori School, a public charter school in Windham. If the Maine 

Bulldozer or school for Maplewood Hall?
Hamilton Spectator
Tony Evans, who operates the Montessori school, approached the authority in August after he says he was directed to it by Dundas Councillor Russ Powers.

Schools, Ashland Lions join Coats for Kids drive
Wicked Local
The Ashland Lions, the Henry Warren Elementary School and Pincushion Hill Montessori School are the newest local participants in Anton’s Cleaners’ 19th 

Grand Rapids Innovation Central High School campus to be 
The Grand Rapids Press – MLive.com
The school, located at 421 Fountain St. NE, houses five schools on its campus: Grand Rapids Montessori; Academy of Health Science & Technology; Academy 

Dec. 14, 2013

Lexington Montessori students raise $20000 for Christmas gifts
Lexington Herald Leader
Montessori School students in Lexington who had raised $20,000 spent it Friday on 91 Lexington children who might not otherwise have holiday presents.

Owatonna Montessori parents voice concerns over program’s move
Southernminn.com
OWATONNA — Parents of children in Owatonna’s Montessori program are concerned about the future of the program, especially the potential moving of the 

‘Braving’ the elements: Community Montessori performs flash mob
Newsandtribune
Students, instructors and parents from Community Montessori in New Albany filled an area in Green Tree Mall just outside J.C. Penney for a singing, dancing 

Montessori students to help other kids with bake sale proceeds
The Herald-Times (subscription)
Students at the Bloomington Montessori School are making crafts and baking treats to raise funds to give children their age a happy holiday. From colorful vases 

How iOS7 is forcing a redesign of Montessori education
Quartz
The Montessori method of teaching relies heavily on natural materials. One of the first things people notice about our classrooms, for example, is the abundance 

Conservation trust brings sustainability advice to area schools, beyond
Barrington Courier-Review
The Montessori Children’s House in North Barrington is the first school to be certified with the Barrington Area Conservation Trust’s Conservation@School Award 

Montessori students and nurseries celebrate awards
Nursery World (subscription)
Playwright Bonnie Greer (right) presented the certificates at the annual graduation ceremony and Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board (MEAB) school 

Oriole Beach hosts mistletoe market
Pensacola News Journal
Montessori School of Pensacola will host an open house at 9 a.m Tuesday at the school, 4100 Montessori Drive. Attendees will learn about the educational 

Pre-School Class Donates Blankets to Catholic Charities
WTRF
Braden Wade and his classmates at Sikora Montessori Pre-School were able to collect more than 100 blankets over the last two weeks. The freeze shelter 

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