Montessori News Jan. 26 – Feb. 1, 2014

Feb. 26, 2014

New Montessori Schools Opens in Cumming
Patch.com - Stepping Stone Montessori is proud to be a part of the Cumming community, offering high-quality Montessori education. “The school’s teachers work 

Secret Garden Montessori in Frenchtown school to host open house
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com - Secret Garden Montessori will be hosting two upcoming Open House events on Feb 1 and March 1 from 1 to 3 p.m.. The school offers academic 

Local Catholic schools join in national celebration
Amarillo.com - Montessori students Emily Monroe, 5, left, and Courtney Le, 4, pray the rosary together during last year’s Catholic Schools Week activities.

Business People
Hutchinson News – Marilyn Graham, executive director of Early Childhood Initiatives of Reno County, Rhonda Hiebert, director of The Montessori Learning Center, and 

Zip-a-dee-doo-dah — Nature center bringing in more treetops 
Livingston Daily – Emily Mack of Garden Gate Montessori School rides the zip line at the Howell Conference and Nature Center. The nature center is expanding its 

Jan. 27, 2014

Montessori, Open School teachers question Minneapolis Focused 
Twin Cities Daily Planet – Armatage Montessori School teacher Mandy Perna sees a definite conflict between what she sees as the district’s stated preference for “differentiation 

Montessori School students bring Shakespeare characters to 
The Daily Tar Heel – Puck and Oberon get a taste of the glamorous life when they mingle with 1930s movie stars in the Durham Montessori Community School’s production 

Random acts of kindness preserve Kingfield Montessori founder’s 
Kennebec Journal – She later attended Northeast Montessori Institute in Wenham, Mass., and graduated from Endicott College in Beverly, Mass., in 2006 with a master’s 

Desert Garden Montessori celebrates Multicultural Day
Ahwatukee Foothills News – Gaining a better appreciation for cultural all over the world can be an exciting venture, and Desert Garden Montessori has been spreading the love of 

Schools Closed Monday Due to Weather
Patch.com -  the Lake County High Schools Technology Campus; Prairie Crossing Charter School; Moving Mountains Montessori; Westlake Christian Academy; 

More frigid air coming to Asheville area
Asheville Citizen-Times – Four-year-old Eska Garrison, a member of the butterfly class at Swannanoa Valley Montessori school, takes advantage of warmer weather to enjoy 

‘Lollipop lady’ is school special guest
Clitheroe Today – Youngsters from Bowland Montessori Pre-School learn road safety tips from school crossing patrol officer Jacqueline Devine. (s). Published on the 27 

John & Camille inspire kids to pursue their dreams
Philippine Star – The fruition of the dream culminated around 2005 when Camille was pregnant with her first child, and seriously pursued her training in Montessori 

Jan. 29, 2014

Yakima Montessori School hosts open house
Yakima Herald-Republic – YAKIMA, W ash . — The Montessori School of Yakima is hosting an open house Thursday as part of its involvement in the National School Choice 

Puppeteer helps bring German culture alive at Montessori Kinder
Cleveland Daily Banner – Bright smiles lit the faces of chubby cheeks and whiskered chins alike as children and adults fell under the spell of German puppeteer Uwe Spillmann 

Mehfil-e-Milad at SLS Montessori & School
The News International – Eid Milad-un-Nabi was celebrated at SLS Montessori & School, Satellite Town Branch, to commemorate the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet 

Montessori Academy of Valparaiso Enrolling for 2014-2015
ValpoLife.com - Valpo-Montessori We are now accepting enrollment for our classes beginning August 2014! We have Toddler classes for 18 months – 3 years of age 

Charting success
Grand Haven Tribune – West Michigan Academy of Arts and Academics and Walden Green Montessori School, both located in Ferrysburg, are among 298 charter schools in 

Jan. 30, 2014

Vineyard Montessori School will add fourth grade to program
Martha’s Vineyard Times – The Vineyard Montessori School (VMS), which currently serves children in preschool through third grade, will add a fourth-grade curriculum to its 

Lenox: Montessori School to offer school tours
Berkshire Eagle – The Montessori School of the Berkshires at 21 Patterson Road, Lenox Dale, will hold in-school tours at 9 and 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4. Attendees will 

Prince George’s school system expecting additional state funding
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online – Hoyer is one of three Montessori magnet schools in the county. The northern and southern Montessori schools are both K-8. James Wallace IV of 

Jan. 31, 2014

Best elementary/middle school teacher: Desert Garden Montessori 
Ahwatukee Foothills News – Passion, determination and the love for her job, these are a few traits that describes Desert Garden Montessori teacher Denise Henry and is the many 

Helping improve students’ reading
Sun-Sentinel – Organization: S.D. Spady Elementary Montessori Magnet Program. The Delray Beach school program stresses active learning within a prepared 

TED speaker shares story of triumph
Nevada Appeal – The renown speaker, adventurer and author shared his story with students at Carson Montessori School on Thursday. Petersen was in Reno for the 

Why I Don’t Want My Kids Doing Chores — Age-Appropriate or 
Babble – “Don’t underestimate your child — independence can start early at home!” Maria Montessori wrote on her Facebook page, which features an 

Students celebrate Lunar New Year
WRGB – Students at the Woodland Hill Montessori School decorated the halls and even held a parade. Parents say it is a good chance for the kids to learn 

Feb. 1, 2014

Delightful Children’s Educational App “Count up to Ten: Learn 
DigitalJournal.com - Developed in partnership with experienced teachers, Count up to Ten: Learn Numbers with Montessori is a globally-acclaimed app that teaches 

Four CMS elementaries will lose principals
Charlotte Observer – The Montessori magnet will be separate from the neighborhood school in the new building. Martha Carpenter will be interim principal at Olde 

Beaufort Co May Expand School Options
WSAV-TV – Beaufort county schools may be expanding education options for parents. One of the programs being considered is the Montessori curriculum at 

First two Maine virtual schools get initial approval
Morning Sentinel – Commissioners unanimously rejected the Many Hands Montessori School in Windham, saying the school’s backers were not prepared to expand a 

North Star Academy seeks students for new program
UpperMichigansSource.com - The academy is using the Montessori Program, which is centered around the child and not on the teacher. “Montessori is different because it is about 

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