Montessori News Jan. 5 – 11, 2014

Jan. 5, 2014

Montessori school to hold information night
Frederick News Post (subscription)
Frederick Country Day Montessori & Arts School will be hosting a preschool and kindergarten information night at 6:30 p.m Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Jan. 6, 2014

Young success: Peabody Montessori Elementary students author 
Alexandria Town Talk
Peabody Montessori student Hannah Swenson, 7, smiles as she talks about the story she wrote about Mother’s Day that was published in a class book 

Hilltop Montessori to delay opening on Monday and Tuesday
Shelby County Reporter
Hilltop Montessori School in Mt Laurel will delay opening Jan. 6-7 due to freezing conditions and the possibility of ice on the roads, according to a 

Program brings kids, seniors together
Rose Hill Montessori third grader Avy Wilford has been visiting her friend, Ellen Moore, at Heatherwood for a couple years. “She has been so fun for 

Small Schools Week highlights metro’s tiniest urban schools
Pioneer Press
Cornerstone Montessori School students Ayla Costello, left, and Michael Roberts discuss their daily journals, the record of what each student plans to 

Jan. 7, 2014

No vote yet on Montessori charter
Officials at the Montessori Regional Charter School will have to wait a little longer to see if the school’s charter will be renewed. The school maintains 

Woodinville Montessori to hold open house
Woodinville Northwest News
Woodinville Montessori will host an open house Saturday, January 11, 2014, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the North Creek Campus, 19102 North Creek 

Master Teacher Receives Award From International Council
Newswire (press release)
Mary Ellen Maunz, Master Teacher and international presenter, was recognized this year for her accomplishments and contributions to the Montessori 

Come Visit Mount Madonna School
Gilroy Dispatch (blog)
 classroom walls, come find out more about our nurturing, Montessori-influenced PreK program, and college preparatory 1st–12th grade curriculum.

Dallas ISD trustees to hear alternatives to traditional public schools
Dallas Morning News
Options recently discussed include creating a military academy and Montessori schools. Also on Thursday’s agenda is an item about reopening 

New Tempe Mandarin Chinese immersion preschool to hold open 
Arizona Republic
A new Mandarin Chinese immersion preschool in Tempe has scheduled a daylong open house Monday, Jan. 6. The Sino International Montessori 

Jan. 8, 2014

The Montessori method comes to Boothbay
Wiscasset Newspaper
“In Montessori programs, we promote independence and responsibility in children at a young age,” Pinkham said. “Older students, who we often call 

Eastchester Schools, Bronxville Montessori: Delayed Openings
Additionally, Bronxville Montessori School will delay its opening until 10 a.m. Tuesday, and Lincoln Academy in Eastchester also has cancelled 

Students cheer teacher as she kisses a goat
Peninsula Gateway
Teacher Jenna McConaughy kisses Celia the goat on Monday. The kiss was part of an assembly at Harbor Montessori School after McConaughy 

ERO report leaves preschool puzzled
Montessori early childhood centre is taking the feedback from its community to heart over its ERO report. Owner Michelle Godsiff says eight teachers 

St. Paul school board has new leader
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
Doran, a freelance drafter and designer who has been an advocate for the district’s Montessori students — two of whom are her daughters — succeeds 

Guardrail prevented Maine teacher from avoiding fatal collision 
Press Herald
Samantha Wright, 38, was executive director and head teacher at Maine Mountain Children’s House, a Montessori preschool program based in 

Inside Track Q&A: Dermot Dix, headmaster, Headfort School, Kells 
Irish Times
Headfort is a private day and boarding school established in 1949. It has a staff of 30 and has 95 pupils between the prep school and Montessori.

‘State tops list in atrocities against women’
The Hindu
Montessori Mahila Kalasala organised a day-long national seminar on atrocities against women, present challenges and future trends, on the college 

Jan. 9, 2014

Montessori School opens doors to prospective families
Children’s Meeting House Montessori School invites prospective parents and potential students to an open house, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26.

Hilltop Montessori School goes solar
Hilltop Montessori School goes solar. Hilltop Montessori School is an independent school serving children 18 months through eighth grade. For more 

Montessori Open House on Jan. 25
Berkshire Eagle
LENOX DALE — The Montessori School of the Berkshires will hold a WinterFest Open House on Saturday, Jan. 25. The hours are 9 a.m. to noon.

After fire, crews discover illegal grow house near American 
ABC Action News
We have an awful lot of families here and it was a little scary to think this kind of thing goes on so close to home and right next to a Montessori school 

Story project takes children into the past
Market Rasen Mail
Year six children from Caistor Primary School and the Lincolnshire Montessori have been involved in a social history project at the Arts and Heritage 

Decatur magnet schools begin signups
Herald & Review
Decatur’s five magnet schools are Durfee Magnet School, French Academy, Johns Hill Magnet School, Garfield Montessori School and Hope 

Education Briefs – Week of 1/9
Huntersville Herald
HUNTERSVILLE – Christian Montessori School at Lake Norman will host an open house, dubbed “Why Montessori,” at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9. Christian 

UAE students will participate in UN conference
Dubai: Students in the UAE can participate in the Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) conference, an international UN programme that aims to 

Wednesday’s Scores
San Francisco Chronicle
Batavia 65, Cin. Gamble Montessori 20. Cambridge 59, Lore City Buckeye Trail 43. Cin. NW 78, Cin. Glen Este 55. Circleville 60, Amanda-Clearcreek 

Jan. 10, 2014

Monterey Park residents oppose new private school on Graves Ave.
Pasadena Star-News
About 350 locals have signed a petition against having a Montessori school at 133 E. Graves Ave. for fear of additional traffic, noise and car accidents, 

STANLEY Security Announces the Winners of $500000 TOGETHER 
Wall Street Journal
The three runners-up, each a winner of a $100,000 grant, are: South Pointe Elementary School in Miami Beach, FL, Montessori School of Dayton in 

It’s admission time in schools of Patna
Times of India
Most of the schools of the city have announced dates for admission to Montessori classes and parents are busy taking care of the requirements 

Rapides Parish teachers set sail to grab attention
Alexandria Town Talk
Author and high school teacher Dave Burgess conducted professional development training for faculty and staff of Peabody Montessori and Phoenix 

Jan. 11, 2014

Fitch Withdraws Free Horizon Montessori Charter School (CO 
Fort Mills Times
CHICAGO — Fitch Ratings withdraws its unenhanced ‘BB-‘ rating on approximately $6.3 million outstanding charter school revenue bonds, series 

Lawyer offers $100000 to authority to reject Montessori proposal
Hamilton Spectator
A local lawyer says he will give the Hamilton Conservation Authority $20,000 each year for five years if the authority turns down a proposal to create a 

Early Childhood Fair at Chandler Elementary
Wicked Local
Participating members: Bay Farm Montessori School, Berrybrook Preschool, Blue River Montessori School, Integrated Preschool, Learn in Play 

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