Montessori News July 21-27, 2013

July 22, 2013

Montessori accreditation for Sawbridgeworth nursery
Herts and Essex Observer
Based at Sawbridgeworth Cricket Club, the nursery achieved the accreditation for the Early Years’ age group after undergoing two inspections to ensure the childcare setting delivers the Montessori principles through its daily practice. Flying Start 

Children visit Gloriana as part of summer activities
Henley Standard
The school successfully gained accreditation from the Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board. The accreditation gives parents the reassurance that Dragonflies offers their child an excellent preschool education in compliance with Montessori 

Go Away With … Justin Roberts
Chicago Tribune
Justin Roberts doesn’t think it’s all that unusual that he went from being a Montessori preschool teacher to a Grammy-nominated musician. The Chicago-based singer-songwriter wrote intelligent, catchy songs to sing to his young students. Roberts has 

July 23, 2013

Milwaukee Montessori Expands Education With 3D Printers
WDJT
You’ve heard about 3D printers being used in manufacturing, medicine and design. Some of the country’s best business colleges are using them as well. Now so are fifth and sixth graders at Milwaukee Montessori School. Quinn Thompson, a soon-to-be sixth 

July 25, 2013

Hilltop Montessori students build ‘tiny house’ to benefit Morningside 
Commons
BRATTLEBORO—Together with Chad Farnum of Farnum Insulators, the upper elementary students at Hilltop Montessori School built a “tiny house” as part of a  

Austin’s First Public Montessori School Receives $100K Grant
KUT News
The grant will allow the Montessori for All school to plan its school model. The group is waiting to see if it’s granted an open enrollment charter license by the 

Easy come, easy go for Montessori school
Ct Post
Elm City Montessori, as it will be called, will become the state’s only local charter school, meaning it is funded largely by the district with a $3,000 per student 

Teacher discusses human trafficking in D.C.
Cincinnati.com
With Dater Montessori teacher Ann Michael, right, in Washington, D.C, with, from left  “As a CPS teacher at Dater Montessori, I look into the faces of my students 

Pittsburgh Public Schools board names two new principals
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Cynthia Wallace, who had been the Montessori principal, previously resigned. Alfonso Diluliis, a teacher at Pittsburgh King PreK-8, was named principal of 

Juneau Student Symphony to perform concert prior to Portland 
Juneau Empire (subscription)
The Juneau Student Symphony will be traveling to Portland next month to perform for the quadrennial International Montessori Congress. Before they go, they’ll 

July 26, 2013

Montessori School of Columbia to expand
Columbia Star
Karen Kuse, the director of Montessori School of Columbia in Rosewood, spoke about the plans to expand the school. Currently, the school is located at 2807 

 Five questions with Juliette Johnson, Bloomingdale Children’s 
Tbo.com
This week we chat with Juliette Johnson, 72, who has been a Montessori school  Johnson talked about the family business and the Montessori method.

Stark Images Of Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Part Of New California 
Forbes
This is no Montessori school. Seven years ago, the American photographer Richard Ross visited the detention centers of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo, as well 

The Camp Kids to perform at Canton library
Canton Citizen Newspaper
The Camp Kids, a local band consisting of 15 musicians from Thacher Montessori, including five Canton residents, will be performing a free concert at the 

July 27, 2013

Sunrise Montessori School
Billings Gazette
Sunrise Montessori in Billings, Montana is a place where children come to learn, grow and discover themselves. We have programs throughout the year for 

Young Couple Opens Second Montessori School near Summerlin
Las Vegas Sun
July 18th 2013: SpringStone Montessori School has the pleasure to announce to the media and the public of the opening of a new Las Vegas preschool and 

Castle Island school lives up to its name
Albany Times Union
She founded the school in hopes of filling a perceived gap in the city’s education landscape: a Montessori school that is also bilingual. Nickerson has spent 18 

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