Montessori News June 9-15, 2013

June 9, 2013

Jefferson Parish School System honors volunteers of the year (blog)To cap off the ceremony, a volunteer of the year was announced, and the award went to Lionel Collins Montessori School volunteer Demetrice Brown, who has a taken on a jack-of-all-trades role for the school. “I work in the cafeteria, sub, I do car pool 

June 10, 2013

Apple Montessori Schools Donate $20K to Help Kids
The Apple Montessori Schools in town helped donate $20,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, reported. The charities provide a variety of services to sick and needy children, especially ones facing a serious medical crisis 

Simpsonville soldier welcomed home
Greenville News
Staff Sgt. John LeBlanc holds his daughter, Sarah, while his wife, Michelle, holds their son, Max, at Montessori School of Mauldin where the Simpsonville family reunited when LeBlanc returned from a deployment to Kosovo. / Paul Alongi/Staff. Staff Sgt 

June 11, 2013

East Cooper Montessori celebrates 10 years of educating children
Moultrie News
East Cooper Montessori celebrates 10 years of educating children. Tuesday, June 11, 2013; Print; Email. Tweet. Photos Provided East Cooper Montessori School second grader Phillip Gillespie shows off his face painting.

Northamptonshire nursery delighted with continuing success
Day Nurseries
Busy Bees Montessori Nursery, in Rushden, is the first in Northamptonshire and any neighbouring county to achieve the Outstanding rating at three consecutive inspections, for which senior nursery manager Eve Edwards has praised the focus of staff 

June 12, 2013

Montessori school relocates
Hyde Park Herald
The Children’s House of Miss Tammie Montessori School moved out of the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club and into its new location at The United Church of Hyde Park on May 31. The school is in a larger, more welcoming environment, said the school’s 

Montessori students on the run for a good cause
MISSISSAUGA — Kaban Montessori School in Erin Mills recently adopted a new program that aims to help young girls be healthy and confident. As part of the initiative, called Girls on the Run, students between ages 8 and 13 were tasked with organizing a 

The squeeze is on at Seward Montessori
Minneapolis Star Tribune
School’s out for summer, but work is going on behind the scenes toward making one of Minneapolis’ most-squeezed schools less crowded for students and their teachers. Seward Montessori School was built for fewer than 700 but holds almost 900 K-8 

Eco-Friendly Montessori School Moving Into Former Family Cafe
Eco-Friendly Montessori School Moving Into Former Family Cafe. What used to be a Lincoln Avenue family-friendly cafe with a soundproof kids’ area will soon become an environmentally friendly Montessori school. Posted by Carrie Frillman (Editor), June 

Farm To Table Fundraiser on Thursday for Harvest Montessori School
by Betsy Harvey. EAST ATLANTA — Visiting the EAV Farmer’s Market is a weekly tradition for many in our neighborhood. This week, going to the Farmer’s Market will be even more exciting with the EAV’s Harvest Montessori School fundraiser taking place at 

Board to hear proposal to start a public charter school in Carroll
Carroll County Times
The grassroots community group filed its letter of intent to Carroll County Public Schools in December to open Carroll Montessori Public Charter School. This is the first experience Carroll County Public Schools has had with a group looking to open a 

Peace Runners visit local schools
August Margaret River Mail
At Montessori Primary School, a group of Peace Runners from different countries sang to students and spoke about their mission.One of the runners, Amalendu Edelston of Canberra, said they try to keep things colourful by visiting different places, not 

Proposed charter school in Beaufort County clears first hurdle
Hilton Head Island Packet
Horn and other Beaufort County educators say there is substantial demand for another charter school in the area, reflected by long waiting lists at local charter schools and a public Montessori program. Charter schools are public schools that must meet 

June 13, 2013

Sewickley Montessori students see what’s in store for them in Costa Rica
Last year, Kofmehl-Sobkowiak, who often travels to Costa Rica, helped Montessori students set up a temporary store in Sewickley, Reaching for the Clouds, which featured products made by the women. Josh said students raised enough to pay for part of 

DAV Montessori Celebrates its Graduation Day
Indo American News
HOUSTON: May 19, was a memorable day for the little graduates of DAV Montessori School (DAVMS) as they walked across the stage in their sky blue graduation caps and gowns to receive their graduation certificates from Chief Guest, Ramesh Bhutada.

Poet in residence at San Jose’s Hammer Montessori helped students publish 
San Jose Mercury News
There are few poets who can claim first being published when they were in fifth grade and fewer still who were in kindergarten. That’s not the case with the 316 students of Hammer Montessori Elementary School in Willow Glen. Every student has at least 

Board of Ed hears proposal to open county’s first Montessori public charter school
Carroll County Times
The nonprofit corporation that has applied to open a public Montessori charter school in Carroll County has less than a month to address application concerns before its proposal is voted on by the Carroll County Board of Education. Sustainable Futures 

A unique opportunity for Dover
Foster’s Daily Democrat
But if you’re looking for a unique, open environment that emphasizes your child’s natural interests and developmental pace, then Montessori philosophy … is the best choice for your child.” Thus begins an introduction, found at, to 

Education: Charter board optimistic about new facility
Coastal Observer
The Coastal Montessori Charter School closed its first year of operation with a commencement ceremony last week, sending sixth-graders on to middle school and marking the third-graders’ move from lower- to upper-elementary classes. Zoe Royal, who is 

Eagle Rock Dome Comes Into its Own
There’s still some eight weeks of work to be done on it, but after a year of labor, a geodesic dome building owned by the owners of Eagle Rock Montessori School on Colorado Boulevard is nearing completion. The 39-foot-high 1970s building was built from 

June 14, 2013

Hollis Montessori School joins select group
The Union Leader
Set in a renovated and expanded apple pie factory and surrounded by 9½ acres of orchard and town conservation land, Hollis Montessori officially opened the new school in April. The building is a certified “passive house,” a new generation of green 

New Montessori Free School’s race for a base in Brighton
The Argus
Industrial units, warehouses and even an old church are being considered as a possible site for a new free school. Parents behind the Montessori Free School bid say they are looking at a range of new possible locations for the proposed school.

Stepping Stones Montessori School to offer summer learning day programs
Kennebec Journal
Programs include: Minute to Win It on June 26; So You Think You Know Maine on July 3; Imaginarium on July 10; Survival Camp on Aug. 7; and Pippi Longstocking vs. Junie B Jones on Aug. 14. Programs are designed to help children age 5-10 retain 

New free school bid ‘stopped in its tracks’
Warrington Guardian
Montessori free school was due to open in September for children aged three to 11 but the Government has since cancelled its funding. Claire Donlan, who is the chair of governors for the school, was ‘disappointed’ by the news but wants to reassure the 

Colourful characters dress up for charity’s Big Toddle
This is Kent
Twenty-six youngsters aged under five from the New World Montessori took part in the charity sponsored walk and added much-needed colour to a rather gloomy day on Wednesday. . SPONSORED WALK: Children from the New World Montessori Nursery, 

Green thinking kids in line for award
Market Rasen Mail
Lincolnshire Montessori’s ‘Eco-Friendlies’ have been shortlisted for a Lincolnshire Young Environmentalist Award 2013. The Eco Schools committee, comprising of children aged seven to ten, have reached the finals of the awards organised by Lincolnshire 

Children’s center launching summer camp
Waterbury Republican American
Each week will have a specific theme. Montessori-trained Teresa Nardelli will head the introductory four-week, project-based program. The camp will focus on music and drama, nature and animals, international and creativity with outdoor sports and 

June 15, 2013

Mountaintop Montessori Offers Summer Seed Camp
NBC 29 News
Children in summer camp at Mountaintop Montessori School are learning how to go from garden to table this summer. The program is called Seed Camp, which stands for Summer of Ecological Experience and Discovery. Campers learn how to grow and pick 

Preschool gets zoning variance
The Richmond Board of Zoning Appeals has approved a variance of use that will allow a Montessori preschool to open in an east side neighborhood. Robyn Zitnick plans to open the school this fall and serve as many as 12 students at 30 S. 19th St. Zitnick 

Charter school eyes former St. Pete Beach police station
Northwest News and Tribune
Academy by the Sea, a prospective Montessori charter school for fourth- through eighth-graders, has offered to lease the old police station, which has remained empty since January when the police department disbanded and the city started contracting 

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