Montessori News Nov. 10 – 16, 2013

Nov. 10, 2013

West Shore Montessori expands to offer new middle school program
Victoria News
Wyatt Pauwels, Katerina Kurz and Saiyah Aujla are three of 11 students enrolled in the new West-Mont Montessori middle school program next fall.

Nov. 11, 2013

CMS board to study new options for 2014-15
Charlotte Observer
 UNC Charlotte, a new Montessori magnet in Huntersville and several new programs focused on science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM.

Preschool fair to be offered Nov. 14
Wicked Local
Apple Valley Montessori School and Concord Family Network are sponsoring the Concord Area Preschool Fair on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 

In Basket: Nov. 11, 2013
Yakima Herald-Republic
Montessori School of Yakima has hired Laura Lai as its new head of school. Lai, a Yakima native, previously worked in Watertown, Wis., where she was the 

Nov. 12, 2013

Lansdale Montessori School students, parents celebrate Diwali
Montgomery Newspapers
Children perform a dance at the Diwali celebration at Lansdale Montessori School  Students and parents of all backgrounds gathered at Lansdale Montessori 

Hope, UST in sweep
The HCS spikers held off the Kings’ Montessori School side, 25-16, 21-19, to gain the top seed in Pool A while the UST tossers downed the St. Scholastica’s 

‘Reverence, not fear, will make kids obey parents’
The New Indian Express
The Cascade Montessori Resource Centre in Thiruvanmiyur has been providing help to parents on how to ensure holistic growth of their children through the 

Yavneh’s Helping Hands for the Homeless Supporting Children of 
Dallas Morning News
Yavneh’s Helping Hands for the Homeless organization invites the community to join in support of the Family Gateway Montessori on Wednesday night, 

News Briefs: Parent group will study child development
Livingston Daily
Maple Tree Montessori Academy will host a parent study group to discuss social development of children through the eyes of Montessori at 6:30 p.m. Thursday 

Peace Poster Contest held
Oinam Nivia (Maria Montessori Sr Sec School), Ksh Gopinath Singh (Bhaktivedanta Institute Mission Hr Sec School) and Rohit Thokchom (Sainik School 

Nov. 13, 2013

Montessori charter school OK’d in St. Pete Beach
Pinellas County School Board members voted Tuesday to approve an application for Academy by the Sea, which would be the only Montessori middle school in 

Mountaineer Montessori students collect donations for Manna Meal 
Mountaineer Montessori students collect donations for Manna Meal in  Students at Mountaineer Montessori School in Charleston organized a food drive for 

Exeter’s former Montessori School goes on the market for £1.5m
Exeter Express and Echo
EXETER’S former Montessori School has come on the market with a price guide of more than  The Montessori School in St Leonard’s closed in early 2012.

Pinellas approves application for Montessori charter (blog)
Academy By the Sea, which wants to serve students in fourth to eighth grade, would be the first Montessori charter school in Pinellas County. It would be a small 

Story of Faith, hope and love: Girl pursues gymnastics dream after 
The Detroit News
Amelia’s mother, Kathy Moorehouse, is director of the Montessori school, where the teen does her homework each day after attending classes at Flextech High 

CMS moves toward expanding magnets for 2014-15
Charlotte Observer
11 on 10 new projects, including a new magnet high school on the UNC Charlotte campus and a new Montessori magnet at Long Creek Elementary. They’ll also 

Nov. 14, 2013

Joliet Montessori School Hosts 3rd Annual “Frugal Feast 
Chicago Tribune
On Friday, November 22, Joliet Montessori School (JMS) will host their 3rd Annual “Frugal Feast”. This whole-school event, which takes place close to 

Plymouth seminar explores Montessori teaching
Plymouth Herald
MORE than 20 foreign language teachers attended a Plymouth conference looking at new ways to teach the Montessori method of education to adults.

Pagadian Montessori studes donate goods for typhoon Yolanda 
Philippine Information Agency
PAGADIAN CITY, Nov. 14 (PIA) – Our schoolchildren are showing their heartfelt sympathy and compassion to the survivors of supertyphoon “Yolanda” by 

Parents Camp for a Spot at Sands Montessori
WKRC TV Cincinnati
CINCINNATI (WKRC) — Parents are camping out at Sands Montessori school in Mt. Washington to ensure their children get a spot at the school. Local 12’s Perry 

School board to consider renewal of Montessori’s charter
Bucks County Courier Times
The Pennsbury school board will decide Thursday night whether it wants to renew the charter of Bucks County Montessori Charter School. The publicly funded 

Judge Lionel R. Collins Montessori announces honor roll (blog)
Judge Lionel R. Collins Montessori School in Marrero has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2013-14 school year. Principal’s honor roll: Shani 

A Valpo Life That Matters: Monica Glass
I learned about the unique teaching style that exists at a Montessori school. Monica Glass, who is a Director at the Montessori Academy of Valparaiso guides the 

Movie screening event to benefit ECMCS Model UN team
Moultrie News
Join East Cooper Montessori Charter School’s sixth-grade Montessori Model United Nations participants for a screening of an award-winning documentary 

Nov. 15, 2013

Montessori school’s disciplinary practice raises concern
Florida Keys Keynoter
Board members of a Tavernier charter Montessori school plan to meet Monday to discuss a discipline policy that has some parents concerned. Samuel Maher, a 

Pinellas could get first Montessori charter, at beach
The Pinellas County School Board has signed off on an application for Academy by the Sea, a proposed Montessori charter school that would serve students in 

Fraser Woods Montessori School Open House
The Newtown Bee
Fraser Woods Montessori School will host its November open house for parents of prospective students from 10 am to 11:30 am on Thursday, November 21, 

Rainbow Montessori in Madison will host ‘Open House,’ story time 
New Jersey Hills
MADISON – The Rainbow Montessori School will hold an “Open House” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 16, at its location at Grace Episcopal Church 

Trio first in Illawarra to get Montessori diploma
Illawarra Mercury
Trio first in Illawarra to get Montessori diploma  between three students completing the International Baccalaureate Diploma at Elonera Montessori School.

School revives Festival of Trees
Deming Headlight
Guadalupe Montessori School will revive the Festival of Trees this December 6-8.  Guadalupe Montessori decided to bring back the festival this year as a fun 

The Eats Beat: Farms Fall Festival fundraiser Sunday
Montgomery Advertiser
EAT South and the Montessori School at Hampstead will present the annual Fantastic Farms Fall Festival fundraiser from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the 

Here’s what’s happening around Concord
Wicked Local- Concord
Concord area preschool fair. Apple Valley Montessori School and Concord Family Network are sponsoring the Concord Area Preschool Fair on Thursday, Nov.

Almaden, Willow Glen schools hit with computer thefts
San Jose Mercury News
When teachers and students at Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary School in Willow Glen returned to classes following the Veterans Day holiday they 

Nov. 16. 2013

Country Meadows Montessori School Helps the Hungry with Three 
Chicago Tribune
The three Elementary classes at Country Meadows Montessori School in Gurnee, IL are working to help hungry neighbors near and far. A Spare Change 

East Cooper Montessori Charter School hosts film screening 
Charleston Post Courier
East Cooper Montessori Charter School’s sixth-grade Montessori Model United Nations participants will host a screening of “My So-Called Enemy” as a 

Coppell approves zoning for Montessori school
Dallas Morning News
The Coppell City Council unanimously approved a zoning change at its Tuesday Nov. 12 meeting to allow the Riverchase Montessori School to build a 14,060 

More condemn robbery at school
Nagaland Post
ASUD: Ao Students’ Union Dimapur (ASUD) has condemned the recent robbery by some masked armed miscreants at Mount Montessori School on November 

Local relief efforts underway for typhoon survivors
The Morning Journal
 students at Ruffing Montessori School, Rocky River, began relief efforts for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda, collecting food, clothing and medical supplies.

River Falls meets China in school/cultural exchange
River Falls Journal
 per semester at UW-River Falls. A two-credit UWRF practicum includes teaching in classrooms at Westside, Greenwood, Rocky Branch and the Montessori.

Public museum becomes a classroom for Grand Rapids schools 
The Grand Rapids Press –
Thirty-seven Grand Rapids Montessori students are the first Grand Rapids students to get to have the museum serve as their classroom for an entire week 

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