Montessori News Nov. 17 – 23, 2013

Nov. 17, 2013

Montessori and Child Development
Join us for a discussion of the phases of child development (focusing on birth through 6 years of age) and how parents can best support this development in a 

Local man plans peace bike ride across Iran
Nevada Appeal
He shared his story last week with fourth- through sixth-graders at Carson Montessori School. Gunn, 49, told how he left his job as a photographer at the Nevada 

MMSSS celebrates b’day
Imphal, November 01 2013 : Maria Montessori Senior Secondary School (MMSSS), Koirengei celebrated its 28th foundation day at the school premises here 

Hilltop students discuss the environment
Brattleboro Reformer
Students from the Hilltop Montessori Middle School host a roundtable discussion focused on environmental topics such as climate change and energy efficiency, 

Career counselling: questions & answers
The News International
I’m also doing Montessori Diploma of one year. Can you tell me its scope and would I be able to get job in Montessori Schools internationally. (Masood Yousaf- 

Nov. 18, 2013

Wal-Mart resumes pursuit of Oxon Hill site
Washington Post
Wal-Mart officials said the center will provide a significant landscaping buffer between the store and the Montessori school. Parents from John Hanson and Oxon 

Erica Collura Weather Update on Parents Camping for School Spots
WKRC TV Cincinnati
MOUNT WASHINGTON, Ohio (WKRC) — At Sands Montessori school parents have been camping out for spots at the school for their children since last week.

Students go Into the world
Students from Community Montessori spent Friday roaming the streets of downtown New Albany, learning a little about the city’s history, its significance and 

Nov. 19, 2013

Strong Winds Down Tree at Northville Montessori Center
Northville Montessori Center posted a photo to its Facebook page Monday afternoon of a tree that fell during Sunday’s storm. Part of a large pine tree — see the 

SC education superintendent visits York County schools
The Herald |
Leeann Smith, 5, welcomes state superintendent of education Mick Zais to a Montessori classroom at Hunter Street Elementary School in York. Zais visited four 

Montessori Numberland – Major update on must-have PreK number …
prMac (press release)
Beautifully designed by Montessori teachers, Numberland takes children on a wonderful journey with the objectives to understand numbers and quantities.

GoodGiving Guide: St. Agatha Academy
Central Kentucky News
St. Agatha Academy is a Catholic school with an enrollment of 145 students; 40 students in Montessori Pre-Kindergarten through Kindergarten program and 105 

Show Philippines support
One of the more personal ways to donate to the Philippines Emergency Appeal to visit the fund raising sale at Sunflower Montessori crèche in Moutfort this 

Storms Scatter Magnet School Signup Campers
WKRC TV Cincinnati
That was at Sands Montessori where a couple dozen families have also pitched  Monday, Kaine Magdalen, who is camping for a spot at Sands Montessori

Nov. 20, 2013

Enterprise to enter Montessori program
Herald & Review
DECATUR — It’s official: Enterprise School will begin the transition to a Montessori program with the 2014-15 school year. The Decatur school board approved 

Brooksfield School Celebrates 25 Years
Virginia Connection Newspapers
She was chasing her dream of opening her own Montessori school, but after searching at multiple local churches for space, she couldn’t find one that would 

School Doors Open to Parents Who Have Camped Out for Over 2 
WKRC TV Cincinnati
Campouts have also been staged at the Sands Montessori School in Mt. Washington. They will open their doors at seven Wednesday morning. School Doors 

Five senses take center stage at Redmond school
Redmond Reporter
Pacific Science Center’s Science on Wheels instructor Nicolette Newman teaches students about their five senses Tuesday morning at the Montessori Children’s 

Sands educator honored for strategies in teaching students with
Diana Doll, instructional assistant at Sands Montessori, recently attended the International Dyslexia Association’s (IDA) 64th Annual Conference in New Orleans 

Nov. 21, 2013

Montessori program gets ok to expand
Decatur – Garfield Montessori School gets the ok to expand. The Decatur School Board voted unanimously to add Montessori classes for 3 to 5 year olds at 

Acorn Montessori School now accepting applications
Hunterdon County Democrat –
Acorn Montessori School is accepting applications for limited openings in its toddler (age 15 months – 3 years) and primary (age 3 – 6) programs for start dates in 

When Edtech Meets Montessori, Kids Rule EdTech
This radical model where edtech meets Montessori has proven an effective formula for success. Students gain an average of three grade levels each year in 

Dunbar native Mahokey an accomplished actor, composer
When Dunbar native David Mahokey, 23, of Pittsburgh stepped on stage at 4 at the Verna Montessori School in Mt. Pleasant, he had no idea that some day, the 

SCS girls basketball takes win
Statesville Record & Landmark
Statesville Montessori blew out Success Academy 55-26 on Tuesday at home. Statesville Montessori led 18-0 at the end of the first quarter and was up 26-5 at 

Boston schools approve relocation plan
Boston Globe
Peggy Wiesenberg, a former board member of the Citywide Parent Council, criticized a provision that calls for moving the Montessori program at the East Boston 

Students explore children’s rights
Squamish Chief
Squamish Montessori School (SMS) students have spent the past several weeks  “One of my colleagues in the Yukon has been doing it up at the Montessori 

Nov 22, 2013

imagesMontessori launches childcare training project for teenage mums
Day Nurseries
The project has been created from a partnership between the Montessori St Nicholas  Teenage mums will be given the opportunity to study for the Montessori 

Keystone Montessori ‘Rewinds the 50s’ at annual special event
Ahwatukee Foothills News
Keystone Montessori celebrated their 9th Annual Special Event in 1950s style. Keystone Rewinds the ’50s was not only a huge fundraising success for the 

imagesIt’s a record breaker!
This Is Hampshire
The children at Little Steps Montessori Nursery in Overton raised £64.70 for Children in Need by covering ‘Pudsey’ in coins, having a raffle and making Pudsey 

92 percent of Massachusetts teachers ranked as proficient in new
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick paid a visit to the Alfred G. Zanetti Montessori School to celebrate the school’s significant progress on the MCAS exams.

New chapter sought
Grand Haven Tribune
New chapter sought. When Mark Neidlinger joined Walden Green Montessori last month as the school’s new director, he set his sight on the school’s library.

Schools: Birds protected, charter moves ahead with Prince George 
Coastal Observer
Coastal Montessori Charter School should consider changing its mascot from the Wave to the Woodpecker, said Laura Lee, a charter board member. “This will 

Jonestown Family Center says farewell to three members
Clarksdale Press Register
The Family Center operates a full-day Montessori pre-school, a half-day toddler play-group, an after-school program for first through fourth grades, Fitness and 

Nov 23, 2013

Palmetto Bay allows Montessori school to expand
Montessori school in Palmetto Bay plans to build a bigger campus.  agreed to allow Alexander Montessori School to demolish two of its buildings and 

Montessori Center School Parents Take ‘The Journey’ Through …
By Montessori Center School | Published on 11.22.2013 10:31 a.m.  special is that “Journeys” similar to this are done at Montessori schools all over the world.

Baan Dek Montessori empowers its students
Back in 2007 Bobby and June George opened Baan Dek Montessori school, seeing an opportunity for a different sort of education for a growing Sioux Falls.

Parental involvement key in Montessori school’s history
Houston Chronicle
Herron, who lives near the Spring Branch-based Montessori school, said that pattern has been taking place since she got her start at School of the Woods 35 

Montessori school celebrates Children’s Day
MISSISSAUGA — Fun To Learn Montessori School in Meadowvale celebrated the United Nations’ Day of the Child today with their young wards going for a 

Garfield students ‘stick it’ to teacher for tornado fundraiser
Herald & Review
Garfield Montessori students paid $1 for a strip of duct tape to stick their PE teacher Dustin Dees to a wall. The money will go to help victims of the tornado in 

NV photographer plans Wheels of Peace ride in Iran
Danbury News Times
In this Nov. 12, 2013 photo, Carson Montessori School student Brenna Ailes, 10, works on an art project for the Wheels for Peace Program in Carson City, Nev.

Razing Maplewood the best environmental choice
Hamilton Spectator
Private school director Tony Evans has said of his Montessori school “We have a profound respect for the environment … This is who we are.” I have a difficult 

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