Montessori News Nov. 3 – Nov. 9, 2013

Nov. 3, 2013

Mountaineer Montessori welcomes new head of school
State Journal
Dana Gilliland, Mountaineer Montessori Head of School, said she traveled several places before her “adventures and long, circuitous and winding detours” 

Cool at School: SpringStone Montessori Gathers Donations
KLAS-TV
LAS VEGAS – Among the collections of cute little ghouls, goblins, spiders and other scary stuff lies a large box. It isn’t there to frighten, but to enlighten and help.

Royce Whitaker 5K and fun run
Wicked Local
DUXBURY – Bay Farm Montessori Academy, located at 145 Loring St., will hold its annual Royce Whitaker 5K Run by the Bay and Kids Run for Fun Sunday, 

Nov. 4, 2013

Popular Westport Middle Montessori program aiming at starting high 
The Courier-Journal
“Every parent I know in this program wants to see a high school Montessori program  The idea was to build on the success of popular Montessori programs at 

Open house at Woodinville Montessori School in Bothell on Nov. 9
Bothell/Kenmore Reporter
Woodinville Montessori School will host an open house from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Nov. 9. The Montessori is located in Bothell at 19102 North Creek Parkway.

Writing program turns students to novelists
Waco Tribune-Herald
Jonathan Reynolds visits with some of his students at River Valley Intermediate. He also teaches at Woodgate Intermediate and Lake Air Montessori.

At work and at play | Environmentally-friendly or ecophobia
The Copenhagen Post
She also wanted to play for a living so she started the Montessori International Preschool. She moved to Frederiksberg in May 2008 where she lives with her 

Farm visit marks 10th anniversary
Southend Standard
Little Achievers Montessori Pre-School looked back on its time during a farm party with current and former pupils. The school, based at St Mary Magdalene 

Desegregation policies block Longview ISD student transfers
Longview News-Journal
Longview ISD chose to use the Montessori method district-wide when it opened a series of new neighborhood elementary schools in 2010 as a part of a $267 

Nov. 5, 2013

Children’s House Montessori offers parent education opportunities
PenBayPilot.com
This Wednesday, November 6, teachers at Children’s House Montessori School will offer a choice of two excellent workshops about Montessori and your child.

Positive Leadership and Partner Retention
Above the Law
The facility itself was quiet, but within earshot of a neighboring noisy Montessori school only a few yards away. The children laughed and screamed loudly on the 

Runners brave weather in M2M Road Race
Virgin Islands Daily News
Daily News Photo by THOMAS LAYER Race organizer Shane DeGannes, left, addresses the runners at the start of the inaugural Montessori to Magens Road 

EDUCATION: Professor aims to change image of princesses
Press-Enterprise
Setsu Shigematsu, 45, reads her book, “Princess Terra and King Abaddon,” to students at Countryside Montessori Center in Corona on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Neighbors: Pius band the people’s choice
The Leader
Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet recently hosted a very successful event called “The Shindig” at Haven Restaurant. The purpose of this fundraiser was to raise 

Open house
Woodinville Northwest News
Join Woodinville Montessori School for an open house on Saturday, November 9, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the North Creek Campus, 19102 North Creek Pkwy, 

Students collect almost 200 food items
The Daily News of Newburyport
We look forward to teaming up with Inn Street Montessori next year for another hugely successful food drive. Margot Petler. Newburyport Youth Services.

Nov. 6, 2013

Orinda City Council Rejects Montessori Preschool Project In Old 
Patch.com
The Orinda City Council on Tuesday night rejected a proposed preschool in the old Phair’s department store building in the Orinda Village area of town.

Montessori Academy Added To ‘Priority’ List
WSJM
Tracy Williams with BHAS says Montessori Academy was added to the list this fall. The state gives four options to choose from in moving the school forward; turn 

Enterprise School seeks Montessori status from school board
Herald & Review
At the Decatur school board meeting Tuesday, Enterprise Principal Ann Mathieson, Garfield Montessori School Principal Mary Anderson and Deputy 

New name for Montessori School
Pocklington Post
Newlands School Yorkshire is the new name of Pocklington Montessori School after it was decided they needed to differentiate themselves from the nursery.

Students enjoy the spirit of fall
Altadenablog (blog)
On Friday, Oct. 25, the children of Meher Montessori School, located at 943 E. Altadena Dr. in Altadena, celebrated the spirit of autumn with a cooking activity.

Fire-juggler makes Bonfire Night go with a whoosh
Oxford Mail
Children made their own lanterns for a walk through the woods and enjoyed entertainment including glow-in-the-dark juggling at the Oxford Montessori school.

Nov. 7, 2013

Edgemont Montessori Peace Parade
Baristanet
In true Montessori fashion, Edgemont School celebrated Peace Day with their annual Peace assembly and Parade on October 25. The event was filled with 

Wyoming Valley Montessori students to honor veterans
Citizens Voice
Wyoming Valley Montessori students to honor veterans. By Bill Wellock (Staff Writer). Published: November 7, 2013. Article Tools. Font size: [A] [A] [A]. Our Social 

Jack & Jill School celebrates Connecting Classrooms Grant
The News International
Rawalpindi. Jack & Jill Montessori and High School celebrated being awarded Connecting Classrooms Grant for the second time. In this regard, a small function 

Now is an exciting time for type 2 diabetes research
KPCnews.com
Simon Dankel takes his daughter Jane, 2, to her Montessori school on his  He drops her off at a Montessori school and picks her up at 5 p.m. on his way home.

Nov. 8, 2013

Lansdale Montessori School students and parents celebrate Diwali
The Reporter
An audience member provides encouragement as children perform a dance at the Diwali celebration at Lansdale Montessori School. Thursday.

DPS Looking to Expand Montessori Program
WAND
DECATUR- Currently, there’s one Montessori Program in Decatur Public Schools at Garfield. But with roughly 200 families on the waiting list, the district is 

Enrollment for Kansas City’s Montessori schools could change 
KCTV Kansas City
Superintendent Stephen Green said the Montessori program is so sought after  an enrollment lottery, which Montessori schools around the country often adopt.

READER SUBMITTED: Yale University Conducts Research At The 
Hartford Courant
As a Montessori school, The Cobb School feels it’s essential to continue the work of Dr. Maria Montessori in her quest to understand the developing child and to 

New private school planned for Visalia
Visalia Times-Delta
Last week, the Visalia Planning Commission granted a conditional use permit for the planned Visalia Montessori School on the northwest corner of West 

Childcare Option Available
The Agora
Meadow Montessori School has designated an area to provide childcare for MCCC  of our students to utilize,” he said in an email about Meadow Montessori.

Create a gift and help families in need
Kent Reporter
For eight years, students at Montessori Time have been learning about sharing by sponsoring a child through World Vision. Now students can donate funds for 

West Seattle Thursday: Bicycle club; holiday tasting; school open 
West Seattle Blog (blog)
WEST SEATTLE MONTESSORI OPEN HOUSE: Tonight’s your chance to tour West Seattle Montessori School (WSB sponsor) – it’s the fall open house, 

Rapides Parish teachers call for more training in Common Core
Alexandria Town Talk
 on Thursday. Purchase Image Zoom. State Education Superintendent John White listens to teachers at Peabody Montessori Elementary School on Thursday.

Campouts at Cincinnati’s highest-demand schools have begun
Cincinnati.com
As of Thursday afternoon, no tents had been sighted yet at the handful of other campout-prone schools (Dater Montessori School, Fairview-Clifton German 

Nov. 9, 2013

Montessori Madness 5K and Family Fun Day
WTVY, Dothan
Enjoy a fun-filled morning at Westgate Park benefiting Dothan Montessori School! Register for the 5K trail run online at www.dothanmontessorischool.org or 

Pinellas recommends first Montessori charter school
Tampabay.com (blog)
District officials have recommended approval of a charter for Academy by the Sea, a proposed Montessori charter that would serve grades four to eight.

Annual Grandparents Day At Fraser Woods Montessori School
The Newtown Bee
Finn Sommers, left, and his grandfather, Heinz Sommer, posed together during the Fraser Woods Montessori School annual Grandparents Day on Friday, 

Madison kindergarten artists benefit Preschool Advantage
New Jersey Hills
Kindergartners at the Rainbow Montessori School in Madison created an original piece of art for auction this fall to benefit Preschool Advantage, a nonprofit that 

Crossroads Hospice celebrates veterans’ services at Our House 
NewsNet5.com
35 local veterans and their loved ones; the Elyria VFW; the Montessori Children’s School of Westlake; a representative from Mayor’s office; Crossroads Hospice 

Kindergarten on Nardin’s agenda
WKBW-TV
Nardin already has Montessori, elementary and high school programs. Like grades 1-8, its kindergarten will follow the Common Core curriculum adopted by 

Govt should focus more on education of t…
Nigerian Tribune
We run a Montessori system for our nursery section. That actually gave us the edge over other schools and again, the fear of God has been inculcated in the 

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