Parent Night

Just a reminder, tonight is our annual Parent Orientation Night starting at 7:00 pm. This is a great chance to meet the teachers, parents, review and see what’s new! This evening is appropriate for all parents from preschool through elementary. We are excited to start our 2009/ 2010 school year and hope to see all […]

Mountain Gorilla Project: Exciting News

The Upper Elementary “Save the Gorillas Gang” is proud to say that we have finished our mountain gorilla project and it was a big success. Through all of our efforts (and with your support) we were able to raise $1,051.88 for the mountain gorillas. All of the funds raised will go to the Dian Fossey […]

Thank you

     Friday May 29th was our last “Pizza Friday.” This upper elementary fundraiser was a great success. We are able to purchase all items on our technical wish list.   Thank you for all your support,   Upper El Class

Fall 2009 Montessori Pre school, Kindergarten and Elementary Enrollment

Deciding whether to enroll or continue enrollment in a private Kindergarten and Elementary school is a difficult decision many parents are facing under the added weight of uncertain economic times. Public school systems and charter schools offer tuition free programs, but because they rely on state funding, many are struggling to maintain current levels of quality programs […]

Summer Camp 2009

Summer is right around the corner and we still have openings in our Montessori Summer Camp. This year we have decided to offer two week sessions of camp throughout the summer as well as an alacarte selection of one week Enrichment Camps. Parents may choose any or all of the options, as suits their needs […]

Mountain Gorilla Fundraising Update

     Our gorilla walk at the Old Hartland High School was a success. We had many people there. We sold snacks, beverages, pizza, 50-50 raffle tickets and t-shirts.       We are very close to our goal which is $1000, we are less than $40 away. We now are doing a bottle drive for the gorillas […]

Family Night to Celebrate Earth Day

We are happy to invite all of our families and friends to our Earth Day Celebration on Tuesday, April 21st from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Our Nature Education Instructor, Julia Liljegren and our students have put together some fun and informative activities and displays for all to enjoy. We will learn about the history […]

Community Service and Fundraiser Projects

Upper Elementary is having a community service project for the month of April.  It is a food drive for Gleaners Food Bank.  We are collecting food for our community who can’t afford to buy food or are in hard times.  We will be taking the donations to Gleaners, April 2th, 2009.  People need our help […]

Embracing Humankind

What does diversity mean for me? What does diversity mean for my child? How do I give my children the tools they need to work in the world outside my home and small community? Will my child be comfortable in the Global Economy? Join Julie Harrison, Multicultural Respect Trainer/Consultant and long time Montessorian along with […]

Montessori Philosophy, Fundraising and Community

A little history, Maria Montessori first opened her Children’s House in the slums of Rome to serve impoverished children who had been left wandering the streets while their parents worked. Montessori schools have been held in churches, villages and even refugee camps. Dr. Montessori has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and the Montessori […]