Montessori or Homeschooling

Many parents, having decided that the public school system (including charter schools) does not offer a desirable learning environment for their child, consider many alternative educational systems including Montessori and homeschooling. As you look at the various options of public, parochial and private education, homeschooling can seem quite attractive. It allows parents control over their […]

No School

Wednesday, February 27th…No School today.  Enjoy your day and stay safe and warm.

Enrollment Update

Wow…After an amazing year, starting with two new teachers (new to MTMA, but not to Montessori or to education) I am delighted to announce that our Fall enrollment for our Elementary program has nearly doubled over last year. Ms. Hema and Mr. Kyle have dramatically improved the quality of our Elementary Montessori school and of […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Upcoming Events

Maple Tree Montessori Academy is pleased to invite you to attend our first ever Celebration of Performing Arts. This exciting event will be held at the Hartland Music Hall on Tuesday, December 9th at 7:00 pm and will feature performances by our Suzuki Violin students, Music and Dance by our elementary students and skits performed […]

Seasonal Reminders

The snowflakes and the tempatures are falling and winter is on the way! A good time it seems for a few seasonal reminders. We will still be going outside on a daily basis unless the wind chill is below 20 or it is raining, please send clearly labeled winter clothing for your child. Snow pants, boots, mittens and […]

Morning Drop Off

Thank you Tricia, for sending a reminder to our parents about A.M. drop off. I do regret that in my excitement over all our new programs for 2008, I did not cover this well at Parent Night. I thought it was included in our August Newsletter, but I was mistaken, it was in September’s. Many of […]