Where a love of learning grows.
860.388.3536

Blog

Preschool Newsletter, April 2017

Happy spring everyone! It’s hard to believe that we are already in the month of April.   March was a fun filled month of learning! The children enjoyed a fantastic visit from the Pandemonium Reptile rescue program. Thank you so much for generous donations. Needless to say they were thrilled to see and touch all the creatures.  Fascinating snakes, turtles, and lizards were wonderful to learn about. April has been a busy time for learning […]

Read more

Toddler News, April 2017

April 2017 This month, our Maple friends will be celebrating Spring in the classroom. With the harsh winter finally starting to ebb, it is time to brighten up the room. What better way to welcome Spring than with some spring-cleaning? The Maple friends were introduced to a table scrubbing activity about a week ago, and they all enjoyed it. They will continue scrubbing and cleaning the tables. The maple friends also will be having fun […]

Read more

The Best Montessori Blogs for 2016-2017

  We hope you find some beautiful and inspiring Montessori blogs in this list. We feel the Montessori lifestyle blogs really show the essence of Montessori in the home. Itty Bitty Love – Written by Anne, a Montessori teacher now at home with her children. I link to this blog all the time, it’s not updated regularly but I really connect with Anne and her Montessori outlook! The Kavanaugh Report – Now a parent to three, Nicole writes about […]

Read more

Elementary School News, March 2017

Dear Parents, The Willow class had a delightful February! We learned about the extremely difficult life faced by penguins in Antarctica by watching March of the Penguins. They have amazing survival skills! We visited the Old Lyme Veterinary Hospital, where Dr. Neil Marrinan gave us a tour. We got to see a heartworm on a slide and an x-ray of a pregnant dog. We could see the babies on the x-ray! Old Lyme Veterinary Hospital […]

Read more

Primary News, March 2017

Dear Families, It has been a fabulous February upstairs in Primary! We started out the month by enjoying all of the snow we got. The children had fun building several snowmen all around the playground. The snow helped fuel our enthusiasm for finishing up our continent study of Antarctica. In the middle of the month we were able to celebrate Valentine’s Day and also our 100th day of school. For Valentine’s Day we exchanged Valentines […]

Read more

Toddler News, March 2017

March 2017 It is hard to believe that March is already here! Spring is upon us, and the maple friends have been really enjoying a little warmer weather that has allowed them to play outside more often. It has been fun to watch how happy it makes them to spend time outside each day. This is the time of year that we notice the social relationships between the children really begin to grow. They are now very familiar and […]

Read more

Toddler News, February 2017

We are referring to February as the month of Love! This is a wonderful opportunity to practice our social and emotional skills. Also, it is a good time for remembering our number one rule “Be Respectful” as well as opening a dialogue about what we love. As many maple friends’ language abilities blossom, we are focusing more on language activities. As many new families joined our classroom, we would like to share important information with […]

Read more

Elementary School News, February 2017

The Willow Class is off to a great 2017! The upper elementary students are busy conducting research for their trip to the Montessori Model U.N. in April. We are exploring the impact of desertification on Senegal and the world, as well as potential solutions. We will begin writing our first position paper next week. Thank you to everyone who has been supporting our fundraising efforts by contributing to our coin and can drive, or participating […]

Read more

Preschool News, February 2017

Primary students came back from break hitting the ground running! We have welcomed several new friends this month: Día and Mia Garcia, Emme Nwigwe, Nolan McEvily, and Thomas Kotecki. We are glad to have these new friends in our classes! In the cold month of January we studied the continent of Antarctica. We learned about the seven types of penguins that live there, the food chain that they are a part of, and sung songs about penguins […]

Read more

Toddler News, January 2017

January 2017 Welcome back to school! We hope that you had a wonderful holiday season with friends and family. Even though it is cold, we try to go outside as much as we can. If we are not able to go outside, we try to go to the studio to be physically active. Maple friends are doing purposeful work, like little honeybees. They are learning things from each other and through watching what other friends […]

Read more
Page 2 of 2312345...1020...Last »
Our Affiliations Include:   school choice                         namta logo