Archive | December, 2016

Making Meaningful Moments with Children During the Holidays

by Delila Olsson During last week’s Parent-Guide Open Forum, we discussed strategies for making holiday celebrations and rituals meaningful and relevant for the youngest members of our families. While we can’t entirely control exposure to messages and images that leap out from television screens and other advertisements, we can offset these messages by providing our […]

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Walking on the Line

by Jane Heaton, Primary Guide Every day in Montessori classrooms across the world children come together to participate in an activity called Walking on the Line. This lively and fun activity supports the children as they gain control and coordination of their movements, refine their equilibrium, and recognize their importance within the classroom community. Children […]

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School CLOSED on Thursday, December 8 (both campuses)

Based on the weather forecasts we have decided to CLOSE both campuses tomorrow (Thursday, December 8). The forecasts indicate we will experience a significant weather event during the day, with snow arriving mid-morning. It is expected that tomorrow’s storm will be an unusually strong one, with the possibility of snow accumulating quickly, road conditions deteriorating […]

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Preschool: The Montessori Advantage (January 2017 events for prospective parents)

Interested in learning more about our Montessori primary program for children ages 3-6? We hope you can join our staff for one of these informative and engaging parent education events. *Please note these are parent only events Wednesday, January 25, 6:30-7:30pm, Vermont Street Campus Thursday, January 26, 6:30-7:30pm, Lake Oswego Campus

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