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Montessori Academy's vision is that each student
will become an independent, confident, motivated learner, and a responsible community member as a result of the dynamic partnership between
students, parents, and teachers.
This partnership within the exceptional Montessori environment, while developing these characteristics, enables each student to become a life-long learner.
October Newsletter – Room 10
I enjoyed meeting with all of you during our conferences. It is always a pleasure to share with you the great accomplishments made by your children. They are truly fortunate to have parents who are so dedicated to providing the best education and opportunities for them. It is my privilege to be a part of their lives and yours.
The biographical reports were outstanding this year! All the students were well prepared and articulate in their presentations. The time lines and family trees were well done, and the costumes and props were impressive. Thank you for your support during this process. The more they have the opportunity to speak in front of a group, the more confident they will become.
We’ve had two exciting fieldtrips so far this year! One was an “in house” trip to Costa Rica to see how bananas are grown, harvested, shipped to the U.S., and transported to grocery stores. Mr. Rudolph (Sophia’s dad) was kind enough to bring a video into the classroom for the children to see this incredible process. He also spoke to the class about the nutritional value of bananas and gave free samples to everyone, along with a bag of treats to take home. Many thanks to Mr. Rudolph for his time and resources.
Our other field trip was to Bells Bend Nature Center. It was a delightful day that included: hiking, nature study, a historical film, demonstrations of Indian and early settler’s tools and weapons, and an archeological dig. We ended the day with a picnic lunch and free time in the fresh air and sunshine. Thanks to all the field trip drivers who made it happen!
Appreciation is also extended to Renee Britt and Richard Lee for their continuing support for the maintenance of our garden. We would not be able to have one without help from our parents. The Britts came out one Sunday and pulled weeds and The Lees built a very nice, sturdy frame around it to help keep more weeds out of it. Thanks again for your hard work.
The students continue to progress in Math and Language. They have become accustomed to the routine, and we have a wonderful “working” community, very early in the year. We have been studying and researching the history and geography of North America, The United States, and various individual states. We have also begun reading about Columbus and the Pilgrims in preparation for our upcoming assembly in November.
Remember that class pictures are this Wednesday, October 17. Your child needs to come to school in dress uniform. We are first in line and are scheduled to have ours made at 8:30 a.m. You are welcome to send change of clothes (casual uniform) and shoes.
Thank you for your contributions and support!