Our 2016-2017 Annual Parent Survey is now open until Friday June 2nd! Please take a few minutes to share your views: Thank you again! Your feedback is very important to us. In the Montessori tradition, our primary and elementary children stay in the same classroom for three year increments. We honor our students who are … Continue reading Moving Up
Our 2016-2017 Annual Parent Survey is now open until Friday June 2nd! Please take a few minutes to share your views: Thank you again! Your feedback is very important to us. We hope you were able to join us for our Spring Music Program this year, The British Are Coming! A celebration of tradition English … Continue reading The British Are Coming!
As we hit the end of the school year, let's take a look at Ms. Jennifer's thoughts on the value of instilling a strong work ethic in our students, starting with chores at home. I am always delighted when I come across a media article that openly or inadvertently promotes the Montessori philosophy. Many such … Continue reading Why Children Need Chores
We had such a great time at all our events last week! We hope you were able to join us, but just in case you had to miss it them, here's a look at everything we did. First, we had our Annual Bike Rodeo, which is co-hosted by the San Antonio Police Department. In addition … Continue reading Friday Funday!
As I observe classrooms at this time of year, I am always excited by the transformation that has taken place in each child during the course of the year. This process has been going on quietly throughout the year, but it seems that in spring something in the child suddenly bursts forth. This transition is … Continue reading End of Year Growth
Our Upper Elementary students had a wonderful time this past week at Camp Capers! Camp Capers is an Episcopal camp located in the Texas Hill Country in the Diocese of West Texas. An atmosphere of caring and acceptance pervades the camp programs of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Children, youth, and adults work, play … Continue reading Camp Capers Is the Place to Be!
San Antonio in spring time! If you've been out and about in San Antonio any time in the past two months, you've surely seen our city gearing up for Fiesta. Fiesta is San Antonio's largest event and draws visitors from all over the world. This year's event will kick off in Hemisfair Park and lasts … Continue reading Fiesta Fun!
Through the period of Lent and especially as we approach the Holy Week, many Christians are thinking about and reflecting on the sacrifice of Jesus. However, when we are thinking about it with small children, it’s hard to know what to say so they can appreciate it and yet not be disturbed or scared! Over fifty … Continue reading Sharing the Easter Message
We had a great turnout for our parent education evening and received very positive feedback. Here are some further thoughts on the evening from Ms. Jennifer: When my children started Montessori school over twenty-five years ago my husband and I were invited by the teacher to consider the goals we had for them. After some careful … Continue reading Montessori Parenting-Setting the Goals
How well do you know the story of the Three Little Pigs? If your version doesn't involve guitar solos, sing-alongs, and selfies, then you are missing out! We were so thrilled to have the Magik Theatre come visit us (with help from Texas Commission on the Arts!) and perform The Three Little Pigs in the … Continue reading The 3 Little Pigs