Agenda | Next 7 Days

May 24, 2017
  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    May 24, 2017

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  • UE Camp Bernie Overnight

    May 24, 2017 - May 25, 2017

    Dates confirmed

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  • NO Golf Fitness (MS has golf course trip)

    May 24, 2017

    MS has off-site Golf Course Visit this day

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  • MS Trip to Golf Course

    May 24, 2017

    On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, MS students will be golfing offsite at Stonybrook Golf Club in support of the TGA Golf fitness program. On this day, the students will travel to Stonybrook Golf Club in Hopewell, NJ. They will depart from school at 9:00 a.m. and return at 12:00 p.m. Students will eat lunch upon their return to school. What to bring/wear: -Wear weather-appropriate golf attire and shoes. Boys should wear collared shirts/polos and non-gym shorts. Girls should wear tops without writing and fingertip length bottoms. -Bring a water bottle -Apply and bring sunscreen Please send us your online permission by Wednesday, May 17, 2017. By completing the online permission form, you are offering your consent to allow your child to participate in this activity and also your agreement to release Princeton Montessori School from all liability. In the event of inclement weather, this trip will be rescheduled for Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Feel free to contact your child's teacher with any questions.

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May 25, 2017
  • LE Trip to Brookdale's Ocean Institute

    May 25, 2017

    On Thursday, May 25, 2017, the LE students will visit Brookdale's Ocean Institute to explore Sandy Hook and the surrounding national park. Using seining nets, students will have the opportunity to collect a variety of coastal creatures from the bay, observe them, and safely return them to their home. Students will be able to make real-world connections to the Biology curriculum while discovering the geological and environmental treasure that exists in their own backyard. On this day, students will travel to the Ocean Institute in Sandy Hook (Highlands, NJ). Please note the early dropoff and late pick up times for this trip: Students MUST arrive at 8:00 am on this day. The bus will depart from school promptly at 8:15 AM and return to school at 3:00 PM. What to bring/wear: (please note the attire needed for this trip) Bring disposable lunch Bring water bottle Weather appropriate clothing (Shorts are preferable if the temperature is warm enough. Students may get wet up to their ankles/knees) Comfortable shoes that can get wet (No flip flops and no boots) Change of clothes and shoes (suggest a pair of sweatpants to put on afterward to dry off) Please send us your online permission by Thursday, May 18, 2017. By completing the online permission form, you are offering your consent to allow your child to participate in this activity and also your agreement to release Princeton Montessori School from all liability.

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May 26, 2017
  • School Closed - Open for Addl Days (I-E) - Faculty In-Service

    May 26, 2017

    Faculty In-Service

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  • Faculty Appreciation Luncheon

    May 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    R Summit

    make sure those working with children get relieved to eat FIRST

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  • MS Basketball Club Practice

    May 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    R Crescendo

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May 29, 2017
  • School Closed - All Programs - Memorial Day

    May 29, 2017

    Memorial Day

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Montessori Education

A unique approach for 21st century learning

An approach based on children's intrinsic desire to learn

The Montessori method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered approach to learning based on scientific observations of children from birth through adulthood. It dates back to 1907 when Maria Montessori opened the “Casa dei Bambini,” or Children’s House in  Rome. Her unique philosophy sparked the interest of educators worldwide, and in the following decades Montessori schools opened throughout Europe and the rest of the world.

At the core of Montessori is the belief that the work of education is to shape the future of humanity, and that the human spirit is a precious and limitless thing to be nurtured and inspired.

Dr. Montessori’s method is time tested, with over 100 years of success in diverse cultures throughout the world.  Her tenants and practices, now popular in many of today’s educational models,  have been promoted by noted educators and scientists across time and place.

“An education capable of saving humanity is no small undertaking; it involves the spiritual development of man, the enhancement of his value as an individual, and the preparation of young people to understand the times in which they live.”

Maria Montessori

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Benefits of Montessori Education

Montessori education offers our children opportunities to develop their potential as they step out into the world as engaged, competent, responsible, and respectful citizens with an understanding and appreciation that learning is for life.

Montessori students enjoy freedom within limits. Working within parameters set by their teachers, students are active participants in deciding what their focus of learning will be. Montessorians understand that internal satisfaction drives the child’s curiosity and interest and results in joyous learning that is sustainable over a lifetime.

Students are supported in becoming active seekers of knowledge. Teachers provide environments where students have the freedom and the tools to pursue answers to their own questions. This fosters learners who value asking questions as much as answering them, and revel in the excitement of learning something new.

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Accredited at the highest level by the American Montessori Society

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Connected to PCTE, a world-renowned Montessori teacher training center as a lab school, ensuring the highest standard of a Montessori education

Set in a beautiful, natural, safe setting with state of the art learning environments

An experienced institution and a model for Montessori learning for nearly 50 years

Attended by healthy, happy, engaged, and connected families who strive to give their children the very best educational and developmental experiences available

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