Agenda | Next 7 Days

November 18, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch - Baked Ziti

    November 18, 2019

    Organic baked ziti and steamed mixed broccoli and cauliflower. Served with seasonal fruit.

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November 19, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch - Squash and apple soup

    November 19, 2019

    Squash and apple soup with whole wheat french baguette and olive oil. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Fall Visit Days

    November 19, 2019 - November 21, 2019 @ 

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November 20, 2019
  • Infant/Toddler Singalong

    November 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:15 am
    R Vitality

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  • Fitness- LE, UE, MS (2nd Quarter)

    November 20, 2019
    Outside

    LE Group #1: 9:00-9:45am
    UE Group #1: 10:00-10:45am
    UE Group #2: 11:00-11:45am
    LE: 1:30-2:15pm
    MS: 2:30-3:45pm

    Rain Location: Crescendo (all groups)

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  • Toddler Lunch - Brown rice with vegetables

    November 20, 2019

    Organic brown rice with fresh vegetables. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    November 20, 2019

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November 21, 2019
  • Middle School Science Fair

    November 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    All parents invited.
    Elem students invited.

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  • Middle School Science Fair

    November 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Crescendo.
    All parents invited.

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  • Toddler Lunch - Cheese Quesadillas

    November 21, 2019

    Cheese quesadillas with spinach and organic cherry tomatoes, avocado and ranch dressing. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Middle School Science Fair

    November 21, 2019

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November 22, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch - Baked beans and bread

    November 22, 2019

    Organic baked beans with bread slices and organic vanilla yogurt. Served with seasonal fruit.

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November 23, 2019
  • Parent Ed: Introduction to Montessori

    November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Summit Room

    This interactive workshop will introduce parents to the fundamentals of the Montessori philosophy, method, curriculum, and discipline approach. In addition to learning and meeting other parents, you will be able to 'get in sync' with the Montessori approach to maximize the return on your investment in a Montessori education. Lunch will provided, as will coffee/tea/water and light snacks.

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Additional Days Generate Creative Plays

The Elementary children who attend additional calendar days enjoy performing plays to the delight of the Primary children. Recently they performed Monster Mash Boogie, in honor of Halloween, and The Mitten, by Jan Brett, inspired by the recent cold weather. The students worked together to design the props and set and appoint a narrator to read the story. ...

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School-Wide Community Service Event

The Parent Association’s Community Service Committee thanks you for your support of our first community service project of the 2019-20! The school-wide diaper drive to support The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank in helping babies, parents and families in need was a huge success! – Together we collected:  3,907 Diapers – Our PMonts Diaper Drive offered a unique opportunity ...

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Election Day 2019

In recognition of Election Day, in Language Extensions, 5th grade students practiced close reading strategies using an informational text on voting rights. While they worked through comprehension responses, they were also invited to engage in a silent discussion around a single question written on the whiteboard. Silent conversations are a dialogic strategy that gives students ...

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Classroom Visit Days

– 2019 Fall Visit Days – Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, November 19 – 21 – Visit Days are special times where children may invite a guest to spend some treasured one-on-one time with them either in the classroom or in a group setting, depending on the program. The guest can be a parent, friend, grandparent(s), or significant person in the ...

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A Visit from a Pediatric Anesthesiologist

The Upper Elementary class had a special visitor come and share information and insights about her profession. Sabi’s mom, Susana, gave a presentation to the students about her journey to become a pediatric anesthesiologist. The students really enjoyed her informative presentation, and asked a lot of thoughtful and inquisitive questions. Her overall message to them ...

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A Peek into Middle School

A Montessori Middle School education offers an experiential, dynamic approach to each subject area, integrated studies between programs, and a focus on character development. Students regularly participate in “Socratic Circles,” which are student-led dialogues based on a reading selection.  Students prepare questions for discussion and both maintain the conversation and practice active listening and the ...

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The rain could not dampen our spirts!

Students, teachers and faculty got into the Halloween spirit at the annual parade. –

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Reading Buddies

Each year the third year Upper Elementary students have the privilege of being Reading Buddies to the third year Primary students.  They are assigned one or two Primary children to read with each week throughout the year. At the beginning of the year, the UE students received lessons on how to greet their younger friends, ...

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A fun-filled community event!

MUSIC • HAYRIDES • FOOD • GAMES • INFLATABLES • CRAFTS • PHOTO BOOTH – It was a gorgeous day for the Fall Festival! The school community came together for this fun-filled event with hay-rides, pony rides, games and activities, extra special treats and a donut on a string contest for faculty and alumni!  If you ...

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Pumpkin Globes

The Upper Elementary 5th grade students worked in pairs to review and practice global geography skills while creating pumpkin globes! They engaged in a close study of a globe, and then were asked to locate and draw the oceans, continents, prime meridian, and equator to scale. Using natural materials, such as pumpkins, enhanced the sensory ...

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The Annual Halloween Parade is Always a Hit!

Halloween Details: To celebrate Halloween, Primary, Elementary, and Middle School students participate in the annual costume parade on Thursday, October 31 at 8:45 am (Toddler children do not participate in the parade).  Parents are invited to stay for the parade after drop-off. The children will walk around the semi-circle with their class. Following the parade, Mr. Mitnick will lead ...

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Farm-to-School Week

The week before our Fall Festival focused on promoting student understanding of food and nutrition in all our programs. The Farm to School program at Princeton Montessori School is an experiential learning opportunity for children in Toddler trough Middle School. Our students gain knowledge about food sourcing and farming, current global issues about our food system relative ...

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Primary third year

Montessori philosophy tells us that children have stages, or planes, of development. The first of these is from birth to age six. During these years, called the Absorbent Mind Period, children go through sensitive periods of order, language, movement, reading, writing, etc. The 3-year cycle in a Montessori Primary program reflects the second half of ...

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Resources from this weeks parent meeting

At Princeton Montessori School, we believe that supporting your parenting is just as important as supporting your child’s growth and development.  This week we held our first parent education session called “The Middle School-Aged Child,” hosted by our Middle School faculty. This engaging and informative session helped parents learn more about what’s coming up in the next stage ...

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A Beautiful Day for a Fall Bike Ride!

The annual bike trip to Princeton is a rite of passage for Princeton Montessori Middle School students. For weeks leading up to the event, there is an excited hum of discussion as they plan where they’ll  eat, what shops to visit, which souvenirs to carefully select for their younger siblings, and how to group themselves ...

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“Tune In” – Mindfulness Program

Primary through Middle School students participate in a weekly “Tune In” program which focuses on mindfulness. The program, led by mindfulness educator Erin Galbraith, is in its fifth year at the school and the evidence of its positive impact on the students continues to grow. The sessions help them to assess their stress levels and ...

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Faculty Inservice Day

Raising your Awareness & Responsiveness to Unconscious Bias in Education – Princeton Montessori School faculty and staff attended a workshop on their Inservice day, October 9th.  Being culturally competent in today’s schools requires a self-awareness and cultural understanding of conscious and unconscious biases that can affect our interactions with children, families, and each other. The ...

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School-Wide Community Service Event

The Parent Association’s Community Service Committee is pleased to announce that the first community service project of the 2019-20 school year! The second annual school-wide diaper drive to support The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank in helping babies, parents and families in need. This is a perfect way for Princeton Montessori School give back to the community. Last ...

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Level Up Village

Middle School students are working with a program called Level Up Village with a partner school in Kenya. Level Up Village empowers children to make a difference in the world with courses that promote design thinking and one-to-one collaboration on real-world problems between students in the U.S. and Global Partner students in 20+ countries. With our International Baccalaureate focus on global ...

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Express Yourself

A Montessori Middle School education offers an experiential, dynamic approach to each subject area, integrated studies between programs, and a focus on character development and self-exploration. – Every Friday, the Middle School students work on drama and performance skills in preparation for their play in January. In this class they’re using what they’ve learned about ...

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About PMonts

The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.

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