Agenda | Next 7 Days

March 22, 2019
  • LE Storyteller Visit: Maria LoBiondo

    March 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Paint & Sip - Parents Night Out

    March 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    R Imaginarium [Built In speakers, Projector, Pull down screen]

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March 25, 2019
  • School Closed - Closed All Programs - Spring Break

    March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019 @ 

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The Beat Online

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A Wonderful Community Event

The Parent Association Community Service Committee organized the 7th Annual School Wide Food Drive for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK). TASK feeds those who are hungry in the Trenton area, and offers programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of its patrons. – The Primary children were quite busy the last ...

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Happy Pi Day!

Upper Elementary participated in festivities to celebrate the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 due to π being roughly equal to 3.14  (3/14 in American date format). Montessori students study pi each year, with a focus on discovery of the relationships of the parts of a circle and π, which represents the ...

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A Great Way to Start the Day!

Music teachers Norah Wadsen and Mr. Mitnick led the Infant, Toddler and Primary children, and their parents and grandparents, at a morning Sing Along. The children danced and sang and enjoyed this special event. Mrs. Wadsen sang songs from the Music Together curriculum, incorporating small and large movement pieces that allow the children to feel the rhythm in ...

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Who was Maria Montessori?

We culminate our 50th Anniversary celebration with a musical about the life and times of Maria Montessori. – – Through song and dance the musical will bring to life the essence of Maria Montessori and her beliefs. – “Who was Maria Montessori?” – “How did she come up with her methods and why are they ...

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March comes in like a lion!

Snow in March? – For many members of our community this was cause for celebration! Students were thrilled to get out in the snow for some winter fun!    

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Additional Days = Additional Fun!

Princeton Montessori School offers care options for children on several days when school is closed. Additional Days are when the school is closed for faculty in-service, holidays, and parent-teacher conferences. These days are designed with a Montessori approach and offer fun opportunities and experiences that are unique and separate from the traditional school day. – During ...

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Nest Building

The Primary students have been observing and following a pair of bald eagles who have laid two eggs in their nest at Duke Farms. They have been watching the Eagle Cam, a webcam installed on a tree adjacent to a Bald Eagle nest to provide a live look at the daily lives of the eagles. – After ...

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Pizza and Volleyball Night!

Upper Elementary students and parents are invited to join the teachers for a special night at school.  The annual Pizza and Volleyball night will be held in the Crescendo Room on Friday, March 15th from 6:30-8:00 PM.  Don’t miss this annual night out for students and parents! Please RSVP.  

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Developing Independence

This segment “Did you know?”, highlights facts about the Montessori philosophy, Montessori materials or curriculum, and Princeton Montessori School.  These short entries in the online newsletter are meant to give insight into components of your child’s experience that you otherwise would not know. – – Did you Know? – Developing independence is a goal of ...

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Register Now!

Space is limited! Please RSVP by by March 15. Paint & Sip Night Registration        

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Celebrating Our Uniqueness

Primary through Middle School children gathered together to celebrate our third School Spirit Day of the year. School Spirit Days are joyous celebrations which spiral our awareness from self to our community, to our school, and ultimately connect us to the wondrous earth which we all inhabit. Our theme this year is observation of the changing ...

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Check Out What’s New in the Parent Library

The Rambusch Library and Lounge is an inviting space, created to serve the needs of parents and faculty in providing library resources and a place to connect. Michelle Morrison recently added two new book selections for parents to review. Both books are by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore, who has provided parent education and faculty resources for Princeton Montessori ...

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7TH ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE

  The Parent Association’s Community Service Committee is dedicated to helping Princeton Montessori School give back to the community.  We are pleased to announce the start of our 7th Annual Food Drive to benefit the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK).  TASK provides food for those who are hungry, and offers programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life ...

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Trenton Thunder Family Outing

Princeton Montessori School families are invited to a special event! – Arm & Hammer Ballpark Sunday, April 28, at 1:00 pm Trenton Thunder takes on the Erie SeaWolves!  – Princeton Montessori School Upper Elementary students will participate in a pregame performance and Michelle Morrison, HOS, will be throwing the first pitch! – Tickets are $8. Food ...

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Princeton Montessori Hosts Students from Beijing

For two weeks, Princeton Montessori School hosted students from Beijing’s LUO Music school, run by Lucy Luo.  The students ranged in age from six to thirteen.  The purpose of the visit was a cultural exchange, so our students could learn about Chinese culture and share about their own.  During the exchange, the Chinese students presented on ...

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Middle School students attend the MMUN Conference

The 7th and 8th grade students are once again participating in the Montessori Model United Nations  conference in New York City from February 13-16.  This year the students represented the Austria, and they began working on their various committee position papers in September.  At the conference they will work with some of the 3,400 other Montessori students from ...

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Building the Decanomial Square

The Montessori mathematics curriculum allows the students to construct their learning using specially designed materials, then move towards abstraction at their own pace. The Upper Elementary Level 1 students build the decanomial square, which is a concrete representation of the multiplication tables from 1-10. Next, they were introduced to a visual and tactile experience of “squaring” ...

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Book Club for students and parents

Bookends is an evening book club for Upper Elementary students and their parents. The club meets six times between October and May, and offers a wonderful opportunity for parents and children to connect over shared literature. Each Bookends gathering is led by a different Princeton Montessori School teacher, who also has the pleasure of choosing ...

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Chinese New Year Celebrations

Tuesday, February 5th, marked the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year, China’s biggest holiday, which is celebrated throughout the world.  – 2019 is the year of the PIG – According to Chinese astrology, each year is associated with an animal as well as one of five elements, including gold (metal), wood, water, fire or ...

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Meet Our New Music Teacher, Norah Wadsen

Music is powerful. It has the ability to lower cortisol levels and increase endorphins. It’s been shown to support all kinds of learning, including math skills, early literacy, gross and fine motor development. – For these and many other reasons, Princeton Montessori School incorporates music into our student curriculum at all program levels.  – This ...

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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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