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September 19, 2018
  • Yom Kippur - School Closed - Addl. day Open - Inservice

    September 19, 2018

    Yom Kippur

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  • No Tennis Lessons - Additional Day

    September 19, 2018

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  • No Smart Lunches

    September 19, 2018

    Note: Smart Lunches are not delivered on Additional Days.

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  • No Music Lessons - Additional Day

    September 19, 2018

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September 20, 2018
  • Parenting Lecture: "Personalizing 21st Century Education"

    September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    R Crescendo [Built In speakers, DVD player, Microphone, Projector, Pull down screen]

    Free and open to the public Presented by Dr. Dan Domenech For our 50th anniversary year, we are hosting Dr. Dan Domenech, author of ‘Personalizing 21st Century Education’, and grandfather to two students in our school, as our guest speaker. He was chosen as he has a message, based on his many years of experience as a leader of public schools, that the schools of the present and future should embody a model of personalized learning, modeled in Montessori schools. Bio of Dr. Domenech: Dr. Daniel A. Domenech, also known as Dan, Ph.D., serves as the Executive Director of the American Association of School Administrators. Dr. Domenech has more than 40 years of experience in public education. He served as senior vice president for national urban markets with McGraw-Hill Education and was responsible for building strong relationships with large school districts nationwide. He served as Superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools, among other career positions.

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September 21, 2018
  • UE delivers Smart Lunches

    September 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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September 24, 2018

Online Newsletter

The Beat Online

Welcome to our Online Newsletter

Stay up to date with all the news and happenings at Princeton Montessori!

The Great Lessons

The Great Lessons, written by Maria Montessori, are an important and unique part of the Montessori curriculum. These lessons are bold, exciting, and are designed to awaken a child’s imagination and curiosity.– The oldest students in the Upper Elementary classroom continued the tradition of taking what they have learned from the Great Lessons and interpreting it in a ...

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Back to School

The new year has started and students are already hard at work! Children at all levels are happy to be back and excited about seeing their teachers and friends and discovering what’s new in their classroom environments. – Don’t miss Back to School Night, Friday, September 28 from 7:00-9:00 – Back to School Night provides an ...

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Career Exploration

As part of the Middle School curriculum, students explore different careers and what they entail, including the education required, typical work environment, responsibilities, and location of jobs.  As an addition to their research, we like to host career speakers to come in each month and share about a particular profession. It’s a wonderful way to inspire ...

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Middle School Community Building

Maria Montessori called on all Secondary teachers to take students out into the world and to begin their year by building community. – Middle School students visited The Watershed Institute in Pennington, providing the students the opportunity to get to know each other and to start the year off with some biology study. Students were ...

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Afternoon of Fun in Princeton

At last year’s spring auction parents could purchase an ‘Afternoon in Princeton’ with Ms. Christiano. Katherine, Sabi, and their friend Olympia were the lucky winners. They recently explored the Art Council of Princeton through a scavenger hunt, worked with clay, enjoyed Bent Spoon ice cream, and collected leaves and flowers on our walk through town. ...

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Working to improve the footprint of our school

Princeton Montessori School’s Environmental Committee is excited to announce that we have committed to becoming an Eco-School through the National Wildlife Federation! The Environmental Committee is comprised of faculty, parents, and students, and was formed last year to study the ways that the school can become more eco-conscious.– As part of our investigation, we studied ...

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Personalizing 21st Century Education

Personalizing 21st Century Education Thursday, September 20, 7:00-8:30pm – As part of our 50th Anniversary year, we are pleased to be hosting guest speaker Dr. Dan Domenech, author of ‘Personalizing 21st Century Education: A FRAMEWORK FOR STUDENT SUCCESS’, and grandfather to two students in our school. Dr. Domenech’s message, that the schools of the present and ...

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Lunch Programs Available

Smart Lunches Daily delivery Toddler through Middle School – Begins September 5 We are pleased to continue to offer a lunch delivery service for children enrolled in the Toddler, Primary, Elementary and Middle School programs at Princeton Montessori School. We will be using a food lunch provider — Smart Lunches — to provide healthy lunches that ...

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Princeton Montessori Receives Grant

Princeton Montessori School has been chosen to receive a Farm to School Grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)! The grants were designed by the USDA to help farm to school programs get started or expand existing efforts. This money will help our school to further develop the farm to ...

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Montessori in Turkey

Princeton Montessori Primary teacher and PCTE instructor, Ayla Sen, presented a four-day workshop in Turkey on the Philosophy and Practices of Montessori. An article appeared in the a Turkish newspaper along with these photos. – Princeton Teacher Training Center, one of the leading Montessori educational centers in America, has held a four-day workshop on ‘Philosophy ...

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Summer Adventure Time

The SummerQuest programs are off to a great start! Infant through Elementary children are enjoying their time with friends, old and new, and adventures in the great outdoors!                

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Congratulations Class of 2018!!

Our Eighth grade graduates were recognized on June 9th and the 3rd year Primary students were recognized on June 8th. . The Middle School students each gave a speech and together they performed the song, “You can Count on Me” by Bruno Mars. In addition, Aatrey, Cecilia and Celeste also performed  “You’ve got a Friend” by ...

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Annual Field Day Fun!

One of our favorite days is Field Day! At the end of each year the Elementary and Middle School students join teams for an afternoon of water games, relay races, sack races, capture the flag and lots of good ol’ fashion fun! This year some new events were added using giant beach balls and cloth bands ...

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Great Job Upper Elementary Students!

The Upper Elementary students all received Character Award Certificates. The students studied character traits and virtues throughout the year in their weekly “Gifts and Challenges” classes. They worked on topics such as patience, courtesy, gratitude, perseverance, responsibility and leadership.  Each student chose a character trait to reflect on for the year and wrote an essay on ...

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Book Club for students and parents

– Bookends, the parent and child evening Book Club, had its last session.  Students and parents discussed and did activities around the book ‘Book Scavengers’, ending with a scavenger hunt of their own for books hidden around the school.  Everyone enjoyed book-themed snacks which even included cupcakes that needed to be unscrambled to spell out ...

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Touring with the Artists

Parents and friends were invited to the Annual Art Expo. Third-year Primary, Elementary and Middle School art students gave a presentation on some of their projects for the year and then gave their parents a tour of their artwork hanging throughout the school. Art Teacher, Carole Golcher, was honored and celebrated for her work in encouraging the artist in ...

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Auction Experiences

Students have been enjoying one-of-a-kind afternoon experiences purchased at the recent auction fund-raiser.    – Lisa Meisenbacher and Chiara DiCondina taught cupcake decorating, including piping techniques and decorating with fondant, to three lucky upper elementary students.  Anna, Mari and Claire spent the afternoon creating magical unicorns and mermaids.  They each went home with 1 dozen ...

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Outdoor Adventure

Each year, the Upper Elementary students take an overnight camping trip to Camp Bernie in Port Murray, NJ.  This trip offers children an opportunity to gain a sense of independence with the freedom to be themselves, while spending time outdoors and learning more about their natural surroundings. The students experienced rock climbing, a ropes course and archery, ...

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Faculty Appreciation Lunch

The faculty and staff took a break from their in-service day to enjoy a delicious lunch provided by parents. From the variety and deliciousness of the food, to the warm and helpful parents, the entire event felt wonderful.  The staff felt appreciated, cared for, and connected to the parents who so generously participated or supported this special day. ...

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Congratulations Class of 2018

Graduation and Primary Recognition is a milestone that calls for celebration! We wish our 8th Grade students all the best as they complete their Princeton Montessori School education and head off to High School. Aatrey is headed to Peddie School, Jakob will be attending The Pennington School, Zachary is going to George School, Cecilia will be focusing on gymnastics and ...

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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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