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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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Eighth Grade Community Projects

As their capstone project, 8th grade students undertake a year-long community project, during which they identify an issue that is important to them and then develop and execute an action project that will make a difference.  This year’s projects included: – • discouraging kids from smoking • sharing an experience of dyslexia and helping to ...

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New Books Expand Elementary Students’ Thinking!

The Elementary program got a surprise visit from Mrs. Morrison this week and a special delivery of new books for the Elementary library.  Books included some special editions of favorites, national award winners, and books that help expand our students’ understanding of cultures, religions, beliefs, and experiences that might be different from their own.    – ...

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Middle School Career Speakers

Did you know?  Each month, Middle School has hosted a career speaker where a current parent or friend of the school comes in and shares information and insights about their profession with the MS students. To date, the students have learned about graphic design, pediatric dentistry, pharmaceutical research, book publishing, finance and risk management, molecular ...

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Creating an Exothermic Reaction

The Upper Elementary 3rd year students continued their study of the properties of matter with an engaging, hands-on experience. In true Montessori fashion, they collaborated with a partner and utilized the scientific method to explore the role of a catalyst in an exothermic chemical reaction. Their ability to safely and accurately follow the multi-step procedure ...

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Mr. Mitnick Visits China

Mr. Mitnick recently returned from an incredible trip to China! He was visiting a school in Beijing that is run by the mother of  Hung Yu, a student who spent a month in the Upper Elementary program last January. Hung Yu’s mother runs a music school and sponsors a family music festival in Beijing. Mr. ...

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Mother’s Day Event!

Mothers and special friends enjoyed a magical day at Princeton Montessori School. Infant and Toddler guests had fun at a morning sing-along and shared breakfast with their child. Primary and Elementary guests spent time in their child’s classroom and everyone was treated to a luncheon, served by Middle School, and performances by the students.

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Middle School Hiking Day​

​Middle School enjoyed a ‘Mindfulness’ hike with Mrs. Morrison and Mr. Grandbouche in the nearby Sourland Preserve.  Students learned about the policy of ‘leave no trace’ while enjoying nature. They ended their hike in a five minute meditation in using all of their senses to take in the moment and their surroundings.​ At Princeton Montessori School children ...

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Students’ Grandfather authors education book!

Author Dan Domenech, Princeton Montessori School grandfather of Logan and Robert Gregov, is getting high praise for his book Personalizing 21st Century Education: A Framework for Student Success. Dr. Domenech is Executive Director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association. The Gregovs have generously donated several copies of his book to the Rambusch Library for our community to ...

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Art Tour!

Artistic Inspiration This year our students were inspired by different artists and styles. – Come and learn more about this year’s art program! Third-year Primary, Elementary and Middle School students will present a description of their year’s exploration of Cultural Art in Crescendo starting at 8:45 am, and the students will then guide their parents through ...

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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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