Agenda | Next 7 Days

January 21, 2019
January 22, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch: Vegetable Soup with Pasta

    January 22, 2019

    Vegetable soup with pasta and whole wheat baguette. Served with seasonal fruit.

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January 23, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch: Pasta with Marinara Sauce

    January 23, 2019

    Macaroni with Marinara sauce. Steamed cauliflower and broccoli. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    January 23, 2019

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  • Winter Fitness - MS

    January 23, 2019

    MS: 2:30-3:45pm Location: Crescendo

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  • Winter Fitness - LE, UE

    January 23, 2019

    LE Group #1: 9:00-9:45amUE Group #1: 10:00-10:45am UE Group #2: 11:00-11:45am LE Group #2: 1:30-2:15pm Location: Crescendo (all groups)

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The Beat Online

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

Personalized Learning

In September, as part of our 50th Anniversary year, we hosted 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 future should embody a model of personalized learning modeled in Montessori ...

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New book by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Michelle Morrison, HOS, was recently asked to write a review for a local educational specialists’ latest book.  Michelle highly recommends this book to our parent and teacher community.  The author, Dr. Eileen Kennedy Moore, has provided parent education and faculty resources for Princeton Montessori School through the years and is a wealth of knowledge for ...

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Auction Experiences

Throughout the year Students have been enjoying one-of-a-kind experiences purchased at last year’s spring auction.  The most popular auction items are always time and adventures with the teachers.  I’m sure you can see why! – Mrs. Procaccini and Mrs. Cunha offered a morning of cooking at Mrs. Procaccini’s home on a Saturday to make an Italian dinner. The ...

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Montessori Teacher Training

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? – Montessori educators complete formal Montessori training ...

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Classroom Visitation Days

– 2019 Winter Visit Days – January, 15 – 17 – This year’s visit days are special times where children may invite a guest to spend 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 child’s life. We ...

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Faculty Goes to Class

Princeton Montessori School faculty and staff started the new year off in class! During the Inservice day, January 2, they attended a workshop: – The Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: – A school wide system for supporting students with challenges in behavior and learning – Presented by Christine Lowry   The format was a combination ...

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Multiage Classrooms

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? – Multiage classrooms enhance learning – ...

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Holiday Happenings

December was a month filled with community service activities, special celebrations, a surprise snowfall, and holiday-themed work. The month ended with a joyful holiday concert. Enjoy a slideshow of the fun! . (be sure to click HD and watch full-screen!)

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A holiday concert at Acorn Glen

The Upper Elementary Chorus took a trip to Acorn Glen, an assisted living residence in Princeton. Directed by Mr. Mitnick and accompanied by Ms. Miller, the students performed a special concert for the residents. It was a wonderful experience for all!     –

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Thank you parents!

Faculty and staff were treated to a delicious holiday lunch hosted by the Parent Association. The teachers felt so well cared for, and were amazed by how beautiful the Summit Room looked with decorations, and wonderful food and treats.  The homemade dishes were tasty and nutritious and the sweet treats a nice indulgence. It was a special ...

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An interview with Art teacher, Lisa Stolzer

Lisa Stolzer was destined to be an art teacher. Her brother is an art professor, her sister and brother-in-law are art professors, her mother paints, and her husband teaches art at a juvenile detention center. When long-time art teacher Carole Golcher retired last year, school head Michelle Morrison appointed Stolzer to take her place. “I ...

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50th Anniversary Golden Gala

– Please respond by January 21st! We hope to see you there for an evening of fun! RSVP HERE  

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The Pink Tower

This is the first entry in our new segment “Did you know?”, highlighting 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? – ...

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Learning from, and about each other

Program Representatives are the Bridge that Connects our School Programs – Princeton Montessori School has a rotating position among each program level called a ‘Program Representative’.  These representatives meet once a month, rotating the host from program to program.  The intent of the group is to learn about each other’s programs, build professional relationships outside of ...

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Changing Seasons

Primary through Middle School children gathered together to celebrate our second 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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Eating, Sleeping, Toileting

Parenting your Toddler – Common Challenges Eating • Sleeping • Toileting . December 6, 8:45 – 10:00am . This workshop will address how positive behavior redirection can be used with all ages, and used effectively at home as well as school.  Tools for success, as well as appropriate language and expectations will be discussed and many practical examples ...

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Starting the day Singing and Dancing!

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. It was a fun time to come together and start the day in an upbeat way!  – One of the songs Mr. Mitnick performed was GRATITUDE –  watch the ...

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Get in the spirit of Giving

Holiday Giving Drive The Parent Association’s Community Service Committee invites you to participate in our annual Holiday Giving Drive, which benefits two organizations – The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey and the CYO.  In addition to helping our less fortunate youth in Mercer county, these activities are designed to teach our children about the needs of others, ...

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LE Students Learn about the Lenape People

Lower Elementary students took a field trip to the Churchville Nature Center, a facility of the Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation. The nature center provides an ideal setting for an outdoor component to our classroom curriculum. The dedicated staff members all share a deep commitment to the preservation of the quality of life for all ...

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Middle School Science Fair

Middle School students shared their month-long science experiments with parents, elementary students, and faculty at the Science Fair. Students selected an idea to test based on their individual interests, and worked in class to design a project and form a hypothesis to test the idea.  Students identified independent variables, controlled variables, and dependent variables, wrote detailed ...

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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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