Agenda | Next 7 Days

January 19, 2018
January 22, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Lentil Soup

    January 22, 2018

    Lentil soup with vegetables. Served with seasonal fruit.

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January 23, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Mac and Cheese

    January 23, 2018

    Mac and cheese with green beans. Served with seasonal fruit.

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January 24, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Rice and Veggies

    January 24, 2018

    Brown rice with vegetables. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    January 24, 2018

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  • Basketball Fitness - MS

    January 24, 2018

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

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  • Tennis Fitness - LE, UE

    January 24, 2018

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

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  • TENT: MS Trip to Trenton Barracks Museum

    January 24, 2018

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Spread the Love

TODDLER: Teachers will recognize Valentine’s Day during the children’s snack time.  There will not be a valentine exchange in the Toddler program.   PRIMARY: Children should bring in one handmade Valentine card for reading at the Valentine’s Day celebration.  The Valentine should express the child’s feelings of love for his/her family, school, teachers, animals or friends, etc.  Students do not exchange Valentine cards. ...

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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble

The Elementary and Middle School students were treated to a performance by the BRAVO! Brass Ensemble. BRAVO! is the outreach part of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra. Since 1995, PSO BRAVO! educational programs have introduced thousands of school children to the symphony orchestra through live performances. Here the brass musicians used conch shells and a didgeridoo to present a very entertaining history ...

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Middle School Theater Workshop

The Middle School annual theater workshop culminated with a performance of Twain’s Tales (Adapted By David Taylor London) on Wednesday, January 10. Each year the students perform a play that corresponds with the History curriculum. This year they are studying American History and also covering American literature in English class. During theater week, students worked on staging ...

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Soil Power

  The Upper Elementary students discovered what it feels like to be in conversation with experts on the global stage. – The focus of our last School Spirit Day was on the soil, the carbon cycle, and the actions our school is taking to address climate change. The following weekend, a marvelous article appeared in ...

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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: – Amazing Presentations: Best Tech Tools for Teachers & Students to Share & Demonstrate Ideas Presented by Kristine Scharaldi, Educational Technology Consultant – During the session they learned new ways learners and teachers ...

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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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Holiday Happenings

December was a month filled with winter-themed work, community service drives, many special celebrations, and a surprise snowfall. 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 Visit from a Captain in the U.S. Army

Army Captain (soon to be Major) John Tucci, father of Upper Elementary student Alexa, came in to speak to the Upper Elementary and Middle School students to talk to them about his recent deployment to Iraq. Captain Tucci spoke about his reasons for joining the Army, his most recent experiences in Iraq, his previous deployment to Afghanistan, and his ...

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The Banner Family Gives a Mini Concert

Amy and Adrian Banner, parents of Zachary and Carina, paid a special visit to the students in Elementary and Primary programs to share some Hanukkah music. The children learned about the history of Hanukkah as well as some traditional songs and dance. The students had a great time dancing the hora! The Banners are professional Klezmer musicians who ...

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A Trip to the Museum

Lower Elementary students visited the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.  At the museum, they had the opportunity to be paleontologists digging for fossils, to visit with a live great horned owl and a boa constrictor, and spend time in an indoor butterfly environment.  It was a fun day of hands-on experiences that brought our Montessori biology ...

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Find out about your child’s next program!

PROGRAM INFORMATION & TOUR Find out about your child’s Next Program – Primary Information and tour – Wednesdays, January 17 & 31 – Elem/MS Information and tour – Thursday, January 18 & Tuesday, January 30 – 8:45-10:15 AM • Please RSVP – Are you wondering what your child’s next program is like and what your child will learn? ...

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Thank you parents!

Faculty and staff were treated to a delicious holiday breakfast hosted by the Parent Association. The teachers felt so well cared for, and were amazed by how beautiful the kitchens looked with flowers, decorations, and food and treats.  The homemade dishes were delicious and nutritious and the sweet treats a nice indulgence. It was a warm and ...

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Learning About Australia

The Upper Elementary students are studying the continents of Australia and Africa as part of the Geography curriculum.  This fall, all students engaged in a study of all things Australian, including an understanding of the indigenous cultural and the the effect of European settlement on this country-continent.  – Mrs. Morrison’s son James recently returned from Australia after doing a ...

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Under the Dinosaur Topiary

The Stegosaurus climber on the Primary playground was transformed into a dinosaur topiary early in the school year. Underneath the Stegosaurus belly, there is a paleontology pit for archeological digs.  The elementary extended day children made plaster trilobites, ammonites, and megalodon shark teeth for the Primary children to discover in the dig site. They students also shared many real fossils for their Primary friends to ...

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Taking Care of the Earth

Our recent School Spirit Day focused on the EARTH – one of the four elements. In preparation for the assembly the Upper Elementary children made “seed balls” by making balls out of clay, potting soil and wild flowers seeds. This is a planting practice known around the world, to promote the growth of native plants. The students made ...

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Support the 7th & 8th grade Middle School students

  The 7th and 8th grade students (and their teachers) are hosting an Afternoon of Fun for elementary students as a fundraiser for our trip to Spain. Your child will have the opportunity to play some games, make a craft for the holidays, watch Moana, and have pizza. In the meantime, you might have time to get some holiday ...

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EARTH

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. It was an informative assembly on this year’s theme, ...

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Grandparents’ Day!

Grandparents and Grandfriends shared a special day at Princeton Montessori School. They enjoyed a luncheon and performances by many of the students. Grandparents of children in the Primary and Elementary programs spent time visiting in their grandchild’s classroom and grandparents of Toddler children enjoyed a Sing Along with their grandchild.    

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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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An Easy Way to Give!

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Princeton Montessori School every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion ...

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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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