Agenda | Next 7 Days

April 7, 2020
April 8, 2020
  • Fitness - LE, UE, MS (4th Quarter)

    April 8, 2020

    LE Group #1: 9:00-9:45am
    UE Group #1: 10:00-10:45am
    UE Group #2: 11:00-11:45am
    LE Group #2: 1:30-2:15pm
    MS: 2:30-3:45pm

    Location: Crescendo (all groups)

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    April 8, 2020

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  • Toddler Lunch

    April 8, 2020

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April 9, 2020
April 10, 2020

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

Staying Connected

  Montessori at Home As we work to support our families our dedicated staff continue to give our families the communication, content and learning materials needed to ensure that children have a seamless Montessori education transition at home.   Please keep sharing pictures and ideas with us! It has been great to see and hear how ...

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Staying Connected During Remote Learning Days

Montessori at Home As we work to support our families during this world crisis our dedicated staff continue to give our families the communication, content and learning materials needed to ensure that children have a seamless Montessori education transition at home.   It has been great to see and hear how things are going as we ...

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Catering Solutions Free Home Delivery

CATERING SOLUTIONS  HOME DELIVERY Need a few meals? Can’t leave to pick up milk? Let Catering Solutions help! . They can assist in providing some normalcy with regular school lunches, meals and extras delivered to your home. In addition to the lunches you are familiar with, they are preparing dinners, soups, salads, adult sandwiches and delivering grocery ...

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Staying Connected During Distance Learning Days

As we begin a new week we continue to work to support our families and teachers during this world crisis. Our dedicated and experienced staff have created several platforms to give our families the communication, content and learning materials needed to ensure that children have a seamless Montessori education transition at home. . We would love to ...

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Sharing a Love of Reading

The Upper Elementary class is participating in a Read Aloud program, inviting teachers and administrators to visit the classroom and read a book that speaks to them. Throughout the year, the teachers have been introducing and displaying books in the classroom to help to achieve our mission of teaching the students how to choose a book for ...

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Practicing Good Hygiene

“To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.” . ~ Maria Montessori   Practical life skills are so important to develop in children. Because the child’s independence is a principal goal in Montessori, care of self is especially important. Practical life in Montessori is purposeful activity, ...

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Level Up Village – Global Classrooms

As a Montessori and International Baccalaureate Middle School, we believe that diverse opinions make for richer collaborations. Through a global exchange program called Level Up Village, the 6-8th grade students are reading the same novel as a class in Mexico City, and they communicate weekly via video to discuss ideas, answer questions, and collaborate on a ...

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Elementary Science

Skype a Scientist Upper Elementary students participated in a “Skype a Scientist” session with Dr. Kate O’Neill, a high school classmate of Mrs Skeuse, and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Maryland. Dr. O’Neill is a biomedical engineer who focuses on research involving the brain. She is also a graduate of Princeton University and ...

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A Visit from a McGill University Student

  The Middle School students enjoyed a presentation from Chloe Garzón, a sophomore at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and the niece of humanities teacher Kate Garzón. She spoke with the students about her major, Human Nutrition, as well as what life is like in college and the skills and work habits that are necessary ...

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Head of School Surprise Day!!

The students received a surprise announcement on Friday morning – it was the first Annual HOS Surprise Day! A mobile planetarium visited the school to give each program the opportunity to journey into space!  Cosmic IQ is the experiential education company that provided the mobile planetarium, a guided expedition in an inflatable dome with cutting-edge projection. The students took an ...

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Howell Living History Farm

Upper Elementary students visited Howell Living Farm to learn about Maple Sugaring. They learned to identify and tap a sugar maple, and helped collect the sap. They visited the sugar shack where the sap is boiled down into syrup and made pancakes with Howell Farm whole wheat flour and topped off with Howell Farm maple ...

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Middle School students represent Chile at the MMUN

Our Students’ Experience The 7th and 8th grade students participate in the Montessori Model United Nations every other year and are doing so this year.  The conference is in New York City and involves connecting with hundreds of other Montessori students from around the world!  This year, our students represented Chile, so they learned about ...

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Faculty Spotlight

Meet Harmony Kingsley, Infant Center – What do you love about working with children? I love working with children, and I am thrilled to have joined the infant/toddler team. I love working with this age group in particular, because it is incredible to see how much each child grows and learns about the world around them ...

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8TH 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 8th 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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School Spirit Day!

The Upper Elementary students led our third School Spirit Day of the year. The third level students read the group the book “Have You Filled a Bucket Today”, by Carol McCloud. The book is about being a “Bucket Filler”, and how rewarding it is to express daily kindness. It also shows that when you fill ...

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Montessori classroom observation

Before a new faculty member begins work at Princeton Montessori School we ask that they observe in the classrooms so they can see first hand what the Montessori method looks like. Afterwards they reflect on what they have seen. Recently we received this note about an observation: . Montessori classroom observation . During my observations ...

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Faculty Spotlight

Meet Aish Saminathan, Lower Elementary Teacher – What do you love about working with children? It is immensely rewarding to watch children expand their social awareness and develop an understanding of morality. One of life’s most interesting and important works is narrating stories about the universe and our role in it. As an elementary teacher, we ...

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Middle School Community Building

Middle School students took an overnight trip to Camelback Mountain Resort in the Poconos. This is a wonderful opportunity for the students to experience Princeton Montessori School’s tradition of skiing at the next developmental level of independence. In addition to skiing, the students spent the day at the indoor waterpark!              

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Celebrating our Uniqueness

Teaching diversity prepares students to be global citizens by exposing them to people from different cultures and social groups. Our main goal is to help all children to feel good about themselves, their families, and their communities, and also exposing children to differences, things that are unfamiliar, and experiences beyond their immediate lives. – Recently Mrs. Manley, ...

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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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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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