Agenda | Next 7 Days

October 16, 2017
  • Toddler Lunch: Penne Pasta

    October 16, 2017

    Penne pasta with marinara sauce and green beans. Served with seasonal fruit.

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October 17, 2017
  • Toddler Lunch: Vegetable Lentil Soup

    October 17, 2017

    Vegetable Lentil Soup with bread and olive oil. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • UE Trip to Thomas Edison Center

    October 17, 2017

    On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, UE students will visit the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park in Edison, NJ. Students will depart from school by bus at 9:00 a.m. and return by 12:30 p.m. They will eat lunch upon their arrival back at school. What to bring/wear: -(Lunch upon return to school) -Weather-appropriate clothing -Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate footwear Please send us your online permission by Tuesday, October 10, 2017. By completing the online permission form, you are offering your consent to allow your child to participate in this activity and also your agreement to release Princeton Montessori School from all liability. Feel free to contact your child's teacher with any questions.

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October 18, 2017
  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    October 18, 2017

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  • Toddler Lunch: Cheese Quesadillas

    October 18, 2017

    Cheese quesadillas with spinach and sweet potato fries. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Playful Nature Fitness - LE, UE

    October 18, 2017
    Outside

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

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  • Soccer Fitness - MS

    October 18, 2017
    Soccer field

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

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October 19, 2017
  • Violin parents meeting

    October 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    For parents of new violin students

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October 21, 2017
  • Montessori Curriculum Explained - Parent Experience

    October 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Montessori Curriculum Explained - Parent Experience

    October 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    See, feel and experience the Montessori Method for yourself at a "Montessori Journey and Discovery Experience," to be presented on Saturday, October 21. This special event is designed to allow you to view and interact with the unique Montessori environment through the eyes of a child. The Montessori Journey and Discovery begins with an exploration of the classroom environment through the lens of quiet observation, gathering first impressions as you take in the sensory richness and detail of the Montessori classrooms, you may experience the sense of order and sequence which so elegantly engages the children. Following the silent observation, you’ll have a chance to actively engage with Montessori lessons and materials at each level. Throughout this portion, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and share reflections with other parents and staff. Finally, we will all join together to share reflections and observations. This event is open to current and future parents and interested families, educators and community members upon reservation. Space is limited for this special event; please rsvp to reserve your spot Target audience: All Parents and Community Members - Please RSVP

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New Outdoor Spaces

You may have noticed that there were a few changes in the front of the school. Over the summer two of our older gazebos were taken down. The one near the rear parking lot in the Lower Elementary outdoor education and nature environment was replaced by a new gazebo with beautiful plantings. The one by the upper ...

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Spending time together!

Fathers and special guests shared a wonderful day. Infant and Toddler guests started the day with a lively Sing Along and breakfast with their child. Many fathers enjoyed the luncheon, starting with a presentation by Michelle Morrison, HOS, that included an overview of Dr. Montessori’s central ideas about learning.  She also shared a short video called MONTESSORI MADNESS created by Trevor Eissler, a ...

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Middle School Top Strengths

Princeton Montessori School middle school students show top strengths for personal skills needed in 21st century work force and life! They participate in a program called Thrively, which is a strengths assessment site that allows them to explore careers. Students start with Thrively’s Strength Assessment to build self-awareness about their personal strengths and interests. They work through playlists, courses, ...

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Bringing Montessori Home

Authentic Montessori
 education is the most powerful way for children to learn. It encompasses a culture that is innovative, respectful of the child, peaceful, joyful, collaborative, child-centered, community- minded, developmentally exacting, and supported by research. Parents don’t need to create a Montessori classroom, but they can observe, use appropriate language and allow the child to ...

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After School Clubs

Princeton Montessori School offers many choices of enriching after school Clubs for students enrolled in third year Primary through Middle School. Each club is designed to offer an engaging experience and provide opportunities for growth outside the classroom, and is taught within the framework of Montessori philosophy. Students meet weekly from September through May, with the exception of ...

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Middle School Information Meeting

Middle School Program Information meeting Discussion and overview of the Middle School program  . Thursday, October 12 from 8:45-10:15 am  Find out more about our Middle School program, how it is a natural progression of the Elementary curriculum and how we prepare students for success in high school and beyond. You won’t want to miss it!   Here are some examples of questions you might want to ask at this event; ...

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Toddler After School

“The Toddler After School teachers, Elena, Delmy and Kelly, must be congratulated on their program. So often the after school program is reduced to child minding, but this is a well structured, beautifully scheduled, integral part of the Montessori day. The children were working as enthusiastically and intently when their parents picked them up as ...

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The Four Elements

Primary through Middle School children gathered together to celebrate our first 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. To start the presentation everyone watched a beautiful video BLUE BOAT HOME.  ...

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A Visit from an Alumnus

Former Princeton Montessori School graduate, Paul Zetterberg, stopped by to say hello to everyone, and catch us up on his post-college happenings. He also wanted to share some information as a camp ambassador about Kieve-Wavus summer camp for boys and girls in Maine. He encourages parents to find out more about the camp, having gone there himself ...

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Thanks for stopping by!

Many students showed their school spirit while enjoying the Hopewell Harvest Fair! Anyone wearing their school spirit t-shirt who stopped by our booth was entered into a drawing for a Halo Pub Ice Cream certificate! Our lucky winners were: Ajeer (Infant), Alexandra, Anayra and Vincent (Primary students), Katelyn (LE student) and Charlie (UE student) – Congratulations!  

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Sleepover and Adventure at School

At last year’s spring auction to raise funds for school purchases of ‘wish items’ for the children, parents could purchase a ticket to a sleepover event. Several fortunate students enjoyed a sleepover and fun adventure on the school grounds last weekend.  They participated in a scavenger hunt, bonfire with s’mores, night light tag, an after dark walk on the school ...

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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. . This month, Middle School students went to Fairview Lake YMCA Camp in Newton, NJ, to do just that! Students worked together to complete group challenges in the woods, and used creative thinking and ingenuity ...

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Students Present a Collaborative Story

Lower Elementary students visited the Primary Rose room to read the story of “The Hungry Caterpillar” to the students. They each read a page which they had illustrated using the unique collage technique of illustration used by the author, Eric Carle.  There are many opportunities throughout the year for older students in the school to connect with and mentor ...

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See, feel and experience the Montessori Method

MONTESSORI CURRICULUM EXPLAINED! A Dynamic First-hand Experience for parents . Saturday, October 21, 2:00 – 5:00pm . See, feel and experience the Montessori Method, from infancy through adolescence, for yourself on Saturday, October 21st, at ‘Montessori Curriculum Explained’. This special event is designed to allow you to view and interact with the unique Montessori environment through ...

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Back to School Night

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Father’s Day Event

Father‘s Day Schedule Infant and Toddler Fathers are invited to a morning sing-along and breakfast with their child. Primary and Elementary Fathers are invited to spend time in their child’s classroom. Middle School fathers will not visit the classrooms, but are encouraged to join us for the luncheon, presentation and student performances. Please RSVP . Infant & ...

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Dinosaur Topiary

You may have noticed that the old Stegosaurus climber on the Primary playground is being transformed into a dinosaur topiary!  With time, it will become a big green topiary.  Mrs. Hammer came up with the idea and has been working hard to make it a reality, brainstorming with Mrs. Luke and Mrs. Robinson. . Underneath ...

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Ice Cream Social Fun!

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Career Exploration

As part of the Middle School curriculum, students learn about different career paths and opportunities through a class called, “Career Exploration.”  The purpose of the class is to ignite passion and further curiosity about the application of the subjects they are currently learning about and discover possible careers in varying areas of interest. . We need your help! ...

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Lunch Programs Available

Smart Lunches Daily delivery Toddler through Middle School – Begins September 6 This year, 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 ...

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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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