Agenda | Next 7 Days

November 18, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch - Baked Ziti

    November 18, 2019

    Organic baked ziti and steamed mixed broccoli and cauliflower. Served with seasonal fruit.

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November 19, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch - Squash and apple soup

    November 19, 2019

    Squash and apple soup with whole wheat french baguette and olive oil. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Fall Visit Days

    November 19, 2019 - November 21, 2019 @ 

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November 20, 2019
  • Infant/Toddler Singalong

    November 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:15 am
    R Vitality

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  • Fitness- LE, UE, MS (2nd Quarter)

    November 20, 2019
    Outside

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

    Rain Location: Crescendo (all groups)

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  • Toddler Lunch - Brown rice with vegetables

    November 20, 2019

    Organic brown rice with fresh vegetables. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    November 20, 2019

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November 21, 2019
  • Middle School Science Fair

    November 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    All parents invited.
    Elem students invited.

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  • Middle School Science Fair

    November 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Crescendo.
    All parents invited.

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  • Toddler Lunch - Cheese Quesadillas

    November 21, 2019

    Cheese quesadillas with spinach and organic cherry tomatoes, avocado and ranch dressing. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Middle School Science Fair

    November 21, 2019

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November 22, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch - Baked beans and bread

    November 22, 2019

    Organic baked beans with bread slices and organic vanilla yogurt. Served with seasonal fruit.

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November 23, 2019
  • Parent Ed: Introduction to Montessori

    November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Summit Room

    This interactive workshop will introduce parents to the fundamentals of the Montessori philosophy, method, curriculum, and discipline approach. In addition to learning and meeting other parents, you will be able to 'get in sync' with the Montessori approach to maximize the return on your investment in a Montessori education. Lunch will provided, as will coffee/tea/water and light snacks.

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Primary

Three Years to Six Years

Why is the third year in Primary so important?

Overview

Our Primary program, designed for children ages 3 to 6, offers an academically-enriched atmosphere within in a well-ordered social community. Intellectual and social development flourish in this multi-age, three-year cycle. Through the use of carefully prepared materials and activities, children grow in personal independence, concentration, self-motivation, and develop a genuine love of learning. The combination of defined social structure and intellectual atmosphere is propelled by the unique ability of children this age to absorb their environment, language, and culture.


Schedules

Morning Session plus Lunch – 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Five-Day (M-F)
Full Day Session – 8:30 AM to 2:45 PM, Five-Day (M-F)
Before care is available from 7:30-8:30 AM, and After care is available from 2:45-6:00 PM, daily.

Developmental Milestones

During the primary years, the body changes to become longer and leaner, and at the same time motor skills are refined. Children become more self-controlled and self-sufficient. Language continues to expand and creativity blossoms. The child’s understanding of morality evolves and children begin to assert themselves socially and establish ties with peers.

Curriculum Highlights

Students in the Primary program are excited to learn everything they can about the world around them. We believe that children are born to learn, but what they learn depends greatly on their teachers, experiences, and environments.

Students in the Primary program learn through the use of many manipulative classroom materials as well as through teacher guidance. Teachers work with a child individually and in small groups on enticing activities, and then allow each child many repetitions with that activity to master its content in depth. Activities include beginning skills in reading, writing, language expression through drawing, writing, mathematics, geography, nature studies, science, practical living skills, social skills, art, music, fitness, and Spanish.

Materials and activities are readily accessible to students; they enjoy freedom of movement and the ability to choose their own purposeful activity; and they are given the time necessary to complete what they start. They are free to interact socially with their peers in the classroom, in conversation, and in their play.

Through the use of carefully prepared materials and activities as well as communication with teachers and interaction with peers, children grow in personal independence, concentration, and self-motivation, while retaining their innate love of learning.

What Sets Princeton Montessori Apart

Accredited at the highest level by the American Montessori Society

Led by a dedicated Head of School and engaged Board of Trustees

Staffed by a passionate team of faculty that surpasses the recommended teacher-to-student ratio set by the American Montessori Society (AMS)

Connected to PCTE, a world-renowned Montessori teacher training center as a lab school, ensuring the highest standard of a Montessori education

Set in a beautiful, natural, safe setting with state of the art learning environments

An experienced institution and a model for Montessori learning for nearly 50 years

Attended by healthy, happy, engaged, and connected families who strive to give their children the very best educational and developmental experiences available

Committed to providing the best in Montessori education and 21st Century Learning

Schedule a Visit

There is no better way to understand the Montessori difference than to experience it yourself. Click here to RSVP for a tour.


Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age groupings at the elementary and middle school levels

 

Princeton Montessori School is authorized by The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11-16.

487 Cherry Valley Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
609-924-4594

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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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