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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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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.

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Schedules

Morning Session plus Lunch – 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Five-Day (M-F)
Afternoon Session plus Lunch – 10:30 AM to 2:45 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.

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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.

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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

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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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