Agenda | Next 7 Days

May 27, 2019
May 28, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch: Naan pizza and broccoli

    May 28, 2019

    Naan bread pizza with homemade organic tomato sauce, fresh basil, pepper, organic mozzarella cheese, and broccoli. Served with seasonal fruit.

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May 29, 2019
  • 8th Grade Community Project Exhibit

    May 29, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Summit Room

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  • Golf Fitness: LE, UE, MS

    May 29, 2019

    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

    Rain Location: Crescendo (all groups)

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  • Toddler Lunch: Yogurt/fruit parfait with granola

    May 29, 2019

    Red, white and blue organic yogurt parfait. Organic vanilla yogurt with fresh organic strawberries, blueberries and organic plain granola. Served with cheddar cheese sticks and Annie’s organic bunny graham crackers.

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    May 29, 2019

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May 31, 2019
  • ELEM/MS Field Day

    May 31, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Rain Date 5/19/10

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Trilobites and Ammonites

Lower Elementary Students Create Fossils

Lower Elementary studies Fossils

In the Elementary years, students in Montessori experience dramatic stories and subsequent curricular work that guides them in making sense of their world.  This begins with the story of how life came to be.
In Biology, the Lower Elementary students are studying evolution and the “Tree of Life” starting when life first appeared on earth, 3.5 billion years ago. As part of their study of the Paleozoic Sea they created fossils of Trilobites and Ammonites, complete with educational displays. 
Trilobites are a well-known fossil group of extinct marine animals. The trilobites roamed the oceans for 0ver 270 million years and were among the most successful of all early animals. Their exoskeleton is easily fossilized resulting in rich fossil records. Ammonites are another extinct group of marine invertebrates. They are molluscs.  Their name comes from the shells which resemble the horns of a ram.

 

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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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