Category Archives: Bluebird

28
May

Third Level Put-in-Bay Trip

Posted by Bluebird

On May 25th, third level was able to enjoy a wonderful day at Put-in-Bay. The weather was beautiful, and we learned so much! Here are a few highlights from the trip and some facts that we learned: Perry’s Cave: We … Continue reading

18
May

You are Invited for a Picnic Lunch!

Posted by Bluebird

Dear Lower Elementary Parents, It is so hard to believe that the end of the school year is quickly approaching. On Tuesday, May 31st, we would like to extend the opportunity for you to enjoy a picnic-style lunch on our … Continue reading

12
May

Right to Read Week and Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day

Posted by Bluebird

RIGHT TO READ WEEK Right to Read Week was an exciting time for our students! Reading Shore is Fun was such a fun theme for the week, and the students really loved it! On Monday, April 18th, we went to … Continue reading

12
May

Third Level Field Trip Announcement!

Posted by Middle School

May 25, 2016 Dear Third Level Parents, Our trip to South Bass Island is quickly approaching. We will be leaving school on Wednesday, May 25 at 8:45 am and traveling to the Miller Ferry by bus. We are hoping to … Continue reading

03
May

LE Zoo Field Trip Cancelled!

Posted by Goldfinch

Due to poor expected weather conditions, we are cancelling the trip to the Toledo Zoo.  We are hoping to reschedule to trip.  We will inform you if another date has been set. Thanks, The Lower Elementary teachers

27
Apr

Celebrate World Language Week!

Posted by West Side Montessori

Please join us to celebrate World Language during the week of May 9-13!  It’s a week-long open house in our World Language classes, where family and friends are invited to attend classes and presentations at all levels. Come and see … Continue reading

25
Apr

Lower Elementary Toledo Zoo Trip

Posted by Goldfinch

The Lower Elementary teachers are excited to announce that we will be taking the students to The Toledo Zoo on Wednesday, May 4th.  We will leave West Side Montessori via bus at 9:30 a.m. and return to school around 2:00 … Continue reading

20
Apr

Highlights

Posted by Bluebird

Nutrition and Health All levels have begun our study of the human body and nutrition.  The Montessori curriculum lends itself so well to integration.  Our nutrition lessons began with presentations of the food pyramid and making healthy choices.  What an … Continue reading

11
Apr

Valentine Theater Trip April 18th

Posted by Goldfinch

On Monday, April 18th all lower elementary classrooms will be headed to the Valentine Theater to see the performance of Charlotte’s Web.  We will be leaving West Side at 11:20  and return around 1:30.  We will be traveling by bus. … Continue reading

06
Apr

Wacky Hair Day

Posted by Cardinal

Lower Elementary is having Wacky Hair Day!! Friday, April 8th. Spirit Committee has invited the children to come with a silly, fun hair style. Can’t wait to see everyone.

07
Mar

Geography in Bluebird

Posted by Bluebird

Bluebird students have been working hard throughout the month of February studying North America and the United States. North America: During our study of North America, we learned about the clothing, shelters, climates, and languages of the different countries in … Continue reading

02
Mar

Nature’s Nursery

Posted by Bluebird

We had a special visit from Nature’s Nursery yesterday! The students have been working a lot with different animals, biomes, and some adaptations that animals have. During the presentation yesterday, we learned a little more about adaptations, had the opportunity … Continue reading

15
Feb

January was Arctic

Posted by Bluebird

Polar Geography As the class began a unit on North American Geography, we also dove into the polar biomes, or tundra.  The children were busy researching polar locations, plants, animals and people.  Through nomenclature cards, non-fiction books, biome maps, and … Continue reading

15
Feb

The Mystery of Read-Alouds

Posted by Bluebird

Why Children Love to be Read to by Molly Bernhardt Mystery Readers are a great part of our weekly routine in Lower Elementary.  Parents, grandparents, or family friends are invited to share a favorite story with the class. The best … Continue reading

15
Jan

Parenting the Montessori Elementary Child

Posted by West Side Montessori

How to Raise an Independent, Responsible, Cooperative Child Does your child follow the ground rules at school, but constantly challenge your expectations at home? Join West Side Montessori’s Goldfinch Teacher, Natalie Fisher, and Elementary and Middle School Education Director, Jenn … Continue reading

11
Jan

Ring in the New!

Posted by Bluebird

Welcome back!  We hope you had an enjoyable winter break.  “January” comes from the Roman god, Janus.  Janus had two faces- one looking back at the past and one looking forward to the future.  What a great image! Looking back at … Continue reading

08
Jan

Movement Matters in Lower Elementary Montessori Classrooms

Posted by Goldfinch

On any given day while looking through a lower elementary observation window, you may see a student using a stamp game to solve a multiplication equation, a child at a rug acting out verb command cards, and another youngster tracing … Continue reading

06
Jan

Supporting Your Child: Hints for Home

Posted by West Side Montessori

01
Dec

Pioneer Day 2015

Posted by Bluebird

Bluebird students had the opportunity to experience a morning similar to what the pioneers may have experienced on a daily basis! We had a sing-along and cooking demonstration outside that all of the Lower Elementary classes were able to experience together. … Continue reading

13
Nov

Bluebird Happenings

Posted by Bluebird

We have had a lot of excitement happening in the Bluebird room in the last few weeks! Fall is such an exciting and busy time. We have had birthday celebrations (including West Side’s very own), Fall celebrations and activities, opening … Continue reading

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