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Category Archives: Bluebird

12
Dec

Bluebirds Exploring History

Posted by Bluebird

Sylvania Historical Village The Bluebird class took a November day trip to Sylvania Historical Village.  Greeted by a beautiful fall day, the children set off to learn about the Native Americans of our area and the Pioneers.  We traveled through … Continue reading

12
Dec

Prehistoric Exhibit Museum

Posted by Bluebird

  Prehistoric Exhibit Museum Join us Friday, December 20 after our Winter Breakfast.   Featuring the research, paintings, timelines, and models of the Creative Crocodiles   *Based on the Montessori Curriculum for the Timeline of Life and Clock of Eras … Continue reading

09
Dec

Help the Lower Elementary Humane Society Drive!

Posted by Goldfinch

Lead by the third grade Spirit Committee, the Lower Elementary students were asked to help support the Toledo Area Humane Society by donating items from their wish list.  The drive started Monday, Dec. 8 and ends this Friday, Dec. 12. … Continue reading

03
Dec

Buy Local Sale is This Friday!

Posted by West Side Montessori

West Side Montessori’s Middle School will host its 4th Annual Buy Local Sale this Friday, Dec. 5, from 12-5 p.m. at the Toledo Campus. Below are just some of the vendors participating in this student-organized event. Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary students … Continue reading

10
Nov

Third Level Visits Upper Elementary Next Week

Posted by West Side Montessori

03
Nov

Why we love conferences

Posted by Bluebird

In most schools, conferences can be stressful meetings between parents and teachers.  Anxiety is definitely something I have always felt as a parent.  Is my child performing, respecting adults, treating others well?  We fear judgement made regarding our parenting.  We … Continue reading

03
Nov

Hello Fall

Posted by Bluebird

Last Week we formally welcomed fall with some Autumn themed stations and activities.  The room was filled with the an apple cinnamon smell after the children prepared apple sauce and mini apple dumplings.  Peeling, cutting, and coring were great practical life … Continue reading

22
Oct

3rd level engineers

Posted by Bluebird

Third level has been study tectonic plates and the effects of the movement of the plates.  We have examined volcanoes, mountains, tsunamis, and earthquakes.  Today the students tested their hand at creating quake- resistant structures outside.  They began with a … Continue reading

20
Oct

October Excitement

Posted by Bluebird

Opening Ceremony October 20, 2014, the lower elementary classes gathered for our opening ceremony.  The flags were presented as well as the theme for the year, Nature and You.  This year we added a new twist to the morning, Nature … Continue reading

20
Oct

Veggie U!

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Veggie U fun! Posted on September 22, 2014 by Bluebird   I am so thrilled to announce that the 3rd level will be participating in the Veggie U program for  5 weeks. This program is committed to teaching a seed-to-harvest … Continue reading

08
Oct

Grammar Boxes, Nomenclature Cards, Stamp Game…Oh My!

Posted by West Side Montessori

Does your child come home and talk about grammar boxes, small bead frames, or botany nomenclature cards in their classroom? Join us on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 3:45-5 p.m. in the Cardinal Room on the Toledo Campus for Exploring the Lower Elementary Montessori Materials … Continue reading

27
Sep

Peace Day

Posted by Bluebird

Celebrating Peace Posted on September 23, 2014 by Goldfinch Wearing shirts that were white or decorated with a peace sign students in Lower Elementary gathered together to celebrate the International Day of Peace.  Students listened to the story If Peace Is…  … Continue reading

12
Sep

Bluebirds in Space

Posted by Bluebird

Welcome to the first ever Bluebird space blog, created by the inventive third level students!  Below you will find a series of student-created “websites” that will blow your mind.  (Please do not try to get to the links.  These are fictitious!)  … Continue reading

11
Sep

Montessori 201: Striking the Imagination

Posted by West Side Montessori

“The child should love everything that he learns, for his mental and emotional growths are linked. Whatever is presented to him must be made beautiful and clear, striking his imagination.”    ~ Maria Montessori Montessori 201: Striking the Imagination Presented by … Continue reading

11
Sep

Welcome to the 2014-2015 Year!

Posted by Bluebird

Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year! Lower Elementary began the first day with the first great lesson, The Big Bang. Big Bang or Creative Explosion? The children in the Bluebird room used various media to represent their own versions of … Continue reading

22
Aug

Lower Elementary Parent Programs for 2014-15

Posted by West Side Montessori

Current Lower Elementary parents and kindergarten parents are encouraged to attend this year’s Lower Elementary Parent Programs to learn more about Montessori’s unique curriculum for children’s ages 6-9 years old. This monthly event will be from 3:45-5 p.m. on the following dates: … Continue reading

09
Aug

You’re Invited…

Posted by West Side Montessori