Category Archives: Cardinal

29
Apr

Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day

Posted by West Side Montessori

We cordially invite you to attend Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day! This is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with the children in their classrooms. The students are always so happy and proud to share their space with loved ones. … Continue reading

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

06
Apr

Exploring North America and South America

Posted by Cardinal

We began our study of the continents understanding the relationship to the larger world and to the universe especially. As we studied and researched about North America. Level 1, 2, and 3 explored and worked on a specific country they … Continue reading

06
Apr

Valentine Theater Field Trip

Posted by Cardinal

Charlotte’s Web Lower Elementary is going to see Charlotte’s Web on April 18th. We are attending a 12:15 performance. We will have lunch before we go. We can’t wait to see it and share with you!

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.

16
Mar

Nutrition Research

Posted by Cardinal

All levels are reading and researching food groups, nutrition labels, My Plate, and dental health. Level 1 is making a dental book. Level 2 is making a health book and level 3 is making a story book for young children … Continue reading

09
Mar

Mathematical Mind

Posted by Cardinal

The children love to do math and have been very busy in the Cardinal Room. It is common for me to say to the children, “Would you like to use your mathematical mind?” They love this expression and it helps … Continue reading

24
Feb

Mystery Readers

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We love our mystery readers! Come in and surprise us with a good book!

03
Feb

Valentine’s Exchange on Feb. 12

Posted by Cardinal

  A Wonderful Opportunity to Practice Handwriting  We will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Friday, Feb. 12. We will celebrate by exchanging Valentine cards with classmates. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to practice using their neatest handwriting, so … Continue reading

29
Jan

100th Day Celebration

Posted by West Side Montessori

The 100th day of school is Wednesday, Feb. 3. We have many engaging activities planned for this day. In order to help us get ready, please encourage your child to make a 100th day collection. Your child is to collect 100 of … 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

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

11
Dec

Cardinal P.J. Day Dec. 18!

Posted by Goldfinch

P.J. Day Students are welcome to wear pajamas and bring a sleeping bag or blanket to school if he/she likes. When: Friday, December 18, 2015 Where: Cardinal room Why: To top off our last day together in 2015!

09
Dec

Cardinal Community Celebrations

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09
Dec

Botany Level 1

Posted by Cardinal

Level 1 became botanist in our classroom. We learned about the cycle of a seed.

09
Dec

Botany Level 2

Posted by Cardinal

  Level 2 loved learning about plants and how we use and need plants. They nourish us with fruits and vegetables. We learned about the importance of leaves and how delicious they are when we implement them daily in salads … Continue reading

09
Dec

Botany Level 3

Posted by Cardinal

We began Botany with a look at the life cycle of plants. Each level explored how plants evolved from seed to plant and studied the life cycle of certain seeds. We learned about the parts of a seed as we … Continue reading

05
Nov

Progress Reports: What does it all mean?

Posted by West Side Montessori

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