Category Archives: Cardinal

03
Feb

Valentine’s Exchange on Feb. 12

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  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

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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

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

09
Dec

Botany Level 2

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  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

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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?

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12
Oct

Exploring the Montessori Materials

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29
Sep

Social Development in the LE Classrooms

Posted by Bluebird

Social Development for Ages 6-9 As you peer through the window of the Lower Elementary rooms, you notice your child (or someone else’s) wandering from friend to friend visiting. You then focus on a group of students chatting while they sit around … Continue reading

20
Sep

Come to Celebrate and Hear the Exciting News!

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Sweet September Sundae Begins at 2 p.m.     West Side Montessori is excited to share its 40th Birthday surprise with ALL its families at Sweet September Sundae today. The festivities begin at 2 p.m. at the Toledo Campus (7115 … Continue reading

14
Sep

Lower Elementary Field Trip Sept. 30th

Posted by Goldfinch

All lower elementary students will be headed to the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, Sept. 30th.  Students will explore the Lake Erie wetlands at ONWR and at the nearby Magee Marsh and Black Swamp Observatory.   Students will have … Continue reading

09
Sep

Montessori 201: Striking the Imagination

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Thursday, Sept. 17 • 3:45 p.m. • Cardinal Room at Toledo Campus Presented by Lynn Fisher, WSM Founder and Head of School   “The child should love everything that he learns, for his mental and emotional growths are linked. Whatever … Continue reading

02
Sep

A New Cardinal Year

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We are immersing ourselves in the Cardinal classroom and how respectable and responsible our children are growing together. We get to experience their honest, loving, and generous exchanges with each other, thus creating a peaceful environment. We begin each morning with … Continue reading

26
Aug

The Great Lesson

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The Great Lesson If the idea of the universe is presented to the child in the right way, it will do more for him than just arouse his interest, for it will create in him admiration and wonder, a feeling … Continue reading


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