Category Archives: Cardinal

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

13
May

Third Level Field Trip Announcement

Posted by Cardinal

May 13, 2016 Dear Third Level Parents, Our trip to South Bass Island is quickly approaching. We will be leaving school on Wednesday, May 25.  and traveling by bus to the ferry.  We are looking forward to a fabulous third grade … Continue reading

13
May

Places For Our Pets

Posted by Cardinal

We’ve had a great school year, but it’s coming to a close, and that means that Gilligan, Winter, Swimmy, and Hammy Jr. need a home for the summer. If you’re interested in taking care of Gilligan, Winter, Swimmy, or Hammy … 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

11
May

The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School!

Posted by Middle School

Natalie Fisher was our mystery reader and scientist. She read to us a wonderful story about a girl who ends up buying a slime package and takes it out of the box. Suddenly, it grows and grows…. and guess what … Continue reading

11
May

Montessori Material Day!

Posted by Middle School

  Parents and friends enjoyed learning about the different Montessori materials!      

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

Posted by Cardinal

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!

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