Category Archives: Head of School

18
Mar

Parents: Your Opinion Matters

Posted by West Side Montessori

West Side Montessori is in the process of being re-accredited by the American Montessori Society. This is a title that WSM is very proud to have as one of only five schools Ohio and of 126 schools nationally who have … Continue reading

04
Mar

Nurturing a Peaceful Child

Posted by West Side Montessori

Picture a peaceful nine-year-old child, kind and giving, passionate and joyful, and mostly in control of his or her emotions. Is this some alien species? Or is it possible to nurture peaceful children in our highly competitive, cynical and polarized … Continue reading

16
Jan

Grow with Montessori

Posted by West Side Montessori

How do you nurture a child to become his or her best self? Lovingly, tenderly, slowly, just like in nature. The transformation from baby to adult human being takes a full 24 years from birth to maturity. West Side Montessori … Continue reading

28
Oct

The Spirit of Giving

Posted by West Side Montessori

Cultivating the spirit of giving in children at an early age is important because it fosters a sense of belonging and self-worth. Very young children want to help. Encouraging them in simple acts of kindness such as bringing mommy a … Continue reading

14
Oct

Who Should Take The Time Out? Part II

Posted by West Side Montessori

Guest post by Chip DeLorenzo Originally posted on May 29, 2013 at Maximize Your Talent Editor’s Note: Chip DeLorenzo is the Head of School at the Damariscotta Montessori School in Nobleboro, Maine. He is a certified Montessori teacher (Early Childhood, Elementary I&II), and has … Continue reading

23
Sep

Who Should Take The Time Out?

Posted by West Side Montessori

Guest post by Chip DeLorenzo Originally posted on May 1, 2013 at Maximize Your Talent Editor’s Note: Chip DeLorenzo is the Head of School at the Damariscotta Montessori School in Nobleboro, Maine. He is a certified Montessori teacher (Early Childhood, Elementary I&II), and has … Continue reading

06
Jun

June 2013: Letter from Lynn

Posted by West Side Montessori

An update about happenings at West Side Montessori: Spring Fundraiser a Runaway Success Many thanks to everyone who helped to support our Decked Out for the Derby fundraiser in May. More than $100,000 was raised to support the school. Special … Continue reading

20
Feb

Decked Out For The Derby!

Posted by West Side Montessori

We’re out of the starting gate and heading into the first turn as we settle into our sparkling new facilities on the Toledo Campus. The children, teachers, and administrative team are beginning to implement possibilities open to us in our … Continue reading

21
Dec

Holiday Letter from Lynn

Posted by West Side Montessori

Today, December 21, is the winter solstice and the last day before winter break. High energy and holiday festivities are evident throughout the school. Children’s House at Bancroft Campus hosted an open house for parents and friends, Lower Elementary celebrated … Continue reading

02
Nov

Letter from Lynn

Posted by West Side Montessori

A monthly update about happenings at West Side Montessori Parking Lot and Road Widening Completion The old utility poles along Bancroft Street are gone at last and if the sunny weather prediction holds we will complete the road widening, entrance … Continue reading

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