Category Archives: Karner Blue

17
Apr

Adopt A Tree

Posted by Karner Blue

Now that the snow has melted and warmer weather is on its way, the students in Karner Blue have resumed going outside for Adopt A Tree. In the fall, each student chose a tree to observe. Each student also has … Continue reading

14
Apr

Save Your Pennies!

Posted by West Side Montessori

By Megan Vesoulis, 6th Level student The Upper Elementary Environmental Club would like to invite the Lower Elementary and Middle School students and families to participate in our “Pennies for Conservation” drive. We will be raising money to give to … Continue reading

14
Apr

UE Environmental Club Helps the Monarchs

Posted by Monarch

The Upper Elementary students have a butterfly garden.  To encourage Monarch butterflies to come to come to the garden, we are growing milkweed.  The UE Environmental Club has planted three different types:  swamp, common, and butterfly milkweed. In six weeks … Continue reading

27
Mar

Exploring the Frog

Posted by Karner Blue

Today, the 4th-level students of Karner Blue began the external exploration of the frog.  They examined physical characteristics and made connections with videos of frogs in motion.  While the students were quite excited to explore the external side of the … Continue reading

21
Mar

Crazy Hair Day!

Posted by Karner Blue

This week, West Side celebrated Red Ribbon Week.  The week featured a different theme each day celebrating being drug, alcohol, and tobacco free while raising awareness of these problems as well.  Today’s theme was Crazy Hair Day as students came … Continue reading

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

14
Mar

Exploring the Earthworm

Posted by Karner Blue

Today in Karner Blue, the 4th-level students continued their exploration of the earthworm by taking a look at its internal organs.  Students were able to locate and identify key organs, such as the hearts, crop, gizzard, seminal vesicles, intestine, dorsal … Continue reading

10
Mar

Here Come the Mummies!

Posted by Karner Blue

As part of our study of Ancient Egypt, fifth level children took a closer look at the process of mummification. First, they chose an Ancient Egyptian person to research and then made a “body” for their person. After the “death” … Continue reading

06
Mar

Independent Investigations Presentations

Posted by Karner Blue

Students in the Upper Elementary classrooms have wrapped up their second Independent Investigations of the year.  Each 4th level student had the opportunity to research and explore a unique biome and share their findings with the class.  5th level students … Continue reading

26
Feb

Dress Like a Teacher Day

Posted by Karner Blue

As part of Montessori Education Week, students had fun envisioning themselves as teachers by dressing as one.  Using teachers from past, present, and elsewhere in the school as inspiration, students dressed to impress on this fun day.

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