Category Archives: Lilac Room


Parenting Classes Begin Tuesday, April 15

Posted by West Side Montessori

Starting Date Moved Back a Week Parenting Young Children – Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) Do you need a system for effective parenting? You are invited to attend a six-week STEP parenting class (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting). This … Continue reading


Parents: Your Opinion Matters

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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


Loving Language

Posted by Lilac

Language development is found everywhere in the classroom. Language is communication in verbal and nonverbal forms. Oral language develops as children interact socially with their peers and teachers. Practical Life activities aid in coordination and the control of movement needed … Continue reading


Staying Active Indoors

Posted by Lilac

Brrrr… It’s been a cold start to 2014. Lilac friends are warmly staying active indoors. We have been making great use of our Gross Motor Room (GMR) this month. Some of the activities in the GMR include: monkey bars, trampoline, … Continue reading


Happy New Year!

Posted by Lilac

Friendship Ornament Exchange Students created their own friendship ornaments by color mixing two primary paint colors of their choice. (red+blue=purple, red+yellow=orange, blue+yellow=green)  Hope everyone is enjoying the winter break, and we look forward to seeing our friends in the new … Continue reading


Lilac Letter Highlights

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Greetings Lilac Families, A printed copy of the November Lilac Letter was sent home last week. Here are a couple highlights from that issue: Snow Much Fun The first snowfall of the season got us all excited. We were sure … Continue reading


Lilac Letter

Posted by West Side Montessori

Greetings Lilac Families, We are well into six weeks of school and looking ahead to conferences at the end of the month. Please be sure to call and schedule a conference time. Conferences are for parents and teachers; furthermore, for … Continue reading