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Category Archives: Monarch

08
Jun

Creativity at Work-Imaginary Island

Posted by Monarch

For the last few weeks of school,  the Monarch students worked on an Imaginary Island project.  This project is a culmination of many of the topics that students  studied during  the school year.  Sixth level students headed up the project, … Continue reading

29
May

Fort Meigs

Posted by Monarch

18
May

World Underground-Seneca Caverns

Posted by Monarch

The Monarch classroom visited Seneca Caverns on May 15.  While at the caverns, students mined for gems and went exploring through five levels of caves.  They even tasted the waters of an underground river.  One student described the experience as, … Continue reading

11
May

Grandparents Are the Jewels of the Family

Posted by Monarch

The Monarch students hosted grandparents and special friends on Friday, May 8.  Our guests were treated to poems, awarded certificates,  planted flowers, and spent the morning with their favorite Monarch student.  A friendly trivia compl

04
May

Scratch Day Is Wednesday, May 6

Posted by West Side Montessori

You’re Invited to Scratch Day Coordinated by Katie and Maureen Metzger When: Wednesday, May 6, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. Where: Toledo Campus East Building Tech Lab Who: 3rd – 6th level What: Scratch Day is a day for students who … Continue reading

28
Apr

Earth Day Celebrations by Alicia and Dahlia

Posted by Monarch

On April 22, 2015 the Upper Elementary classes (Monarch and Karner Blue) celebrated Earth Day.  The Spirit planned a zero waste lunch where each classroom tried to get the least amount of trash, not including recyclables or compost.  Karner Blue … Continue reading

27
Apr

May Events at West Side Montessori

Posted by West Side Montessori

Friday, May 1 Lower Elementary Songfest 7 p.m. – Toledo Campus Commons   Saturday, May 9 All West Side Montessori families from Little House through Middle School are invited to join us celebrate at our 31st annual Spring Fundraiser featuring … Continue reading

24
Apr

Lynn Fisher leads class: Parenting the Montessori Elementary Child

Posted by West Side Montessori

Parenting the Montessori Elementary Child Does your child follow the ground rules at school, but constantly challenge your expectations at home? Join WSM Head of School Lynn Fisher for a four-week class: Parenting the Montessori Elementary Child. See below for details … Continue reading

23
Apr

Time to Clean Up and Plant

Posted by Monarch

Members of the Monarch Room have been busy cleaning, transplanting, and planting seeds in our UE garden.  Our raised beds were weeded. We used composted material from student’s lunches to help fertilize the beds.  We’ve planted radishes, lettuce, and spinach. … Continue reading

23
Apr

Frog Frenzy!!! by Bryson Richards and Rohan Nambiar

Posted by Monarch

The 4th level Monarch recently did a frog dissection. We did a frog booklet. First, we did an external examination. We looked at and felt the skin. We also broke the frog’s jaws and stuck our finger in the frog’s … Continue reading

02
Apr

Colonial Share Fair

Posted by West Side Montessori

Sixth level students recently completed their study of the 13 original colonies. For their Colonial Share Fair, they chose different projects to complete such as researching products of the colonies, creating models of a New England town or southern plantation, making … Continue reading

16
Mar

Pirates

Posted by Monarch

    The Monarch and Karner Blue students perform in Pirates!

10
Mar

4th Level Independent Investigations

Posted by Monarch

The fourth level students of the Monarch classroom researched “People that Made a Difference.”      

10
Mar

Independent Investigations

Posted by Monarch

 Fifth and Sixth Level researched a famous scientist for their latest Independent Investigation.  Besides researching and writing a report, the students also developed a PowerPoint and a demonstration that related to the work of their scientist.  

25
Feb

Monarch’s Celebrate Montessori Education Week

Posted by Monarch

Last week was Montessori Education week and the Monarch classroom celebrated in many ways.  In addition to participating in “Find the Missing Marias” scavenger hunt, the Monarchs showed their school spirit by wearing WSM spirit wear, and wore clothing from … Continue reading

27
Jan

Do you want to build a snowman?

Posted by Monarch

The Monarch students enjoyed a snowy day outdoors by building snowmen.  Working in groups, students were asked to bring in one item each for their snowman.  The result was some really adorable snowmen and a whole lot of fun!  The … Continue reading

05
Jan

Winter Break Activities

Posted by Monarch

The Monarch classroom had a very busy December!  In addition to baking gingerbread in the kitchen, children worked together in groups to practice and perform the folktales “A Donkey to Market” and “Moonlight and Sunlight”. They had a great time … Continue reading

11
Dec

Rest in Peace, Dear Pharaohs!

Posted by Monarch

As part of their study of ancient civilizations, the fifth level students are researching and mummifying of a pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.  Students have learned about the process of mummification, and why it was so important in Ancient Egyptian culture. … Continue reading

01
Dec

Monarchs Eat and Talk Like Pilgrims

Posted by Monarch

  On Tuesday, November 25, the students of the Monarch Room had a traditional Pilgrim feast.  The students learned about the hardships of the Pilgrims through reading the book, Eating the Plates.  In addition to eating such Pilgrim delicacies as succotash … Continue reading

24
Nov

Monarch Muffins

Posted by Monarch

On November 24,  members of the Monarch Room got busy in the kitchen and baked pumpkin muffins.  With the help of parent volunteers,   students helped mix ingredients, fill muffin cups, and cleaned up.  The muffins will be served at … Continue reading

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