Category Archives: News and Announcements

30
Aug

Understanding Toddlers

Posted by Roberta Handel

More than 100 years ago Dr. Maria Montessori described “the absorbent mind” of children during their first three years of life as the most critical period in each child’s brain development. Recent research reveals that babies have an innate moral … Continue reading

29
Aug

Save the date for Montessori University

Posted by West Side Montessori

Join us on September 29th to hear our Montessori- certified teachers present on topics ranging from parenting, curriculum, Montessori principles, and the outdoor classroom. Montessori University will host two sessions starting at 6:30 pm with the second session following at … Continue reading

02
Aug

Join Us Sept. 18 for Sweet September Sundae

Posted by West Side Montessori

Join us for a scoop-full of fun with ice cream sundaes, fun games, and fellow West Side Montessori families on Sunday, Sept. 18, at this year’s Sweet September Sundae. The event is from 2-4:30 p.m. on the Toledo campus at 7115 … Continue reading

06
Jul

Montessori Math is Amazing!

Posted by Roberta Handel

Montessori education allows children to learn using materials that foster independence, confidence and critical thinking. Check out the joyous reaction one of our 3-year old students experienced after completing his math work!

06
Jul

Register today for our award-winning parent-child classes!

Posted by Roberta Handel

The Acorn to Oak class is an eight-week parent-child program designed for infants and toddlers who are not enrolled in a Montessori program. This program provides an opportunity for the adult to interact with the child as the teacher guides them … Continue reading

06
Jul

Back to School Information

Posted by Roberta Handel

Supply lists, a detailed calendar, and school forms are available by using your Parent Login and clicking on the Family Access Module tab. Classroom assignments and family meeting times will be mailed August 10 to enrolled families.

25
May

Montessori Mondays are back!

Posted by West Side Montessori

  Join us at our Toledo Campus three Mondays in June for a free Montessori play date! Enjoy our natural playground and explore an authentic Montessori classroom.

12
May

Spring Band and Ensemble Concert

Posted by Music

Just a friendly reminder—– The Spring Band and Ensemble Concert is scheduled for Tuesday, May 17th at 7:00 pm. Your student should arrive no later than 6:45pm, with their music and instrument, to the Commons.

10
May

Ensemble and Band Performance May 17 at 7 p.m.

Posted by West Side Montessori

The Upper Elementary Ensemble and Middle School Band students will be performing various music selections for your listening enjoyment. Come enjoy the music and support our young musicians! Tuesday, May 17 at 7pm Toledo Campus Commons  

05
May

RSVP today for West Side 75!

Posted by West Side Montessori

Book your sitter and save the date for a groovy 70s style dance party on Saturday, May 14! Join us for a spectacular evening on Saturday, May 14, at The Premier Banquet Complex on Heatherdowns Blvd. This year’s theme is … Continue reading

05
May

Join us for family fun at our 5K run!

Posted by West Side Montessori

Join us Tuesday, May 24 at 5:00 p.m. for 5Kdub! 5K’Dub is an annual 5k run/walk and family fun event that honors the memory of Karen Weeks. Karen was an admired and cherished teacher at WSM from 1988 until 2005. … Continue reading

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

07
Apr

Muffins with Moms – May 3

Posted by West Side Montessori

Students in levels 1-8 and their Moms (or special friends) are invited to join us for Muffins with Mom on Tuesday, May 3, in the Toledo Campus Commons.

21
Mar

Cell Phones For Soldiers

Posted by West Side Montessori

Do you have lots of old cell phones lying around your house? Starting today (March 18) you can donate your old cell phones to U.S. soldiers by placing them in the box in the main lobby in the west building. The … Continue reading

17
Mar

We Are So Lucky…

Posted by West Side Montessori

We are lucky to have such a wonderful community!

08
Mar

Reminder: No School March 10-14

Posted by West Side Montessori

A reminder about this week’s schedule: Due to Parent-Teacher Conferences this week, there are NO EXTRACURRICULAR CLASSES on Tuesday, March 8 or Wednesday, March 9. Music lessons will be held as scheduled. NO SCHOOL on Thursday, March 10 NO SCHOOL and NO CHILD CARE … Continue reading

07
Mar

Are You Ready for the Spring Fundraiser on May 14?

Posted by West Side Montessori

  We are going to party like it’s 1975… so slide on those eight-inch platform shoes; slip into some psychedelic purple polyester bell bottoms; and take back the night with one of our very own West Side Montessori dads and … Continue reading

04
Mar

Destination Imagination Teams Successful at Regional Tournament

Posted by West Side Montessori

Congratulations to all the West Side students who participated at the Destination Imagination Regional Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 27. I’m Exploding With Ideas (above) won first place in the scientific challenge, In Plain Sight. The team now advances to the state … Continue reading

02
Mar

Usborne Book Fair Begins Monday

Posted by West Side Montessori

There are still time slots available to help at next week’s book fair. To volunteer, please visit the Book Fair sign-up sheet or contact Ashley Christen at achristen@montessoritoledo.org.

29
Feb

Let’s Celebrate 109 Years of Montessori Education!

Posted by West Side Montessori

In celebration of Montessori Education Week (Feb. 29-March 4), we decided to take a look back as our Montessori community takes a BIG step forward!

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