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West Side Montessori

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First Thursday

You are invited to learn more about Little House and Children’s House through West Side Montessori’s First Thursday program on Thursday, March 5, at either Perrysburg or Toledo Campus.

Potty Training:
Little House shares its tips & tricks!
Thursday, March 5
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Perrysburg Campus

Unchild-proof Your Home
Thursday, March 5
8:30-9:30 a.m. or 3:45-4:45 p.m.
Toledo Campus

Come learn how opening up your home to your child(ren) will give them the gifts of independence, respect, understanding, and self confidence. It will decrease frustration levels and negative behaviors, too.

These monthly parent education programs are presented by WSM teachers and open to the public.

Purchase a ticket for a chance to win FREE TUITION for a YEAR!


West Side Montessori is excited to offer its annual tuition raffle again this year. However, the ticket price is now just $100 and will be available through May 8. The drawing will be held at the annual auction, which is Saturday, May 9. You need not be present to win.

Tickets may be purchased by:

Note: If 250 tickets are not sold, raffle reverts to a 50/50 with 50% of the profits applied to the winning ticket holder’s 2015/2016 tuition and the remainder to WSM. Winnings are not redeemable for cash.


The week of February 22 is Montessori Education Week. It is a time to celebrate the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori and our school.

MontessoriWeek_MockupSince West Side Montessori was closed on Friday, Feb. 20, the WSM Spirit Day has been moved to Wednesday, Feb. 25. The Montessori Education week t-shirts ordered earlier in the month will be delivered on Monday, Feb. 23, in your child’s backpack. So join in the celebration and wear a Montessori shirt on Wednesday!

Other Montessori Education Week activities at the Toledo Campus include:

  • An Upper Elementary Missing Maria Scavenger Hunt all week
  • Wayback Wednesday when UE students are encouraged to dress like Maria Montessori or a person from her time
  • Children’s House Italian Feast on Monday, Feb. 23

“Parenting Young Children
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting”

Tuesdays – March 10, 17, 24 – from 6:30-8 p.m.


STEP ClassDo you need a system for effective parenting? You are invited to attend a three-week STEP parenting class (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting). This class is targeted for parents of children from birth to age six.

There is no cost for the class. However, each family needs a copy of “Parenting Young Children” at a cost of $15. The books will be distributed before the first class. The STEP class will be held in the East building in Central Park on Tuesday evenings for three-consecutive weeks from 6:30-8 p.m. Classes will begin on Tuesday, March 10.

Sign up by contacting Cheryl Pocrnich ( or Kelly Carver ( to reserve a space. Class size is limited.


West Side Montessori’s
Annual Skating Party!

Swanton Coliseum

Saturday, Feb. 21, from 12-2 p.m.

Skate rental is $3 per person
at the door and PIZZA IS FREE if RSVP is received

Adults must stay with children during the event.

RSVP due: Wednesday, Feb. 18

Download the flyer and return the completed form
to the Toledo or Perrysburg Campus office.