One of our MH parents, Dil Kruketi, whose son will graduate next month, visited us today for a special "show and tell". She brought her two domestic guinea pigs, and our students were super excited. Most of them were surprised to see that guinea pigs look NOTHING like pigs! Dil explained that some of the … Continue reading Guinea pigs in the classroom!
Hello families! We have decided to participate with the rest of the St Johns community's Yard Sale event on Saturday, May 6th from 9am-3pm. Please sign up here to volunteer at the event, help with the sorting party the night before (May 5th), or earn an hour of volunteer time for your donation worth $25 … Continue reading Montessori House Yard Sale
The Parade Prep Pizza Party is an event that The Montessori House organizes for the families to come together and decorate the bikes, strollers, and wagons that we plan to be taking in the St Johns Parade (click on the link to know more about our theme this year). We are excited to announce that MH parents, Ted … Continue reading Parade Prep Pizza Party
We are excited for another fun St Johns Day with the St Johns Parade and the St Johns Bizarre on Saturday, May 13th! If you have not joined us for this special event before, it is not to be missed! Each year we join together as a community, all dress in our Montessori House shirts, … Continue reading St Johns Parade 2017
Elaine, the Grandma of one of our students at the Primary location, visited The Montessori House today to show us her little chicks -two tiny female pollitos! Our Montessori preschoolers stepped out of the classroom to see them, hold them, and know more about them. Elaine explained with pictures the chickens' evolution in the eggs, the incubation, and the … Continue reading A special visit today: Chicks!
As you may know from the posters the kids took home, we had a wolf expert come to our school this week. She showed our students how real wolves are nothing like the cartoons want to show us (I.E.: The Beauty and the Beast, The Three little pigs, Little red riding hood...). They are smart, … Continue reading The wolves in Oregon
Learn Spanish while using your imagination and having fun! Inspired by TPR, James J. Asher’s methodology of fusing movement with language, this dynamic program encourages a relaxed and joyful mood while learning Spanish. Each class is based on a specific theme and new words are practiced with hands-on arts+crafts projects, games, songs and stories. Registration is open for … Continue reading Hands-On Language
Baret will be offering super fun yoga classes for children ages 4-7 every Thursday from 3:30 to 4.15pm. It starts this Thursday 4/6/2017 until 5/11/2017! Yoga stretches the body, imagination streches the mind. Imagination Yoga is a fun, creative way to introduce your child to the many benefits of yoga. Imaginative adventures and inspired games … Continue reading Imagination Yoga
Dear Parents, The new session for Circus class starts on April 12th! Enter the virtuosic world of clowning, tumbling, acrobatics, storytelling, object manipulation and partner balancing acts. Throughout this fun and exciting workshop series we will work on developing motor and coordination skills, kinesthetic awareness, basic tumbling, creative movement and games as we bravely enter … Continue reading Circus class with Marina
Happy St Patrick's Day! It was so exciting to have the Father of three of our students at our Primary location play the bagpipe for us all! This is the second year in a row that he shows our Montessori House students these unique wind instruments on St Patrick's Day. Though the Scottish Highland bagpipes are the … Continue reading Bagpipes on St Patrick’s Day!