We are excited for another fun St Johns Day with the St Johns Parade and the St Johns Bizarre on Saturday, May 12th! 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, decorate our bikes, strollers, and … Continue reading St Johns Parade 2018
The Montessori House Social Committee invites your family to join us for an afternoon of children's theatre on Sat. Feb. 3rd! We have 28 discounted seats for "Pete the Cat - the Musical" reserved -- RSVP and drop your payment ASAP to get yours!! (deadline: by Friday Dec. 1st) WHAT: Play: Oregon Children's Theatre's "Pete the Cat - the Musical" - see http://www.octc.org/pete-the-cat/ … Continue reading Pete the Cat – the Musical
"A Peaceful World" Art Walk Please, join us for our Annual Art Walk: A celebration of Art, free and open to the public! December 9th, from 10am to noon (basement of the primary location). This is an exciting time of the year. The children at Primary have already begun the work of preparing a great … Continue reading Art Walk – December 9th
Hello Primary Families! We are thankful that Brigitte Robinson (Lulu's mom) connected us with Laura Kutner of Trash for Peace. Laura will be visiting our Community Connections Art class next Friday to guide us through building a recycle bin out of plastic bottles. To see more about what this non-profit organization does, check out their website: www.trashforpeace.org/what-we-do When … Continue reading Trash for Peace – October 27!
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!
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 with Kate Simer
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 with Baret Pinyoun
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 Karadjieva
Dear Montessori House families, This Wednesday (January 25th) is the circus showcase. Marina's Circus Arts class will be performing for family and Montessori House students. You are all welcome! Please, arrive no later than 2:00 pm. The show will be held upstairs in the Community Room, the same one that the circus class is in. … Continue reading Circus showcase on January 25th
Julia McGarrity, our Music teacher at The Nest (Toddler program) will now be giving fun Music classes to our Preschool students, too. Our program, "Beginning Music" is an immersion class into listening, singing, and movement. Students will learn to understand music through voice, guitar, piano, and strings. We will be dancing, learning to move with beat, and exploring the basic comparatives of music (such as dynamics, and tempo). The underlying goal is to create … Continue reading Music class with Julia