Mrs. Campbell’s Weekly Message: school choice, gym shoes, teacher in-service, and contracts

Hello everyone! Happy Friday! The WPMS Hospitality committee is hosting a National School Choice Week Parent Coffee on Monday January 25 right after car line. This is s time to get together and talk about why WPMS is the best choice for us and our children. Parents can leave a written testimonial that we can share on our website and social media. The children will celebrate by creating a mural for our […]

Mrs. Campbell’s Weekly Message: Montessori in the kindergarten year; help reserving Meadow Park for our fundraising walk

Hello Everyone and Happy Friday! Thank you again to everyone that attended The Importance of the Third Year Meeting on Tuesday. We had some great conversations about the transition to traditional school from Kindergarten at WPMS, the schedule in Extended Day and heard from parents who have had a child complete kindergarten here at WPMS. It was a very informative evening! For more information, I recommend the video, “A Third […]

Mrs. Campbell’s Weekly Message: upcoming events, the importance of the third year

It was a great first week back at school and the weather has been wonderful to us! Here are some quick notes about upcoming events: January 12 – The Importance of the Third Year Meeting is next week on Tuesday Jan. 12th at 7pm Childcare will be available. Please RSVP by calling the office to let us know how many parents and children will attend. January 18 – Toddler Conferences will […]

Mrs. Campbell’s Weekly Message: cultural presentations, holiday calendar, upcoming deadlines

Hello Everyone! It has been a great couple of weeks full of cultural presentations by some of our parents and staff. We have had presentations on Bonfire Night by Mr. Curtis (Alfie’s dad), St. Nicholas by Mrs. Lankes, Chilean Christmas by Senora Jenny, Ramadan celebrations of Sudan by Mrs. Elsayed, and Mexican Christmas by Mrs. Panza. We also had children share their cultural/traditional dress with us. Richard Ma and Aryaman […]

Mrs. Campbell’s weekly message: power outage, The Importance of the Third Year meeting on Dec. 3

Well, we got through the power outage just fine today. The power went down at 9:00 a.m. and was restored at approximately 12:00 p.m. Everyone was more than comfortable and we had enough light from outside to carry on as usual. Good thing we turned the heat way up this morning before the outage to keep our building nice and warm. Thank you staff and parents for helping us be prepared! […]

Mrs. Campbell’s Weekly Email: Thanksgiving Schedule, Upcoming Deadlines

Hello everyone! What beautiful fall weather we have been having! I hope this weather sticks around for a while. Thank you to those who shared information with us in our search for snow removal companies. Snow will be here soon and it will be nice to secure someone ASAP. Remember that the half day program and toddler programs are off for the Thanksgiving Break beginning Wednesday, November 25th and return […]

2015 WPMS Calendar Now Available

Here is the latest version of the 2015 WPMS Calendar, running from September 2015 – June 2016. If you prefer to subscribe to our calendar online, visit the WPMS Event Calendar page.

Earth Day, Grandparents/Special Friends Day, and the WPMS Walk

Earth Day, Grandparents/Special Friends Day, and the WPMS Walk

Happy Friday! What a week of crazy weather, huh? Snow flurries in April…you just never know what can happen with Old Man Winter! Toddler Conferences went very well this week! It is so nice when parents can really sit down and have a great conversation about how much their toddlers have progressed since the beginning of the year! They are so very different in such a short period of time! […]

New All Day Option for Toddlers

New All Day Option for Toddlers

In your planning for the next school year, we wanted to give you some information about our toddler program, including a new all day option: 3 days (T, W, Th) half day (8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.) 5 days (M-F) half day (8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.) 5 days (M-F) double half day (8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) 5 days (M-F) all day (7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) We expanded the […]

Heads of School Work Together During Transition Semester

The Trib published an article about Carol Miskell, head of school for 22 years, working together with WPMS teacher Jamie Campbell who will take over as head of school on January 1, 2015. These two heads of school are working together for a semester to ease the hand off from one leader to another. The families of the Western Pennsylvania Montessori School are fortunate to have this continuity in leadership. We’re especially glad to have Carol’s […]