Playground Clean Up & Peeks

Thank you so much to the 16 families who participated in the clean up on Saturday. We got so many tasks completed! In just over two hours, we spread 19 yards of mulch, replaced wiring on the fence, cleaned out flower beds, cut grape vines off of trees, weeded the playground and cut back all of the bushes. The best part is that we helped make our playground safe for […]

Camp Week 9

Camp Week 9

What a wonderful time the campers had last week learning all about Spanish Speaking countries. They used their passports to travel to Mexico, Chile, Peru, and Spain. Activities included making and tasting various food like Guacamole,Choripán, Cheese Empenadas, and Alfajores. Campers also made a number of fun crafts from each country and learned so many Spanish words. Gracias Señora Jenny and Señora Panza for a great week. Enjoy the pictures! The Week 10 (final […]

Camp Week 7

Camp Week 7

Week 7 was Summer Splash Week and it was so much fun! Campers made a sprinkler out of a pool noodle and hung it on the red slide to make it a water slide. They also made a giant blob to lay on and a do-it-yourself Slip-n-Slide with a tarp, and yard stakes. These are some fun ideas that you could easily try at home! Week 8 is already off […]

Save the Dates

Hello WPMS families! We are swiftly approaching the beginning of school and we have some things going on in the next few weeks to help us prepare for it. Please place the following dates on your calendar: August 20th & 21st 10 am-1 pm– Grounds Maintenance & Clean Up Days WPMS Board members will host the playground maintenance and clean up on Saturday the 20th. Sunday the 21st will also […]

Camp Week 6

Camp Week 6

Week 6 was Lost in Space and boy was it cosmic fun! The campers participated in a number of activities that helped them learn the planets and all about their order in the solar system and their characteristics. They made crescent moon snacks out of crescent rolls, Bubble Print Moons, Light Bright Constellations, Chalk Planets, and a Bean Mosaic with its great red spot just to name a few!  Let's […]

Camp Weeks 3 & 4

Camp Weeks 3 & 4

Week 3 was This Land is Your Land! Students had a blast celebrating the 4th of July by completing patriotic crafts and singing songs of America. They made crowns and torches like Lady Liberty & made a tasty flag snack out of graham crackers, cream cheese, strawberries, and blueberries. They also created a red, white and blue paper chain link flag!  Week 4 was Melody Makers. Students had a great […]

Camp Week 2

Camp Week 2

Week 2 was Artful Antics Week! Students learned about various artists and their forms of art and then made their versions of the work. At the beginning of the week, students made their version of Splatter Art inspired by Jackson Pollock outside. They were able to clean up afterward and cool off in the sprinkler! A major piece of art that students worked hard on this week was a Dale Chihuly […]

Camp Week 1

Camp Week 1

———- Forwarded message ———-From: "Jamie Campbell" <jamie@wpms.edu> Subject: Camp Week 1To: <camp@wpms.edu>, <wpmsmail@wpms.edu>Cc: We got off to a great start last week with week 1 of Summer Camp. It was Going Green Week! The children had fun making Dirt Cups for snack out of pudding, Oreo's and Gummy Worms. They watched how worms tunnel through the dirt by creating a Worm Habitat using a clear Mason Jar filled with dirt. […]

End of the Year Letter

End of the Year Letter

Jamie Campbell Head of School Western PA Montessori School 2379 Wyland Ave Allison Park, PA 15101 412-487-2700 End-of-the-Year-Letter-to-Parents.docx

In the Toddler Class this week

In the Toddler Class this week

The toddlers were busy this week making potted flowers for Mother's Day. They also celebrated Cinco De Mayo by preparing Guacamole and Quesedillas for snack. It smelled amazing in the class and everyone enjoyed the tasty treats! Maybe the toddlers can teach me how to make it! 🙂