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! […]
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 […]
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 […]
Families play an enormous role in turning children into lifelong readers. But how can you keep kids excited about books? Get started with a few of these tips to motivate your young reader today.
Looking for the monthly science units of study for the 2013-2014? Here’s a quick glance at what the students will study this school year.
Everybody knows that Montessori is a great way to educate children, but not everyone may understand the benefits in detail. Learn more.
Learn more about the annual coins for caring project on March 18, 2013. Children can bring pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters and dollars to school through April 30.
WPMS recently started a new way to alert our families of changes to the school’s schedule. This new school alert system was implemented in February of 2013.
In 2012 we celebrated the 142nd birthday of Maria Montessori the founder of the Montessori method of education. So, it stands to reason that are millions of Montessori educated folks in the world. Many of these alum are famous. Here is a list of a few of the famous Montessori graduates…