Motivate Your Young Reader

Motivate Your Young Reader

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.

Shenot Farm Extended Day Field Trip 2013

On a sunny first day in October, Mrs. Thornton’s extended day class embarked on a field trip to Shenot Farm in Wexford, PA.  They learned about the many vegetables and fruits grown on the farm, experienced how apple cider is made, walked through pumpkin patches and watched apples being plucked from trees. You can learn more about Shenot Farm by visiting their website or Facebook page.

Monthly Science Units for 2013-2014

Monthly Science Units for 2013-2014

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.

Two Great Benefits of Montessori Education

Two Great Benefits of Montessori Education

Everybody knows that Montessori is a great way to educate children, but not everyone may understand the benefits in detail. Learn more.

Coins For Caring

Coins For Caring

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.

New School Alert System

New School Alert System

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.

Famous Montessori Graduates

Famous Montessori Graduates

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…