Entries by keystonemontessori

Hummingbirds – 2nd February Update

Dear Hummingbird Families,   Environment   As the second semester progresses our older children take pride in helping our younger friends around the classroom. They become aware of their leadership role within our community. Our attention as guides shifts to our new and younger children, to help them adapt and adjust to their new routine […]

Scorpions- 2nd February Update

The children have been enjoying our hikes over the last few weeks and this week we got on a field trip to the Rio Salado Audubon center. We got to explore different mammal pelts and skulls along with a nature walk with binoculars to discover different birds. Please make sure when we send out permission […]

Iguanas – 2nd February Update

Dear Iguanas Families: These past weeks we have been working hard and also preparing for our upcoming fun activities. The children are working hard on their writing skills. We have been working on Sentence Analysis and learning the parts of a simple sentence. The younger students are now starting to learn how to write a […]

Diamondbacks – 2nd February Update

Dear Diamondbacks, Next week the Diamondbacks will be performing their production of Secret Life of Humans; written, directed, casted and performed by the Diamondbacks classroom.  The performance for families will be Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m., we hope that you can attend.  Your children have worked very hard on this production and have worked extremely well […]

Gila Monsters – 2nd February Update

Dear parents of the Gila Monsters’ classroom, These last two weeks we were able to enjoy hiking on Thursday afternoons. Next week will be our last hike of the season and we will go on Friday morning, which is a half day. Over the last two weeks the children got lessons on: the Underground Railroad […]

Adolescents Lead VIP Tour

Two of our adolescents, Will and Sita, made wonderful tour guides to very special guests on February 15th. Association Montessori Internationale’s (AMI) Chief of Staff, Nico Vasseur, and President, Philip O’Brien and Head of School at the Maria Montessori Institute in London, Lizzie Kingston, were in town for the annual AMI Refresher Course. Both Will and Sita […]

Saguaros – 2nd February Update

Dear Parents,   The Peace Program was a great success! The children had been exploring the concept of peace, and they presented a tribute to what they have discovered. Our class memorized Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speech, and they learned how to greet others in different languages. Also, the children recited a Spanish poem called […]