Keystone’s Social Season Kicks Off in December!

The infamous Social Season (previously known as the Party Collection) kicks off next month with the sold out Austrian Christmas Cooke Party and Candle & Cocoa Party! Both of these children’s events are hosted by Keystone staff! Keystone Montessori’s Social Season consists of social events and themed parties that are organized and paid for by families […]

Keystone’s 13th Annual Fall Festival a Great Success!

We are proud to announce that the Fall Festival: Renaissance Faire was a tremendous success! We raised over $155,000 and we expect that number to climb. A big congratulations and thank you are in order to the families and staff that make up the Keystone community. Together we did it! Please join us at our Community Meeting on November 14th to […]

Keystone Parent to Offer After-School Improv Class

Keystone parent and improv comedian, Ryan Johnson, will be starting a four part improv class next month on Tuesdays from 3 – 4 pm for Upper Elementary students. The students will get to participate in a showcase at improvMANIA on Saturday, December 2nd! Class size is limited to 12 students, so sign up today! Questions […]

Upper Elementary Classes Take Camping Trips

All three of Keystone’s Upper Elementary classrooms took a two-night, three-day camping trip to the Prescott area at different times in the month of September. Gila Monster’s student, Sofiya Volkova, wrote the following piece: “Last month, for the beginning of the year camping trip, our class went to Prescott. We went on hikes, visited a museum, […]

AZ EAGLES SET UP SHOP

The AZ Eagles (adolescents) have set up shop today as a part of their micro economy. They are selling their homemade wares such as jewelry, greeting cards and candles. Adolescent guide, Ms. Carol, explains, “The shop follows Dr. Montessori’s philosophy of commerce and exchange for the adolescent. The purpose is to teach the adolescent: supply […]

KEYSTONE IN THE NEWS!

Our Great Horned Owls fundraising drive made the Ahwatukee Foothills News! Please click here to read all about it!

After-School Music Classes

Mr. Gerry is resuming his After-School Music Classes for Guitar, Keyboards, Drums, Ukulele, & Choir beginning on Tuesday, September 5th. These classes offer an excellent opportunity to learn basic song-based skills. Enrollment closes on Thursday, September 21st except for Choir which has open enrollment all year long. These classes are offered to elementary students, parents […]

After-School Art Enrichment Class for Elementary Students

Our Art teacher, Ms. Ana is offering after-school Art classes.          September 11, 2017 –March 29, 2018 Directly after-school, from 3-4 pm, in the Art Room. Mondays (Upper EL) Thursdays (Lower EL) Class Description  Students are introduced to new artists, techniques & mediums weekly, while being supported to explore their own creative interests. Student may choose to display their work […]

ADOLESCENTS GIVING BACK IN PERU

Our Adolescent students and their teachers traveled to Peru in May for their end of the year class trip. While there, they visited the Juan Pablo II Orphanage in Cusco. Students, Diego Ruiz and Payden Foubert, reported: “…we went to the orphanage and did lots of fun stuff. First, we split up into groups. Each […]

KEYSTONE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS GO CAMPING THIS SUMMER

Four of our Elementary students went camping for two nights and three days at the Aspen Campground just outside of Payson as a part of the Elementary Summer Camp Series. In preparation for their adventure, the “Camping Camp” participants planned their packing and grocery lists, went shopping, practiced setting up their tents and studied the floral and […]