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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post “Love in action is service.” - Ken Essien
Upper elementary students completed their monthly community service as a special Valentine’s Day project for families at the Ronald McDonald House. Students prepared homemade sauce and made baked spaghetti, garden salad and ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Can you feel the love in the art room? Lower elementary’s seasonal art is now on display! Students have been studying the pop art of Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Chris Uphues and created their version of his Happy Hearts. Special thanks ...
Charleston Main Streets Curious about what makes Charleston Montessori School such a special place to learn and grow? Learn more in advance of the Charleston Montessori Community Open House on February 26 from the Charleston Main Streets (CMS) video produced by Filmanatix in ...
Starting her day by planning her day: upper elementary students use the opening minutes of their school day to assess the assignments for the day and determine the order and time they will need to achieve each goal. This practice ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post During the 2018-19 school year, CMS upper elementary students are participating in Trout Unlimited’s Trout in the Classroom program. Through a partnership with the Ernie Nester Chapter, the students have raised trout from eggs which they will release into a ...
UC Department of Education A ray of sunshine on a rainy winter day: reading aloud with the UC Department of Education! Our students love building their reading skills by reading aloud to the supportive listeners from the University of Charleston. This partnership builds confidence ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post On Friday afternoon, upper and lower elementary combined for a special Groundhog Day themed creative writing workshop. Students wrote and presented poetry, created acrostics, designed groundhogs and enjoyed celebrating weather and predictions.
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Yesterday’s snowfall provided an upper elementary team with the opportunity to help their campus and community. The trio quickly cleared the shared sidewalks between Charleston Montessori and Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church in time for end of school pick up and ...
“I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” -
J.K. Rowling
One of our current lower elementary book club selections is Boxcar Children #33: The Pizza Mystery. We are grateful to Read Aloud West ...
Upper elementary students have completed their design proposal for 2019 Canstruction Charleston WV, and partner and neighbor ZMM Architects & Engineers is reviewing design and engineering components to ensure a structurally safe and sound build. Canstruction build day is just ...
After school, what do children need to unwind? It depends on the child, and our aftercare program honors children’s individual needs. From free time in the gym to science experiments, from art projects to reading, our aftercare specialists carefully plan ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post “We are the music-makers,
And we are the dreamers of dreams.” - Arthur O'Shaughnessy
The ukuleles arrived and music class may never be the same! On Wednesday, upper elementary began learning ukulele basics and lower elementary practiced rhythm and beat ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Upper elementary students are participating in a global children's sewing project in art class, Sew a Softie. The project, co-sponsored by Children's Museum of the Arts and Australia-based Coloured Buttons: Easy Sewing Projects for Kids, invites children to "sew a ...
Thank you to CMS families and friends for your support of our growing music program! Our upper elementary students are excited to expand music class to include ukulele this spring.
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Charleston Montessori School is with Dionne Smalley Canterbury.
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post In partnership with Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church, Charleston Montessori students collected personal care items, hats, scarves, gloves and blankets as a shared Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service project. These items, along with warm soup, will be distributed on ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Songs of the Season, Charleston Montessori's annual winter concert, featured songs and poems of winter and snow, with piano, drum and guitar accompaniment. This heartwarming performance on a cold winter's night was led by Dionne Canterbury, CMS music specialist and ...
1,000 chain: perspective on the big mathematical work that third year primary students (ages 3-6) accomplish. Learn more about Montessori education and the Montessori classroom by visiting our Community Open House on Tuesday, February 26 at 5 p.m. Charleston Montessori ...
Our January community service projects are underway! Please bring donations for our partnership with Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service by Friday, January 18. Donations of first class postage stamps for our card project ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post "Let us remember: one book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world." - Malala Yousafzei
Lower and upper elementary students have been working together on reading skills in pairs and small groups by taking turns reading ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Full day primary students recently participated in Hour of Code by learning basics of coding and robotics. After discussing how our brains operate like computers, full of bits of information that work together to send messages or "codes" to allow ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post What do you do when your school is close to wonderful city parks and it's a mild winter day? Use your free time wisely by putting on your coat and going outside to play! Yesterday's weather allowed lower elementary to ...
Our "best nine" share the spirit of Charleston Montessori School: the focus on hands-on learning, our faculty's commitment to continuing education, the beautiful classrooms, our values of nature and learning outside of the classroom walls, the importance of creative writing ...
One of our upper elementary students used her free time this week to complete a crochet project just in time for the official start of winter (and winter break!).
Upper elementary students learned to crochet this fall as part of ...
CMS Winter Break:
December 20 - January 1.
CMS reopens Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Our lower elementary class had a very sweet ending to their Nutcracker studies! Prior to viewing a performance by the Charleston Ballet, Inc. at the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia, students learned about the musical ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Sewing has become a favorite free time activity for upper elementary students. Projects completed last week included a pocket pillow and an ink pen organizer.
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post This fall, Charleston Montessori expanded its robotics opportunities for younger students (ages 6 to 10 years) through FIRST LEGO League Jr. (FLL Jr.).
With guidance by adult coaches, our students formed two teams, built models using LEGO®Education WeDo 2.0 and ...
"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust." - Gertrude Jekyll
The addition of a cold frame to our urban school garden allows our botany ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post As cold weather arrived, Charleston Montessori's Giving Tree became "the warmest tree in town." Decorations of winter warmth -- hats, scarves, mittens and gloves for adults, children and families served by Covenant House -- expanded to fill three additional baskets, ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Thank you to Charleston Main Streets and Charleston West Side for inviting our students to assist with the tree lighting again this year through song. Our students look forward to this special tradition with Bream Center and our west side ...

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