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West Side Neighborhood Association It’s not too late to join the Charleston Montessori team (morning shift) for the City of Charleston, WV’s West Side Clean Up!
Cleanup Tomorrow! We will be working in the AM to avoid the rain! Come join us for a ...
A magical part of Life’s a Hike, Charleston Montessori’s annual spring community hiking series, is the discovery of a plant or an animal along the trail. Fiddlehead ferns were a favorite this past weekend in Kanawha State Forest.
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Warmer spring weather has arrived - it’s time to prepare lower elementary’s raised garden beds! The tomatoes, marigolds and zinnias the class started from seed are almost ready to be moved outside, so the class held a garden clean out ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post It was a beautiful day for hiking! Life’s a Hike joined the Kanawha State Forest Foundation’s Osbra Eye Memorial Wildflower Walks for the second hike in this year’s six hike series. We explored aquatic life in Davis Creek and the ...
Nature walks to explore Kanawha State Forest's wildflowers, bats, mines Charleston Montessori School's spring community hiking series heads to Kanawha State Forest tomorrow, April 13, for Hike 2: Osbra Eye Memorial Wildflower Hike. We will meet by the Nature Center (former pool) at 8:30 a.m. The hikes start at 9 ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Day 3 of our upper elementary’s adventure required using their headlamps to explore the Sinks of Gandy, a wild cave and underground stream. In addition to observing the geological formations and taking on optional climbing challenges, students observed bats and ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post A few more photos from the end of day two - relaxing and celebrating after a rewarding day of hiking to Spruce Knob with a campfire and s’mores.
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Update from Spruce Knob:
The second day of upper elementary’s team building adventure began with learning basic orienteering skills with a map and compass, culminating with a student-led hike all the way up to the boulder field at the top ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post We had such a good time with WV Department of Environmental Protection’s WV Make It Shine that we’ve formed a team for the City of Charleston, WV’s Team Up to Clean Up: North Charleston & West Side on Saturday, April ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post “The Wilderness holds answers to more questions than we have yet learned to ask.” ~ Nancy Newhall
Upper elementary left early this morning for a three day trip to Spruce Knob, the highest point in West Virginia, part of Monogahela ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post “Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors - it's how you combine them that sets you apart.” Wolfgang Puck
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Charleston Montessori’s 2019 community hiking series, Life’s a Hike, began with the City of Charleston, WV’s Carriage Trail. No snake sighting this year! It was a beautiful spring day with wildflowers and redbuds in bloom.
The second in the 2019 ...
Bulletin board: April 5, 2019 Thanks to the Charleston Gazette-Mail for sharing information about Life's a Hike and Hike 1: Carriage Trail! Join us for this one or all six on consecutive Saturdays, starting April 6.
Hike times vary by week; follow along on the ...
The West Virginia State Parks Gold Rush is currently underway, and our classroom-raised trout are almost ready to join the golden rainbow trout newly placed in lakes and streams! Our release into West Virginia waters later this month will celebrate ...
Charleston Montessori School’s annual spring hiking series, Life’s a Hike, begins April 6 on City of Charleston, WV’s Carriage Trail! These are a few of the beautiful flowers currently in bloom. This gravel, graded trail is 1.2 miles round trip, ...
Thinking about spring break plans for the week of April 15-19? There are wonderful events happening in Charleston for children! The Kanawha County Public Library's schedule includes Madcap Puppets' performances of "The Great Space Caper" and Charleston, WV Parks and ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better. It's not.”
~ Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
CMS students in grades 3-6 joined the WV Department of Environmental Protection’s WV Make It Shine Statewide Cleanup ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Building a life-long love of learning doesn’t just happen in the school building - it also happens in the gym! Each PE class with Ms. Debbie starts with running before moving into games and skills. Our students love this time ...
Charleston Montessori’s summer camps are open for registration! Art Colony returns for two weeks in June and our new STEM camp will be held in July. Extended care hours are available! To register for camp, call 304-340-9000 or email bparsons@charlestonmontessori.com.
It was a wonderful evening of coffee and conversation - thank you to financial planner and advisor Taylor Raab for speaking at our March parent education night on understanding SMART 529 savings accounts.
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Upper elementary students planned and prepared brunch for their class and school faculty. This monthly event is a special time for the class to work together in a unique way while learning and practicing cooking skills and etiquette, as well ...
Our non-traditional school recycling program, TerraCycle, has diverted more than 3,200 pounds of hard-to-recycle materials from WV landfills. Thank you to South Hills Living for featuring our student-led movement for a cleaner and greener future.
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post “Childhood unplugged” has become a catchphrase and a movement in the age of technology and digital overload. The upper elementary class met after hours to hold a family game night, totally disconnected and completely reconnected. We played old favorites, learned ...
Thank you for your generous support of the March community service project for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern West Virginia Happy Wheels cart. This cart visits CAMC Women and Children's Hospital stocked with items for patients, siblings and ...
Life’s a Hike, Charleston Montessori School’s annual spring community hiking series, explores trails in and around Charleston, WV. Hikes are family-friendly and open to all. The 2019 series begins April 6 on the Carriage Trail, located in South Hills near ...
We are so thankful to have helped fight hunger with our teammates at ZMM Architects & Engineers.
The 19,000+ cans in the Clay Center will sustain the food needs of our community for only three months. Hunger is a huge ...
Did you know you can vote for your favorite Canstruction structure? $1 = 1 vote, and each dollar donated allows Covenant House to purchase four meals.
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Learn a little more about our team and structure. Our cans include 1,800 peas and 650 pinto beans!
Charleston Montessori School added 4 new photos.
This fall our students made artist trading cards. In preparation for the Canstruction build, this card was made by one of our team members and shared with other teams at the Clay Center.
Charleston Montessori School added a new photo.
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post In partnership with ZMM Architects & Engineers, Charleston Montessori’s upper elementary students designed a larger than life Kermit the Frog for Canstruction Charleston WV 2019. The design came to life using 3,230 cans, all of which will go to the ...

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