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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Lower elementary students celebrated International Peace Day, United Nations-sanctioned holiday, by discussing the meaning of peace and kindness, reading books and singing songs of peace, and painting kindness rocks for the Charleston community.
Montessori classrooms include a peace corner, providing ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post "The world is a classroom."
Eugenie Laverne Mitchell
Thank you to Taylor Books for hosting our upper elementary class for a remote learning afternoon in the bookstore's Art Annex. Surrounded by beautiful art, our students found inspiration and quietly worked ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Our lower elementary students have continued their monarch and metamorphosis studies by caring for four caterpillars, which they named Banana, Plum, Apple and Tiny. Students have been cleaning their beds, feeding fresh milkweed, and observing their activities and growth. But ...
UC Department of Education Our students enjoy working one-on-one with students from the University of Charleston, building both reading comprehension and confidence! This is the second year students from the UC Department of Education have partnered with Charleston Montessori School for the field experience ...
Our students discovered this caterpillar while searching for monarchs on the City of Charleston, WV's Carriage Trail. With the help of the WV Department of Health & Human Resources' state entomologist, we learned this is the spicebush swallowtail caterpillar - ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post CMS students participated in International Dot Day, an event that encourages people of all ages to embrace their own creativity by inspiring and igniting a creative spark with a little bit of bravery and encouragement. This worldwide event, celebrated annually ...
If you purchase cereal, save the boxtops and recycle the cereal bags with Charleston Montessori! Both items can be dropped off at our main office, 319 W. Washington Street, Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post It's a beautiful, sunny day for outdoor classroom! Lower elementary traveled to the City of Charleston, WV's Carriage Trail to continue studies of the life cycle of the monarch butterfly. Master Gardener Sara Z. Hoblitzell showed us the monarch garden ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Peeking in on lower elementary: our first through third grade classroom hard at work, loving learning and gaining new skills during the initial three weeks of the new school year. Special areas of study during this period are understanding the ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Phase three of building raised beds for our school garden is complete! This upper elementary team tackled digging out and building a raised bed that will become the herb garden. Herbs will be dried and used for tea, a special ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Charleston Montessori's FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Team opened their inaugural season by learning about this year's challenge, Mission Moon:
What do you need to know about the Moon to live there? What will you eat and drink? How will you ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post The next phase of our school garden project was completed yesterday by an upper elementary team using a shovel, power drill and rubber mallet to build a new raised bed. Students will add a cold frame to grow greens through ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post On Saturday, two of our students volunteered at the Charleston Distance Run's Overbrook Elementary water station, cheering on the runners and cleaning up the water cups. With help from the City of Charleston, WV, the students collected 18 pounds of ...
Reminder: Charleston Montessori will be closed Monday, September 3, for the Labor Day holiday.
CMS goes beyond the classroom and helps students understand and be aware of their impact on the local area with our strong community service focus. Help support our school and you will be supporting the Charleston community. Scholarships, award-winning recycling ...
Happy birthday to Maria Montessori! After becoming the first female physician in Italy, this three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee created the Montessori teaching method that continues to impact education worldwide.
As we enter our ninth year as a creative community ...
CMS Lego League updates:
*First Lego League (upper elementary) meets tonight!
*First Lego League, Jr. (lower elementary) starts next week.
Updates and additional information from your child's coaches will come via email.
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S. Lewis
The second week of school is underway, full of learning and smiles with friends old ...
Happy 102nd birthday to the National Park Service! Our students value the outdoors as a place to learn and play, and we will soon send Every Kid in a Park passes home with our 2018-19 4th grade students.
The Every ...
Parents: please remember that your children must wear rubber-soled shoes for physical education classes. We are outside daily; you may send a pair of sneakers to keep at school in your child's cubby or locker. Upper elementary students also need ...
Do you GU? Help keep these energy gel packets out of WV landfills with the CMS TerraCycle program. To date, we've recycled 16,149 GU energy gel packets.
Charleston Distance Run UC's Rhododendron Run and Festival Dirty Dog 15K Trail Run ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post Kickoff meeting for the 2018 First Lego League Robotics Team! The Into Orbit challenge is underway, and our student and coaches are ready for another great year of building, design, programming and teamwork. West Virginia Robotics Alliance Robert C. Byrd ...
Reminder: the 2018 CMS Parent Orientation meetings are August 22 and 23 at 6 p.m.
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post "Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” - Maria Montessori
Our primary classroom at rest! This beautiful space for children ages 3-6, the preschool through kindergarten years, is carefully prepared for the sensitive period of ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post "The child has a different relation to his environment from ours… the child absorbs it." - Maria Montessori
A view into Charleston Montessori's lower elementary classroom (grades 1-3) and upper elementary classroom (grades 3-6) from early this morning, prior to ...
Photos from Charleston Montessori School's post “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead
Our upper elementary students began the new year with a school service project, demonstrating ...
Since starting our non-traditional recycling program partnership with TerraCycle in 2013, Charleston Montessori has diverted 5,999 cereal bags from WV landfills. Join us for a greener West Virginia and future.
Charleston Stormwater Program WV Department of Environmental Protection Mom's Best ...
Due to safety concerns with impending storms, tonight's pool party has been cancelled. We look forward to welcoming our students and families next week! Additional information will be shared via e-mail.
We are closely watching the forecast -- the CMS Back to School pool party is ON for tonight! 🌞 We will provide an update after 1 p.m. if there are any changes due to weather. Please check back this afternoon.
"Exploration is in our nature." - Carl Sagan
Only 8 more days until we welcome our students to the 2018-19 school year! If you're curious about the difference of a Montessori education, call to schedule a visit and tour our ...

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