Dear Friends, We hope you are enjoying your last few weeks of summer break! We teachers have been starting to set up the classroom and get ready for your arrival on the first day of school, September 5! If you haven’t already, please review our Parent Handbook (attached). There is a calendar near the end…Details
Brent Burnham is teaching a Wellness Series at our school for parents! Restorative yoga is part of the practice. Please see the attached flyer to find out more information and please help spread the word!
[icon color=”#64ac4f” icon=”icon-file-pdf” size=”14px” float=”left”] Mind Body Wellness Series
Thank you for all of our plants, seeds, and other thoughtful Teacher Appreciation gifts last week! We had so much fun planting them with the children. We even harvested our first tiny crop…sweet strawberries!
It’s almost as if we have been preparing all school year for this moment. All of the students practice with Grace and Courtesy, Careful Hands, Quiet Body’s, and Respect for Living Things have readied them to hold our 1-day old baby chicks. The afternoon class has been journaling about the development inside the eggs for…Details
So proud of our former students! David Despres, a graduate of Growing Light, is now a third grader. David entered his school spelling bee and qualified to go to district this month! David is shown here about to take 10th place overall at District. Couldn’t be more proud of your growing confidence David!
One of our very proud preschoolers has just completed the 100 Board. The joy in that face says it all. Children should love learning! Learning mathematical concepts in a Montessori classroom begins concretely and progresses towards the abstract. They are developed from simple to complex. Process is taught first and facts come later. Order, coordination,…Details
Maria Montessori believed it was important to study what humans have in common to instill in the child a greater sense of belonging to the universe. Humans all over the world share the same common needs. By examining the similarities and differences of humans around the globe, we build a sense of connection to all…Details
We loaded up the food that we have been collecting this month, buckled up the children, and set out to spread holiday cheer! Center Stage was kind enough to give us a tour of the food pantry. All of the employees at the Midway City Office and Midway Post Office were happy to hear our…Details
Some of the lovely Swiss Bell Ringers came for a visit during Music last Friday. They played us many Holiday favorites and the children even got to try some bell ringing of their own! Thank you for the visit and for teaching us about your beautiful instrument. Go check them out TONIGHT, December 19, at…Details
So proud of our Growing Light little ones! One of our students recently shared her beautiful harp talent with us. What a treat!