Namaste Montessori School

607-272-0515

Primary Campus

1608 Trumansburg Rd
Ithaca, NY

Jacksonville Campus

1872 Trumansburg Rd
Trumansburg, NY

Namaste Montessori School

607-272-0515

Primary Campus

1608 Trumansburg Rd
Ithaca, NY

Jacksonville Campus

1872 Trumansburg Rd
Trumansburg, NY

Author: Valerie Graves

Our school community celebrated the coming of spring with an outdoor gathering complete with singing, dancing to live music, and an amazing spread of dishes to share, thanks to all our families! And special thanks to Jacksonville park for the use of their space and pavilion.
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Each year, our community gathers to support our classrooms and teachers with some extra time and labor. We weed gardens, prepare garden beds, prune plants, plant flower boxes, paint and repair outdoor structures and this year we also moved sand, woodchips, and gravel to beautiful our grounds and resupply our play areas! Thank you to all the parents that volunteered […]
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Families and Friends are invited to do some of the holiday shopping with the For Small Hands catalog. Using the link below, any purchases before December 31, 2022 will earn credit for the school:  www.forsmallhands.com/scp/194381
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With parent-led games, live music, and lots of treats, we had a wonderful fall festival this year!
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Families joined together once again, to meet each other and eat and play with other children within the school.
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The elementary class is proud to present their rendition of the Montessori the Musical! They have spent the last few months learning songs, making costumes and sets, rehearsing, choreographing, and filming scenes to share the inspiring story of the life of Maria Montessori.  This life story, told through dialogue and song, of a remarkable individual who changed the way we see […]
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At Namaste Montessori School we recognize the need to provide children with exposure to diverse voices, cultures and people. We are working to update our library to include more titles that accurately reflect the great diversity of our country and the world beyond, including (but not limited to) showing diverse skin tones, hair types, cultural backgrounds, indigenous cultures, gender roles […]
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To bring back some playfulness and joy this fall, we hosted a Trunk or Treat at Jacksonville park! The children played games and visited trunks for candy while parents talked and led activities. It was a wonderful afternoon despite the weather!
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With the help of our generous parent volunteers, we have new compost bins and have extracted and sifted the existing compost for use in our gardens!
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Montessori was a scientist and a keen observer. Much of the theory that drove her creation of curriculum and materials for her the Montessori Method was based on observations that are continuously proven true in modern neuroscience! The Four Planes of Development The Montessori Method is guided by the natural manifestations of the children during the different stages of development […]
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