Our first adult educational workshop is coming up in a couple of weeks. This event will be held at the Jacksonville campus and is open to the public so if you know people who are interested in Montessori, invite them! They are welcome to come. Limited childcare is available for this event from 6-7:30 PM for Namaste students ages 3 and older, […]
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.
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 […]
Congratulations to our Namaste Elementary FLL Robotics Team, The Electric Axolotls, for winning first place out of 42 teams for Core Values at the FLL Regional Robotic Tournament in Buffalo! Core Values is one of the four areas in which teams are judged—the other areas are innovation project, robot design, and robot game. Prior to the regional tournament, the team […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]