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December 2016 – Primary Article

The holiday season has begun, but the primary children are keeping themselves busy with work! Since the beginning of the school year, they have developed greater levels of concentration, learned to work more independently, and gained skills to resolve conflicts with their peers in peaceful manners. Students are independently choosing the lessons they have been […]

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The Great Lessons in the Montessori Lower Elementary

During the first weeks of school and throughout the year, the lower elementary children participate in what Montessori called, The Great Lessons.  These lessons catapult the students into various studies in our cultural curriculum.  Though we repeat these lessons each year, as your child progresses in age, so does the depth of their understanding and […]

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Normalization occurs when the children’s unconscious energies are allowed to develop freely without obstacles. In approximately six to eight weeks, the children will be able to work in their environment free of deviations, such as missing home or feeling unsure in a new environment with a different routine. When this occurs, their minds and bodies […]

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Toddlers at Montessori

We are very excited about the new school year.  It has been a pleasure getting to know all of our new families and having our returning families back with us again.  We always enjoy observing the growth that takes place in an environment made to encourage development to the fullest potential. Our toddler friends have […]

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To Have Peace, Teach Peace

In the minute-by-minute clash of news from around the world, peace seems an elusive goal. Peace, though, is not dependent on rest of the world’s cooperation. Peace begins with the individual and the individual’s decision to lead a peaceful life. Peace must be chosen, and we need to teach others to choose peace, joy and […]

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Greetings Walnut Farm Families

Greetings Walnut Farm families, It is with great excitement that we welcome you to your first viewing of the WFMS Newsletter.  Our staff is excited to offer our parent community the opportunity to receive Montessori wisdom, insight into the classrooms, pictures of our students in action, and updates about WFMS events all in one centralized […]

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