Wishing You a Joyous Winter Break

December 23, 2022
It has been a busy week with holiday programs, classroom sing-a-longs and potluck events. Capping off this festive week was the staff Sweater Contest in which there were 3 categories to compete: Ugly, Gorgeous and Festive. There was some strategy in category selection, but the winners are…

Open House – 1/18/23 – 6:30pm (Admissions Info)

December 23, 2022
Montessori Community School will be hosting an Open House Meeting (formerly General Admissions Information Meeting). Parents are invited in-person, to learn more about the Montessori method, curriculum and philosophy, and how our programs are designed to educate the whole child. You will have th…

Summer Camp 2023

December 14, 2022
June 12 – August 4, 2023 This summer’s eight-week camp will focus on the arts, movement, gardening and cooking. We are both fortunate and grateful to have the energy and creativity of Candace Wiseman returning as our Summer Camp Director. We are so excited to offer this engaging and creative …

HVAC Timeline

December 8, 2022
We would like to provide an update on the HVAC status as well as provide the timeline to show what has been done over the last couple of years so everyone has the complete picture. 2021 Throughout the year The Strategic Planning Committee met and discussed the challenges we have been exper…

Robyn’s Message to the Community in December

December 8, 2022
This past week has been filled with so many emotions. I know that the departure of the previous directors has had a tremendous impact on our community – our students, our teachers, our staff, our parents, and me, too. Parting ways professionally with two such extraordinary friends and colleagues…

Holiday Gift Giving 2022

December 6, 2022
Give Now Each year MCS looks for local charities to support as an opportunity for our entire community to participate in service learning projects. This year we have chosen to give to some great causes: The INN Between and the International Rescue Committee (IRC). The INN Between serves …

Valor in Vernal

October 26, 2022
Administrators from Utah Montessori Council member schools around our state gather each Fall for a weekend of activities and conversations that strengthen our connections, our craft and our souls. Vernal This year we traveled to Brandi’s hometown for Valor in Vernal! Brandi facilitated the openi…

Introducing our Assistant Teachers

October 26, 2022
Classroom assistants provide integral support to ensure that children have a high quality Montessori experience. An Effective Assistant: Supports the teacher Prepares and maintains the environment Observes behaviors Models grace and courtesy Preserves and protects lessons Assists in the develop…

Robyn’s Message to the Community

October 26, 2022
Mt. Taranaki I arrived home in New Zealand, after a 28 hour journey, with connections in LA, Nadi – Fiji and Auckland, feeling a little exhausted but after a quiet day there have been a whirlwind of events. Over New Zealand’s Labour Weekend we had our Waitara High School 75th Jubilee. In New Zea…

Introducing our Specialty Subjects and Teachers

October 20, 2022
Outdoor Classroom (OC) Early Childhood students participate each week in the Outdoor Classroom where they explore the plants, soil, invertebrates, birds, and weather in all of the seasons through hands-on activities. The students have many opportunities to practice and master essential developmen…

Parent Teacher Conferences

October 20, 2022
  Parent Teacher Conferences are coming soon! Be sure to sign up for a conferencing time slot. Helpful tips to make the most of your conference: Be prepared. Write down questions or things you would like to discuss and email the teachers with your questions before the conference. Confer wi…

Book Fair

October 12, 2022
We are excited to be able to offer an online book fair, in addition to our in person book fair! The Story Cupboard is providing our book fair with over 1300 titles to satisfy readers, artists and scientists of all ages.  There are great books, experiments and activities to enjoy all year long wit…

Welcome to the World Babies

October 12, 2022
Upper elementary teacher, Joshi, recently gave birth to baby boy Julian Osata Johnson. Joshi and her husband Zach are so excited to begin the journey of parenthood. Early childhood teacher, Ruby, welcomed her latest grandchild into the family this past weekend. Andrei Stephan Chouldjian makes Rub…

Introducing our Elementary Staff

October 12, 2022
The art of engaging children is at the heart of the Montessori elementary classroom. Captivating interest is the key to motivating further exploration, practice, and mastery. The adult’s role is multifaceted. Inspiring the children to connect to knowledge and skills, she fosters work in the class…

Community Builders Needed!

October 11, 2022
What: Each class needs 1-2 community builders to plan a few class activities after school. Past examples include: meeting at a playground, ice skating, sledding, parent-only social… Where: Community builders can choose the activity or meeting place. When: Community Builders decide. Often activiti…

Robyn’s Message to the Community

October 11, 2022
One question that was posed to me by parents recently was, “What are your legacy and succession plans? How can the school best live on in perpetuity no matter who is in leadership?” Over the past few years I have had three different parties, associated with the school, plus an outside company, wh…

Introducing Jennifer Taylor

October 7, 2022
We are delighted to introduce you to Jennifer Taylor who has joined MCS as our school nurse.   Jennifer’s mother is a Montessori teacher, Jen was a Montessori student and her children also attended a Montessori school. She is a perfect fit for our school. “I am a Louisiana native that has lived …

Annual Staff Community Service

October 5, 2022
The MCS Annual Staff Community Service project was started in 2021. On that first Professional Development day of the 2021-22 academic year, staff participated in beautifying the gardens of MCS by planting approximately 100 spring blooming bulbs throughout the grounds. This year staff were offere…

Robyn’s Message to the Community – MEF Giving Project

October 5, 2022
Adopt a Native Elder (ANE) Each year we hold fundraisers, such as the Fun Run, in which our students participate, in order to earn money to go towards our Giving Projects. The funds are donated to Montessori Educational Foundation (M.E.F ), the non-profit arm of the school that currently is used …

Job Board – Moved

September 30, 2022
The Montessori Community School Job Board has now moved to our new location. Please find all job listings located here: Job Board

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