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The Beauty of The Montessori Early Childhood Three Year Cycle Series – The First Year

September 6, 2023
By Catherine Mathews The three year cycle gives a child the opportunity to be a youngest child, middle child, and oldest child in the classroom community. Regardless of their birth order they can experience what that means within our own class family. First Year Student Experience: Firs…

Half-Day Early Childhood Option Offered

September 5, 2023
New this year is an Early Childhood Morning Option.  This will be offered in the Aspens class. It is actually more than a half day.  This new class option will run from  8:45 – 1PM allowing for the inclusion of both lunch and recess offering valuable practical life, grace and courtesy, and socia…

Montessori Community School Announces Scholarships

August 26, 2023
In honour of Dr. Robert (Bob) Mac Buchanan, the Montessori Educational Foundation (M.E.F.) is offering tuition scholarships to 3 year old, 1st grade, and 4th grade students in underserved populations for the 2023-2024 academic year. To apply for a 50% to 100% tuition scholarship for the upcom…

Butterfly Release

July 19, 2023
Our toddler program has been so excited about our special summer project: butterflies. Over the past few weeks, we have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to teach our littlest friends about some other little friends… insects!  When the weather started warming up at the end of the…

Utah Fits All – Utah’s Scholarship Voucher Program

July 13, 2023
Utah Fits All is a universal school choice scholarship program signed into law in 2023! All K-12 students who are residents of Utah qualify to receive the full amount of $8000 whether they currently attend public, private, homeschool, or are just starting kindergarten. Scholarships will be av…

An Overview of Montessori

June 14, 2023
Private School Review posted a fantastic review of Montessori, highlighting philosophy, principles, age-range, approach, and benefits. So much of what makes learning through Montessori beneficial can be seen in those who attended Montessori schools. Thinking outside the box, the founders of Goog…

Summer Camp – Join Now

May 25, 2023
MCS Summer Camp is open to the community. Spaces are filling up quickly. June 12 – August 4 (School Hours & Extended Hours) Cooking Gardening Splash Days Field Trips Ages 3 – 9 Fill out the form below for details. We will reach out to you with details shortly. [w…

Meet Carmen Olivera!

May 25, 2023
Carmen is the new Infant Program Teacher. Carmen was born in Peru, where she studied psychology but life brought her to Utah almost 12 years ago. She was looking for schools for her daughter when she found the Montessori method. She started working at a Montessori school in Park City where she f…

Farewell to Teachers

May 25, 2023
We are saddened to share the news of our four departing teachers: Ms. Nozomi, Ms. Fernanda, Ms. Alyssa, and Ms. Kayla. Nozomi first worked with us near the beginning of the Toddler program and it was a real pleasure to work with her. After working with us for a few years her husband took a n…

Parent School Alliance Social & Meeting

May 25, 2023
Our next PSA Social & Meeting will take place on June 1st, 2023, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Location: 1443 South Indian Hills Circle Please bring a dish and/or beverages to share. Children are also welcome to attend. You can reach the PSA with questions at We’d love to h…

End of Year Celebration

May 25, 2023
Our End of Year Celebration will take place on June 6th, 2023, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. It will take place on the Green Space, so feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket. There will also be a Magic Show at 6:30pm, and also face painting, carnival games, and treats.

MCS Teachers are the BEST!

May 15, 2023
For Teacher Appreciation Week, we honored our teachers with flowers, snacks, sentiments, donuts and bagels, lunch and gift cards. Our Parent School Alliance organized the teacher recognition involving many parents for provisions, setup and delivery, and involved the Montessori Education Foundati…

Parent Education-Healthy Boundaries

April 5, 2023
Please join us Wednesday April 19 at 6:30 PM for the April Parent Education night. This event will highlight the Healthy Boundaries Curriculum in use at the school and how to carry on conversations at home, and will include the importance of understanding emotions as it relates to the curricu…

Professional Development Days

March 22, 2023
Our March Professional Development days last week provided our staff with a wonderful opportunity to all come together at the same time to learn and engage with each other. We focused on bringing much needed training on policies and procedures to our staff. We had a large focus on the Health, We…

Fun Run – April 11, 2023

March 5, 2023
15th Annual Fun Run Fundraiser 2023 The Fun Run is our primary fundraiser for our school’s nonprofit, the Montessori Educational Foundation.   Give Now Our goal this year is to raise at least $3500 total, with 80% family participation. Our students have the unique opportunity to raise…

2023-2024 Academic Calendar

February 25, 2023
Please find the 2023-2024 Academic Calendar here.

Peace Rocks Highlighted at the UMC Conference

February 1, 2023
This weekend much of our staff attended the 20th Utah Montessori Council conference. The conference is for our Montessori teachers to share ideas, learn, socialize and be inspired. Schools were invited to share their peace project and our Amanda was invited to speak. Amanda shared our Peace R…

Re-Enrollment for 2023 -2024

January 19, 2023
We are happy and honored that you have entrusted us with your child’s education and look forward to continuing that relationship for the next academic year. Re-enrollment for 2023-2024 is now open! Every family should have received an email from on January 17, 2023 called…

Carsen Ireland: New Wasatch Extended Day Teacher

January 12, 2023
Carson was born and raised in Utah. He has always had a passion for understanding the world around him and has found much love for travel and getting to know new environments, people, cultures, and language. He loves communication and is always looking for better and more productive ways to…

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…