Archive for: December, 2017
The Transition to Traditional School
During our annual Alumni Nights, we know that nearly every parent wants to ask the returning alumni, “How […]
How To Accept a Gift, According to Preschoolers
Grace and Courtesy lessons are a daily part of your child’s life at Wheaton Montessori School. It may […]
An Open Letter to all Wheaton Montessori Families
An Open Letter to the Families of Wheaton Montessori School Dear Wheaton Montessori School Families, As […]
Sewing: More than just button repair.
Sewing Projects: Commanding Attention and Control Sewing in a Montessori classroom is more than just an exercise in […]
For Our Support Network: Thank You!
Thank You We’d like to thank these early donors for our Annual Giving campaign. We know that our […]
I’m Not Worried About Your Child Being Potty-Trained
Rebecca Lingo, Head of School at Wheaton Montessori School, shares her thoughts on potty-training requirements for preschool children. […]
Wheaton Montessori Elementary: What Does it Mean to Be Human?
Life Lessons in the Wheaton Montessori Elementary Class During the elementary years in a Montessori classroom, history is […]
The Smithsonian, Memes, and Weekly Seminar
Every Friday morning, our Junior High students conduct a Seminar. One student is responsible for choosing the topic […]
You’re Invited to the Elementary Class Work Exposition
Elementary Work Expo All families – past, present, and future – are invited to attend the Elementary Classroom’s […]
Our Decision to Stay: Thoughts on Wheaton Montessori’s Elementary Program
From Mrs. Mayhugh: Many of our newer families may not know that I’ve only been on the Wheaton […]
Couldn’t Join Us for the Open House?
Did you miss the Winter Preschool Open House? If you weren’t able to make it tothe Preschool […]
Fostering Children’s Natural Curiosity and Zest for Learning
In an article for Salon.com, Professor Peter Gray discusses the natural instincts children have to learn, discover, and […]
What Do You Want For Your Child?
According to research reported by the “Trust for Learning’s Parents as Consumers,” parents of young children have very […]
Exploring the Wetlands – Thank you for helping us!
Last Saturday our parent community came out in droves to help kick off our Wetlands Restoration project. These […]
Your Child Might Be Ready to Start School, Even if You’re Not…
How do I know if my child is ready to start school? As parents, we’re never quite […]
Please join Mrs. Mayhugh for coffee and community as she goes over your “frequently asked questions.”