Category Archives: extended day

Art, Music, Extended Day and Science Thanks

“I am a bookbinder!” remarked one of the students who made their own sketchbook. Primary, Intermediate, and Upper students are now filling their sketchbooks with one drawing per day, working very carefully. Some students have even started to make books … Continue reading

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Friday Wrap Up 8/24

PRIMARY: Exciting First Week in Montessori Land It was a beautiful Monday morning. The children arrived happy and excited to see their friends and meet new ones. We began the week establishing a positive classroom rapport. Daily routines were discussed and practiced. For example: … Continue reading

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Extended Day and homework

“Homework Time!” Each day during our Extended Day program, the students hear this familiar phrase around 4:00pm. We like to give the students who stay after school the opportunity to do assignments since they will be returning home later in … Continue reading

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Cooking at Extended Day

Two students chose gluten free recipes for our Wednesday “chef of the day” activity in Extended Day. Not only did we get to enjoy fresh, warm biscuits with honey and butter, and crepes with warm Nutella filling, but everyone learned … Continue reading

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Things are cooking at Extended Day!

Extended Day is back in full gear this year. As a part of the program, children have the opportunity to cook for the others. This is a valuable experience on multiple levels, both in the practical skills and the building … Continue reading

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Cooking at Extended Day

Our Extended Day program takes advantage of early Wednesday dissmisal by using the extra hour to have a Cooking Day. We always choose an activity that can accommodate even our youngest chefs! This week we started with one of our … Continue reading

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