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Welcome to The Montessori School's Blog! Written by various staff members, content shared here is one of the many ways to stay connected to the staff and happenings at both our locations.

The Montessori School Goes Green

Sustainability is inherent in the Montessori approach to education.  Our approach is whole systems thinking based on the relationship between the living and non-living worlds.  The emphasis on values, paired with action underlies the forming of our children as...

Written by Susan Atkinson on January 18, 2019 with 0 comments.

Renovations Begin at The Montessori School’s New Building

Internal demolition began on our newly acquired building today! An official media release regarding these exciting changes at our Kalamazoo campus is included below. Feel free to share and reach out to me with any questions. Peace,  Ann Renovations Begin at The...

Written by Ann Pilzner on January 14, 2019 with 0 comments.

All-Year Montessori Classroom Offered at The Montessori School 

News of the new All-Year Montessori program at The Montessori School’s Kalamazoo campus is now public!  I invite you to read and share the following media release on social media and with anyone interested in learning more about our school and its offerings. Feel free...

Written by Ann Pilzner on January 10, 2019 with 0 comments.

WWMT Featured Richland’s Bilingual Program

Jorge Rodas from WWMT Channel 3 visited our Richland campus to do a feature on the new bilingual program. We are thrilled to be able to share this awesome program with the community! Our Richland students and staff made us proud in the process, too! This content was...

Written by Ann Pilzner on September 14, 2018 with 0 comments.

The Montessori School to Offer Bilingual Program at Richland Campus

News of the new bilingual program at The Montessori School’s Richland campus is now public! We shared this exciting news with our school community a few days ago and are now officially sharing the news with the Kalamazoo and Richland communities at large as well. I...

Written by Ann Pilzner on July 19, 2018 with 0 comments.

The Montessori School Expands Kalamazoo Campus

The Montessori School’s Kalamazoo campus expansion is going public! While this exciting news has been known in our school community for some time, we are now officially sharing the news with the Kalamazoo community at large as well. I invite you to read and share the...

Written by Ann Pilzner on May 22, 2018 with 0 comments.

The Montessori School Plans Earth Day Activities

The Montessori School is planning its annual Earth Day activities for Friday, April 20. I invite you to read and share the following media release on social media and with anyone interested in learning more about our school. As always, feel free to reach out to...

Written by Ann Pilzner on April 16, 2018 with 0 comments.

The Montessori School Adds Sixth-Year Program

The Montessori School’s addition of a sixth-year program is going public! While news of this exciting addition to our offerings has been known in our school community for some time, we are now officially sharing the news with the Kalamazoo community at large as...

Written by Ann Pilzner on March 1, 2018 with 0 comments.

Montessori: A Parent Perspective

On the brink of celebrating my one-year anniversary at TMS, I can’t say enough great things about our school. I truly enjoy working with our community – the children, parents, and staff are incredible. This school year, I also became a TMS parent myself,...

Written by Ann Pilzner on February 16, 2017 with 2 comments.

Signs of Stability – Part 2

Continuing our series on the business of The Montessori School (TMS), two other stability markers relate to income stream and human resource management. Please reach out to Susan Atkinson if you have any questions or suggestions.  We love hearing from you! Stability...

Written by Susan Atkinson on January 10, 2017 with 0 comments.

Is The Montessori School on Your Gift List?

Are you looking to give back to The Montessori School this holiday season? Purchasing items off of our classroom wishlists is a great way to support your child’s classroom! Our website features a classroom list for each room with a variety of materials and gift card...

Written by Ann Pilzner on December 13, 2016 with 0 comments.

Signs of Stability – Part 1

The Montessori School is more than a place to send children; it’s a community. In addition to our deep roots with the Montessori Method, we are also committed to transparency and sustainable financial decisions The following information is reprinted from our...

Written by Susan Atkinson on November 29, 2016 with 0 comments.