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Holiday Celebration

Please join us for a celebration with the children on December 17th beginning at 3pm. Casa parents will be treated to open casa, a hotly-anticipated event with the under six set. Your child will be your teacher for an hour. … Continue reading

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December 17th 3pm Celebrate With Us!

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Warm and Cozy Workshops You Don’t Want to Miss!

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Warm Woolens and a Tidy Home to Come Back To

Casa West…The “brrrrr” months have settled in like the snow has. The casa is humming with wooly industry…bobbins and needles are turning and clicking with festive visions of gifts, teddy bear scarves, doll blankets, cat mats, epic garlands, fuzzy necklaces … Continue reading

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Real Characters

A small group of five students worked with visual artist Thessa van der Kuyp to develop fantasy character sketches the first week of July. Each day, they spent three hours drawing with the help of a very accommodating live model … Continue reading

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Orchard to Sit on Model UN Bureau in New York

Each year, 2000 students from all over the world go to New York to participate in Montessori Model United Nations. They spend several months preparing their position papers and county’s case dockets before traveling to New York. Once there, they … Continue reading

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The year is dismissed. Have a wonderful summer!

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Peace Table Project

We are working on an installation that will open the Lyceum. It is informed by the experience the children have of the peace table, both as a concrete materialization and as an abstracted concept. Over the next few days, we … Continue reading

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Arts Showcase Tonight

Please join us at 5.30  

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Science Fair 2019

This year’s science fair was a spectacular showcase of innovation in experimental design. We had students that asked questions like “can you generate electricity from a plant?”, “are wetlands nature’s kidneys?” and “if you were to get in a bath … Continue reading

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