Archive for the ‘News’ Category
Posted on: Monday, April 29th, 2013
Three MMS students were recognized by the New York Society library in its 2013 writing contest.
Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2013
MMS Head of School Brenda Mizel joined more than 80 heads of New York-area independent schools in an open letter about gun violence published today in The New York Times.
Posted on: Thursday, December 20th, 2012
“When it comes to producing creative business leaders, Montessori education has been a potent predictor of future success.” Korn/Ferry International, an executive recruiting firm, has published a feature-length article on Montessori education and why it fosters innovation and self-motivation.
Posted on: Thursday, October 18th, 2012
The Parents Association is holding an after-school family event to support the West Side Campaign Against Hunger, an organization located two blocks from our school.
Posted on: Monday, September 24th, 2012
MMS is introducing a new program this year to help children learn to how resolve interpersonal conflicts on their own as a way of developing self-awareness and resilience.
Posted on: Friday, June 29th, 2012
For a second consecutive year, the MMS community has exceeded its goal of 90 percent parent participation in the Annual Fund. This support will enable the school to receive a $10,000 challenge grant.
Posted on: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
MMS will honor its 12 graduating sixth graders at the graduation ceremony tonight.
Posted on: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
An article by Head of School Brenda Mizel in the MMS Messenger about how the school made changes to its culture has been reprinted in The Head’s Letter published by Educational Directions Inc.
Posted on: Friday, March 9th, 2012
A team of MMS parents led by Head of School Brenda Mizel and parent Lisa Sladkus successfully petitioned Community Board 7 on March 6 for improvements to intersections on Broadway and West End Avenue used by families who walk to and from school.
Posted on: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
Parent-teacher conferences are significant events because there seems to be so much at stake for our children. They are, in the words of Dr. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, “a small stage on which our broader cultural priorities and values get played out.” Participate in the conversation with Dr. Lawrence-Lightfoot, author of “The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other,” on March 7, starting at 6 p.m. for refreshments.