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Book Fair is Right Around the Corner!

One of the most anticipated events of the year, the Book Fair, — will be here on December 4th and 5th! The children are in the midst of writing up their favorite books to decorate the lobby and the parents just heard all about the hottest new children’s books from Pamela Paul, MMS mom and The […]

MMS appoints new admissions director

Blair Bizzell-Hatcher has joined the Metropolitan Montessori School Admissions Office as director, beginning July 1. She comes to MMS from the Ethical Culture School, where she has worked since 2005 as a classroom teacher teaching ethics, an admissions associate and diversity coordinator. She also has worked as a special education teacher in public and charter […]

Metropolitan Montessori premieres new musical for children

On Feb. 12-13, the school will perform “Allie in Wonderland,” an original musical commissioned by the school. Drama Director Phillip Bettencourt and Music Director Karen Paulson developed the show with lyricist Laura Kleinbaum and composer Ben Wexler.

Why Montessori education?

MMS parents join a discussion on the value of a Montessori education on this new video from the American Montessori Society.

MMS teacher is featured on poetry website

A poem by Christie Ann Reynolds is featured on the American Academy of Poets website this week.

MMS dancer praised for Nutcracker performance

Henry Berlin, a fifth grader, attracted the notice of a dance reviewer for The New York Times.

Metropolitan Montessori wins Blackboard Award

Metropolitan Montessori School is the recipient of the 2013 Blackboard Award for “outstanding nursery and grade school.”

Sixth grade excavates site at Black Rock Forest

As part of a yearlong study of archaeology, the sixth grade is excavating a site at Black Rock Forest near the historic Stone House.

Educating boys

An article in TIME magazine advocates three ideas to help boys succeed in school: offer more recess, help boys become readers, and encourage boys to tap their imaginations. At Metropolitan Montessori, we’re on board.

Takeaways from “American Promise”

Head of School Brenda Mizel comments on the new documentary, American Promise.