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The Way We Teach: Out of Our Heads

There is chatter as class begins. “Who is leading the discussion?” “Did you finish the analysis sheets?” “What analysis sheets?” “Has anyone ever thought how it would feel to wake up without language?” The student’s face is full of inquiry, and he continues, “Would it be our worst nightmare or a relief…you know…we would be … Read more The Way We Teach: Out of Our Heads

How We Teach: From Shy to Hi

The two-year old approaches … hand outstretched. We shake. “Good morning,” I say. He moves on—silent. An older toddler and another confident handshake. To my “Good morning” he shouts, “I’m four! I can have gumballs!” A shy youngster emerges from the crosswalk … glides past my outstretched hand. I turn to watch her ascend to … Read more How We Teach: From Shy to Hi

So, you want to go to Harvard?

Well according to their website, here is how your application would be considered. In their admissions process, they give careful, individual attention to each applicant. They seek to identify students who will be the best educators of one another and their professors—individuals who will inspire those around them during their College years and beyond. Here … Read more So, you want to go to Harvard?

10th Annual Miners Golf Tournament

Join us for a great cause and some amazing golf on the beautiful Bermuda greens of the Heritage Golf Club. Enjoy a day of golf and support The Montessori School of Raleigh in the 10th Annual Miners Golf Tournament. Last year we had 47 parents, grandparents and friends of MSR supporting us in tournament play. … Read more 10th Annual Miners Golf Tournament

Happy Birthday Maria!

Happy 148th Birthday to Maria Montessori! Montessori was born on August 31, 1870 in Chiaravalle, Italy. Her father, Alessandro Montessori, 33 years old at the time, was an official of the Ministry of Finance working in the local state-run tobacco factory. Her mother, Renilde Stoppani, 25 years old, was well educated for the times and … Read more Happy Birthday Maria!

MSR is Now Offering the IB Program

We are thrilled and proud to inform you that the International Baccalaureate (IB) organization has authorized the Montessori School of Raleigh to offer the IB Diploma Programme beginning in Fall 2018. MSR will become just the third independent school in North Carolina – and the only one outside of Charlotte – to offer the prestigious … Read more MSR is Now Offering the IB Program

SummerScape 2018 was fun for all!

SummerScape is MSR’s summer camp program. Many students return to our campus for week-long camps designed for those who love sports, crafts, cooking, or just plain old summer fun. MSR strives to make SummerScape a continuation of the Montessori experience by providing a creative, safe and fun environment. Click the links below to see the … Read more SummerScape 2018 was fun for all!

Book Fair was a BIG Success!

The annual MSR Book Fair had the Watson Fine Arts Center hopping with students and parents shopping for some outstanding reads. We were honored to partner with Quail Ridge Books who year-after-year provides us with a wonderfully curated selection of books for all ages! In addition, we also collected gently used book donations for the … Read more Book Fair was a BIG Success!

MSR Holiday Card Video

We hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday season! Happy Holidays from The Montessori School of Raleigh!