Head of School's Letter

Welcome to the Head of School's Letter

I believe that communication is vital to the success of every organization. ASM is no exception! I write to our families frequently to inform them on a variety of topics that I consider important. These letters will give you a glimpse of who we are as a school community, what I value as a school leader, and the direction in which ASM is headed.



End-of-Year Presentations and Ceremonies

June 7, 2018

The school year is at its crescendo! Our community is brimming with eagerness and excitement as we prepare for the many end-of-year celebrations! Field trips, finishing touches to projects, speech writing, singing and social gatherings are all part of the fun. Although there are many events on our calendar, I’d like to point out some […]

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Re-Accreditation from AISNE and AMS

May 31, 2018

Last February, the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) and American Montessori Society (AMS) visited ASM to conduct the five-year follow-up visit of our 10-year accreditation cycle. The Review Team spent the day at ASM meeting with members of our board, faculty, staff and me. After their visit, both AISNE and AMS recommended that […]

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Annual Meeting Welcomes New Board Members, Highlights Expansion

May 10, 2018

Thank you to all who attended last night’s Annual Meeting. As always, it was wonderful to connect, catch up and communicate the state of the school to our members! Our Board of Directors, comprised of volunteers, has the important job of governing the school. Each year, a new slate of directors is voted onto the […]

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Annual Meeting of the Members

April 26, 2018

This year’s Annual Meeting of the Members is not to be missed – the Board of Directors and I will be announcing exciting news that will impact the future of your child and ASM! Please come and show your support to our faculty, staff and directors of the board who are being recognized for their […]

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Middle School Trip to Washington, D.C.

April 12, 2018

This week, our school is noticeably quiet with the absence of our middle school students! As I write this letter, they have just witnessed the Changing of the Guard at the Arlington National Cemetery in our nation’s capital. The Washington, D.C. trip allows us to bring our middle school curriculum to life! Throughout this past […]

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Safety First

April 5, 2018

As I have shared on many occasions, school safety is my top priority. Before the recent tragedy that took place in Parkland, Florida, I had registered to become certified as an ALICE trainer. Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, I attended the training. Footage was reviewed from real-life, active shooting events that have occurred in schools, universities and other venues, […]

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Science Fair: Onto the Regionals!

March 29, 2018

I remember fondly my daughter’s first piano recital. The youngest students performed first, followed in succession by each older group, culminating with the more accomplished pianists. Watching the amazing progression of skill and talent filled me with anticipation and excitement for my daughter’s opportunities and possibilities in the future. I had a similar experience during […]

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Congratulations Class of 2018!

March 22, 2018

Each member of ASM’s Class of 2018 is preparing for their upcoming transition to secondary school. Soon, our eighth year students will be standing at the graduation podium, ready to spread their wings and take flight to one of the area’s excellent public high schools or independent schools. Our students applied to some of the […]

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Snow Day Update

March 15, 2018

March madness has brought so much more than basketball this year! I am certain that I’m not alone in feeling challenged by the three nor’easters we’ve had in less than two weeks. Loss of power and water, and damage to homes and trees has impacted most everyone in our community. Additionally, the loss of eight […]

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Middle School Presents: Level Up Village

March 10, 2018

With great enthusiasm, I share that ASM’s mission is being realized through programming such as Level Up Village. Our seventh and eighth years recently partnered with students in Cananea, Sonora, Mexico to collaborate on a climate change unit of study. Over the course of eight weeks, students from the Instituto Anglo Mexicano worked with our middle […]

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