Archive for May 2020

Congratulations Class of 2020!

May 21, 2020

Graduates in the class of 2020 will be remembered for their vast array of talents, academic successes, compassion and humility. When we think of this class in the future, we will also remember them for their grit, fortitude and perseverance. They have successfully risen to the challenge of learning in a remote environment and completed […]

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Coffee House and Community

January 30, 2020

ASM’s Coffee House is one of my favorite events of the school year! It is a time to gather with families and friends and to support our students’ artistic endeavors in a convivial environment! I love to watch our students, of every age, share their wonderful talents. The students gain confidence by performing in front […]

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The Season of Giving

December 12, 2019

The season of giving is upon us and I am grateful that the ASM community exemplifies this spirit in so many ways! Community service projects have been led by our parents, students, and faculty and staff. Our generosity will benefit those in need whether they are the recipient of a holiday toy or a warm […]

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A New Tradition at ASM

October 24, 2019

ASM is fortunate to be a community rich in diversity. Our families form a tapestry that is woven from a variety of cultures, experiences and interests. To celebrate UN Day, elementary and middle school student ambassadors gave presentations on China, India, Kenya, Poland, Puerto Rico and Ukraine. Lower Elementary students were treated to a delicious […]

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Science Fair: ASM students onto the Regionals!

March 14, 2019

As most of you know, I very much look forward to our Science Fair every year. I recognize and appreciate the tremendous amount of work that goes into each project. From selecting the topic, to testing hypotheses, documenting and presenting, there are many steps along the way. Setbacks and challenges are sure to occur and […]

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ASM’s Science Fair

March 7, 2019

The halls at ASM are brimming with excitement and anticipation! After many weeks of hard work, our students are eager to share the results of their science fair projects with you! Throughout this endeavor, students acquire a myriad of sophisticated skills beginning with managing their time over the course of several weeks. They conduct research […]

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Inquiry-based Learning

February 28, 2019

March is Science Fair time! The Science Fair is an integral component of our curriculum for elementary and middle school students and optional for first years. Science Fair promotes inquiry-based learning through the use of hands-on projects which are natural to our Montessori environment. Next Thursday, students will be setting up their projects with great anticipation! Students […]

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United Nations Day Celebration

October 25, 2018

Dear Families, Luckily, the rain held off for us yesterday as ASM celebrated United Nations Day, a long- standing tradition at our school. Dr. Montessori wrote, lectured and trained teachers world-wide on the importance of peace education and the impact that children could have in achieving world peace. Efforts to advance the rights of children […]

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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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Celebrating our Cultures and Traditions

February 8, 2018

“Embracing peace, challenging prejudice and respecting diversity” (andovermontessori.org) Six years ago, I applied for the headship at ASM, in part, because of this statement on the school’s website. Throughout my tenure, I have been passionate and determined to support and advance these core values at ASM. Our school’s foundation supports a peaceful and respectful learning environment. […]

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