2016-2017 New School Year!

Welcome to the 2016-2017 year at Northwest Montessori School! This summer mailing includes a schedule detailing the beginning of the school year, a calendar, a digital link and how to for submitting school forms online, and details regarding our fundraising and social...

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Winter Open House

Open House For Prospective Parents Saturday, January 10th (10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.) - Celebrating our 49th year we invite you to come meet the staff and tour the classrooms - Learn about the Montessori approach to the education of children - Recognized by the...

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Open House!

Open House For Prospective Parents Saturday, January 10th (10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.) - We invite you to come meet the staff and tour the classrooms - Learn about the Montessori approach to the education of children - Recognized by the Association Montessori...

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You’re Invite: 3rd Annual BARN DANCE!

Come one, Come All! Grab your partner and dosey doh for Northwest Montessori School’s 3rd Annual Ol’ Fashioned Barn Dance on Friday, October 17, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm at Hale’s Ales Palladium 4301 Leary Way NW. Seattle, WA 98107. Don't miss this opportunity to put on...

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Spring Events!

SPRING HAS SPRUNG! (click above for more info) And So Has Our Spring Fundraising Thank you for your support of Northwest Montessori School throughout the year! As you may have heard, it is time for spring fundraising. In lieu of a full auction this year, we are asking...

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Fundraiser 2014 Almost There!

FUNDRAISER UPDATE: Our gracious donors have helped us raise almost all the way to our Goal for a current total of $53,000 for Northwest Montessori School! Our 2013-2014 Fundraiser has a $60,000 Goal. So far we are on pace, and right now is the perfect opportunity to...

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Forbes: “The Future Of Education Was Invented In 1906”

Forbes posted an article mentioning the significance of an age-old technique of teaching and pointed toward Maria Montessori as the source. Read more at the original article. In fact, the future of education was invented in 1906. That’s the year Maria Montessori, who...

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We’re at 60% of Goal!

Our 2013-2014 Fundraiser is well under way and we have made a significant distance toward the $60,000 Goal. To date we have raised $36,000 for Northwest Montessori School! We have a good start, so lets fill the tree and make a difference in the lives of children. The...

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Winter Open House

Winter Open House Flyer Celebrating our 49th year we invite you to come meet the staff and tour the classrooms Learn about the Montessori approach to the education of children Recognized by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Programs Available: Primary -...

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Donate While Holiday Shopping With Amazon Smile

What could be better than donating to Northwest Montessori School by making one click? Introducing AmazonSmile. A service where your eligible purchases on Amazon.com automatically donate 0.5% of the price to Northwest Montessori School. It's like getting two lattes...

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Open House – Nov 2nd and Jan 11th

Upcoming at Northwest Montessori School: Celebrating our 49th year we invite you to come meet the staff and tour the classrooms. Learn about the Montessori approach to the education of children. Recognized by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Programs...

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This Week at Northwest Montessori

Here are a few things that are happening next week! Thursday, October 17th The Great Washington Shake Out Annual statewide earthquake drill 10:17am on October 17, 2013. More information at: http://www.shakeout.org/washington/ Friday, October 18, 2013 Northwest...

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Work Party Thanks!

Dear  Northwest Montessori School Families and Staff, Wow!  We want to thank you all of you that so enthusiastically participated in the Work Parties March 16th. Wedgwood has newly refinished picnic tables, newly painted doors, trimmed, pruned, cleaned, planted,...

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Maria Montessori, a bold life breaking gender boundaries

(Originally posted in The Christian Science Monitor, Laura Edwins) Doctor Maria Montessori may have given her name to one of the world’s most well known education methods, but the woman behind the philosophy is not a well known feminist figure. In the early twentieth...

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Maria Montessori and 10 famous graduates from her schools

(Originally posted by The Christian Science Monitor, Chris Gaylord) Maria Montessori stands in many ways as the mother of alternative education. The Italian physician and teacher invented a new kind of school, one with self-directed learning, classrooms with mixed age...

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Raising Successful Children

PHRASES like “tiger mom” and “helicopter parent” have made their way into everyday language. But does overparenting hurt, or help? While parents who are clearly and embarrassingly inappropriate come in for ridicule, many of us find ourselves drawn to the idea that...

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The Right Way to Train Attention

(From a post by Laura Flores Shaw, Head of School, Oak Knoll Kinderhaus Montessori. Originally appeared on The Huffington Post) The controversy over what we should do for children with ADHD just keeps going, and going. In one corner we have researchers like L. Alan...

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Maria Montessori: Follow the Child

Here's a very interesting video uncovered by one of our Montessori teachers that chronicles the history of Dr. Maria Montessori and her development of the Montessori Method of education. Check it out. http://youtu.be/MWlGO3XDetI

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