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Independence in Montessori

As our upper elementary and middle school students return from their annual, week long, overnight field trip, I am always grateful for this opportunity for our children. One of the unique components of an independent school education is our ability to offer these unique experiences that build independence in a safe environment. As our students grow and mature, they face these opportunities that allow them to gain confidence in their…

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4-8th grade at Space Camp

This week, our 4-8th grade will be participating in a week long field trip at the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. This is a great opportunity for these older students to begin to experiment with independence away from home in a safe environment. This full science curriculum engages our students in robotics, flight simulation and space exploration. Have a great week, kids!

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Our Self Study

In conjunction with each re-accreditation visit, independent schools are asked to complete a self-study, which includes a school profile and strategic initiatives for the future. I am pleased to say that our self study is now complete and we look forward to our April SAIS-SACS-AMS visit, where the team will examine our self-study and make commendations, as well as recommendations, of where we need to focus ourselves for the future.…

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Facebook Contest for a Free Preschool Summer Camp!

HMS is announcing a contest & the winner will receive one FREE preschool summer session for 2014! Here’s the details: Send us your best “Montessori at home” environment, or activity either through a photo or video by April 1 through our Facebook page. We know that many of our parents do a wonderful job integrating Montessori into their home, either through activities or a prepared environment in their child’s room. By…

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