Community, by Cab Yau, April 24, 2019,

Last Friday the Elementary children had an adventure of an afternoon hopping from one room to another learning about Passover. The Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary classrooms were mixed together and divided into four groups to enable a full mixed-aged, cross-classroom experience. In the Great Room, the children learned a traditional dance from our skilled PE … Continue reading “Passover”


Community, by Cab Yau, March 29, 2019,

Spring is (finally!) in the air. The rain will come and go, but we will soak in every drop of sunshine we can get! While everyone made the most of the snow and cold weather, the warmer weather is beyond welcome! Extended Day is enjoying their treat of playing in the tree just outside the … Continue reading “Spring!”

Introducing Melissa Fox

Community, by Cab Yau, February 21, 2019,

It is with great joy that we introduce the newest member of our team. Melissa Fox joined the VdM community in January as our resident Reading Specialist. Melissa has been diligently working to support the children in our environments. We are so happy to have her! Describe your educational background.   I earned a Bachelor’s Degree … Continue reading “Introducing Melissa Fox”

Alumna Spotlight

Community, by Cab Yau, February 12, 2019,

As our children progress through Montessori environments we delight in their growth and development. It’s worth noting though that this development does not just aid them as children, rather it forms a strong foundation for their whole lives.  At times this connection can be difficult to see – we take a leap of faith that … Continue reading “Alumna Spotlight”