The UE Book Club (Distance Learning Edition) – Fantasy and Folklore

Reading, by Hilary Lord, March 31, 2020,

This month the Upper Elementary Book Club is alive and well in our distance learning program. Upper Elementary students will meet today to discuss one of four books from the fantasy genre. Each novel draws from characters and tales found in folklore and mythology from around the world. Each book is also the beginning of … Continue reading “The UE Book Club (Distance Learning Edition) – Fantasy and Folklore”

The UE Book Club – Black History Month

Reading, by Hilary Lord, February 19, 2020,

This month Upper Elementary students are honoring Black History Month with their book club selections. They’re reading books written by African American authors who have won the Coretta Scott King Book Award. The students chose from the list of books below—a memoir written in verse, a first-person narrative written in verse, a work of contemporary … Continue reading “The UE Book Club – Black History Month”

MMUN Open Mic Night

Upper Elementary, by Hilary Lord, February 12, 2020,

Each year, our sixth-year students travel to New York to participate in Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN). Similar to the traditional Model UN that many of us might remember from high school, this program has been especially designed with Montessori principles in mind—it is a mixed-age experience designed to expand the students’ global consciousness with … Continue reading “MMUN Open Mic Night”