Historical Connections

Community, by Cab Yau, January 21, 2019,

Tuesday and Wednesday of last week Villa di Maria was fortunate to host actor Erika Roberts from the Missouri History Museum’s ACTivist program. She graced us with four sessions individually tailored toward our Extended Day through Upper Elementary children. She subtly shifted the depth of each presentation based on the age of the children. The … Continue reading “Historical Connections”

Getting Ready….

Community, by Cab Yau, December 19, 2018,

Villa di Maria’s Upper Elementary class has been busy preparing for the Winter Concert. The play has been written, casting is complete, lines are (mostly!) memorized, blocking and lighting are all in order. Music is always a key feature in the Upper Elementary play and this year the group was lucky enough to work with … Continue reading “Getting Ready….”

Celebrating Diwali…

Community, by Cab Yau, November 7, 2018,

In honor of Diwali, we take a look back at the Elementary classes’ celebration last year… An important tenet of Montessori philosophy is the recognition of all of humanity as a part of a global family. The “global citizen” aspect of Montessori values the wide and beautiful tapestry of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and takes … Continue reading “Celebrating Diwali…”