Our Staff, in a Summer State of Mind…


“Summer was on the way; Jem and I awaited it with impatience. Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape; but most of all, summer was Dill.”

— Harper Lee

Reghan McAuley, Primary Directress:
I WILL…be working with some beautiful children this who will join me for summer fun in Montessori mornings!  I will also enjoy special time and adventures with my super girls: Ella, Gabby and Brennah. I am continuing my education with two additional courses in Sociology. We will travel, play, and read!  (At least 3 books at minimum- LOVE time to read!  Can’t wait!) Continue reading “Our Staff, in a Summer State of Mind…”

Madame Sophie


Marguerite, a VdM Lower Elementary third year student, deserves every ounce of credit for this blog post!  She (pictured above, holding the dry erase board) enthusiastically suggested highlighting the French lessons taught by our Lower Elementary Assistant, Mrs. Sophie Andre.  Bonne idee!  Bien sur! Continue reading “Madame Sophie”

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A worthy watch and one to consider sharing with another family!

Elspeth’s Idea


A Lower Elementary Share from Mrs. Anna Schwind:

A few weeks ago, I needed to offer the children a chance to do some critical thinking, so I decided to show them how to solve sudoku puzzles.  Sudoku is a logic-based, combinatorial number-placement puzzle, which I greatly enjoy and knew many of the children would likely enjoy as well. Continue reading “Elspeth’s Idea”



Kellen's very last day in Milos Land.  This is Kellen's Kellen’s very last day in Milos Land.  This is Kellen’s “you-will-not-see-me-cry” face.  Robyn Milos will always and forever occupy special real estate in Kellen’s heart. Continue reading “Grateful”