News Archive

January 14, 2014 by Nicole Pascarelli O'Brien, Director of Admissions and Communications

Happy New Year from the Admissions Office! It's Preview Time!

Happy New Year from the Admissions Office!  It may be tricky to remember to write 2014, but in the Admissions Office we have been writing 2014 since the fall as we plan for the 2014-2015 school year. It is hard to believe this school year is almost half over, it feels like it was just... » read more
January 07, 2014 by By Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Heads Corner, January 7, 2014

Greetings CMS Families, Happy New Year! I hope that your holiday break was everything you hoped for and more. When we left two weeks ago, the only expectation that I had was to spend time with my family and relax. The holiday season always evokes a range of emotions from extreme elation to extreme... » read more
December 19, 2013 by By Jennifer Haines-Butler - Director of Middle School, Secondary School Placement, and Alumni Relations

CMS Alumni: Where Are They Now?

It seems like just yesterday we were launching Cambridge Montessori's Middle School.  But of course this school year marks the program's seventh, and our first class of Middle-Schoolers – four young men – are now college students.  Where did the time go?  And more importantly,... » read more
December 10, 2013 by By Rachel van der Voort, Chair, CMS Board of Trustees

Featured Column: Update from the Board of Trustees

Dear CMS Families,  As 2013 comes to an end, I am happy to share an update on the work of our Board Committees and our progress as it relates to the annual goals I outlined in my letter earlier this year. (1)  Facilities. The Facilities Committee, chaired by Laura Russ, held several... » read more
December 04, 2013 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, December 4, 2013

Greetings CMS Families! I hope that you had an amazing Thanksgiving Break. I certainly recognize that not everyone celebrates certain holidays for various reasons. I just hope that you were able to enjoy the time off doing whatever makes you happy. I am a holiday junkie! Thanksgiving is one of my... » read more
November 26, 2013 by Charles Terranova, Curriculum Coordinator

Featured Column: The Four Planes of Development (Part 2)

In the fall, I presented to parents on the topic of the Four Planes of Development. Originally conceived by Maria Montessori as a graphic, the Four Planes of Development represents an essential Montessori principle: the idea of sensitive periods. A pioneer of this theory, Maria Montessori... » read more
November 19, 2013 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Column, November 19, 2013

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that all is well within your hearts and souls. It has been a while since I have had an opportunity to connect with you through this medium. I missed the connection, even if virtual. It is imperative that I share the platform with other Cambridge Montessori leaders so... » read more
November 12, 2013 by Kyla Graves, Director of Development

Featured Column: What's Developing in Development?

The Development Office is a busy place this time of year. If you are a parent of the school, you should have received a letter in the mail asking you to make a gift to the CMS Fund. Each year, the Development Office asks folks connected to Cambridge Montessori to consider a gift to the school’s... » read more
November 05, 2013 by Charles Terranova, Curriculum Coordinator

Featured Column: The Four Planes of Development

During the September and October Parent Forums I presented to parents on the topic of The Four Planes of Development. Originally conceived by Maria Montessori as a graphic, The Four Planes of Development represents an essential Montessori principle: the idea of sensitive periods. A pioneer on this... » read more
October 15, 2013 by By Laura Russ, Chair, Campus and Facilities Committee

Featured Column: Campus and Facilities Plans

Dear CMS Community,  I'm writing as the Chair of the CMS Committee on Campus and Facilities.  We are a Committee created by the Board of Trustees and are made-up of Trustees and non-Trustees.  Last week, Ingrid and I held a series of meetings with faculty, staff,... » read more
 
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