News Archive

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
October 10, 2013 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, October 10, 2013

Greetings CMS Families,   I trust that you are well and enjoying the week. The pace of the beginning of the school year is often frenetic. Every week has been eventful. In just a little over a month, we have already hosed a Popsicle party, curriculum nights in all three programs,... » read more
October 02, 2013 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, October 2, 2013

I hope that your weekend was everything you hoped for and more.   I had the pleasure of traveling to Philadelphia, “the city of brotherly love,” to hang out with my sister for some sisterly love. My sister and BFF is three years my senior but everyone thinks I am the eldest.  When I... » read more
September 25, 2013 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, September 25, 2013

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that you had a wonderful weekend.  It was a busy weekend for CMS.  We had a successful donor event on Saturday evening in Harvard Square and participated in the Life is Good Festival with three other Montessori schools all day both... » read more
September 17, 2013 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, September 17, 2013

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that you had a great weekend! We completed our first full week of school and are already in a rhythm. We ended the week with a CMS tradition, the Popsicle Party.  Despite torrential rain that fell exactly at the time the party was scheduled to begin, we managed... » read more
September 10, 2013 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, September 10, 2013

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that your first week at CMS last week was everything you hoped it would be and more.  As parents, we yearn for summer vacation so that we can spend quality time with our families, enjoy a more relaxed schedule and take advantage of doing all... » read more
September 03, 2013 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, September 3, 2013

Good Afternoon CMS Families, I hope that you enjoyed the extended weekend. Labor Day weekend is symbolic of the tremendous summer season coming to a close, yet it also evokes the excitement of welcoming a new season and all that it promises. Last week we welcomed back our full faculty and staff,... » read more
June 17, 2013 by Communications

CMS Participates in NAIS 20/20 Challenge

This spring, the Cambridge Montessori School Middle School students paired up with the Emerald Mountain School in Steamboat Springs, CO and the American Institute of Monterey in Santa Catarina, Mexico to tackle a combined project through the NAIS Challenge 20/20. All three schools were given the... » read more
 
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