News Archive

December 09, 2014 by Ken Paynter, Director of Technology

CMS Hosts “Open Lab” Wednesday to Explore the Hour of Code Project

The Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week is here! Learning activities are readily available online for children Kindergarten age and up. Please keep in mind that it is not a particular hour, but any hour you are able to spend this week learning about and writing code. To help... » read more
December 09, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, December 9, 2014

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that you are well and dry on this rainy nor’easter. The beauty of rain is that sunshine follows. Last week I had the pleasure of attending the National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference (POCC) in Indianapolis with Passport Director Nicky... » read more
December 05, 2014

CMS Online Family Seminars

CMS is excited to offer parent education opportutnies with our Online Family Seminars. On December 9- Into to Primary Math- Charles Terranova, our Curriculum Coordinator, will present on Montessori Math.  He will focus on math literacy, memorization, fluency, solving problems and how... » read more
December 02, 2014 by Christine Kahvejian

Today is #GivingTuesday

We have one day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to celebrating the difference we all make when we give back. Today, join the CMS community as we participate in a global celebration and a new tradition of generosity! Earlier this month... » read more
November 25, 2014

Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Tahlya and Doug

Tahlya Paynter, Passport Toddler Teacher What is your role at CMS?I am a Toddler teacher in Passport's Extended Day Program.  What do you love most about CMS? I love the immediate feeling of community and support that I felt amongst the staff and families as soon as I started working... » read more
November 25, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, November 25, 2014

Greetings CMS Families, I trust that you and your loved ones are well. As we prepare for one of America’s favorite holidays, I am doing my best to reflect on those things for which  I am eternally grateful. In the past month I have experienced joy and pain and life and loss.  I’m sure my... » read more
November 18, 2014

Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Marion and Lauren

Marion Geiger, Lead Teacher, Primary What is your role here at CMS?Orange Room Lead teacher What do you love most about CMS?I love the diverse community! When you’re not at CMS, how do you like to spend your time?Either indoors or outdoors with my dog! Tell us one fun fact that people might not... » read more
November 11, 2014

Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Dianne and Anu

Dianne Finn, CMS Nurse What is role here at CMS?I am the CMS School Nurse. What do you love most about CMS?I love the CMS community! Students, families and faculty members have been extremely welcoming and supportive. When you’re not at CMS, how do you like to spend your time?When I'm not at CMS I... » read more
November 11, 2014 by Munir Shivji, Director of Toddler and Primary Programs

Building Peace

It is said that holding a grudge is a learned skill as we mature. Slowly, and sadly so, life’s uncomfortable experiences lead to quick judgments of others that limit our possibilities to connect, understand and grow together – in peace. Children, on the other hand, have an innate sense of... » read more
 
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