News Archive

April 16, 2014 by By Alex "The Commish" Tzelnic

Big MAC 5th Anniversary

After our first Big MAC basketball game, back in the winter of 2010, one of our players exclaimed, “We came in 2nd place!” In actuality, we’d lost the game to Harborlight Montessori, but I knew what she meant – the simple fact that the game happened made us all feel worthy of a medal. When I first... » read more
April 14, 2014 by Cambridge Montessori School

Traffic Advisory

Dear CMS Families,   As you may be aware the City of Cambridge has an ongoing project in our neighborhood to separate sewage and run off water.    Yesterday we were informed this project will begin to directly impact the Toddler/Primary building by way of traffic detours. ... » read more
April 10, 2014 by Rahimah Ahmad, School Nurse

Revitalizing our Health Information System

Greeting CMS Families, We hope that you are happy and healthy.  In the spring of 2012, the Cambridge Montessori School community embarked on a Strategic Plan to help us define our priorities for the next three years and beyond. We identified five areas of focus including Program, Faculty and... » read more
April 02, 2014 by Laura Russ, Chair, Campus Committee

Featured Column: Campus Update- Lower Elementary Expansion

Dear CMS Families, I’m writing as the Chair of the Campus Committee to update you on planned changes to the Elementary Building.  As announced during the State of the School address, due to increased enrollment, CMS anticipates the need for a third lower elementary classroom beginning for the... » read more
March 26, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Dr. Ingrid Tucker's Remarks at the 50th Anniversary Gala

Good Evening CMS Family and Friends, It is such an honor and privilege to be in one room with people from all walks of life who share a common thread, Cambridge Montessori. I thank God for giving us such a beautiful day to celebrate fifty years of excellence in education and leaving an indelible... » read more
March 19, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, March 19, 2014

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that you are enjoying the sun and warmer temperatures.  I heard that tomorrow we might reach a balmy 55 degrees! I can’t wait for spring.  I am so over winter!!!  We are constantly bombarded and reminded that this has been one of the worst winters ever... » read more
March 11, 2014 by Kyla Graves, Director of Development

We are ready for the Golden Gala – are you??

The menu has been set, entertainment booked, promotional items printed, silent auction items created and donated, and final details are being ironed out as we speak! The Cambridge Montessori School 50th Anniversary Gala is slated to be our biggest event and fundraiser to date! It’s an exciting time... » read more
March 06, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Column, March 6, 2014

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that you are enjoying the rising temperatures and getting ready for spring (it’s coming)! I’m convinced that the weather is a contributing factor to our moods and the way in which we interact with each other. I am dreaming of a warmer climate all around. Oscar winner... » read more
February 25, 2014 by By Laurel Hollenbaugh & Nicky DeCesare

Beyond the School Day at CMS

In the 1800’s, Horace Mann, education philosopher and the first secretary of education in Massachusetts, advocated for expanding the school year for children in rural areas, whose schooling typically followed the agrarian calendar, and reducing the school year for school children in urban... » read more
February 12, 2014

Head's Corner, February 12, 2014

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that you are warm and gearing your family up for February Vacation next week!  It appears the groundhog’s prediction of additional six weeks of winter is accurate.  We are anticipating yet another snow storm tomorrow.  I do not know whether we will have... » read more
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