News Archive

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
February 04, 2014 by Jennifer Haines-Butler - Director of Middle School, Secondary School Placement, and Alumni Relations

Previewing the Middle School

January and February.  'Tis the season for named winter storms, Super Bowl hype, and…Preview Nights at CMS!  The Toddler/Primary Program hosted a successful Preview Night in January, and this evening (Tuesday, February 4), the Elementary and Middle School Programs will follow suit. ... » read more
January 28, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, January 28, 2014

Greetings CMS Families, I hope that you had a great weekend.  Actually two weekends have passed since I last checked in with you.  I trust that you enjoyed the long holiday weekend in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   It has been fifty years since he delivered his famous... » read more
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
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