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The MSBG Middle School is excited to announce that the Grand Opening of Mustang Cafe will be Wednesday, September 18th, 2019! Customers will be able to sample coffee and, of course, purchase it. Cash only, for the time being. We are about halfway through A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, and having plenty of laughs at...
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  Peace education is a cornerstone of Montessori, and the children experienced lessons this week that explicitly teach these skills.  First, our classrooms collected and decorated Peace Sticks.  We introduce the idea of a community to the children by gathering each individual stick and placing them into a Peace Bundle, wrapping them together as a...
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We are off to a productive school year. The students continue to review previous lessons and prepare to move forward with new ones. We are reviewing our classroom procedures and responsibilities and remembering what it means to be a community. We are learning about Ocean Animals in Zoology.  We explored with an experiment involving tap...
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Apple season! Toddlers use all their senses to explore and learn about their world! This month we have tasted different varieties and colors of apples, smelled apples and sorted colors of apples too! This week we made applesauce together; mixing, measuring and stirring the ingredients,  smelling the sweet cinnamon as it cooked! This is real...
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Peace education is a cornerstone of Montessori, and the children experienced lessons this week that explicitly teach these skills.  First, our classrooms collected and decorated Peace Sticks.  We introduce the idea of a community to the children by gathering each individual stick and placing them into a Peace Bundle, wrapping them together as a group. ...
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    We are off to a productive school year. The students continue to review previous lessons and prepare to move forward with new ones. We are reviewing our classroom procedures and responsibilities and remembering what it means to be a community. We are learning about Ocean Animals in Zoology.  We explored with an experiment...
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This is the 4th week of school there are already math, geometry, language, history, science, and geography lessons going on. In math, some people are doing divisability by 25. Some other people are dividing fractions. Some are studying multiples and factors and a fourth group is using the cubing materials.  We also have our specials;...
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Highlights from this week include: Experiencing the Third Great Lesson Collecting data on our local weather Practicing mapping skills in preparation for our history group project “Coming to America”
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We are hoping everyone had an eventful, but relaxing Labor Day Weekend.  The extra day was well deserved after our two full weeks.  The students (and teachers) worked hard. This week we will introduce the students to the Geometry Nomenclature.  Each of the nomenclature packets contain three parts:  1) a picture with no words, 2)...
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Greetings from the Toddler class! This weather has been so enjoyable. Most mornings you will find us in the garden; watering plants, digging in the soil and exploring the many vegetable and flowering plants. We have learned that red tomatoes taste much better than green tomatoes and squash is too hard to bite into. Care...
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