Materials that engage the child's senses, and collaboration with a friend, make learning joyful.


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Materials that engage the child's senses, and collaboration with a friend, make learning joyful.

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Lower Elementary students practice a traditional reel during music class.

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AMS art teacher May Emery works with Estella during art class in Lower Elementary.

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The classrooms feature works that engage the child's concentration and senses.

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The Playground Task Force worked for several months gathering input, making designs, and planning the new playground.

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Our community came together to install a new playground for the children at AMS.

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Our newly renovated playground provides plenty of opportunities for social and physical engagement.

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The children love the new tight rope on the playground.

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Parent Education: Language in the Montessori Curriculum. Here, a group of parents learns about Toddler language.

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Parent Education: Language Development at the Children's House level (ages 3-6 years).

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Parent volunteers ROCK! These parents helped out on school picture day.

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Our community: We have amazing pot luck gatherings at events throughout the year.

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Middle School Night, in which our alums returned to talk with parents about life after AMS.

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Board President Michele Zakashansky spent time in the classroom with her children during the recent Morning Share.

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Parents came for Morning Share recently. Here, our students and their parents are enjoying a math lesson in Upper El!

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Upper Elementary students presented on Universal Children's Day.

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Upper Elementary students led a Morning Meeting about the universal rights of children.

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Parents are always invited to join us for Morning Meeting.

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Lower Elementary friends enjoy snack and tea together.

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Our community: Johnny is a skilled juggler, and he brought his talents for the entertainment of all at the Harvest Fest!

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Our community: Montessori guide Stephanie helped with the planning and installation of our new naturalized playground.

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A young friend enjoying our new pyramid climber.

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Beaming faces on the playground!

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Amherst Montessori School's mission is to build a peaceful world, one child at a time.

Amherst Montessori School has set an ambitious goal for Valley Gives Day: $15,000 in ONE DAY! Join us in making a difference in the life of our school by making a gift to the Annual Fund on Valley Gives Day!

Each year, AMS appeals to the members of our community for a gift to support the school's Annual Fund. The Annual Fund supports many of the "extras" that enhance and distinguish the education at Amherst Montessori School. The Annual Fund adds approximately eight percent to the School’s operating budget and enables us to attract and retain talented Montessori faculty and specialists who round out our offerings with music, Spanish, PE, yoga, and art, and to offer unique trips off-campus that expand the boundaries of our students' learning. The Annual Fund helps Amherst Montessori School offer each child a truly exceptional educational experience.

The 2014-15 Annual Fund campaign runs through June 30, 2015 but we hope you will consider making your gift or pledge today on VALLEY GIVES DAY! Reaching our goal early will help us to provide even more enhancements to everything that makes AMS so special. Thank you for your support on Valley Gives Day!

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