During this time while the school building is closed and our community stays home, Wellan's beloved classroom pets have taken up residence with teachers! Once again, we asked each caretaker to interview their class pet about life at their new home, their daily routines...

During this time while the school building is closed and our community stays home, Wellan's beloved classroom pets have taken up residence with teachers! This week, we asked each caretaker to interview their class pet about life at their new home, their daily routine,...

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”

During times of adversity, this quote by Mister Rogers has offered comfort to many children (and adults). As we lo...

Our Beginners Division Leader, Becky Alukonis, sent this message to families as a resource during the COVID-19 crisis. We wanted to share this resource and make it available to anyone looking for advice on how to talk to children about the pandemic—and any other diffic...

Last month, we hosted our first Primary Grandparents Day and it was a big success! The grandparents who attended spent the morning learning about Montessori philosophy, meeting older student leaders in the school, and working with their grandchild in their classroom....

You may have noticed something new in the signatures you see at the end of an email from someone at school. No, I’m not talking about the beautiful new Wellan logo (though that is a work of art). I’m talking about pronouns. 

These identifying pronouns in our school emai...

The 6th grade year at NMS is full of opportunities for leadership, personal growth, and collaboration. While continuing with the academically rigorous Montessori curriculum, our 6th grade students also take on a yearlong independent research project and work together t...

Drama Club is six weeks away from our performance of Oklahoma! 

With only an hour each week to rehearse for a full musical, write bios’s and program information, organize costumes, design and paint sets, make and organize props, and write sound and mic cues, the last we...

Why do you teach at NMS?

I teach at NMS because I have the freedom to teach and flow with what interests the students. If I were to teach in a public school, I might have to be “art on a cart” without much space or storage for materials, or I might be the first one cut...

Last Sunday, many families from Newton Montessori School gathered together to celebrate the Global Cardboard Challenge! It was a fantastic event full of sketching, cutting, gluing, taping, and constructing. Children came with parents, siblings, and grandparents and bro...

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