Electronic music plays.

A hand signal counts down: three, two, one . . . now!  

“Welcome to The NMS Listener. In this segment we’re going to hold a debate about co-ed sports . . .”

With these words students began recording a series of segments for a podcast they created d...

“My personality types are enterprising, artistic, and social; one of my top three skills is making scrambled eggs; and I bet Mr. Steve would be a great reference for me.” — 3rd Grader

Comments such as this one abound during the launch of the Lower Elementary Year 3...

We all have very busy lives. Family commitments, work, kids’ schedules; personally, I can hardly keep up sometimes! With all that we have on our plates, how can we possibly fit in volunteering our time?

This is the question I would ask myself for many years. The answer...

NMS delegation posed with a friend at the American Montessori Society Conference in Denver, March 2018.

Each year, thanks to the generosity of NMS Annual Fund contributors, our school has the opportunity to send a group of at least 4 teachers to the national conference...

March 15, 2018

The following open letter was featured in the Sunday, March 11, 2018 edition of The Boston Globe. Beth Black, Head of School, signed this letter along with her Head of School colleagues from 176 independent schools in New England.

An Open Letter on Behalf of Independent...

Each year, various departments within NMS provide experiential learning opportunities to third grade students in the form of an internship. Students are presented with a list of open positions around the school, and they select, then interview for, the role that appeal...

For Elementary students, our school’s semester-long study of Oceania culminated in the presentation of a “Walkabout.” This exposition of cultural, geographical, and historical information exploring the biomes of Australia, New Zealand, and the various islands and archi...

This semester, NMS is implementing a collaborative program between Beginners (our toddler program) and Upper Elementary (grades 4–6). A few Upper Elementary volunteers rotate among the Beginners Classrooms and model grace and courtesy for the younger ones while helping...

Each year, the third year students in Lower Elementary look forward to opening their own in-school restaurant for their families. The “café program,” which is in its 8th year, is a unique experiential learning opportunity that has become a treasured tradition at NMS. O...

Have you seen special moments featured on the screen in our hallway? Maybe you've seen a student enjoying a book, a teacher giving a lesson, our beloved fish swimming around. That's all thanks to our Third Grade Internship program, and more specifically, my Photojourna...

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