MDS and the Movement for Black Lives

Dear MDS community, We write today to affirm MDS’s commitment to the ongoing struggle for social justice with the necessary and specific emphasis on racism, crystalized in the rallying cry Black Lives Matter. As American Montessori Society President Amira Mogaji

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In accordance with Governor Lamont’s executive orders, “Rusty” is wearing a face mask!

In accordance with Governor Lamont’s executive orders, “Rusty” is wearing a face mask! The mask has been especially designed by one of our Elementary student. We think Rusty looks very stylish!

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ECSO Music in the Homes program.

Dear MDS Community, MDS is excited to take part in Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra’s Music in the Homes program! ECSO has provided MDS with a direct link playlist on their YouTube channel for the classrooms to enjoy. In addition, once

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MDS Distance Learning Program: “MDS at Home”

After COVID-19 caused the closing of our campus, we switched our “spring break” from April to March and our MDS staff rolled up their sleeves and spent the week figuring out how to transform Montessori in person to Montessori online.

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What’s Happening Now at MDS?

It’s been almost six weeks since we sent our students home and we are now completing the fifth week of our “MDS at Home” distance learning program. We want to say Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!! to our teachers,

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MDS response to COVID-19

In accordance with recommendations by public health officials and in alignment with local public schools, MDS is closed until further notice. This is an unprecedented situation and we realize everyone is in unknown territory. Our foremost goal is the health

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Olivia Hudgens, MDS Student Inventor Invited to the National Invention Convention!

Olivia Hudgens, a fifth year student at Montessori Discovery School, took her invention “The Kitty Kleaner” to the Connecticut Invention Convention on May 4, 2019. She just received an invitation to compete at the National Invention Convention in Detroit Michigan

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MDS Invention Convention

Many thanks to Richard Berdan and Remi Lavergne for leading this year’s MDS Invention Convention. They traveled to MDS every Friday afternoon during the spring for our afterschool IC meetings. The students had a great time coming up with a

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Finding Balance in a Stressed Out World

On Saturday, April 6 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. nationally known life coach and author, Gail Petrowsky, will present a seminar at Montessori Discovery School entitled, “Finding Balance in a Stressed Out World.” Gail has worked all over the country

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Cancellation of Family Fun Fair & Open House

While today is turning out to be a gorgeous day, it looks like Saturday will be the opposite. We’ve been watching the weather forecast as the weekend approaches, and though we hoped it would change for the better, Saturday appears

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