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Animal Care at MDS

Animal care is an integral part of the curriculum at MDS. Each day two Elementary students accompany a teacher to the barn to care for the llamas. This entails giving the llamas food, fresh water, and harnessing them to bring

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2016 Potluck Supper

Friday night our school community came together for a Potluck Supper. Parents and grandparents met in the Elementary building while the children watched Ratatouille and ate popcorn in the Primary building. Families brought a host of delicious foods for the

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“Say Hello”

You may have noticed the “Hello” banner hanging from the fence by the primary building. MDS has decided to start a “Say Hello” campaign this year. It’s quite simple; when you see another person please greet them. At MDS we

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Montessori Discovery School

MDS First Day of School

It was a fun day at MDS for new primary students and their parents.  New students arrived ready to make new friends. Let’s not forget our elementary students…everyone both new and returning were excited to run up our ramp, get a

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2016 Peace Runners Visit Montessori Discovery School

Eleven peace runners stopped at Montessori Discovery School on their way through Connecticut to New York. Coming from countries all over the world, the runners visited our elementary students on Thursday, August 11.  Our visitors explained that running across the US is their way

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MDS at Norwich Farmers’ Market

Come visit our MDS Summer of Discovery students at the Norwich Farmers Market , Tomorrow,  August 17th, between 10 and 2. We have a number of student-made items for sale to benefit St. Vincent de Paul Place. The students have

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Montessori Elementary Program

Family Open House – Saturday, March 19

MDS is having a family Open House this Saturday, March 19, from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  If you’ve always wondered what Montessori education is all about, why don’t you drop in and find out? You can tour our campus, visit

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MDS Open House – Feb 24, 2016

We’re having an Open House tomorrow night from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Parents who want to find out about Montessori education and Montessori Discovery School are invited.  At 7:00 you’ll gather in our lovely post & beam elementary building to meet

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Primary Phase In Week

Here we are on Friday, September 11, and the first week of school is almost over!  We call this week Phase In week because our new and returning primary students are slowly phased in during the week.  Only new primary students

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MDS at Norwich Farmers Market

Come visit our MDS Summer of Discovery students at the Norwich Farmers Market tomorrow, August 19, between 10 and 2. We have a number of home made items for sale to benefit St. Vincent de Paul Place. The students have

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