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MDS Annual Coat Drive

A past student, Adam Curtis, began a Coat Drive years ago. This is a yearly tradition that has continued at MDS since. Families donate winter clothing items and each year several Elementary Students accompany Ms. Marna to the St. Vincent

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Llamas Like to Have Fun, Too!

Last Friday one of our Elementary teachers went to put the llamas back in the barn and found Dr. Bebop with a hula hoop around his neck! 20 years old and still silly as ever!

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MDS’ First “Pasta Dinner”

Friends and families of past and present MDS students came together Monday, November 14th for the first ever “Pasta Dinner” at Daddy Jack’s in New London, Connecticut. The menu included caesar salad, pasta, assorted pizzas, and homemade brownies. It was

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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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