Alexander Montessori School Fifth Graders traveled back in time to the Annual Florida Renaissance Festival at Quiet Waters Park, Florida on February 13, 2017. Jousting Knights, The Royal Court, Craftworkers, and so many others delighted and entertained our students, who are preparing for the Kingdom of Alexander Middle Ages Faire to be held in late April 2017.
Congratulations to Middle School Prep Science Teacher, Mrs. Frost, for a successful and exciting evening of rocket launches and the Science Fair Project exhibit. The much anticipated activities kicked off the annual Potluck Supper, Hayride, and Dance which was well attended in the Maria Montessori Center at the Ludlam Road Campus. Families enjoyed international food delicacies, and a sing-a-long hayride with James McGhee II and our beloved special guest, Beverley McGhee. The highlight of the evening was the announcement of this year's Carnival Golden Bracelet Winner, Fourth Grader Maria Price. This favorite event was made complete by Cultural Music Teacher, Gail Jacobs, who once again, led the crowd onto the dance floor to dance the night away.
Congratulations to Eva Batlle, the winner of the 2016-2017 Alexander Montessori School Spelling Bee! Eva will represent Alexander Montessori School at the Miami-Dade County Spelling Bee in March. Congratulations also to Christopher Prats, Second Place Winner, and to all the other contestants who prepared so diligently for this year's Spelling Bee. As always, it was an exciting event. Kudos to Middle School Prep Language Arts Teacher, Mrs. Ellen Kahn, who always does such a fine job in preparing our students for success.
It rained cats, dogs, and so much more...on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the annual Alexander Montessori School Pet Day. The celebrated "Stars of the Day" romped around all 4 campuses to the delight of all who attended.
The Annual Turkey Bowl and Thanksgiving Luncheon took place on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Each year, this much anticipated event heralds in the holiday season and also honors our very special Alexander grandparents. The highlight of the day, of course, is the Fourth and Fifth Grade Turkey Bowl games between the Pilgrims and the Indians. played at Coral Reef Park. Excitement and the cheers of family, Staff, and Faculty prevailed as wonderful memories were made once again.
ALUMNI FORUM ANSWERS, "WHY MONTESSORI?"
Former Alexander Montessori School students, who attend area middle and high schools, as well as the University of Miami, participated in a Question and Answer Panel that addressed the value of an Alexander Montessori education. All the students expressed their gratitude to the Teachers and Administration for the fine preparation and education they received at Alexander Montessori School.
Alexander Middle School Prep students and alumni made fond memories at the most anticipated "First" Pance of 2016-2017. They danced in the Maria Montessori Center as legendary DJ "Jeffrey" played their favorite tunes.
Thank you, Alexander Montessori School, for your generous Denim Day donations that totaled $1386.00!
Alexander students and Faculty dressed in denim and joined Americans nationwide to make a powerful statement for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. "Together we can raise $10 million in a single day to help find a cure for breast cancer." These funds go toward cancer research, education, screening, and in addition, they help spread the word about the importance of early detection.
Congratulations to the newly elected 2016-2017 Student Council Officers!
Pictured left to right:
Historian: Francesca Abreu
Secretary: Alejandro Torres
Vice President: Sebastian Borrero
President: Isabel Chong
Treasurer: Alesya Karpov