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Three Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide: How to keep your child motivated and eager to learn

We are officially in the middle of summer!  The days are longer, hotter, and more humid than ever.  It can be challenging to tackle summer academic work when it is so tempting to relax and play outdoors.  But it is important to remember that children should remain motivated to learn.  Summer academic work is often recommended in order to bridge the summer gap and avoid the so-called “summer slide.”

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Education for Peace and Where We Stand

Dear Alexander Montessori Parents and Families:

As we concluded our school year, having witnessed the resilience of our Staff, students, and families, and the joy of our 5th Graders and Kindergarteners as we “graduated” in new ways, we could not help but be torn. As a school, we celebrated an ending and beginning in a novel way. At the same time, as a nation, we are experiencing suffering and turmoil, which has its roots in our history of racial injustice. 

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