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Baking Muffins takes Reading and Math Skills
WCEC Fundraiser Success

Students of all ages gather on soccer field for games while parents, teachers and friends browse the Bake Sale goods and Raffle treasures. Everyone enjoyed the delicious Dinner on this beautiful spring day.

Over $5000 raised to put a new roof on the Primary School made everyone cheer.

As part of their MLK Service day, students delivered stuffed animals for the local volunteer Fire Department's "Teddy and Friends" Project

The firemen welcomed the children and showed them around the firehouse.

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Upper Elementary students are guided in working together, teambuilding and study skills. Together they illustrate a book they were reading.

Maria Montessori felt that working in pairs and sharing the experience of learning was integral to developing social awareness..

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Focused attention in a prepared environment makes learning engaging and stimulating. Maria Montessori said, "To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.”

The organized classroom environment, the light and special materials stimulates the child to order and natural behaviour.

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Students get ready to bake Gluten-free Banana Muffins

Carefully reading the recipe, keeping count and measuring in fractions requires lots of focused attention.

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Tasty muffins were enjoyed by everyone!

Light a Candle for Peace

80,000 Montessori students around the world celebrate International Peace Day simultaneously singing "Light a Candle for Peace".

Maria Montessori said, "Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war."

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Elementary students have fun dressing up at the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke.

School fields trips are important learning tools as an adjunct to core study areas.

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Picking wildflowers is discovery in nature, dandelions glow, violets are sweet and spring beauties dazzle. Elementary school is a time for observing and interacting with Nature.

The students saved their flowers and created pressed flower journals as part of their Nature studies

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