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Fostering a Lifelong Love of Learning and Service  

“The very first time I drove onto school grounds I felt at home. I knew we’d found a good place for our children to grow,” said S.F., WCEC parent.

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c 2013 World Community
Baking Muffins takes Reading and Math Skills


Basketball clinic for all ages when Mason and Kaysa Simonson came to visit the WCEC and shared their skills.

Students practiced dribbling, shooting, passing and teamwork and even the youngest students got a chance to learn on the court.



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The Spring "Help Us Grow" Fundraiser is upon us.


Sunday April 23rd

2 - 4 pm


Plant Sale - Variety of perennials, herbs, bouquets and houseplants

Raffle - Gift baskets, Gift cards and specialty items from over 15 vendors

Bake Sale - Sweets and International foods



Emerging into the world of "Best Buds", the students in Primary class practice etiquette, being a good friend, and sharing knowledge together.



Learn more about our Montessori based classrooms.

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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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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