Earth Day 2017
We had so much fun building fairy houses, gardening, cleaning up our community, having a picnic lunch with our friends and having sno-cones! Below are some pictures from our very busy Earth Day.
16th Annual Community Appreciation Luncheon
Thank You to everyone who helped with and attended our 16th Annual Community Appreciation Luncheon. It was a great success once again!
Peace Pole Ceremony 2016
We would like to thank everyone who came out to our Peace Pole Ceremony on September 21st. Below is a picture of the article in the Covington News and a few photos from the Peace Pole Ceremony.
EC 1: Casey Thompson
EC 2: Lacina Stoneburner
LE: Melissa Page
UE: JoAnn Lange
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Upper Elementary work cycle
The school year is suddenly in full swing. These kids are busy learning!
"We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being."
MSC Celebrates 25 Years
Moms Event at the Montessori School
During a recent Moms Event at the Montessori School of Covington, students joined their moms to make items to be placed in "comfort bags" that were to be donated to foster children through the Division of Family and Children’s Services.
Montessori of Covington students donate 'comfort bags' to foster children
Conyers resident Ureka Stanford helps her children, Madison, 2, and Joshua, 4, decorate comfort bags Friday in Mattie Moon’s and Nicki Daniecki’s early childhood class at the Montessori School of Covington. The class decorated bags to donate to foster children in the care of Department of Family and Children Services. http://www.rockdalecitizen.com/news/2013/oct/23/montessori-of-covington-students-donate/
Book Reading by Eric Oliver
Erik Oliver (Lucas & Simon's Dad) came and did a reading of his children's Halloween book, "Kid Cavalier On A Halloween Quest". Mr. Oliver not only read his book to the students, but he also talked with them about the illustrations, drew a picture with student involvement and explained how a book is made.
You may find more information about the book "Kid Cavalier On A Halloween Quest" by clicking the following link: www.operaevocata.com
Special Guest Speaker this week in Music Class
Stephen D. Wilson has been playing the trombone for 47 years. He studied under Edward Klienhammer, Bass Trombone, Jay Friedman, Principal Trombone, and Frank Citisifulli, Second Trombone, all current or former members of the Chicago Symphony. A native of Chicago, he began playing professionally at the age of 18. By the age of 20, he had been playing with the Chicago Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago the Music of the Baroque. His first professional orchestra position was with the Festival Orchestra of Chicago. He later became a member of the Singapore Symphony. In 1980, Stephen auditioned for the Grant Park Symphony and won the audition and was a member for four seasons. He then auditioned for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, with Music Director Robert Shaw, and won the Second Trombone position. Later in his career, he was promoted to Associate Principal Trombone. During his time in Atlanta, Stephen gave numerous solo trombone recitals, played with many of the chamber ensembles. He taught at Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University and Morris Brown College. He has given master classes at DePaul University, Clark Atlanta University, Duquesne University, Florida A&M, University of Florida and University of Georgia. Stephen recently retired from the ASO.