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Greene Towne Montessori School, located in Center City, Philadelphia, is dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for children ages 18 months to 6 years, consistent with the values and principles developed by Maria Montessori. Learn More...

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Time with Family

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“The things he sees are not just remembered; they form a part of his soul.”  ~ Maria Montessori Winter break is a wonderful time to slow down and smell the hot chocolate. Spending time with your child is the greatest gift…

Thank You from Greene Towne Montessori School!

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Thank you to all of our parents who have organized a craft project, brought snack,coordinated a collection, planned a school social event, served on a committee, organized a parent education program, attended a board meeting, planned and chaperoned a…

Looking to January 2015-Auction, MLK Day of Service, and much more!

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January will start with a boom after winter break! January 7: Auction Stuffing Party from 6-8 pm. Anyone can volunteer for the auction, and stuffing envelopes is a great way to so! You are all invited, light refreshments will be served.…

Love of Silence and Working Alone

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An excerpt from “The Normalized Child”, by Kathleen H. Futrell, available in our Library. In a Montessori classroom, there is far more interaction than one would see in a traditional classroom where the children are silent by decree rather than by…

GIFTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

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As you wrap up your holiday gift selection, keep in mind that simple gifts often appeal to young children as much as, or even more than, the big flashy commercial ones.  A child’s favorite activities can suggest some unusual but very…

Check out this story on the science of Temper Tantrums

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"Children's temper tantrums are widely seen as many things: the cause of profound helplessness among parents; a source of dread for airline passengers stuck next to a young family; a nightmare for teachers. But until recently, they had not been considered…

Donate to the Annual Fund by December 31!

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Your donations to our annual fund are just as important as your donations of time and talent.  No amount is too great or too small; it is your participation that counts most!  When we can show a high percentage of participation…

Upcoming Events

Winter Break: SCHOOL CLOSED

ADM In Session 

Winter Break: SCHOOL CLOSED

ADM CLOSED. 

East/West Primary Parent/Child Classroom Visit (First Year Primary Students)

This is a special evening for first year children to bring their parents to the classroom. Second year and beyond children had a visit in December.

LATW: Greek

The K students should not bring lunch today!