Halloween Dance

We had a SPOOKY good time at the annual Halloween Dance! Thank you to all of the "ghouls" and "goblins" who came out. Special thanks to Leslie Mason for all your hard work organizing this "spooktacular" event and for our great group of volunteers who … [Continue Reading]

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Hunger Task Force- Green Bean Drive

This year the Hunger Task Force is building 800 Thanksgiving bins that will be delivered to local families in need right before the holidays. Each bin contains over 30 special food items, including a huge turkey or ham, and all the traditional … [Continue Reading]

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Fire Up Your Feet Challenge

We have one more week to track our physical activity for a chance to win money $$ for Fernwood! UPDATE: Do to technical difficulties on the Fire Up Your Feet website, the deadline for tracking October activity has been extended to November 6 at … [Continue Reading]

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International Walk and Bike to School Day

On Wednesday, October 8th Fernwood Montessori students, families, and staff walked, ran, biked, roller-bladed, and scooter-ed to school. It was part of International Walk and Bike to School Day, an event which thousands of schools across America … [Continue Reading]

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The Montessori Primary Classroom

OBJECTIVES AND GOALS OF A MONTESSORI PRIMARY CLASSROOM The main purpose of a Montessori Primary Classroom is to provide a carefully planned, stimulating environment that helps three, four and five year old children develop within themselves the … [Continue Reading]

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Fernwood is a high-performing school focused on the Montessori method. In the Montessori classroom, children use specially-made materials to help them learn practical life skills, activities that promote concentration, math concepts and problems solving. They also gain language acquisition skills, and integrate science, history and arts into their studies. Previous Montessori classroom experience is required to enter beyond K4.