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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MPS to be closed January 27, 28

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Public Schools will be closed Monday, January 27 and Tuesday, January 28 due to extremely cold weather conditions. Staff previously designated as essential should still report. Dr. Gregory E. Thornton, superintendent of … [Continue Reading]

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STEM Forward Future City Winners

FERNWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL WINS  WISCONSIN (MILWAUKEE) REGIONAL FUTURE CITY COMPETITION CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM NOW HEADS TO FINALS IN WASHINGTON, DC, FEBRUARY 15-18   Milwaukee, WI – January 20, 2014 – A team of students from Fernwood … [Continue Reading]

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Fernwood New Families Recruitment Fair

Come and learn about the Montessori Method from some of our teachers.  On Thursday,  February 6, 2014 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., we will have a couple of Montessori Classrooms opened to prospective parents so that they can talk to Montessori trained … [Continue Reading]

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All-School Enrollment Fair February 1!

Join us for the new MPS all-school enrollment fair. Learn about the outstanding educational opportunities that can only be found in MPS. Saturday, February 1, 2014 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Milwaukee High School of the Arts 2300 W. Highland … [Continue Reading]

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Welcome

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.