A Montessori Teacher in Belgium: The Return of Rafael

Posted on: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 @ 3:27 pm


We are so proud of our former Belgian intern Raphael Vossen for completing his Montessori training and assuming the position of Elementary Teacher at Duffel Montessori School in the Belgian Province of Antwerp. Raphael was an intern in the Evergreeen Elementary class in 2014-2015 and worked with Mrs. Hatziyannis and Mrs. Sesko.  Raphael credits his …

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Annual Trustee Retreat

Posted on: Monday, July 24th, 2017 @ 3:18 pm


The Board of Trustees conducted their annual retreat this month.  On the agenda was a video conference with Peter Bailey, Executive Director of the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS) about the importance of strategic thinking and the changing demands on independent schools.  Also on the agenda was a review of the past year and …

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It’s a Splash… Swimming with Evergreen Summer

Posted on: Friday, July 21st, 2017 @ 3:18 pm


Every week our campers board the bus for the 7 minute drive to the Connecticut Belair Swim and Tennis Club for pool day.  Nothing is better on a hot Maryland summer day than swimming ans splashing with friends.

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Field Trip Ready…

Posted on: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 @ 6:53 pm


Ready for museums, pool trips, farm visits, nature walks, picnics, skating rinks and more awesome field trips… our new bus is here!

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Spring Festival 2017

Posted on: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 @ 9:55 pm


Few events capture the essence of Evergreen like Spring Festival. Thanks to our families, parents’ association (ESPA), teachers and children for making Saturday such a success.  In addition to the wonderful musical performances led by Ms.Garry, the whole event reflected what makes Evergreen wonderful– the relaxed, joyful feel of the community was tangible. It wouldn’t be …

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Fire Marshall for the Day

Posted on: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 @ 9:50 pm


The Fire Marshall at Evergreen leads all-school fire drills and practice evacuations.

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Elementary Class visits Australia

Posted on: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 @ 1:13 pm

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  “Fasten your seatbelts. This twenty-two hour Quantas Airline flight to Melbourne, Australia is about to take off!”   Thus began the Elementary class’s multidisciplinary study of Australia.  For the past few weeks, our Elementary students have been surfing near Bondi Beach, touring Tasmania, studying Australian cartography and landforms, speaking in Aussie slang, creating Aboriginal-styled …

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Under the Sea Party

Posted on: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 @ 3:46 pm

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Saturday, April 29 7-10 PM Inn at Brookeville Farms This is the preeminent adult-only social event of the year.  It is a fun time to meet other Evergreen parents, eat, drink, dance and have fun while supporting our children. Please consider donating tickets to plays and sporting events, gift certificates to restaurants and stores, and …

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Learning through the Senses

Posted on: Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 @ 2:32 pm


How can any one paint who cannot grade colors? How can any one write poetry who has not learnt to hear and see? These questions, posed by Maria Montessori in 1920, remind us that it’s the information that we take in through our senses that becomes the knowledge and skills that expand our minds. All learning …

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Montessori Grace and Courtesy

Posted on: Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 @ 10:25 pm


As we’re sandwiched between Martin Luther King Day and the Inauguration, the importance of thinking globally and acting locally is clear.  For our children, the values they learn come from the behaviors they see around them—not from blogs and tweets. We have such an opportunity to inspire our children with the dream of a kind and inclusive society. Last …

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