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The First Great Lesson

Posted on: Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 @ 5:11 pm

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The first Great Lesson, the Story of Creation, reveals the origins of the universe. As presented by Mrs. Hatziyannis to a rapt audience of Elementary and Primary Third Year students.

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Spring Festival 2016

Posted on: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 @ 7:10 pm

Balloon Banner at Spring Festival

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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Why Evergreen for Elementary?

Posted on: Sunday, January 17th, 2016 @ 12:10 pm

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Why Evergreen for Elementary? At Evergreen, the Elementary program is designed specifically for the developmental needs of children aged six to nine.  Children in the Elementary program are the equivalent age of traditional first through third grade. Our Montessori elementary classroom, however, is very different—and has many important advantages—compared to traditional schooling. One key difference …

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Woodworking on the Playgarden

Posted on: Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 @ 5:38 pm

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What can you do with wood? Most deep learning begins with a great question.  This summer, Evergreen students and campers are exploring woodworking on the playgarden.  Children have begun using a hand drill, screws and an old elm wood stump under teacher supervision. Not only are children learning the vocabulary of tools: “drill bit,” “crank,” “phillips head,” …

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Your best summer ever!

Posted on: Friday, March 20th, 2015 @ 9:24 pm

Evergreen Summer Camp

Visit the Imaginarium this summer, for a creative adventure in the world of art, science, cooking, and swimming! Sign up here.            

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An Evergreen Reunion

Posted on: Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 @ 5:11 pm

Evergreen Reunion

Over 50 alumni and alumni families came together on Saturday, September 27 at Lake Needwood Park.  It is clear that Evergreen friendships last. Don’t underestimate the significance of your child’s social development.  Multi-age Montessori groupings foster closer, familial bonds among children. Children are secure in relationships built on community, not competition.  So don’t be surprised …

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A Spectacular Evening

Posted on: Monday, April 28th, 2014 @ 8:40 pm

Evergreen Auction

by John DeMarchi It’s no secret that I loved the auction.  Each element, large and small– Class projects & baskets Decorations & sculpture (giant mushrooms, ghosts & more) Item donations, collections & acknowledgements Food, beverages & service Set up, staging, music & lighting Live auction & auctioneer Catalogs, graphic design & printing Auction management & …

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Bullying and Montessori

Posted on: Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 @ 10:41 pm

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Read a new head of school blog from John DeMarchi on bullying and Montessori below or visit our blog site here. Of all the toxins found in schools, bullying may be the most poisonous. Only recently have the consequences of bullying been researched and understood.  According to the DoSmething.org, approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because …

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Intern Brings Spark!

Posted on: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 @ 3:29 pm

Matt at Evergreen School

For the past two weeks, Evergreen has welcomed a former student, Matt Hazelett back as part of his high school’s internship/service learning program. Matt has reminded us all that Evergreen is about more than preparing children for elementary school.  It is about instilling the characteristics that lead to life-long success, resilience for bumps in the road, and …

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Head of School Blog: MOOCs, Books and Friends

Posted on: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 @ 2:13 am

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John DeMarchi writes about Massive Open Online Courses “Have you ever taken an online course?  I am willing to try one someday.  But I worry that it would be a lonely expereince. I like being around people to inspire me…”  continue reading here.

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