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International Day 2014

It’s a highlight: each year we invite parents to share their heritage in 20-minute classroom presentations. Presenters tell stories and bring artifacts such as photos, maps, music or food. International Day is an important way we celebrate our diversity.  This year we will wrap up the event with an assembly, all-school song and drumming performance. Central to Evergreen’s mission is respect for the dignity of every person.  It follows that Evergreen is committed to the ideals of equity and...

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Observing in a Classroom

Many parents say that their Classroom Observation is a highlight of the year.  Deep observing can help adults re-frame the idea of what ‘teaching’ and ‘learning’ really mean. The observation is an opportunity for you to get a glimpse of what life is like in your child’s classroom. After your visit, I am sure you’ll have a greater appreciation of the logic and beauty of the Montessori approach.

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Pizza in the Playgarden

Over thirty children and thirty parents gathered on Friday evening for Pizza in Playgarden.  Raj Jagannathan and the Parents’ Association organized the event as a stress-free way to bring families together.  Our goal has always been to promote participation in a relaxed, family-friendly way. Thank you, ESPA!

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In the News

In between covering crime and political hearing, Aline Barros, a reporter for the Silver Spring Gazette took time to visit Evergreen School. She learned about our history, our Montessori program and  plans for our 50th anniversary.  Like many adults, Aline never imagined how much learning, concentration and growth can take place in a student-centered, loving classroom. “Students at Evergreen School in Silver Spring are making time to celebrate their school’s 50th anniversary between cooking...

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Anniversary Photo Project

In celebration of our 50th year, we are launching our photo archive project. Click a year to see our progress to date.

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A Day in the Life at Evergreen

A quick look at a day in the life of Evergreen…

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Marilynn Liotta Tree House Dedication

Over 250 current and alumni families, past and present faculty members of Evergreen Montessori School in Silver Spring, Maryland dedicated a new custom-designed Tree House play structure in honor of the 30-year career of Primary Division Director Marilynn Liotta.  The dedication of the Tree House took place at the school’s annual Spring Festival and featured a violin recital and choral concert. Guest speakers included Mrs. Lynn Pellaton who served as Head of School from 1972 to 1996.

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Spring Festival 2014

Spring is the season to celebrate new life, flowers and everything that grows.  Just as Raffi sings– Everything grows and grows/ Babies do/ Animals too/ Everything grows. Our school-wide celebration includes musical performances, a violin recital, a delicious selection of pasteries and juices and the dedication of the Marilynn Liotta Tree House in our award-winning playgraden.  After 30 years of lover, leadership and service to the children of Evergreen School, we are honoring Ms. Liotta’s...

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A Spectacular Evening

It’s no secret that I loved the auction.  Each element, large and small, came together flawlessly.  And none of it could have been possible with the dedicated leadership and vision of co-chairs Kim Cantor and Cori Lathan, decoration chair Donna Kerr, their steering committee, their spouses and countless volunteers.  I am indebted to them for this unforgettable event.

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Esteemed Elders' Day

Welcome to Evergreen School and Esteemed Elders’ Day. This is a special event in a special year.  Soon we will be celebrating our 50thanniversary. The school was formally chartered in December 1964.

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