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I wanted to share with you a recent experience I had with our Upper Elementary students. We have been studying human origins for some time and a project the students were very interested in trying was building a shelter in the same way our early ancestors may have built them. There was some discussion about…

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  The following is the first in a series of posts I expect to write for the 2019/20 school year.  I hope these mini essays will offer help to families as they negotiate the pathways of parenthood in our time and place.  I offer my perspective as a practicing Montessori teacher and administrator, and draw…

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A great big THANK YOU to all the families that came out last Saturday to help with our Community Work Day!  Wood was split into firewood, trees and shrubs were trimmed back, classrooms were dusted and cleaned and the whole campus feels great.  We have a special thank you for Nicholas Wright, a parent in…

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Our beautiful community is obviously dealing with the catastrophe of the wildfires that have affected multiple communities, both in Sonoma and Napa counties, and beyond.  I have already heard from several families in the school, both from the families of students and of staff, who have lost their homes and possessions.  Obviously, these families are…

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Our Head of School welcomes families, and sends a message about the value of Montessori education in these trying times…

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A great big THANK YOU to our parent community for supporting the staff in their trip to San Diego to attend the American Montessori Society annual conference!  Not only did the staff get to collaborate, network and meet with other Montessori professionals from around the United States and the World, but it also provided a…

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As 2016 winds down and we look ahead to the New Year, it’s a nice time to reflect on how we have all grown over the past months.  We’ve all been through some ups and downs this year and we can sometimes lose sight of how many things we’ve accomplished.  Maybe it’s learning some more…

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A Thanksgiving Thank You!! I would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to our beautiful International Potluck celebration.  It was a gorgeous day and it really reminded me of how our different pathways of getting here have helped knit together a wonderful community.  I’m truly thankful for our small oasis here at BCMS.…

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“The leaves are falling down, the leaves are falling down…some are red and others brown, the leaves are falling down.” The cool weather is a welcome sign of the change of season. We love spending time outside, feeling cool in the mornings and warm in the afternoon. Rainy days mean lots of time spent inside,…

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