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Adolescent Coffee House at Deja Brew

On Wednesday, October 25, adolescent students were hosted by Deja Brew in Warrenton for their coffeehouse.  Each student chose a monologue, poem, song, or improvisational piece to perform individually.    

The Odyssey Trip to George Washington National Forest

The Odyssey Trip is a key component of the Montessori adolescent program academic and social experience.  The goal of the Odyssey Trip is to provide a rich educational experience for the students with a focus on learning and bonding.  The students focus on team-building, decision making, communication and cooperation skills, in a beautiful natural environment. […]

The Cat Story! (by Nora, 7th grade student)

The adolescent class of Mountainside Montessori School went on their Odyssey Camping Trip on September 14th. When they got there they started setting up the camp, and Rachael said, “Everyone be quiet”. There was a little kitten sitting right behind everyone. Everyone tried to get a little closer, but the cat kept on hissing and moving back into the bushes. […]

Highlights from our 4H Show & Sale Weekend

The adolescent students, ten in all, raised hogs, lambs and goats, to participate in this livestock event. It is the culmination of many months of hard work. The students learn first hand how to raise an animal, including feeding and health maintenance, while keeping detailed records of cost, rates of gain, etc. They also have […]

Adolescent Odyssey 2017 (by Courtney, 8th grade student)

Every year the Adolescent class goes on an Odyssey trip in the beginning of the year. The purpose of an Odyssey trip is so that we can bond as a class as the year begins and share time exploring sites and living together for a few days. This year our first day was rainy so […]

Earth Village

The Upper Elementary and Adolescent classes engaged in a wonderful outdoor program with Earth Village Education in Marshall on Monday, October 16, 20017.  The program was lead by Kevin and McNeal who are fabulous outdoor educators.