|LMS 50th Party and Here We Grow Auction|
On Saturday June 14th, LMS will celebrate its 50th birthday with current parents, faculty and staff, friends and alumni families (invitations coming soon!). As a part of the festivities we will be hosting an Auction, Here We Grow! This auction event will support LMS as we celebrate our past and invest in our future...
|The Secrets of Circus|
The circus is in town, and the energy is high. Christine Landon rolled into LMS representing Circus Smirkus with diablos, ripsticks, plates for spinning, pedalos and rolla-bollas for balancing, scarves and balls for juggling, and a big rolling globe! Smirkus is Vermont’s award-winning international youth circus, and their residencies promote their mission of inspiring youth to engage in life-changing adventures in the circus arts...
Months ago the Montessori Madmen, a group of advocates for Montessori education, asked educators and parents to think of an elevator speech they would be able to pitch to people who didn’t know anything about Montessori. Their questions “what is Montessori?” or “why Montessori?” were to be answered in concise video statements with the purpose of “selling” Montessori to someone who had no prior knowledge of Montessori pedagogy. While I chose not to enter their contest, I’d like to share my answer to the question “why Montessori?” with you:
|A single bracelet does not jingle|
This coming Saturday something special is happening at LMS. Brian Walker, author of Black Boy, White School, is coming to visit. He will stay for a while and talk to us about his book and the challenges of Ant, a teenage boy who is paying a very steep price for his high school education. Ant’s story is fictional and yet too real. Like him, there are many children for whom the loss of part of their identity, and the confusion of belonging (or not) to two mutually exclusive worlds come disguised as the opportunity for a better education...