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We educate 1st - 8th grade and
 inspire a passion for learning!

One on one student instructionChild-centered education:
Montessori education is a child-centered approach to teaching that is very different from traditional models of education. Teachers carefully consider each student's individual developmental and education level in an effort to meet the needs of the "whole child." 

Life-Long Learners:
We strive to provide a stimulating work environment that naturally draws children to learning  They are given the responsibility to choose what they want to work on and when. By allowing students to explore their own interests, their learning experiences are richer, more intense, and long-lasting.  Consequently our students love school and become life-long learners

Leaders:
Our classrooms are multi-leveled. Older, more experienced students guide and mentor younger students socially and academically. This fosters a greater sense of responsibility and confidence.  They participate in group activities both in school and in the wider community. Consequently, our students display unparalleled leadership qualities.

WE ARE ON FACEBOOK  

https://www.facebook.com/kalispellmontessori.org/


                                                                                                                                                                        

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We do participate in collecting BOX TOPS. Please save them up and bring them in. Easy way to earn money for our school.

CAMPBELL SOUP LABELS are not longer collected. Campbell soup company no longer participates.



School Closure

School closure due to weather conditions please remember that Kalispell Montessori and Middle School will close if Kalispell District #5 closes. Please listen to Bee Broadcasting radio stations and KOFI radio for announcements about school closures. The Flathead County School website also lists all school closures (they list both public and private schools) http://flathead.mt.gov/schools/closures.php 

Kalispell Montessori does not have late start school days. The school is closed if School District #5 has a late start.

 

Drop Off and Pick Up

Students need to be at school by 8:30 a.m. for outside stretches and running however once the running path becomes snow bound students will not run until it is clear of snow and ice in the spring (it’s also a little more challenging to run in snow boots). Please remember that school is dismissed at 3:15 p.m. Students should not be picked up any earlier unless there are special circumstances. It can be very busy prior to dismissal and the teachers need to dismiss their classes as a whole group. We are responsible for each and every student so check out is essential to make sure all students leaving the school are accounted for. All students must check out with their teacher before leaving.

 


The Highlander Track Program, sponsored by Three Rivers Bank of Montana is beginning its 42nd season. You may register for the boys and girls track and field program anytime during normal business hours at Three Rivers Bank at 552 North Meridian Road and 233 East Idaho Street. You can access the application on-line on Three Rivers Bank's web page at www.ThreeRiversBankMontana .com . They hold an evening registration on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 from 3:15-6:00  p.m. at  Three  Rivers Bank,  233  East Idaho.     

Highlander Track Sign-up
          




After School Care : In order in ensure that our staffing meets the requirements of our families, we periodically review our program. Only two times since school started have students been in after care after 5:00. To keep our costs in line with our needs, after care will now be from 3:30 until 5:00. As per handbook, “Pick-up after 5:05 is considered late. A $1.00 late fee will be assessed for each minute after 5:05 p.m. payable to the Childcare Staff on duty.” If you are going to be late, please make every effort to let Childcare Staff  know when you expect to arrive. Thank you.

 


Montessori Walkabout

Check out the Easter baskets that adorn our entry way! Our wonderful after care person, Ariel Stene, her husband Jonathan, and son Hayden put together 5 Easter baskets full of fun activities and toys.  There are even a few things for parents!  One dollar will buy two tickets to try to win the basket(s) of your choice. The money goes towards classroom materials.   The winning tickets will be drawn on April 14, just in time for Easter.  Thank you Ariel, Jonathan and Hayden!   

 The excitement is growing about The Bad Larrys concert and fundraiser event.  The planning committee will be putting together baskets to raffle, as well as individual items.  We are looking forward to collecting any items you may have to contribute to the raffles.  Our Montessori community always comes up with wonderful items. 

Sold ticket stubs are starting to come in.  If you find that you have tickets you can’t use, please return the unsold tickets so we can distribute to families that need more tickets.  Thank you!As mentioned above, if you are on Facebook please share the event.  I shared the Facebook event with a number of my Facebook friends last night.  It was easy to do and fun to invite my friends to what I am sure will be a great event!

                         

                                                     Upcoming Events


Pizza Friday – Starts Sept. 9, every Friday thereafter. $4.00 comes with milk


Fine Arts Start – Sept. 19   Art, Music and Spanish Classes

Kindergarten Visit Day April 19 8:30am-noon. Contact the school to reserve a spot.

Elem. I Ravenwood Field Trip April 20 @ KME


Montessori Magic April 20

No School April 21

6th Year Senior Thesis April 27

Elem. I Food Bank Field Trip April 28


Spring Concert and Fundraiser April 29

Book Fair May 1-5

Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5

3rd to 4th year Transition Meeting May 3

Elem. II Forestry Expo May 4

Elizabethan Festival May 18 @ FVCC

Elem I Spring Trip May 25-26

Elem II Spring Trip May 24-26

No School May 29




 

2017-18 Middle School Enrollment Forms



2017-18 Enrollment Forms




2016-2017 School Calendar