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Why are so many college students returning home?

Kids are applying to college, getting in, and beginning freshman year — and then dropping out in record numbers. Here are the top reasons why. by: Connie Matthiessen | March 21, 2017 Miguel Flores was excited when he got into San Francisco State University. But after his freshman year, Flores decided not to go back. ...

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Student Christmas Cards

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New Classroom Policy

Please respect our classroom environments by not disturbing or entering during school hours. During car-line, please show the staff your pick-up card, and the after-school staff will escort your child in and out of the classroom. If you are dropping off or picking up your student, outside of the normal class time, please be sure to ...

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Important Lunch Changes!

ABC Montessori would like to alert all parents about the new changes to our lunch program. As detailed in Mrs. Kim’s welcome letter, snacks and lunch will now be included in your annual tuition. Our policy is that all students have healthy snacks and a healthy lunch. After careful consideration of our families requests and ...

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The Benefit of Animals

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STEM Monday: Mapping the Brain

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Forcing Schools To Hit The ‘Reset’ Button

LISTEN TO STORY HERE: George Watts Montessori Magnet sits just north of downtown Durham, N.C., along the eastern edge of Duke University. Its sprawling, red-brick campus is nearly a century old and surrounded by gorgeously restored family homes that once housed Duke fraternities, before the university sold them off. Each morning, the sidewalk bustles with ...

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ABC – 3rd Place Winners in the McDonough Scarecrow Contest!

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Land Lab: Growing Fresh Food

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Did You Know We’re STEM Winners?

Our robotics team won the Zero Robotics Competition for the State of Georgia last summer! The Zero Robotics Middle School Summer Program is an innovative and inspiring program for middle school students that is truly out of this world! The five-week STEM curriculum introduces students to computer programming, robotics, and space engineering, and provides hands-on ...

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20th Century Classroom vs. the 21st Century Classroom

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101 Things Parents Can Do For Kids

1. Read about Montessori education and philosophy and how it applies to your child. 2. Purchase a copy of The Michael Olaf Catalog(s). These wonderful publications are a clear introduction to Montessori for parents as well as a source book of ideal toys, materials, books, etc. for the home. (http://www.michaelolaf.com) 3. Take the time to ...

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Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes!

2015 brought in a bountiful harvest from our school’s tomato garden! We brought some students in to learn the art of canning…we had more tomatoes than we knew what to do with! It was a great experience for them, learning about the benefits of tomatoes as well as how to naturally preserve food. The many ...

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The Benefits of Yoga

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