How Cold is Too Cold?

How Cold is Too Cold?

When the weather outside is frightful recess on the playground may not be delightful… but if students are prepared and we make smart decisions, it can be a wonderful part of the school day! FSMA values the opportunity for children to be outside...

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Thinking Outside of the Box!

Thinking Outside of the Box!

Middle School Science classes were definitely being forced to think outside of the box as they participated in an escape-room-style educational challenge designed to get kids to work together and use what they’ve learned in class in an “out of...

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Re-using helps our Earth!

Re-using helps our Earth!

At FSMA, we are constantly finding ways to teach our children about caring for our planet. As active community members, we all have a responsibility to find ways to reduce, re-use and recycle. One way that FSMA spreads this message is through our...

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FSMA receives state grant!

FSMA receives state grant!

First State Montessori Academy opened its doors in 2014 with the mission to create successful, contributing, life-long learners in a Montessori public educational program for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. First State Montessori...

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FSMA donates leftover meals!

FSMA donates leftover meals!

FSMA 8th graders have to design a project to better themselves or better the community as part of their curriculum. Each student works individually or in a team to see this through. Here is another example of the great work of some of our...

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FSMA has some BEST BUDDIES!

FSMA has some BEST BUDDIES!

Earlier this year, FSMA became one of 5 middle schools in the state to offer a Best Buddies Chapter. BESTBUDDIES® builds one-to-one friendships between people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), through school and...

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