What does it mean to be “mindful?”

What does it mean to be “mindful?”

What does it mean to be “mindful”? This was the question Montessori educators within our communities were tasked to think about at a previous workshop. A workshop lead by Allison Morgan who is the founder and CEO of Zensational Kids. Her program...

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6th/7th/8th Graders Start Electives!

6th/7th/8th Graders Start Electives!

Recently, students chose and began their electives. We are so excited to provide so many enriching opportunities and believe that these exploratory courses give children a chance to pursue a passion or develop a new interest. And as you can see...

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It’s A Girl!

It’s A Girl!

Room 10 students have had some exciting metamorphoses in their classroom. First, they saw some very hungry Monarch caterpillars munching on milkweed. Once they have eaten their fill and grown tremendously, the children saw the caterpillars make a...

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Now Introducing…

Now Introducing…

FSMA has added two great resources to our team – Laura Schwait and Carla Broadway. They said, “We are honored to be joining this amazing group of educators, staff, and parents.” And FSMA is honored to have them join us! Laura...

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Calling All Parents!

Calling All Parents!

One of the things that make FSMA so special is that there is such a strong parent community. FSMA was created by parents, is led by parents, is staffed by many parents, and this school creates opportunities for parents to be involved in a variety...

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Information Overload

Information Overload

Email inbox overflowing? Text alerts beeping? Facebook comments – too many to read them all? I am sure we have all felt this way at one time or another and sometimes we might feel bombarded with information. At FSMA, we work to balance the...

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Ordering Meals

Ordering Meals

At FSMA, students pre-order their meals. We do this monthly for a few reasons but primarily because it allows us to get the best food for the best price – our catering company can buy in bulk and plan ahead. Catering company? Yes, that’s...

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Decision Making / Board Meetings

Decision Making / Board Meetings

For those of you who have been with us over time, you have seen firsthand how we make big decision. For example, when we considered expansion there were many parts of the process – parent feedback, teacher input, committee research, family...

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