A proud Lower Elementary student journalist stopped us on the playground the day the first edition of the Sierra Nevada news was published, wanted to make sure we had seen it, AND requested that we announce the next publication date. We are happy to oblige!
Head Teacher & Montessori Guide
“Our community and each, individual child is the source of most of my gratitude in my life. Certainly my family is in there but I don’t actually spend as much time with them as I do with or thinking about the children in my care.”
It was wonderful to have a chance to chat with most of you over this past week. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me whenever you have questions or concerns – you don’t need to wait until conferences. I’m always happy to talk with you about your child.
Skylarr’s family brought us five gorgeous orange cauliflowers. We made roasted cauliflower soup that was out of this world. Here is the recipe that your child could definitely make for the family for dinner:
We have been talking quite a bit lately at school about reading, writing and screens. Over the past 16 years of teaching and especially in the last five years, I have seen a significant change in the way that children are processing language in both reading and writing…
…One thing I’ve noticed has stayed constant over the years. That is the children’s desire to learn. They continue to have a great thirst for knowledge and understanding. They still want to find out why and to make discoveries for themselves. I know that together as a team we can help them satisfy this great curiosity about the world!
October 2, 2018 Dear Bergamo Community, My name is Cole Arnold and I am a student in the San Gabriel class. I’m forming a team for S.F.B.F.S (Sacramento Food Bank and Family… Read More
Every morning Nido children sit together for snack, Toddler Community sets the table for lunch, and Primary Communities enjoy many different food preparation activities, cutting a fresh vegetable or fruit or baking bread. Elementary children are now making their own lunches reflecting the information they are learning about nutrition, and their plates are so tempting – we thought you might like to have a peek!
One of our Lower Elementary traditions is Halloween Heroes. These are small oral reports presented in the first person by each student portraying a chosen hero.
Sometimes I write a list of the lesson that were given so that you can get a glimpse into what’s been going on. Each child has not received each of these lessons, nor have I listed them all.