Lower Elementary Classroom News

Dear Families, Our Special Person’s Night was a huge success. Many of our Lower Elementary families and friends were able to attend, and the children were delighted. The children gave their guests a tour of our classroom, along the way pointing out their favorite Montessori materials and how they use them. Our guests were very…

Oak Classroom News

Dear Parents,   I can hardly believe our last month of school has already arrived!  Truly the children have grown so much and become so confident.  Spring has sprung all around us!  During walks we have heard the call of robins and cardinals.  It has been exciting to see buds on trees and stems sprouting…

Toddler Classroom News

Happy Spring! The season  is officially here, but the weather isn’t quite in tune with it yet. We will still get to go outside when we can. Please continue to send appropriate outside clothes for your child. To welcome spring we planted sunflower seeds. Hopefully, we’ll see some sprouts coming soon. The caterpillars arrived to…

From the Board

Greetings, FVMS families:   I hope everyone is enjoying the warm weather now that winter is behind us.  I want to thank everyone again for the record turnout we had at our annual benefit, and a special thanks to Caitlin Hazelton and Jessica Baer for their work as co-chairs of the planning committee, along with…

Upper Elementary News

February has been a busy month for the class filled with many challenging projects. We continued our Earth Science lessons with the study of crystals. The students learned how to make a supersaturated solution using a variety of solutes including; borax, Epsom salts, alum, rock salt, baker’s sugar, and baking soda. As part of this…

Magnolia Room News

The children are excited about the spring changes! The warm weather has had us outside daily. They are uncovering the signs of spring with worms, plants, and buds. Please remember to have rain/mud boots for your child daily as the playground can get quite muddy. As we discover the parts of the root and the…

Oak Room News

Dear Parents, March is another month full of activity. From our annual benefit to our Parent-Teacher Conferences, I am so grateful for the opportunity to spend time with each of you! During March our solar system work is on the shelf! Handwriting has taken off in the classroom from story-writing to waitresses taking orders from…