MCS Air Quality Protocol

  Montessori Country School Air Quality Protocol Montessori Country School will use the following guidelines when faced with poor air quality conditions. We will use Purple Air https://www.purpleair.com/map?opt=1/mAQI/a10/cC0&select=14751#9.27/47.6383/-122.9203 for our Air Quality Index (AQI) readings.   0-50 Good No change to current schedule 51-100 Moderate Reduce recess time to 30 minutes. Option provided for indoor recess. 101-150…

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MCS 6th grader creates a community resource about invasive species

We are pleased to share the final product from a student’s Sixth Grade Project! Eli chose to work with the community organization, Weed Warriors, a group within Sustainable Bainbridge, for his year-long 6th grade school project. He created this brochure about “The Sneaky Seven” and we invite you to print it out. From Eli: “I’m a…

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Celebrate Earth Month at Home!

Earth Day is going to look pretty different this year as we all stay home and practice social distancing. Never fear, you can still celebrate Earth Day at home! And better yet, why not celebrate Earth MONTH? This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and we’re excited by the possibilities of participation from…

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MCS campus to remain closed through the end of the school year

UPDATE: April 6, 2020 MCS will follow state orders and remain closed, as directed by Gov. Inslee, for the remainder of the school year. Remote learning will be in effect until June 19th, 2020. March 13, 2020 Dear Country School Community, Yesterday afternoon, Governor Inslee issued a proclamation closing all schools in King, Pierce, and…

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Conflict Resolution at MCS

If you are interested in using the Conflict Resolution Model found in the MCS classrooms at home, click the image to download a copy of the script. The Children’s House and Elementary children are encouraged to problem-solve and are taught conflict resolution skills early on. If needed, the adults in the class act as mediators…

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A “Going Out” Adventure

In the MCS Elementary program, students have the option of extending their learning beyond the classroom walls by participating in “Going Out” excursions. These trips off campus allow students to conduct research, visit special sites, and connect their classroom learning to the wider community. There are limitless options for Going Out experiences and students have…

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6th Graders Prepare for Montessori Model UN

This year, MCS will send its first group of delegates to the Montessori Model UN in New York City! Our four 6th grade students are diligently working through the required materials as they prepare for the March conference. The students will “formulate, present, debate, and revise positions on current issues that are affecting people of…

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