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Hip Hip Hooray! It’s almost Spring Break!

Whatever you have planned for spring break, we hope you have a blast. Whether you are relaxing on a beach in Florida or enjoying a staycation, below is a list of ideas to rejuvenate and refresh over the next week!  Take a walk outside and enjoy the fresh air. Read a book. Meet up with …

Learning Through Community Service

“Actions speak louder than words,” said Sandra Parker, a teacher and program advisor at Creative Montessori Academy. “The students at Creative Montessori Academy are not only learning about community projects, but they are also engaging in important work that is impacting our community.” Throughout the year, students at Creative Montessori Academy are giving back while …

Practical Life Activity – Carrot Cutting

This week, the Willow Room delved into another life skill and that was carrot peeling, cutting and tasting! While it was fun to watch these children peel and cut their carrot, but it was interesting to see who tasted the fruits of their labor! In Montessori, this is considered a Practical Life activity. Why is …

Environmental Imagination

The Emerald Room researched the importance of reducing our waste, reusing when possible and recycling anything acceptable! Students brought in items they could create art with and did just that! Students put their imagination to work while they made animals and sculptures out of things that would have otherwise been thrown away! ♻️🌱

CMA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Creative Montessori Academy celebrated the much-anticipated new building expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, January 19. The 5,500 square foot addition includes a designated space for band, music, art and Spanish along with a full-court gymnasium for athletics and school programming and a cafeteria. The current and formerCMA board members, Southgate’s Mayor Kupsa, representation …

Gingerbread Man Geography Fun

Our teachers love to make learning fun! To introduce students to the geography of our school we use the Gingerbread Man story to put a funny fresh twist on things. Students created their own gingerbread people after reading the “Gingerbread Man is Loose in the School” in Ms. Gilbert’s class.