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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 …

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.

CMA Won a State Grant!

We received a $8,691 school security grant! We are one of 22 charter schools in the state to have received the Michigan Competitive School Safety Grant Program from the Michigan State Police. Together, with five other Choice Schools Associates schools, we collectively received $61,469 in total grant funds!   Click here to read more.(This link …

School Board Opening

We have an opening on our school board!   Creative Montessori Academy is currently accepting applications to join the Academy’s Board of Directors. If you are interested in becoming a board member please fill out the following application(This link opens in a new window).

Entrepreneurs Start In a Montessori Kindergarten

  Originally published by Amanda Konopaska at montessorirocks.org. Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com. Larry Page & Sergey Brin of Google.com.  Julia Child, Cooking Extraordinaire. Anne Frank, Author. Taylor Swift, Pop Singer. All of these people have something in common… a Montessori education that started in Kindergarten. An entrepreneur can be defined as a person who starts …