School News

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Meet Our New Assistant Headmaster – Lindsay Defenthaler

September 26, 2022
We would like everyone in our Creative Montessori Academy community to welcome our new Assistant Headmaster, Lindsay Defenthaler. This is Lindsay’s tenth year at CMA, and was previously a teacher assistant, and first to third grade teacher for seven years.…
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Celebrating the First Day of School Around the World

September 21, 2022
The first day of school is upon us at Creative Montessori Academy, and we are thrilled to begin yet another year in our school community. We have our own traditions for the first day at CMA, but we wanted to…
Creative Montessori Academy Headmaster Lisa Loger is recognized as promoted to Headmaster of the school as of Today, August 2nd, 2022.

Welcome Our New Headmaster – Lisa Loger

August 25, 2022
            We are excited to announce that CMA’s own, Lisa Loger, has accepted the role of headmaster at CMA starting on August 1st. Lisa has a wide breadth of experience at Creative Montessori Academy first…
Two Montessori teachers sit together and go over work that helps explain the use of Montessori resources

The Montessori Experience at Creative Montessori Academy

July 22, 2022
Creative Montessori Academy recently had the first session of our Montessori Experience program! This program is designed for our new Montessori instructional staff to help them grow in their practice and understanding of both curriculum and philosophy. Over the next…
Two Montessori teachers sit together and go over work that helps explain the use of Montessori resources

The Montessori Experience at Creative Montessori Academy

July 21, 2022
Creative Montessori Academy recently had the first session of our Montessori Experience program! This program is designed for our new Montessori instructional staff to help them grow in their practice and understanding of both curriculum and philosophy. Over the next…
Image of desk, pencils, and the sun with writing that reads: Five Ways to Keep Students Thinking This Summer

Five Ways to Keep Students Thinking this Summer

June 20, 2022
June marks the end of another amazing year at Battle Creek Montessori Academy. To the students and families who have completed their journey with us, we cannot be more proud of their accomplishments, and wish them the absolute best moving forward.…
Choice School's Montessori Leaders Posing for a group picture in Nashville

Montessori Leaders Visit Nashville for Educational Conference

April 26, 2022
Just last month, the Montessori leadership team took a trip south to Nashville for the first in-person Montessori conference in 3 years. Both school leaders and the Director of Montessori Education & Development, Amanda Konopaska, enjoyed a trip full of…
Malik Olafioye reading to the children at Creative Montessori Academy

March at Creative Montessori Academy

March 30, 2022
  March has been a month full of excitement, victory and books at Creative Montessori Academy! With March is Reading Month coming to an end, we celebrated with our students and families by dressing up as our favorite characters, reading…

What We Do Different at Creative Montessori Academy

March 1, 2022
For over 25 years, Creative Montessori Academy has provided students with an outstanding Montessori education. The school leaders believed that the benefits of the Montessori Method should be available to all students, regardless of their ability to afford a tuition.…

The Value of Re-enrolling Early This Year

February 7, 2022
We are a tuition-free, public charter school open to all students. That means that every child in our community has the same access to a robust and unique educational experience with us. Due to our enrollment trends and current interest,…