Parent Night Rescheduled | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Families in Ms. Christina Eckstein’s Class, Unfortunately, we need to reschedule our February Parent Night.   I will be traveling to Ohio for my grandmother’s funeral later this week.  The Parent Night has been rescheduled for the following week on Thursday, February 11th.   There will not be a new signup sheet.  We will utilize the… Read more »

January 29. 2016 Classroom Update |Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Updated Directory We are happy to welcome another new student, Cayden N., to our class.  Enclosed in your child’s take home folder you will find an updated class directory. Show-and-Tell Thursday, February 4th:   beginning sound “h” Thursday, February 11th: beginning sound “g” (hard “g” as in goat) Thursday, February 18th:  beginning sound “n” Thursday, February 25th:… Read more »

February 2016 Calendar | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Attached is a PDF version of Ms. Christina’s August calendar.  You may also subscribe to the online calendar by clicking here and scrolling down.

January 22, 2016 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

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100th Day of School The 100th Day of School is Monday, February 1st.  We will be doing work centered around counting to one hundred, such as sorting and counting objects, the hundred board, and a class favorite, exercising to 100.  We are encouraging the students to do a special 100th Day project with their parents… Read more »

December 11, 2015 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Holiday Family Sing A-long On Wednesday, December 16th, the preschool classes will participate in a family holiday sing-along at 11:30 a.m. in the Big Room at MMS.  The children will sing a few songs and then join you on the floor for some holiday singing led by our music teacher, Ms. Liz Bublitz.  Your child… Read more »

December 4, 2015 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

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December Studies The holiday season is certainly underway in our classroom! Selections from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” fill the air as the children come to circle, and is used during listening and movement activities.  Hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills are being honed while the children create ornaments, push-pinning and cutting works.  Other holiday inspired works,… Read more »

November 5, 2015 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

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  November Unit News The students are learning about the anatomy of trees and leaves.  In addition to learning about their parts, the children will learn to differentiate between various types of trees and compare/contrast their leaves. The music played while the children come to circle will be symphonies from the “Father of the Symphony,”… Read more »

October 16, 2015 Classroom Update| Ms. Christina Eckstein

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October Unit Studies The season of autumn and its festivities allow us to take advantage of the sights of the season.  We are examining a variety of bats, their anatomy, food sources and habitats. The children will also learn about the lifecycle of a pumpkin.  They will examine a variety of pumpkins, dissect a pumpkin… Read more »

September 25, 2015 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Parent Night Our first Parent Night of the year is Thursday, October 8, 2015.  In order to accommodate enough space for everyone, the evening is broken up into two time slots, 4:30-5:15 p.m. or 5:15-6:00 p.m.  Please be sure to sign up for a time slot on the sheet posted on the bulletin board outside… Read more »

September 11, 2015 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Next week is Spirit Week! Spirit Week gives the children the opportunity to show their school spirit by wearing attire centered around a particular theme for the day.  Each class will also be collecting canned or dry goods throughout the week. Monday, September 14th:  Pajama Day Tuesday, September 15th:  International Day Wednesday, September 16th:  Wear… Read more »