January 31, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

Thank you to Ms. Jungmi Kim (Yale’s mom) and Ms. Jin Zhang (Lindsay’s mom) for their excellent presentation on the Korean and Chinese cultures. The students received a lesson on how to make dumplings and also enjoyed delicious jab-chai (noodles) and gal-bi (beef). February Show-and-Tell Thursday, February 6th: beginning sound “n” Thursday, February 13th: two… Read more »

January 24, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Parent Night Our second Parent Night of the year is Tuesday, February 11, 2014.  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 »

100th Day of School | Ms. Christina Eckstein’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

The 100th Day of School is Monday, January 27th.  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 by finding 100 items… Read more »

January 10, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

January Unit Studies Our geography and cultural studies will take us on a journey throughout the continent of Asia.  If you are from an Asian country, we would love to have you come in and share about your heritage and possibly assist us with our food preparation activities.  Please leave me a note in the basket… Read more »

December 20, 2013 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

We hope you all have a wonderful holiday break.  Our January calendar and unit study information will be sent home in the take-home folders the first Friday we are back to school in 2014.  Information you need to know before then ……… 1)  School resumes Monday, January 6, 2014. 2)  Show-and-Tell on Thursday, January 9th… Read more »

December 13, 2013 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Thank You Thank you to all of the families who donated books to our class from the book fair.  We have enjoyed reading many of them already and look forward to reading the others throughout the year as they pertain to our unit studies. Reminders about next week …… Wednesday, December 18th Family Holiday Sing-Along… Read more »

December 6, 2013 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

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 including sequencing,… Read more »

December Calendar | Ms. Christina Eckstein’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

Hello parents, Here is my December calendar!  You can print this out or view my calendar on my classroom website.  You can even subscribe to my calendar with Google, iCal, Outlook etc… Please let me know if you have any questions. Sincerely, Ms. Christina

November 22, 2013 Classroom Update | Ms. Christina Eckstein

Millhopper Montessori School

Happy Thanksgiving! We had such a wonderful Thanksgiving feast! The children enjoyed weaving placemats, coloring Native American headbands and constructing pilgrim hat napkin rings. They also had fun snapping green beans, mixing ingredients together for the cornbread casserole and rolling up turkey slices for our turkey roll-ups. Thank you to everyone who donated food for… Read more »

November 7, 2013 Classroom Update

Millhopper Montessori School

Thank You Thank you to everyone who helped out last Thursday with our Halloween festivities.  The morning went very smoothly and the children had a lot of fun. Thank you to everyone who brought in the plastic bags that we requested a couple of weeks ago.  We should be fully stocked for the rest of… Read more »

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