January 24, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Crystal Sorrow

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Families, This was a busy short week. On Tuesday school parent and Buddhist nun, Ani Tsultrim Lhamo, shared many fascinating items in a cultural presentation with the students as an extension of our unit study on China (and Tibet). She shared her mala beads, her bell and dorje that represent compassion and wisdom respectively,… Read more »

Spring Parent Night | Ms. Crystal Sorrow’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

The Spring Parent Night for our class will be Thursday, February 13, 2014 The objective of Parent Night is for parents to watch their child in the classroom environment.  It allows parents to experience what work their child enjoys doing in class.  It gives your children a great sense of pride to show you their classroom… Read more »

January 10, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Crystal Sorrow’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Families, Welcome back to school in the new year. I hope that your family had an enjoyable December break. For the next six weeks we will be studying China and its many rich cultural traditions. When studying a country I strive to include as many aspects of culture as possible. Much of what will… Read more »

January 6, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Crystal Sorrow

Millhopper Montessori School

Today we celebrated the Epiphany with La Befana. In Italian folklore, Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy for Epiphany in a similar way to Santa Claus. In popular folklore Befana visits all the children of Italy on the eve of the Feast of the Epiphany to fill their socks with candy and presents if they… Read more »

La Befana

China Notes | Ms. Crystal Sorrow’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

A Few Notes Concerning our Next Unit Study In January and the first half of February we will be studying China. Chinese New Year falls on Friday, January 31st and the celebration lasts for two weeks, culminating in the lantern festival. The class will be learning about China’s culture, inventions, history, and languages. We will… Read more »

Ms. Crystal Sorrow’s Holiday Craft Party

Millhopper Montessori School

Friday , December 20th, 2013 The craft party will begin at 9:15 am The Craft Party will last approximately 60-75 minutes The school day ends at 10:30! Parent helpers will rotate through craft stations with several students helping them complete the crafts. You are welcome to stay with your child! We would love to have… Read more »

November 15, 2013 Classroom Update

Millhopper Montessori School

In class the students have been learning about the parts of the tree, about the life cycle of the tree, and about acorns and bark thus far. Vocabulary words for this unit include: Roots Trunk Branches Leaves Acorns Cork –the outer bark that protects the tree Phloem –the inner bark that carries food from the… Read more »

Little House Gator Parade | Important Info

Millhopper Montessori School

Please dress your Little House student in Orange and Blue or Gator gear this Thursday, November 7th for our 11th Annual Little House Gator Homecoming Parade! Our class will parade through the school around 10:15 am. I typically apply Gator temporary tattoos if the student wants one.  If you do not want your child to have a temporary… Read more »

November Calendar | Ms. Crystal Sorrow’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

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

November 1, 2013 Classroom Update | Ms. Crystal Sorrow

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Families, October was such a wonderful month. The students had so much fun exploring with tools. They learned many new vocabulary words while working on developing their fine and gross motor skills. They greatly enjoyed making their wooden jack o’ lantern faces. There were exciting food activities this month as well as art activities…. Read more »

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