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 »

Halloween Festivities on Thursday, October 31st | Ms. Crystal Sorrow

Millhopper Montessori School

Please send your child to school already IN costume. Please send in a change of regular clothes in a labeled bag including appropriate shoes and socks. Trick-or-treating begins at 9:10 am. Please stay and help us trick-or-treat if you would like! We’d love to have you. After trick-or-treating there will be a parade Children will… Read more »

October 18, 2013 Classroom Update

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Families, October is proceeding at a fast rate with many exciting activities in the near future. The students have learned that each category of tool, such as saws, may have many different varieties within the category. The students were shown multiple types of saws and how they worked, a variety of hammers, and different… Read more »

October 4 Classroom Update | Ms. Crystal Sorrow

Millhopper Montessori School

With the tool unit there are many new vocabulary words that will be presented in lessons and used by myself in class. Context will help with comprehension as the vocabulary is used throughout the days ahead as students handle the tools. Hammer (claw) Mallet Chisel Vise Hand drill, electric drill Drill bits Bolt Screw (Phillips,… Read more »

Halloween Festivities

Millhopper Montessori School

We will be celebrating Halloween on Thursday, October 31, 2013. Parents are welcome to participate in the morning activities. Please come in, with your child, if you would like to help with the festivities. Please send your child to school already IN costume. Please send in a change of regular clothes in a labeled bag…. Read more »

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September 27, 2013 Classroom Update | Ms. Crystal Sorrow

Millhopper Montessori School

The month of September is almost over and the students are beginning to follow the routine of the class with less reminders and redirection. Students are beginning to be able to choose work independently and their ability to concentrate is strengthening. I continue to have daily discussions and role play involving manners and social skills… Read more »

Little House Fall Parent Night

Millhopper Montessori School

Important News! The Fall Parent Night for our class will be Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The objective of Parent Night is for you to watch your child in the classroom environment. It allows you to experience what work your child enjoys doing in class. It gives your children a great sense of pride to show you… Read more »

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