August 26, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear First and Second Grade Families, We had a great first week of school!  The children got a sense of our daily routine, and we discussed their rights and responsibilities in the classroom.  We have been learning about teamwork, friendship, and respect, and read several books with these themes.  Children started their “special” classes such… Read more »

2014-15 Units of Study | Ms. Erin Sorel’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

Our curriculum includes traditional Montessori lessons as well as unit studies.  These may be adjusted as the year progresses depending on time and student interest. Math: The decimal system Numeration Memorization of math facts Montessori Math in all operations Fractions Squaring Measurement Money Time Problem Solving Roman Numerals Geometry: Elements of Geometry Types of lines,… Read more »

Orientation Information from Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear First and Second Grade Families, Welcome to the 2014 – 2015 school year!  Ms. Susie and I are very excited to work with your children this year and to help them grow to their greatest potential. We invite you to join us for a class orientation on Friday, August 15th, from 11:00 – 12:00… Read more »

May 16, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear 1st and 2nd Grade Parents, First we want to thank all of the Mothers for joining us last week for our Mother’s Day Tea.  We hope you enjoyed all of the treats the children prepared!​ During lunch time tomorrow, the Middle School students will be selling “one-liner” playbill ads to the students.  For $1… Read more »

April 29, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Parents, Students had a good time last week completing their Iowa testing.  It was a change from our routine but most of them reported that they actually enjoyed the experience!  We used our afternoon times to prepare some special surprises for our Mother’s Day Tea, which will be Tuesday, May 6th, at 1:30. This… Read more »

1st & 2nd Grade Update | April 28, 2014

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Parents, Students had a good time last week completing their Iowa testing.  It was a change from our routine but most of them reported that they actually enjoyed the experience!  We used our afternoon times to prepare some special surprises for our Mother’s Day Tea, which will be Tuesday, May 6th, at 1:30.  This Friday,… Read more »

March 19, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Families, We had a great time this week searching for gold coins and enjoying a special snack for St. Patrick’s Day.  Many thanks to the Hazen family for the rice krispy treats! The children have started presenting their European animal research projects and have done an amazing job! They are very excited and eager… Read more »

February 25, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Parents, First I would like to thank all of those families who provided snacks and treats for our Valentine’s Day celebration.  The children were thrilled! Your child may have told you about our study of the heart and circulatory system.  As a culmination of our study, we made a model of “blood” with various… Read more »

January 14, 2014 1st & 2nd Grade Update | Ms. Erin Sorel’s Classroom

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear 1st and 2nd Grade Families, Welcome back and happy 2014! The students have been busy getting back into their daily routines and developing good work habits for the New Year.  On Friday we started our Science unit on the Human Body.  Students enjoyed learning about the skeletal system, examining some real x-rays, and learning the names… Read more »

December 16, 2013 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear 1st and 2nd Grade Families, I would like to take a moment to greet you all and let you know how excited I am to be working with your children!  I have been observing and helping with lessons throughout the past week, and am so glad to have had this time to get acquainted with the children.  I… Read more »

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