September 17, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Parents, I hope you are having a great week!  I’d like to send a big thanks to everyone who has volunteered to drive on our upcoming field trip to the planetarium.  We already have more than enough drivers!  If you were planning to volunteer, we would appreciate your help on the next trip. Also,… Read more »

September 4, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear First and Second Grade Families, Here are some notes about important events this week and beyond: – We would like to thank the Broad-Wright Family and the Bush Family for providing fruit for our healthy snacks these past two Fridays.  I’m searching for volunteers to bring in some type of fruit or vegetable for… Read more »

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 »