Nutcracker Field Trip Permission Slip

Millhopper Montessori School

Mr. Richard Aslanian & Ms. Erin Sorel’s classes will be attending the Nutcracker at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, December 18th.  Please click here for a copy of the Permission Slip.

November 14, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms.Erin Sorel’s Class

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Parents, We hope you had a great week!  It certainly was different to have a Tuesday off from school!  Here are a few important notes to be aware of for the coming week: – Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Day will take place on Monday.  Information from Ms. Jennifer, our Media Center Specialist, has… Read more »

November 6, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear 1st and 2nd Grade Parents, We are in need of the following items for a special class project: – large size, empty cereal boxes – small bubble wrap (any size sheet, but it needs to be the kind with small “bubbles”) If you have either of these, please send them in with your child… Read more »

October 28 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Parents, This Friday afternoon we will have a party in celebration of Halloween.  Children may wear their costumes to school as long as they will be comfortable wearing them throughout the day.  Costumes may not include weapons or face masks.  As always, please make sure that your child wears sneakers so that they can… Read more »

October 8, 2014 Classroom Update | Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear First and Second Grade Parents, We hope you are enjoying your week and the changing weather! The class has settled back in after our field trips last week. The children loved visiting the planetarium and taking a virtual trip to each of the planets. The second graders visited the Bread of the Mighty Food… Read more »

September 24, 2014 Classroom Update|Ms. Erin Sorel

Millhopper Montessori School

Dear Parents, We are having a great time during Spirit Week!  The children are nearly finished creating their school spirit poster and cheer, which we will display at the Jamboree tomorrow evening.  Remember, tomorrow is “Blue and White Day”, followed by “Pirate Day” on Friday. So far we have collected a total of 288 cans… Read more »

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 »