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Mindfulness & Gratitude


Greetings from Primary 3! In Primary Three, we are excited about the enthusiasm our students have shown towards our weekly “mindfulness” practices. Our students have been taught that the word mindfulness means: “Paying full attention to what is happening around you with your whole body, your whole heart, and your whole mind. This is done […]

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Wild West Book Fair


Yeehaw, pardner! It’s time for our annual Book Fair and this year’s theme is the wild Wild West. From November 12-17, all cowboys and cowgirls are encouraged to visit the Book Fair before and after school to pick out the perfect books. Classes will visit the Book Fair throughout the week to make a list […]

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All Saints’ Day


In the Episcopal Church, along with many other churches, November 1st is All Saints’ Day.  The origins of the feast go back to when Christians would share the relics of the local saints with their neighbors in surrounding towns for local celebrations.  Over time, this evolved into a singular festival of all the saints commemorated […]

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A Day at Mitchell Lake


Last Friday, our Elementary students visited Mitchell Lake Audubon Center! We learned about the importance of soil and wetlands for our environment and how pollution can destroy natural habitats. We also got to learn how to sample insects to discover how healthy a water body is and we discovered ways to determine what kind of […]

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Now We’re Cooking


There is one activity in the Montessori classroom that exposes children to math, language and science, while helping develop concentration, motor skills, and delayed gratification. It doesn’t take place regularly in most schools but it is always found in a Montessori environment…food preparation and cooking! Whether it is slicing bananas or hard-boiled eggs, chopping vegetables, […]

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A Day in Nature


Last Friday, our Upper Elementary students visited the Bishop Jones Center, one of San Antonio’s hidden treasures. A peaceful oasis in the middle of Alamo Heights, the Bishop Jones Center is an excellent place to explore nature and take in God’s amazing work. They started the day with a walk along the meditative Cathedral Walk where […]

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Positive Discipline


Positive Discipline teaches young people from an early age to become responsible, respectful, and resourceful members of their communities. Based on the best-selling Positive Discipline parenting books by child psychologist Dr. Jane Nelson, Positive Discipline teaches important social and life skills in a manner that is deeply respectful and encouraging for both children and parents. […]

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Journey & Discovery


24 parents attend our Journey and Discovery program this year. Parents journeyed through the classrooms spanning the entire Montessori curriculum from Toddlers to Upper Elementary and then visited the classroom of their choice to fully discover the curriculum. The visit included hands-on learning and an opportunity to talk with teachers at all levels about what […]

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Starry Night Art Auction Is Around the Corner


The Starry Night Art Auction is right around the corner! Our event will be on Friday, September 22nd from 7-10 p.m. at the Pearl Studio. We have beautiful art pieces to bid on, as well as fun vacations, tickets to events around town, and specials that you can’t get anywhere else! Entertainment will feature Future […]

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Potluck Picnics & Family Bonding


We have been having so much fun at our potluck picnics this year! Parents have been bringing delicious dishes to share, including salads, fajitas, brownies, and more. We always love the picnics because they provide an excellent opportunity to de-stress and socialize during the hectic return of the school year. They’re especially great because they […]

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Parent Conferences / Teacher Choice Day

November 20 - November 21
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Thanksgiving Holidays

November 22 - November 24

Upcoming Events

Mon 20

Parent Conferences / Teacher Choice Day

November 20 - November 21
Wed 22

Thanksgiving Holidays

November 22 - November 24
Tue 28

Positive Discipline Parent Workshop, Part 2

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue 12

Spirit Night

December 12 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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