Columbus Montessori Education Center joined the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) this week in celebrating the association’s “Week of the Young Child.” Throughout the week, CMEC focused on the NAEYC sub-theme “Play: Where Learning Begins” with a variety of fun days designed to rally school spirit. Mismatch Monday, Totally 80’s Tuesday, [...]
The Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Experience This isn’t just ANY ice cream truck … this is the JENI’S ice cream truck. You heard that right. The fully stocked Jeni’s Street Treats Truck is at the beck and call of the highest bidder. Freezers full of enough Splendid Ice Cream for 100 happy guests, this truck [...]
Below are the items available for bid at the 2013 Spring Gala. A few rules about bidding – no pushing, no tricking and no going away empty handed. Proceeds from the event goes toward financial aid for current and future Columbus Montessori students. Check out the items, dream, plan and get ready to have a [...]
Congratulations Morna Smith, our 2013 Spring Gala George Award Winner! Smith has been incredibly dedicated to Columbus Montessori and its mission for many years. A previous Board President, Smith used a stellar combination of leadership skills, business acumen and compassionate perspective to guide the school during her tenure. As an alum parent, Morna has helped [...]
As a part of our celebration of Montessori Education week, the Columbus Metropolitan Library is bringing its Ready to Read program for CMEC families with children under 6 years of age. The Ready to Read program is an outreach initiative by Columbus Metropolitan Library to actively seek out parents and caregivers to share easy, simple [...]
Have you made your summer plans? Columbus Montessori Education Center is gearing up for “Montessori Madness!” Our non-academic, Montessori-based summer camp is available to incoming, current and alumni elementary students only. Please fill out our interest survey below to be the first to receive information. One lucky family who fills out the survey will win [...]
The Columbus Montessori Education Center ‘s 2012-2013 Annual Fund drive is coming to a close and support for the school and its mission has been tremendous. November 30th marks the end of the drive and the dedicated Development Committee volunteers have worked so hard to make the this year’s push a success. If you haven’t [...]
On Wednesday September 19, Columbus Montessori volunteer Ninel “Ms. Nellie” Sher was honored with an Outstanding Service Award by the HandsOn Foster Grandparents Program. She has been a Foster Grandparent for four years and serves in the Jessica Kass Infant/Toddler program. “..every morning the children await Ms. Nellie’s arrival! When she comes in with her [...]
Stop by our next Admissions Open House on Sunday July 29 from 3-5pm and….. Take a tour of the Center Learn about Montessori Speak with our Faculty Speak with our Administrators Speak with Board Members Speak with our Head of School Learn about all of our programs! Play on our Huntington Playground!
If you ever want to *feel* what true family feels like, show up at a Columbus Montessori faculty appreciation day luncheon. Our first year at Columbus Montessori, I stepped back and watched my little boy flourish. I volunteered, but my time was very limited. I remember when November arrived, someone asked if I would help [...]
Last Saturday night Columbus Montessori held our annual Spring Gala. Through ticket sales, a raffle, a silent auction and a live auction, we raised over $90,000!!! Thank you to everyone who contributed to this fabulous event! Proof, once again, that Columbus Montessori’s faculty, parents, alumni, and friends always come together as a family to support [...]
Have you stopped by the front lobby lately? If not, please come take a look at our newest creation! We have a magnetic AND chalkboard calendar! We will put all major school events on the calendar on the first of every month. We want to thank Steve, our facilities manager, for his fabulous help in [...]
Suneeta Ganga and Fran Evans, CMEC’s 2012 Spring Gala Co-Chairs This week, our Gala co-chairs, Suneeta Ganga and Fran Evans took some time to answer questions that should help everyone know exactly what the Gala is all about. If you have any more questions about this fabulous event, please use the contact information provided below! [...]
Get your tickets soon! Where can you get tickets? You can purchase tickets for the Columbus Montessori Spring Gala at the school anytime at the front desk. Invitations will be mailed toward the end of the month but why wait!? Thanks to our main sponsors this year: Nationwide Children’s Hospitals The Boich Companies
In addition to his full time vocation of Physical Education Instructor at Columbus Montessori, Austin Eilbeck leads a school band experience for interested Columbus Montessori elementary school students. The student band’s premiere will be on Generations Day. Excerpt from The Other Paper Article… Delay is entering its 15th year as a Columbus DIY pop-punk band. Fans [...]
Children’s House and Lower Elementary School students at Columbus Montessori celebrated 100 day today by bringing in 100 ‘somethings’ from home to share with their classmates. 100 Day is one of many longstanding traditions at Columbus Montessori that the children look forward to with much anticipation.