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Spring at West Side

Discover the West Side Montessori difference. West Side Montessori is a private school that meets or exceeds the State of Ohio curricula requirements for K-8 and is the only Toledo-area Montessori school accredited by the American Montessori Society. You’ve heard about the Montessori method. You may have even read about it. But the only way to understand it is to see it in action, firsthand. West Side Montessori has been a child development leader for nearly 40 years with academic programs for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school.

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This video celebrating West Side Montessori's 40th Birthday was filmed, edited, and produced by Drew Gannon, a WSM Class of 2010 graduate and currently studying film at Emerson College.

This is a beautiful representation of a typical Montessori morning. Filmed at Dundas Valley Montessori School.

It’s Time to Schedule Your Parent-Teacher Fall Conference

10.2 Request for Times Accepted Starting Monday, Oct. 5 Parent-Teacher Conferences for Little House through Middle School will be  held on Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 27-28 from 4-6 p.m. and from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. Parents may call to request specific times … Read full story »

How to Order School Photos

09.28 Retake Date Is Oct. 5; Orders Due Oct. 14 School photo packages are now available for purchase. Orders will be placed online through a link to a West Side Montessori private gallery at the photographer’s website. A few notes regarding … Read full story »

How to Know When WSM Is Delayed or Closed

09.23 A quick and easy way to receive delay or closing alerts from West Side Montessori is by using the Fast Follow feature from Twitter. This feature allows you to set up your mobile phone to receive text messages without a Twitter … Read full story »

Letter from Lynn

09.29 The school year is underway and in full swing with lots of exciting learning in evidence at all age levels. As I walk the halls and pop into classrooms, children excitedly share their work and their “research” with me. They … Read full story »

Perspectives on Parenting

09.1 Developing Routines: Getting enough sleep If what the experts say is true, none of us are getting enough sleep. This is especially problematic for preschoolers who need 11 hours of sleep daily. Relaxed summer schedules, vacations, and extended outdoor play with daylight … Read full story »

Nurturing Your Child’s Spirit – Outdoors

05.1 By Lynn Fisher, WSM Head of School  Evidence is growing that all children find solace and re-gain balance with exposure to nature.  The opportunity to explore outdoors in an unstructured, unscheduled manner not only builds coordination and strong healthy bodies … Read full story »