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3 Ways to Encourage an Educational Montessori Summer!


School’s out for summer!  …now what? It’s a question we often hear–“How can we support our child’s education over the summer?  What academics should we review?  What activities should we plan?” We at West Side Montessori offer the following suggestions …
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Spotlight Post: Sarah Kreinbrink

Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, your interests, your dreams My name is Sarah Kreinbrink and I like to keep busy! I have been a teacher here at West Side for 17 years. I …
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Why fewer, better toys encourage more creative kids!


It can be easy to buy into the marketing hype that our children need more stuff to stay busy during playtime. But when it comes to toys, scientific research is finding that less is so much more. As a result, mamas are turning …
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West Side Montessori’s Natural Playgrounds!

Natural trail

Children learn through play. As such, the importance of the role of play in the life of a child is paramount. Even more so is the integral role that outdoor play in a natural environment plays in the life of …
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Beth Ann Less (Class of 2009)

A junior studying mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan, Beth Ann was encouraged to pursue topics that interested her throughout her 13 years at West Side Montessori.

Christian Tylinski (Class of 2008)

Currently a senior in architecture at the University of Cincinnati, Christian's middle school internship experience while WSM set him on an amazing career path.

  • Meet Our Graduates

    West Side Montessori graduates exude compassion and will change the world.

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