Montessori School
of Wooster

Fostering self-confidence and
creative thinking in an environment
of peace, respect and compassion.


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Sarah Gordon Baker
Rhonda Bowling
Vikki Briggs
Casey Cicconetti
Joanna Cutlip
Jason Frank
Mary Jo Kreuzman
Rachel Relle
Molly Richard
Cathy Roche
Pam Rose
David Shallenberger
Greg Shaya
Dan Swartz
Daniel Tzonev

Non-Discrimation Policy

The Montessori School of Wooster supports diversity and recruits students of any race, religion, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation to all its rights, privileges, programs, and activities.  In addition, the school will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational programs and athletics/extracurricular activities.  Furthermore, the school is not intended to be an alternative to desegregation ordered by a court or administrative agency, or initiated by a public school district.  The Montessori School of Wooster will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation in the hiring of its certified or non-certified personnel.
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Dates to Remember


     5 Monthly Tuition Begins

     18 Parent Orientation Night, 7:00 p.m.

           (Playground Supervision will be provided for students during parent meeting)

     18-19 Toddler, Preschool & Kindergarten Student Orientation

           (New students only - as scheduled - Parent/Child 1st Day & Child Only 2nd)

     22 First day of school, before and after care begins


     1 Ice Cream Social 6:30 p.m.

     5 No School-Labor Day

     6 Fitness, Spanish, and Music Classes Begin

     12 No School-Fair Day

     23 School Picture Day


     21 No School Teacher Workshop

     25 Fall Festival 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

     28-31 Parent Teacher Conferences - call for your appt

     31 Winter Break Camp Registration Begins


     1-3 Parent Teacher Conferences - call for your appt.

     4 No School Conference Release Day

     10 - Montessori Mingle 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at City Square Steakhouse. 

     23-25 No School Thanksgiving Break


     2 Winter Break Camp Registration Due

     20 Winter Concert 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

     22 School Winter Break Begins

     22 Winter Break Camp Begins (22-23 & 27-30)


     3 Classes Resume

     16 No School-Martin Luther King Jr. Day


     13 Spring Break Camp Registrations Begin

     13-16 Conferences 

     17 No School Conference Release Day

     20 No School Presidents’ Day

     21 Toddler Re-Enrollments Due

     28 Pre-K through 8th grade Re-Enrollments Due


    12 Spring Dinner, Auction, and Concert

    27 Spring Break Camp Registrations Due

    30-31 Grandparents & Special Friends Days 9:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.


     3 Summer Camp Registration Begins

     10-14 No School Spring Break

     10-14 Spring Break Camp

     27 Visual Arts Night 6:00-7:30 p.m.


     26 Last Day of Class, Early Release, 2:00 Graduation, 6:30

     30 Summer camps begin

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At the Montessori School of Wooster we are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, and to the fostering of self-confidence and creative thinking in an environment of peace, respect and compassion.  The teaching staff provide an individualized, hands-on approach to education helping each child to progress at her/his own rate.  Children learn to respect each other, their environment, and to begin to understand the importance of peace.

Our Goals

Stimulate the Child's Curiosity

Our classrooms are bright, warm and inviting, filled with intriguing learning materials; fossils, mathematical models, puzzles, etc.  Student work is attractively displayed on low open shelves.  Each week we change some activities to fit the ever changing needs of the class.
Nurture Individual Growth and Independence

We recognize that our role as teachers is not so much to teach as help the children to learn independently.  We strive to ask questions that challenge our students to discover the answers for themselves.

Build Confidence and Responsibility

We encourage the older children to develop an awareness of the needs of the younger children.  They are the role models for the younger ones and will often show them how to do the work.
Develop a Sense of Belonging to a Community

Learning how to work and play together with others in a peaceful and caring community is perhaps the most important life skill that we can impart to our children.  The school is like an extended family, where the children learn to take care of themselves and each other.
Foster Friendship, Love and Respect

Every day kindness and courtesy are vital practical life skills.  Even the youngest child is treated by her/his classmates with dignity and respect.
Create a Peaceful World by Creating a Peaceful Classroom

Children normally find it difficult to tell us and each other how they feel.  The peace table plays an important part in our classroom; two children having a disagreement will normally decide to retreat to the peace table to discuss and solve their problem.  Teaching peace involves finding a way to appreciate our differences and work together more effectively than ever.