Category Archives: Students

Students Make Cloth Lunch Kits

For the past couple of months I have had the pleasure of teaching DMA students some basics of sewing.  Miss Sara and I decided to do a project for her class in which the children created something useful, beautiful, and good for the environment. We decided on cloth lunch kits. Each child in Sara’s class…

Why Your Child Should Read 20 Minutes a Day

Hi Parents, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Mrs. Barb Rankin and I am the new reading specialist here at Downtown Montessori. I received my teaching and reading license along with my Masters in Reading-Language Arts from Cardinal Stritch University. I have been teaching for about 22 years and bring to this…

Students Build Community Mural

During the month of November, a group of Lower Elementary students in the after school program worked on a mural project titled, “Constructing Community.” The students worked collaboratively as artists, designers, architects and city planners. Together they createad a cut paper cityscape inspired by their own communities. The mural is featured in the school entry…