Weekly Update 1/11/2018

Head of School’s Message “Independence is not a static condition; it is a continuous conquest, and in order to reach not only freedom, but also strength, and the perfecting on one’s powers, it is necessary to follow this path of unremitting toil.” –  ...

Weekly Update 12/14/17

Head of School’s Message “Do not tell them how to do it. Show them how to do it and do not say a word.” –    Maria Montessori Dear RMS Parents, The above quote is most associated with the way a Montessori teacher gives a child a lesson, and that’s very...

Weekly Update 12/7/17

Head of School’s Message “Character formation cannot be taught. It comes from experience and not from explanation.” –    Maria Montessori Dear Parents, Welcome to the beautiful season of Advent, when we prepare ourselves for the coming joy of Christmas....

Weekly Update 11/30/17

Head of School’s Message “To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.” -Maria Montessori Dear Parents, When I first began this journey as Head of School, one of the things that was most counter-intuitive was...

Weekly Update 11/16/17

Head of School’s Message “Of all things love is the most potent.” –    Maria Montessori Dear RMS Parents, It’s hard to believe we’re less than a week away from the beginning of the holiday season, where we bring the year to a close among family and...

Weekly Update 11/2/17

Head of School’s Message “There is no description, no image in any book that is capable of replacing the sight of real trees, and all the life to be found around them, in a real forest. Something emanates from those trees which speaks to the soul,...

Weekly Update 10/26/17

Head of School’s Message “The hands are the instruments of man’s intelligence.” –    Maria Montessori Dear RMS Parents,   You should have received an email telling you about our “Referral Bonanza” (reminder below). I do hope you will each take a moment to...

Weekly Update 10/19/17

Head of School’s Message “No adult can bear a child’s burden or grow up in his stead.” –    Maria Montessori Dear RMS Parents, We are very much looking forward to seeing you all tonight at the first Parent Night of the year. The topic is what I refer to as...

Weekly Update 10/12/2017

Head of School’s Message “Of all things love is the most potent.” –  Maria Montessori Dear RMS Parents, Thank you to all of you who have already responded to our Mission Support campaign.  Thanks to your prompt generosity, we’re off to a great start. If...

Weekly Update 10/5/17

Head of School’s Message When dealing with children there is greater need for observing than of probing. –    Maria Montessori Dear RMS Parents, There’s no denying that the school year is in full swing now. We’ve had a great initial response to our...