History Comes Alive at Richmond Montessori’s Mystery History


It’s not just about teaching – it’s about having fun while learning at Richmond Montessori! Albert Einstein, Sacagawea, and Neil Armstrong, among others, were present on the Richmond Montessori School campus on Halloween. All four of the Lower Elementary classes participated in Mystery History on October 31, 2013. Mystery History is an annual event in which […]

What is Montessori?

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Much has been written about ‘the Montessori method’, but exactly what does that mean? Developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician, educator and innovator, Montessori is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adolescence. The hallmark of a Montessori education is based on nurturing and cultivating the child’s […]

Richmond Montessori School – A World of Difference

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Many schools claim to be the best in the world. We believe that Richmond Montessori School is best for the world. Richmond Montessori School (RMS) provides what parents desire – an educational experience for their children that is more than just academics. Since 1965, RMS has provided a supportive, child-centered environment that encourages independence while […]

Homeschooling: Is it Right for You and Your Child?

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Thanks to Merre Shepard for participating in our interview about homeschooling. Public school, private school, or homeschool! How do you know what’s best for your child(ren)? And for you? Merre Shepard knew the answer to that question very early for her personal situation – even before she had children of her own!  While attending college, she […]

Bestselling Author of ‘How Children Succeed’ Speaking at Sabot on June 13, 2013


Paul Tough, bestselling author of How Children Succeed, will speak about his book at Sabot at Stony Point on June 13, 2013 at the inaugural Peg Spangenthal Memorial Lecture. Sabot at Stony Point and Tom Chewning, Honorary Chair, invite you to join in the quest to make our community a place where all children can succeed. Paul […]

Sabot at Stony Point and University of Richmond to Host Education Institute

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Sabot at Stony Point and University of Richmond to host Education Institute for over 120 educators from all over the United States. Sabot at Stony Point is in its sixth year and finds itself at the forefront of an international effort to bring the Reggio approach into elementary and middle schools. The schools of Reggio […]

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week: May 6-10


“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” ~ Mark Van Doren May is National Teacher Appreciation Month and Tuesday, May 7, 2013 is Teacher Appreciation Day. We appreciate teachers every day, but now is a special time to really let them know how much we thank them for all they do! We […]

Have a Blast at Summer Experience at St. Christopher’s School

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Summer Experience is a six week camp held on the beautiful campus of St. Christopher’s School! Join us for one week, six weeks or anywhere in between. Each week will be exciting and different! Come join us for activities and instruction in swimming, tennis, music, arts and crafts, computer, playground, soccer, basketball, indoor and outdoor […]

Real Richmond Review: The Great Kindergarten Quest

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By Richmond Mom Charla Eastep With my baby girl comfortably in kindergarten now and my twin girls already in second grade, so much of me is nostalgic for the baby days: those endless but sweet days of diapers and formula and coupon clipping. But there’s another part of me that is thrilled to have big kids […]

St. Catherine’s School Fall Admissions Programs Announced

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Considering private school? St. Catherine’s School is hosting an admissions event Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 9am-11am. This meeting is geared towards prospective students grades 5-12 and their parents, and will be held in the Middle School Assembly Room, Washington Hall. For lower school students, admissions programs are as follows: Junior Kindergarten/Kindergarten Oct. 12, 2012 – 9:30 a.m. […]