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60 ways to keep your child engaged during COVID 19

With schools closing, events cancelled, and many companies urging employees to work from home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, parents are facing an unexpected challenge. Since many of these closures overlap school March breaks, kids may not have homework to do — and even if they do, the lack of school and extracurricular activities [...]

2020-06-26T10:55:19-04:00 By |

Film crew to visit The New School

On December 8 and 9, a film crew from Mazz Media will visit the school to develop a series of videos designed to answer the most common questions parents and other educators have about Montessori. Families who are unfamiliar with the philosophy may be intrigued about Montessori. They may have heard that it is a [...]

2020-04-05T10:27:23-04:00 By |

The New School’s First Amateur Radio Club

Upper Elementary Students Launch First-Ever Amateur Radio Club Last week Upper Elementary students began an exciting journey of exploration into amateur radio. The curriculum, which dynamically integrates language arts, algebra, physics, geography, meteorology, graphic arts, industrial fabrication, computer science, and social studies into the UE course of study, allows for authentic, interactive, and tangible connections [...]

2020-02-11T13:43:41-05:00 By |

Montessori Kindergarten Program

Ultimately, what sets The New School apart is our mission to provide each child with an individualized, holistic program that meets their specific needs. Each child learns differently, has different interests, and develops cognitive and social skills at his or her own pace. By addressing individual needs, our specialized materials, prepared environment, and teaching approach [...]

2020-02-13T14:08:19-05:00 By |

Montessori Adolescent Program

The year 2014 not only marks The New School's 30th Anniversary, it is also an important milestone in our history: the rebirth of the adolescent program. Starting in the fall, our programs will expand to include middle school grades 7 through 9. Upper Elementary director Sheldon Clark will coordinate and implement an interdisciplinary and project-based [...]

2020-02-13T14:19:47-05:00 By |

International Night 2013

For close to thirty years, The New School has celebrated International Night, an annual festival of culture and diversity. At the beginning of each year, all of our classrooms from Children’s House to Elementary, select a country to study. During the entire year, the students study the culture, geography, and history of their selected countries. [...]

2014-02-02T17:45:10-05:00 By |

Higher-level thinking skills in young children

Sometimes it is difficult for parents to decide if preschool is worthwhile. It seems expensive, and how does a parent know if preschool really benefits the child? A new study by the University of Chicago and UNC Chapel Hill suggests that early childhood education is critical to fostering higher-level thinking skills in children as young [...]

2020-03-18T14:16:51-04:00 By |

To the Rescue Fall Festival

When? Friday, October 26th Where? New School Montessori Center, Holly Springs Why? To provide our families with a fun evening, raise funds for the school, and to raise awareness for big cat conservation. Last year The New School Montessori Center hosted its first ever fall festival. We established a tradition in which the school celebrates, [...]

2014-02-02T17:38:48-05:00 By |

New School News

Need to know the latest news and updates at the school? Frustrated by lost pieces of paper with important news, deadlines, and updates? As part of our website rebuild, now all of our newsletters and important announcements are available for you to access at your leisure. No more worrying about missing events or deadlines! While [...]

2014-02-02T17:39:18-05:00 By |
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Modified Schedule

In response to health concerns caused by the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the school is temporarily closed.

Our anticipated opening date is May 18. Please visit the headings below for more information.

News & Updates
Latest news related to our COVID-19 closure

Frequently Asked Questions
General FAQs

Distance Learning
Links to our online educational resources and classes

Prospective Families
We are currently offering tours via phone and Zoom conference. Please email us at info@montessoricenter.org or call (919) 303-3636 between 9am and 1pm to arrange a time!

We look forward to seeing everyone in person soon!

The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, “The children are working as if I did not exist.” – Dr. Maria Montessori