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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. [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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, [...]

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

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 [...]

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

Summer 2012

Our 2012 Summer information is now online! Open only to New School families, our 10-week summer camp offers a traditional Montessori program in addition to engaging and creative activities designed for summer fun! We will be offering programs for infants through upper elementary-aged students. In addition to the regular Montessori program to provide continuity, our [...]

2020-02-11T14:52:38-05:00By |

Spring Picnic 2011

Our annual spring picnic and basket raffle will be held on Saturday, May 7th, between 11am and 1pm. This year's picnic will be a "Bring Your Own Picnic" lunch.  Bottled water and desserts will be provided by the school.  Yes, this is a change from previous years. Remember it will be outside and it will be [...]

2014-02-02T17:42:47-05:00By |

Summer Program 2011

We are happy to announce that our 2011 Summer School program will begin on June 6th and run for 10 weeks, ending on August 12th. Each week of the summer schedule will be led by one or two certified teachers and either assistants or interns. The Children's House Program this summer will include Ms. Jamila, [...]

2012-02-21T12:26:54-05:00By |

Health Benefits of Outside Play

Phew, these North Carolina summers are hot! They're muggy, too, and in the evenings pesky critters want a piece of you. So it's understandable if your child wants to spend free time indoors and understandable if you want to let them. But in the long run, too much indoor time isn't good for your child. [...]

2021-07-24T12:56:21-04:00By |

Company’s founders talk about Montessori education

Most people who send their children to a Montessori school believe in the value of the Montessori system to provide a rich, rewarding learning environment. So when Mr. and Mrs. Brin and Mr. and Mrs. Page sent their children to Montessori schools, perhaps they weren't surprised when their sons later went to college and then [...]

2021-07-24T12:57:24-04:00By |
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