“Fundraise It Forward”

We'd like to share with you, a new school-wide initiative started by first-grader, Theo Williams and his mother, Jamie. We hope that after you've read through her plans for getting this off the ground, that you'll want to step in and "keep the ball rolling"! After visiting with new and returning families over a delicious [...]

Children waiting in line for corn

Hawthorne Hollow Field Trip

This fall our Primary students had the opportunity to visit Hawthorne Hallow, located in Kenosha, WI. It's a nature sanctuary and arboretum that provides environmental education to all ages. Junior Beekeepers The kids had a blast! There were many hands on activities to explore food groups and how food turns to energy. They were able [...]

Two Students Leading the Peace Song

Peace Day Celebration 2019

On September 21st, students and staff took part in the Peace Day celebration. The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences [...]

PTO Planning Chart

First RMS PTO Meeting

The newly formed Parent Teacher Organization ("PTO") had their first meeting this past week. They had great turnout with teachers, parents, administration and board members all participating. We discussed our visions for the PTO and what goals we want to accomplish including fundraising, school improvements, events/engagement, classroom support, and structure of the organization. While this [...]

Milwaukee Maker’s Faire Field Trip

The 2nd graders had a fantastic time at the Milwaukee Maker’s Faire Field Trip Friday on Sept 13! Maker Faires are family-friendly events that welcome makers – tech enthusiasts, inventors, crafters, educators, tinkerers and hobbyists of all ages – to exhibit their work and share their knowledge and skills with other makers and with the [...]

National History Day Finalist – Naomi

Racine Montessori School 6th grader, Naomi Jansson, was one of the few selected of the 10,000 Wisconsin entries to present her National History Day documentary in Washington D.C. When tasked with selecting a topic for National History Day at school, she chose to create a 10 minute documentary on Dmitri Shostakovich. Naomi was drawn to [...]

Student Reporting Labs: Making It Work

Racine Montessori students recently took on the role of journalist when they were tasked to track down stories of innovation and adversity that reflect the changing nature of jobs and careers across the country. The students take part in a program called Student Reporting Labs, part of PBS NewsHour. The students chose to do a [...]

What’s Happening at Racine Montessori?

Click on links below for details and also visit our Facebook Page too!  https://www.facebook.com/racine.montessori  November Calendar Link: RMS November 2018 Calendar Thanksgiving Recess - Wednesday, November 21 - Friday, November 23! December Calendar Link: RMS December 2018 Calendar January 2019 Calendar Link: RMS January 2019 Calendar MARK YOUR CALENDAR!  DECEMBER Holiday Fair & Book Sale! [...]