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Now viewing articles posted in 2018.
July 23rd, 2018 by Cara Johnson
Dear Parents, Alumni and Friends,
It is with great sadness that I bring you the news that our school's founder, Mary Loyer, has passed away.
Devotion to her children's education and a desire to bring a Montessori education to other children in and around Northfield, prompted Mary to form Litchfield Montessori School in 1972. For the last 46 years, Mary remained a loyal friend and supporter of the school.
Mary passed away on July 16th after a long struggle with leukemia...
July 4th, 2018 by Cara Johnson
I recently returned from a three-day camping and canoeing trip. Although I did not venture far from home, I disconnected from the demands of digital life and submerged myself in the beauty and rhythm of a life outdoors.
I have always known that the ability to get outside...
July 3rd, 2018
Summer reading. The two words go together like strawberries and cream or oreos and milk!
To help you find your next good read we have compiled reading lists for each classroom, and we have added some new favorites. We also suggest that you hunt through your family’s bookcases and spend some time at your local bookstore or library...
May 29th, 2018 by Cara Johnson
In Compliance with the regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Asbestos Hazardous Emergency Response Act (AHERA), I am informing you that we have conducted a periodically required AHERA inspection of our building.
May 4th, 2018 by Cara Johnson
Children from the Extended Day year in Children's House went on a fun-filled trip to the Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy on Friday. There was so much to see and do from petting ducklings to observing exotic birds... Click below for more pics of this fun trip.
February 9th, 2018
UE embarked on an exploration of Humaston Brook which flows into Northfield Pond.
The first thing we noticed was the gorgeous and brilliant sun light shining through and reflecting off the ice-covered branches, leaves, lichens and moss! Within minutes students were discovering leaf prints made of ice that revealed the detail of veins and shape perfectly. Children handled them with the wonder of precious gems whose physical life was short but the memory long...