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  • LMS Students Conquer their first 5K run!

    December 1st, 2018 by Cara Johnson

    We are so proud of everyone in our Running Club! This Saturday our intrepid runners were joined by several teachers, and we all ran the Jingle Bell Run in Litchfield...

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  • Exciting news for LMS!

    October 3rd, 2018

    For a long time we have wanted to add a greenhouse to our propoerty, so that we can get plants ready to go in the ground early and make better use of our classroom gardens.  

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  • Mary Loyer, founder of Litchfield Montessori School, has passed away

    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...

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  • Your Brain on Nature

    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...

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  • Summer Reading

    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... 

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  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    June 4th, 2018 by Grail Kearney

    Litchfield Montessori School presents, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Click on the post to view a short trialier of our wonderful production, and follow Dorothy down the Yellow Brick Road. 

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  • Exploring Ward Gregory Cave

    June 1st, 2018 by Cara Johnson

    The Upper Elementary Students just got back from their year-end expedition. We visited the spectacular Ward Gregory Cave on the first day of the trip. See some spectacular pictures of our crazy new adventure. 

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  • Asbestos Hazardous Emergency Response Act (AHERA)

    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. 

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  • Visiting the Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

    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. 

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  • An Icy Winter Adventure

    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...

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