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The Students of the Adolescent Program wish to thank the Saint Helena community for participating in the Harvest Festival Fun Run. With the help of over 15 sponsors the Harvest Festival was kicked off by the eager participants. With the rescheduling of the Harvest Festival due to the fires, the students were given the chance […]

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Each year St. Helena Montessori Students prepare for individual class Spring drama productions. Each Elementary Class and the Adolescent Program students plan, build sets, arrange costumes, props and make-up, rehearse songs, lines and choreography culminating in traditionally spectacular productions. Students are able to experience the use of headphone directed microphones, sound system technology, creative sound […]

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Maria Montessori recognized the inherent connection between the body and the mind and the importance of movement  in the implementation of learning and integration of new knowledge.  Therefore, St. Helena Montessori students are engaged in developmentally appropriate physical activity at all ages.  At the Primary level children are exposed to activities that complement their cognitive […]

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Montessori education is not a system of teaching but a method of helping children in the total development of their personalities during the fundamental period of maturation.  The child must have freedom in order to develop his or her personality to the fullest – a freedom that is achieved through work, order, and self-discipline.  The […]

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St. Helena Montessori’s comprehensive approach to the whole child includes making religious instruction in the Catholic faith a part of the curriculum.  Children have revealed time and again the profound depth and love of which mankind is capable, and our experience has shown that an educational environment must provide for the spiritual dimension of human […]

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Working with the land is a key component of Montessori education at every level.  In the Primary years, the garden serves as a place to learn the first elements of biology in the most natural way – children plant a sunflower seed, tend their seedlings as they sprout, and then watch them grow to full […]

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