MMS in the news

img_9702Mountaineer Montessori School has been making headlines since it was founded in 1976, and we are honored to share our story to inspire excellence in education and opportunity for all children.

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MMS has received national and state recognition for its excellence in communication and efforts to raise awareness of the value of Montessori education, earning four Crystal Awards (highest honor) and an Honorable Mention from the WV Public Relations Society of America. MMS is the only independent school in West Virginia to be recognized by the National School Public Relations Association with a Golden Achievement Award.

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MMS in the News 


Mountaineer Montessori Bake Sale/Book Fair planned, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-6-17

Mountaineer Montessori Bake Sale/Book Fair, Pulse, 12-6-17

The Case for Nature Based Education, WV Executive, 11-14-17

Mountaineer Montessori achieves record enrollment, Charleston Gazette Metro, 11-7-17

Mountaineer Montessori marks milestones, WV Executive, October 2017

Tricky Fish Tuesdays benefit Mountaineer Montessori, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11-7-17

2018-19 tours underway at Mountaineer Montessori, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11-2-17

Mountaineer Montessori achieves milestones, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 10-18-17

Montessori Farmstand, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 10-17-18

Solar eclipse a teachable moment for WV students, Charleston Gazette-Mail 8-22-17

MMS students learn about eclipse, WOWK-TV, 8-21-17

Eclipse will be partial in WV, but still spectacular, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 8-18-17

Montessori campers learn leather work, Charleston Gazette-Mail Metro East, 8-2-17

Mountaineer Montessori goes “On the Town,” Charleston Gazette Mail, 7-29-17

MMS holds community picnic, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 5-31-17

Alumni News: Clifton Clark honored as 40 under 40 leader, State Journal, 4-7-17

Art Notes: Mountaineer Montessori to stage masterpieces, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 4-23-17

MMS urges Governor to sign HB2169, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 4-10-17

Mountaineer Montessori Middle School to hold spaghetti dinner, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 3-22-17

MMS competes at state chess championship, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 3-11-17

Be a kid again at Montessori Journey and Discovery, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 1-7-17

Montessori school presents ‘Journey and Discovery’ event, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 1-6-17

MMS Eyes of a Child: Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail advertisement, 1-1-17

Mountaineer Montessori planning ‘Journey and Discovery’ experience, Metro Kanawha, 12-28-16

Building a better world, one buddy bench at a time, WV Executive, 12-20-16

WasSUP: Stand Up Paddleboarding with MMMS, South Hills Living, December 2016

Montessori buddy bench promotes friendship, unity, Charleston Gazette, 12-8-16

Mountaineer Montessori holds annual bake sale, Charleston Gazette, 12-5-16

Students learn balance with stand up paddleboarding, Metro News, 10-15-16

Mountaineer Montessori hosts Tint Sprint, Charleston Gazette Neighbors, 10-12-16

MMS announces new staff appointments, Charleston Gazette Business Section, 10-8-16

Mountaineer Montessori students take to the river, WCHS-TV, 9-28-16

Alumni news: Charleston native forges own path as a knitwear designer, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 7-10-16

Montessori Meet-Ups planned, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 6-26-16

Alumni news: Leaving West Virginia should not be an option, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 6-26-16

Mountaineer Montessori holds annual picnic, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 5-31-16

Mountaineer Montessori presents Lemonade Day May 21, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 5-20-16

Montessori Farm Stand Friday, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail, 5-12-16

On the Town:  Mountaineer Montessori Masquerade, Charleston Gazette, 4-25-16

Art Notes: Adirondack chair highlight Mountaineer Montessori fundraiser, Charleston Gazette, 4-3-16

Middle school map the Carriage Trail, South Hills Living, April 2016 Carriage Trail South Hills Living

Mountaineer Montessori presents Masquerade fundraiser, Neighbors, March 30, 2016

University of Charleston and Mountaineer Montessori off to a running start, Charleston Gazette, 3-18-16

MMS wins state chess championship, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3-8-16

Montessori brunch bunch, Charleston Gazette Daily Mail Bulletin Board, 3-4-16

Open enrollment underway at Mountaineer Montessori, Pulse, 3-2-16

Montessori farm stand, Neighbors, 3-2-16

Tim Tebow Act develops WV’s future leaders, Charleston Gazette-Daily Mail Perspectives, 2-28-16

MMS students collecting supplies for KCHA, WSAZ-TV

Kids with a Heart, South Hills Living, February 2016

MMS fourth graders organizing drive for animal shelter, Charleston Gazette, 2-1-16

Alumni news: Caroline Kaufman’s designs featured in NY Times Style Section, New York Times, 1-20-16

Alumni news: Jhanvi Sheth wins Kanawha County spelling bee, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-10-16

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