MMS in the news

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MMS in the News

Meet Your Neighbor: Isabelle Bourigault, profile of MMS teacher, South Hills Living, April 2020  Meet Your Neighbor: Isabelle Bournigault

Knowledge is the currency of today, Montessori Education Week Op-Ed by MMS Director Jennifer Carriger, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3-15-20

Mountaineer Montessori presents An Epic Evening, South Hills Living, March 2020

Chess club holds tournament in Clarksburg, Connect Bridgeport, 3-13-20

Citizens discuss bill to close school-to-prison pipeline, WV Press, 3-5-20



Mountaineer Montessori students turn lessons into a video, WCHS-TV, 2-4-20


Mountaineer Montessori conducting enrollment tours, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-15-20

Montessori tours underway, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-14-20

Free event shows parents how to develop “executive function,” Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11-6-19

Middle School launches The Listening Project, WSAZ-TV, 9-12-19

Montessori Marketplace, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 10-11-19

Mountaineer Montessori holds pop up shop, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 9-26-19

Student News: Albans Art Center presents Matilda the Musical, WVAH-TV, 9-13-19

Teacher News: They all chose Charleston: Former au pairs make WV their home, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 8-18-19

Teacher News: Mountaineer Montessori teacher honored with national Montessori education award, WV Executive Magazine, Summer 2019

Alumni News: Step Inside Caroline Kaufman’s World of Funky Textile Art, Vogue, 7-31-19

Faculty News: Teacher honored with national Montessori scholarship award, Charleston Gazette Metro East, 7-17-19 MMS Teacher Honored

MMS Spring Gala 2019 On the Town, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-29-19

FestivALL Art Parade shows off Charleston’s creative side, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-23-19

Mountaineer Montessori annual picnic, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-6-19

A colorful end to the school year, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-4-19

West Virginia is no place for hate: op-ed by Amal Faridi, an MMMS student, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-2-19

Citizens of the world: Montessori UN Program, South Hills Living, May 2019 MMS Model UN Trip

Montessori spring gala, Charleston Gazette-Mail Bulletin Board, 5-14-19

Mountaineer Montessori presents “Spreading Our Wings” gala, Charleston Gazette-Mail, Metro Section, 5-5-19

Rise to the occasion for education, South Hills Living, April 2019 Montes-SOAR at spring gala

Alumni News: Podcasts outside the norm with Ian Chillag, CBC, 4-25-19

DaVinci inventions show diverse talent way of ahead of its time, Charleston Gazette Mail, 2-23-19

Alumni News: Student sets sights on future as physics professor, Auburn University News, 2-12-19

Mountaineer Montessori accepting midyear applications for early childhood program, Kanawha-Putnam Pulse, 1-15-19

Middle School Brown Bag Lunch & Learn, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-15-19

MMS News Archive

MMS in the News 2018

MMS in the News 2017

MMS in the News 2016

MMS in the News 2015

MMS in the News 2014

MMS in the News 2013

MMS in the News 2009-12