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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Montessori Math Journey, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11-1-18

Through the eyes of a child: Montessori math journey, Charleston Gazette-Mail Metro East, 10-31-18

Mountaineer Montessori holds annual meeting, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 9-15-18

Mountaineer Montessori Spring Gala goes On the Town, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 7-22-18 On the Town 7-22-18

Alumni News (Ian Chillag): This week in radio podcasts, The Guardian, 7-22-18

MMS summer tours announced, Metro Gazette-Mail, 7-18-18

Summer tours at Mountaineer Montessori, Kanawha-Putnam Pulse, 7-18-18

Mountaineer Montessori hosts summer tours, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 7-12-18

MMS hosts make-and-take art at FestivALL, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-22-18

Alumni News (Sophia Kaufman): Charleston woman’s research honored by Harvard, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-3-18

Montessori picnic, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 5-31-18

Alumni News (Jacob Levenson): Charleston Catholic Best of the Class, WSAZ, 5-22-18

Campaign sign recycling at MMS, 5-16-18

MMS to host ‘Flight of Fancy’ gala, Kanawha Pulse, 5-16-18

Flight of Fancy gala presented by Mountaineer Montessori School, South Hills Living, May 2018 Flight of Fancy-South Hills Living May 2018

Mountaineer Montessori to recycle political yard signs into garden art, Metro News, 5-14-18

Flight of Fancy gala to be held, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 5-13-18

Montessori spring gala, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 5-11-18

Golden Horseshoe winners recognized, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 5-3-18

Mountaineer Montessori students treated to West African music, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 4-20-18 

Mountaineer Montessori presents pancake breakfast, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3-22-18

MMS holds talent show on March 16, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3-14-18

Op-Ed: Montessori schools are building communities today and tomorrow, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3-3-18

Montessori Farmstand to be held Friday, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2-15-18

Coaching for Connection: The answers are already in him, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2-11-18 Coaching for Connection

Mountaineer Montessori presents parenting workshop, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-24-18

MMS tours underway, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-10-18

Enrollment tours underway at Mountaineer Montessori, Metro Kanawha, 1-10-18

MMS eclipse event photo a favorite of the year, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-26-17

Faculty news: Celebrating the people who make Charleston a work of art, Charleston Gazette-Mail,  12-20-17

MMS presents Winter Concert, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-19-17

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


MMS News Archive

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