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MMS in the News

Getting young ones ready for school, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 8-7-22

How parents can prepare children for the first day of school, WSAZ-TV Studio 3, 8-3-22

Mountaineer Montessori holding enrollment tours, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 7-18-22

Alumni news: St. Albans musician to perform for seniors, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-20-22

Mountaineer Montessori, community come together to create mural in Kanawha City, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-20-22

On the Town: Mountaineer Montessori Spring Gala, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-12-22

Montessori growing nationwide, WCHS-TV, 4-13-22

Mountaineer Montessori holding toddler information session, Charleston Gazette-Mail Metro, 6-1-22

MMS student art projects to be featured at ArtWalk, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 4-20-22

More Kids on Bikes: NICA is Taking WV by Storm, Highland Outdoors, 4-6-22

Mountaineer Montessori holding enrollment tours, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-19-22

MMS enrollment tours scheduled, Charleston Gazette-Mail Metro, 1-26-22

How Mountaineer Montessori fought COVID-19, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-3-21

Mountaineer Montessori wins $50,000 in vaccination contest, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11-24-21

Kanawha County Schools latest winners in ‘I Got Vaxxed’ Contest, WV Metro News, 11-15-21

Governor Jim Justice presents vaccination awards, WV News, 11-15-21

Two WV schools to be awarded $50,000 in vaccination contest, WOWK-TV, 11-14-21

Two Kanawha County school among most vaccinated, WCHS-TV 11-15-21

I Got Vaxxed School Award Ceremony, Office of Governor Jim Justice, 11-15-21


MMS Spring Gala On the Town, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-27-21

State’s first Montessori toddler program starting this fall, Charleston Gazette-Mail Metro, 6-16-21

Mountaineer Montessori scheduling admissions tours, Pulse, 2-10-21

MMS Admissions Tours 2021

Mountaineer Montessori tours underway, Charleston Gazette-Mail Metro, 2-10-21

MMS Admissions Tours Metro Kanawha 2-10-21

Mountaineer Montessori expanding to second location at St. Agnes, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 8-19-20

Mountaineer Montessori expands to St. Agnes, WSAZ-TV, 8-14-20

Mountaineer Montessori plans campus expansion, WSAZ-TV, 8-11-20

Mountaineer Montessori offering in-class instruction, WCHS-TV, 8-11-20

Virtual admissions sessions at Mountaineer Montessori, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 8-11-20

Mountaineer Montessori admissions tours, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 7-13-20

Mountaineer Montessori virtual tours planned, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-10-20

Drive by goodbye: Mountaineer Montessori ends year with parade, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6-8-20

The art of teaching the arts online, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 5-24-20

Op-Ed: Helping children starts with helping parents, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 5-3-20

Perks of being at home  when you’re 8? Time with your dog, interview with Arlo Bastress, WV Public Radio, 4-22-20

Mountaineer Montessori Middle School student writes his way through the pandemic, WOWK-TV, 4-19-20

Mountaineer Montessori virtual admissions tours underway, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 4-22-20

MMS Director Jennifer Carriger discusses Montessori at home handbook with WSAZ-3, 4-7-20


Meet Your Neighbor: Isabelle Bournigault, 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