The Grapevine

Woodinville Montessori School
Weekly Newsletter, June 13, 2018

LEARN self-respect, compassion and commitment to community | GROW academically, socially, emotionally, creatively and intellectually | BECOME world citizens who have a voice and make a difference.

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Ginkgo recreates some PNW icons

PNW icons

The Great Wheel was one of the newer Pacific Northwest icons on display as Ginkgo students presented their 3-D projects. The Middle School has been studying the Pacific Northwest this year.

See more projects on the Secondary site.→

Kindergarten Leadership Club wraps up the year with walk and picnic

Kindergarten walk

By Tara Chandler
Last week the kindergarteners from both campuses came together to enjoy a walk at 21 Acres and a picnic lunch. Read all about it and see more photos on the EC program page.→

Seniors present thesis papers

Senior thesis

Our seniors showed what they have learned about their topics, research, writing and citation as they gave their senior thesis presentations on Tuesday.

Read more—including their research papers—and see photos on the Secondary site.→

Upper El explores Lord Hill Park

Lord Hill Park

The Cedar and Cypress classes have been visiting all kinds of local places of interest on frequent field trips. Last week they hiked in and explored Lord Hill Park in Snohomish. See more photos on the Upper El program page.→

Thank you, WMS volunteers!

Volunteer appreciation

Family Alliance Vice President (and incoming FA President) Amany Hassan speaks at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on May 26. Amany has played a big part in a revitalized FA this year, along with outgoing President Shilpa Devela, Secretary Vicky Castaneda and all of our long-time, dedicated volunteers. See more photos of the breakfast in this week’s gallery.→

Doughlas Fir

Master diver visits Douglas Fir

The Douglas Fir class enjoyed hearing about scuba diving, and trying on some of the equipment last week, as a divemaster visited the class. See more photos on the EC program page.→

Sheri and Mary

Woodinville campus celebrates Mary

Sheri Nick (in yellow shirt), who co-founded Woodinville Montessori School with Mary in 1983, helps celebrate her at the original purpose-built WMS, in Woodinville.

By Tara Chandler
The Woodinville campus came together for a special goodbye to Mary, who after 35 years, steps down as head of school on June 30. Parents, students and staff gathered to wish Mary well and share our love as the school year ends. As a special surprise we gathered former WMS staff members to keep the past alive and bid farewell. See them all in the gallery.→