Parent Education Night at PHMA Thursday, September 18th

Come Join Us for a Parent Ed Night   Guest Speaker:  Paul Epstein, Ph.D.   Dr.  Paul Epstein is an international speaker and works in Montessori education as an administrator, teacher, researcher, consultant, and author. Paul is excited about transformative, learning experiences. He is grateful that his work offers tremendous opportunities to observe children and…

2014-2015 School Calendar

Here is the link for the School Calendar for 2014-2015 for you to print out or view at your convenience.  Questions? Call (727) 786-1854.  School Calendar ALL THREE 3-14

Peace Run

 The Peace Run was great fun for everyone at PHMA.  We  loved meeting the Peace Runners and Gold Medal Olympians.         The children enjoyed presenting the Peace Runners with their art work.  Everyone sang  the Peace Run Song.     The  Junior Elementary students sang Light a Candle for Peace and everyone joined in…

Congratulations NMS Class of 2014 Graduates!

                                                  Congratulations to our 8th grade Graduates!  What a Great year!  We will miss you!  Everyone at PHMA wishes you all the best in your academic endeavors.

Alumni Spotlight

Hi, my name is Nadia Kirsch and I am currently graduating from Tampa Preparatory School with honors.  I was accepted and have committed to Scripps College in Claremont, California.  As a graduation requirement, all students at Tampa Prep do a two week long internship.  When I found out about this assignment, I knew right away…

Ms. Nicole’s Class wins Three Awards!!

Ms. Nicole’s Class won three awards from the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.  The students submitted stories and pictures on Birds and Horticulture, and won the three Junior level gardener awards.  We are very proud of the children’s accomplishments.  Check out Ms. Nicole’s Class page under Class News, Nebraska Campus for a further write up on…

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Allstate Insurance Agency

  As a business owner, there is no shortage of sponsorship opportunities. There is nothing greater than the opportunity to further the education of children. This is the main reason we have been a continuing sponsor of the Palm Harbor Montessori Bash and value the relationships we have with those involved at the school. Kelly McCarty…

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Famous Montessori Alumni

Founders of Google.com, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, and many others, credit their Montessori Education for Much of their Success. It is quite interesting collection of people throughout history who have gone to Montessori schools, sent their children to Montessori schools, or supported this method of education in one way or…

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Reasons to Keep Your Child in Montessori Kindergarten

In an article in “Tomorrow’s Child” magazine, Tim Seldin, President of The Montessori Foundation, cites some great reasons to keep your child in Montessori Kindergarten.   – In Montessori, your child can continue to progress at his/her own pace.  In traditional kindergarten, he/she will have to wait while the other children begin to catch up….

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Building a Foundation of Water Knowledge

Project Wet, dedicated to water education, offers some great resources to supplement your Wells of Love program curricula activities. Check out this free download, Discovering Drought.  Containing a lesson plan for 3rd through 6th grade, it links to a more extensive activity booklet about drought available inexpensively in their store. From the lesson plan: Although…