Monthly Archives May 2020

Building Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us. For many of our families it has brought economic hardship. We are committed to doing all that we can to support the needs of families and keep our students enrolled at VMS, connected to their class community. Learn more by clicking the
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VMS Graduates

Graduation Approaches! VMS 8th Graders, parents and staff are preparing for the culmination of their journey at VMS. Last week, Gretchen and the Middle School teachers teamed up and hit the road surprising all 27 graduates at their homes with a congratulations yard sign! Here’s a first look at these
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Lower El Art with Jill

Hello Families of My Wonderful Chestnut, Olive, Walnut and Pine Students! Week of May 18-May 22: Cubism Welcome back to our virtual art room! Last week the lesson was about Expressionism. I hope you all had a good time making some art that showed how you were feeling. As we
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Upper El Art with Jill

Hello Families of My Wonderful Willow and Redwood Students!  Week of May 18-May 22: Foreground, Middle Ground, Background  Welcome back to the virtual art room! I hope you all had fun making some squiggle drawings last week. It’s a pretty silly and fun activity! This week we are going to go over some terms that we
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VMS Updates

The Valley Montessori School buildings are closed through 6/9/2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our dedicated teachers and staff are implementing distance learning during this time. VMS is committed to ensuring student and staff safety as we navigate this uncharted territory. We are continuously monitoring the guidance offered by the
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2020 Art Show!

Hats off to Jill Thmpson, our VMS Art Teacher, who has worked behind the scenes getting the Annual Art Show ready for its first virtual appearance! Instead of staging it in the gym as in past years, Jill has created a slideshow of art from students in elementary through middle
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