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Carter McCoy

Welcome to our new Secondary programs director

Welcome to our new Woodinville Montessori High School Director of Secondary Programs, Carter McCoy. Carter took over the position on July 1, following Sunita Pailoor’s promotion to Head of School. Carter has just arrived from California, where for seven years he was part of the leadership and teaching team that established and grew the Alsion […]

Stained glass polygons

Artwork reflects geometry

These stained glass pieces were the Secondary’s final geometry project of the 2017-2018 school year. Students had to design them using polyhedrons, then calculate the area and that of two of their classmates’ projects. All of the shapes that are used are symmetrical. View more of the pieces in the gallery →.

Graduation 2018

Commencement 2018

Megan (May) Hong and Anisha Chutani graduated from Woodinville Montessori High School on June 16, in a uniquely WMS celebration.  Both grads were pleasantly surprised to be awarded Washington State Honors Awards for ranking in the top 10 percent of the state’s graduating class of 2018, and Anisha received her National Merit Scholar Award. Because […]

Senior thesis

Thesis day for seniors

Our seniors,  Anisha Chutani and May Hong,  have been immersed in the complex topics of voting in the United States and the question of extraterrestrial life, as they researched their senior thesis papers, which they presented on Tuesday. As the high school, some administrators and board members  listened,  Anisha discussed  “Voting: A Cornerstone of Democracy:  The […]

PNW icons

Icons of the Pacific Northwest

The Middle School studied the Pacific Northwest this school year. One of their culminating projects is a 3-D model of an iconic feature, symbol or structure, which they present to the younger students who visit—the original Starbucks store, Space Needle, Safeco Field and Deception Pass Bridge among them. They used the Innovation and Design (ID) […]

Perfect

See “Perfect” on Thursday, June 7

Who is the most perfect girl of all? On Thursday, June 7, 7:30 p.m., come to Leota Middle School Theatre to see the hard work of our WMS Secondary Drama class as they present “Perfect” by Alan Haehnel. “Mirror girl, mirror girl on the wall, who is the most perfect girl of all?” At 4, […]

Platonic solids

Building Platonic solids integrates art and math

  In 360 BCE, Plato wrote about five polyhedra—solid figures with sides consisting of regular polygons. These are the tetrahedron (4 equilateral triangles), hexahedron (6 squares), octahedron (8 equilateral triangles), dodecahedron (12 regular pentagons), and icosahedron (20 equilateral triangles). Plato believed that these solids were the building blocks of the universe, and that unlocking their […]

Student of the Month

Senior is Student of the Month

Congratulations to senior May Hong, presented with the Woodinville Chamber’s Student of the Month award on May 17. May was a direct admit to the University of Washington’s School of Engineering, where she will matriculate this fall. We’re proud of you, May!

Seniors prepare to engineer bright futures

Congratulations to May and Anisha, the class of 2018, who will both matriculate into the University of Washington’s School of Engineering this fall! They announced their choices at WMHS’s second annual Decision Day. The engineering school accepted both women directly into the program. Both are excited, looking forward to learning more, meeting new people and […]

Congratulations, National Merit Scholar!

Congratulations to Anisha Chutani, Woodinville Montessori High School senior, who has won a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship! She was named a Finalist in February, and has been waiting to hear whether she would receive a scholarship. Only 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of over 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2018 […]

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