Posts by wmhs (wmhs)

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 […]

Seventeen Sobering Minutes

WMHS students had thought that their small numbers wouldn’t make a significant statement on National School Walkout Day to protest school gun violence. But when 10 a.m. rolled around on March 14, a group stood in the cold wind outside building 2, heads bowed in silence for and remembrance of the 17 Marjory Stoneman Douglas […]

Senior is National Merit Scholarship Finalist!

Senior Anisha Chutani has been named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist—Woodinville Montessori High School’s first Finalist. She received her Certificate of Merit at a special presentation to the high school and middle school on Feb. 16. About 15,000 students nationwide have been named Finalists; from that group, half will be selected to receive National Merit […]

Deep Dive: Past Injustices Inform the Present

Introducing Deep Dives, a category of posts for longer pieces by our students. Deep Dives are the pages to visit when you’d like to read some student writing and reasoning. In our first Deep Dive, a trio of WMHS students writes about racial injustice, including the nation’s legacy of lynching and the ways that families […]

Applications are in, and now we wait!

Our Woodinville Montessori High School seniors have been working overtime to meet college application deadlines and earn spots in the upcoming freshman class at their top choice schools. With a solid foundation of support from the high school faculty and staff they have been applying to schools all across the country, including highly selective STEM […]

Students visit animal sanctuary during Immersion Day

Secondary students took a field trip to Pasado’s Safe Haven, an animal sanctuary in Monroe, as part of their Immersion activities. They learned about the work of the organization in rescuing animals that were being mistreated, their advocacy for policies that help animals and their educational outreach. Then students enjoyed a tour of the large […]

Studying enzymes

The high school biology class recently studied catalase, an enzyme that decomposes hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen.

Edible Mitosis

Each fall, the high school biology classes learn about the process of cell division called mitosis by decorating frosted doughnuts to show the different stages of the process. Figuring out how to illustrate mitosis reinforces the concepts. Watch one of the presentations students made after creating their edible cells.→

Secondary learns CPR before offering first Kids’ Night Out of year

On Friday, Sept. 22 the Secondary class (7th-12 grade) earned their CPR/First Aid certifications by taking a 2-hour course with retired firefighter Ken Norris. This is part of the training students are receiving to help them be prepared and professional while staffing WMS Kids’ Night Out(KNO) events, the first of which is scheduled for Oct. […]

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