Nov
06
2018

Aspects of ancient Greece and Rome

High School students recently presented their posters on aspects of ancient Greece and Rome. Their subjects included Greek mathematicians, the Roman Army and the Olympic Games.

Nov
06
2018

What is a Billiken?

Do you know what a Billiken is? The high school students do, courtesy of our guest speaker Laurie Callaway from St. Louis University who joined us Friday afternoon. Laurie led the high school students through a wide-ranging discussion on SLU, the value of a Jesuit education, the benefits of living in St. Louis and of […]

Oct
31
2018

High School tries Odysseus for blinding of Cyclops

Freshman and sophomore literature students tried Odysseus for the blinding of Cyclops in a mock trial on Monday. It was their final on “The Odyssey” for the first quarter. Students took the trial very seriously, and were not only well-prepared, but were also adept at ad-libbing. They dressed in their best courtroom apparel for the […]

Oct
24
2018

Puppetry takes the stage

The high schoolers recently had a special treat—a professional puppeteer visited their drama elective and gave the students their first taste of working with puppets under the watchful eye of a professional puppeteer. Puppetry is a great way for students to fully throw themselves into a character while learning the ropes of acting and putting […]

Team-building
Oct
16
2018

High School Students Develop Leadership Skills

By Director of Secondary Programs Carter McCoy— You may have seen them outside each week playing games. Maybe it was hopping from one piece of paper to the next. Or trying to lower a tent pole simultaneously. Or even flipping a tarp they are all standing on. While all of these activities are certainly fun, […]

ID Lab
Oct
10
2018

Making things

We hosted a photographer and marketing director from the American Montessori Society on Oct. 5, and when we showed them the Innovation & Design (ID) Lab, they wanted to view our students in action. See more photos in the gallery.

Sep
19
2018

Fort Worden hosts 2018 Middle School Retreat

Middle School students traveled to Fort Worden for their annual back-to-school retreat last week. They wrote in their journals, took part in team-building activities and enjoyed the fort and the beach. See photos→

Sep
12
2018

High School retreats to Olympic Peninsula

In the featured photo, high school students study river flow at Nature Bridge during their annual beginning-of-the-school year retreat. They spent three full days at the Olympic Peninsula environmental education center. At Nature Bridge, students develop inquiry-based science skills while hiking nearby peaks, exploring in canoes, investigating tidepools, and analyzing old growth forests.  See a […]

Carter McCoy
Jul
06
2018

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
Jun
22
2018

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 →.

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