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Students at Brixham Montessori Friends School planted over 100 daffodil bulbs last fall in and around their school garden. Now in full bloom, the children are inspired to share the daffodils’ beauty with others and fund-raise on behalf of ...

Michael Stone, lower elementary teacher and school garden coordinator, is welcoming the first day of spring with an all-school planting of flower seeds! The classroom teachers wanted more flowers for their classrooms and practical life work, so ...

PEACEFUL. FLUID. CALM. QUIET. ENGAGING. BEAUTIFUL. REAL.     These are the words parents most recently used to describe their BMFS lower elementary classroom observation. RESOURCEFUL. ENGAGED. HAPPY. CONNECTED. INDUSTRIOUS. ...

At the 2nd annual BMFS Fall Festival of Thanks, the photo booth offered an opportunity for children and families to share what they are thankful for!!! Some of the answers gave me goosebumps, and not just because of the temperature that day! (it ...

Some children sit together, looking through seed catalogs, deciding which seeds to buy. Others brainstorm with a teacher, creatively thinking about ways to raise money, once plants are growing and begin to produce. Teachers, always planning the ...

Brixham is pleased to be the inspiration behind a new Seacoast event for elementary school gardens. Stop by on Saturday, September 17th from 10am -1pm for a tour of the school garden and hear all about the work students have done to produce ...

It’s September 1st and Maria Montessori’s Birthday! Thank you to The Writer’s Almanac and the Minnesota Public Radio for letting us know with this short biography: “It’s the birthday of Maria Montessori (books by ...

We are pleased to announce that Brixham Montessori Friends School received dual-accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the American Montessori Society (AMS).  The only accredited Montessori school in ...

It’s fall and the season has kicked off with two traditions dear to our hearts: the BMFS Family Barn Dance and Dessert Potluck and the BMFS Family Pumpkin Hayride. We were not disappointed- folk musician, Dudley Laufman came with his band ...

On Saturday, May 2nd, the students of the Upper Elementary Class at Brixham Montessori Friends School in York, Maine, ran the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire 5K race in Dover, NH to raise money for their annual service learning ...