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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 ...

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 ...

Spring has sprung and the teas have begun! Today marks the start of our spring teas when students host a special guest to an hour of song, poetry, food and tea in their classroom. It is a joyous occasion that begins much earlier in the year with ...

One of the beauties of a Montessori classroom is its mixed age groupings. At every level, a span of ages and developmental levels are represented with younger children working alongside older children and older children working alongside ...

Our studio art program is a little different this year. Instead of a hiring a long-term sub for our art teacher’s maternity leave, we decided it would be fun and enriching to invite local artists to work with our students and teachers for ...

Brixham is back in session with eighty-seven students, seventy families, seventeen teachers, three arts specialists, and three office administrators!  Each day is greeted with heavenly blue morning glories, shades of purple cone flowers and a ...

Today’s delight is the discovery of a lone Lady Slipper along our nature trail. Spotted by the keen eyes of one of our fifth year students, we have in our midst a rare, wildflower beauty nestled among some leaf litter. The deer must have ...

We have spawn! Frog spawn that is. The school’s vernal pool is coming alive with the arrival of spring and the promise of warmer days ahead. This wetland secret is a treasure of delight for BMFS, and now with the help of a wooden platform ...

Despite waking up to a blanket of snow outside and wondering about the pansies I just planted the day before, I am looking forward to being “back in the classroom” this summer with a lively group of three, four and five year olds. ...