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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 ...

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 ...