Fraser Woods Montessori School
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Guided by Musical Director Clay Zambo, children in Upper Elementary through 8th Year join Chorus as an elective. Through weekly practices students learn the discipline of voice and perform throughout the year for their school community and at various local institutions.
The Special Assistance Program is designed to help two sets of students: those gifted and those with learning differences.
A team consisting of a Teacher of the Gifted, the Head of School and staff work with gifted students.
Team responsibilities include:
- Identifying those students who may be gifted and recommending the appropriate evaluation
- Working with classroom teachers to ensure a differentiated curriculum that promotes the right blend of challenge and support
- Coordinating the applications for the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth and the Summer Institute for the Gifted
- Consulting with staff at all levels to ensure the effective exchange of information within the school and with other schools, particularly for transfer and transition
A team consisting of a Teacher of Special Education, Head of School and staff work with students with learning differences.
Team responsibilities include:
- Identifying students proactively for signs of potential learning differences
- Providing referrals for diagnostic evaluations
- Developing individualized student intervention programs for students identified with different neuro-developmental profiles
- Supporting the classroom teachers and families
Each classroom has its own computer access and its own age- and content-appropriate decentralized classroom library. Titles are cross-referenced and catalogued with nearly 3,000 other titles located within the school.
The school has a vast central library that includes:
- Reference and research materials for all ages, levels and topics
- Pre-K picture books
- Early Reader books
All students and staff have in-school and remote access to research and references resources:
- Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
- Additional Grolier online programs
- Sirs Discoverer and Decades
- iConn Statewide Digital Library
- Online Interactive Textbooks (Middle School)
March Break Vacation Camp 2013
What to do when there is no school
March 18-22 session I
March 25-29 session II
March Break Registration Form
Staffed by our own Fraser Woods Montessori School teachers, the March Break camp provides a fun and interesting age appropriate experience for your children when our regular classes are not in session.
Art activities, science experiments and plain old fun give kids the chance to be with their peers in a familiar, nurturing environment. The children will be divide into camp groups according to their age and developmental level. Older Middle School students are invited to apply for volunteer positions helping with the younger campers. This has been a very popular part of our program, enjoyed by both the young camper and their teen friends!
Half day, full day and aftercare are available. To secure a spot all aplicants must register and be paid in full by February 28th. Thank you!