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We are excited to introduce our new pets, Frisby and Nicodema, to Moonflower. We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to adopt two rats from Emory and Henry College’sPsychology department. The students chose names for them adapted from “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh” after reading the book…

We are thrilled to have Jenny Carlisle (Lillian’s mom) bringing music education into the school on Friday mornings! “It’s my pleasure to be bringing simple music and movement into the Moonflower classroom this spring. This semester we will have a fundamental introduction to rhythm, dynamics, and melody. Group music-making with…

Quote of the Year: “You can never have too much triangles.” ~ according to Ramsey. “Field Trip” — On Monday, May 14, weather permitting, the elementary class will walk (with Miss Rhonda, Miss Sarah, and David Collins) to St Thomas EpiscopalChurch (on Main St) to see the magnificent pipe organ…

Montessori History, Part Two Last week we had a summary of Dr Montessori’s background. This article will address the history of the educational method. You may wonder why, after the initial enthusiasm for Dr Montessori’s methods, that more schools were not formed in this country. In 1914, William Kilpatrick, a…