“Knowledge can best be given where there is eagerness to learn, so this is the period when the seed of everything can be sown, the child’s mind being like a fertile field, ready to receive what will germinate into knowledge.” —Maria Montessori
I am often asked the question, “Why Montessori?” by prospective families curious about [...]
During the first week of November, the Middle School students at Inly School participated in Internship and Project Week. The Eighth graders spent this week off campus at a diverse array of internship host sites which included everything from an organic farm to the technology department of a hospital.
While the 8th graders were off campus [...]
The “Flying Up” Ceremony: Celebrating transitions and soaring to new levels at Inly
On the last day of school each year, Inly honors children who are moving up to a new level: from Toddler to Preschool, from Kindergarten to Lower Elementary, from Lower to Upper Elementary and on up to Middle School. The entire preK-8 school [...]
While many schools may not look at kindergarten students as leaders, Inly provides five-year-olds with a unique opportunity to be leaders and explore what that it means to them. On the day before school begins, Inly invites incoming kindergarten students to join the incoming third, sixth, and eighth graders for a Student Leadership Summit. This [...]
The anti-bullying workshop last month, sponsored by the Inly Parents Group and hosted by Debbie Martin, proved a great opportunity to learn about the amorphous threat of cyber-bullying and more importantly, to hear ideas about keeping our kids safe, healthy and happy.