Transitioning Back to School

A Montessori Message from Jen Wyld, Director of Academics Dear LCMCS Families, I wanted to take a few minutes of your time and chat a little about our classrooms this year.  For some of you who have previous experience with Montessori (from attending our school, another Montessori school, reading up on our pedagogy or seeing…

Runtober 2020!

(en espanol) Dear Lewis & Clark Montessori Families, Runtober is a special fundraiser that actively engages our entire student body and affirms healthy habits for our students and our school. Generosity, team spirit, and caring for yourself and others are part and parcel of your child’s experience at Lewis & Clark Montessori. A natural extension…

Meet Shari Lane…

LCMCS is pleased to welcome author, teacher, and lawyer, Shari Lane, as the volunteer instructor for our new young writers club! Writing has always been part of Shari’s life: her first “full length” novel, written when she was in 6th grade, starred guinea pigs who turned into slippers by day, and back into guinea pigs…

Book Fair @ LCMCS

Attention Readers! We are happy to announce our school will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair this year. The fair will be held March 12th & 13th after school which are two regular school days and March 18-20 which are the days we have conferences.  This is an easy and convenient opportunity to purchase some…

For the Love of Lego

Greetings LCMCS Families from the Lego Club.  We want you to know a group of our students are exhibiting their creations this weekend at the Bricks Cascade Lego Expo at the Convention Center in Portland.  At this internationally recognized event, our LCMCS booth will showcase our large Lego city (4 feet by 8 feet), which…

Family Folk Dance Night

Thursday, February 20, 2020 5pm – 7pm in the LCMCS Auditorium Hosted by Kami Hettwer and Younger/Older Elementary Students Plase RSVP below if you plan to attend.   You’re invited to join us for Family Folk Dance Night!  All LCMCS students, staff and their families are welcome.   Students are learning the dances in class and…

Exquisite Creatures @ OMSI

By Peter Jensen Last weekend I took a few hours to visit the Exquisite Creatures exhibit at OMSI.  This art & science show ends on Monday, February 17th and I highly recommend you try to see it before it closes.  The beauty, color, artistry, and diversity of nature will capture your imagination. Christopher Marley’s art…

Get your Spring Movie Passes!

Support our school AND get a great deal on season passes at Mount Hood Theater! (Your ticket purchase helps fund the community building work our Community Engagement Committee (CEC) does throughout the school year.) 10 movies for $10! Each ticket gets one child and two adults into 10 shows. Click here to purchase your pass today!…

Salamanders

by Scarlett Bowen (Celilo) When I found the salamander, it took me a second to see it because it was all brown and it blends in with its surroundings.  I first found it on the school sidewalk in the morning as I was walking to go inside from parent drop off. It was brown all…