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Thu Oct 6

Heartwood Feels Like Home

Written by Samantha Chase

Amber had only been at Heartwood for a short time when it began to feel like home. Inspired by the Phillip Phillips song, Home, she decided to create a video to capture her feelings of belonging in a form she could share with her classmates.  Over the course of just a couple of days and using her cell phone, Amber created a beautiful video highlighting what it means to be a part of the Heartwood... Read More

Thu Oct 6

Inspiring Art Through “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds

Written by Samantha Chase

As the daughter of a librarian, Ms. Courtney often finds inspiration for her lessons through books. “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds was the focus of her first art lesson of the school year. Her mother sent the book to her as a gift and she felt compelled to share it with her students. “The Dot” is about a little girl named Vashti who believes that she is hopeless as an artist. But, through the ingenuity... Read More

Thu Oct 6

The Heartwood Buddy Bench

Written by Samantha Chase

Last year a video about Willowgrove School made it’s way from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in Canada all the way to our very own Heartwood Montessori Families Facebook page. The piece, originally aired by the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), told the story of a Buddy Bench that had been installed on the school’s playground. The intention of the bench was to provide a place for children to go when they were lonely and didn’t know who to... Read More

Open House/Enrollment 2019-20

Open to the Public:  See events calendar for upcoming information meetings for all age groups!