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20
Oct

Ancient Egyptian Numerals

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A group of students, of various ages, were learning about the ancient number systems. Later in the day, one student started working on addition questions using ancient Egyptian numerals, which is difficult because the Egyptians had no concept of place value. After working through a little frustration, he said, “This would be so much easier […]

18
Oct

Soccer tournament

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OMS Montessori participated in a Grades 4, 5 & 6 co-ed soccer tournament on October 9 at Venta Preparatory School, located in the Kanata area. The event was non-competitive and scores were not recorded. Instead, the event promoted fitness, sportsmanship and fair play. Despite the rain, the students had an amazing time!

16
Oct

FSL Fun at OMS

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Some of our students made apple sauce from scratch in their FSL classes…No wonder they love French class so much! The students scrubbed the apples clean, peeled the fruit, cut and removed the core, cut the apples into smaller pieces, grated nutmeg and cinnamon, covered the jar with fabric and created a card to attach […]

15
Oct

Le Jour Des Franco-Ontarien

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On Le Jour Des Franco-Ontarian at OMS, you could see the Franco-Ontarian flag everywhere- on student’s shirts, in student’s hands, on the schools’ flag pole (once students from The Element put it up!). At the Elementary level, the Alouette class gave a short presentation- in French- to some of their English peers. The students discussed […]

13
Oct

OMS Montessori Alumni Student’s “Musical Bug” Leads Him to Great Places

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Jonathan Estabrooks vividly remembers his joyful car rides to OMS Montessori (formerly Ottawa Montessori School) often filled with three-part harmony renditions of songs. For as long as he can remember music was a part of his upbringing, and he certainly caught the “musical bug”. Jonathan now has two music degrees, one from the University of […]

8
Oct

OMS Montessori Alumni’s “Musical Bug” Leads Him to Great Places

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Jonathan Estabrooks vividly remembers his joyful car rides to OMS Montessori (formerly Ottawa Montessori School) often filled with three-part harmony renditions of songs. For as long as he can remember music was a part of his upbringing, and he certainly caught the “musical bug”. Jonathan now has two music degrees, one from the University of […]

29
Sep

Toddler and Casa October Lunch Menu

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October Menu

24
Sep

The OMS Peace Path

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Maria Montessori was three times nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize so not surprisingly, peace is at the foundation of the Montessori curriculum: peace in oneself, peace towards others and peace towards the environment. But at OMS, peace doesn’t just set the foundation for our curriculum. It is also a part of our physical foundation; […]

11
Sep

Working together, Playing together

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Working Together, Playing together: The theme of our 2013/2014 yearbook was chosen partly because of our new natural playground but also because at OMS Montessori we see students working together every day. Interestingly, two alumni students, Dominic Bradford and Thomas Shepherd, continue to work (and play) together long after their elementary days. They entered into […]

4
Sep

Toddler and Casa Lunch Menu

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September menu