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  • Springmont Hosts World Peace Violin
    September 24, 2014—Fresh from opening the UN’s International Day of Peace, Springmont hosted the Rev. Patrick McCollum, a world peace visionary and peace counselor, who believes the very diversity of our planet, its people and our navigation through the conflicts and resolutions, holds the key to our future. On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, Rev. McCollum shared his famous World Peace Violin with Springmont’s Elementary students, the one and only stop his violin has made with students.
  • Springmont Names Stevenson Director of Development and Alumni Relations
    September 3, 2014—Springmont, a pre-k to 8th grade school in Sandy Springs, appointed Lauren Stevenson Director of Development and Alumni Relations. Stevenson comes to Springmont most recently from the Warrick Dunn Charities, where she served as the Director of Development. She has been in nonprofit development since 2008, previously with Coxe Curry & Associates, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the American Lung Association.
  • Springmont Elementary Students Perform Annual Opera
    May 1, 2014—On Thursday, May 8, 2014, Springmont Elementary students will participate in the annual school opera, Pearl, which is the cultural highlight of the school year. It is performed entirely by the Elementary students, after an intense two-month preparation. This is the 18th year Elementary students have performed an annual opera. The operas typically have one adult in a lead role, and this year, Ashley Dean, a Montessori graduate is the lead.
  • Six Springmont Student Win River Of Words Environmental Poetry And Art Project
    April 21, 2014—Each year, in affiliation with the Library of Congress Center for the Book, River of Words sponsors an international poetry and art contest on the theme of watersheds. This year, six Springmont students won State and National awards in the River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Project. The Georgia Award Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at the DeKalb County Library at 3:00 p.m. 
  • Springmont Celebrates World Peace By Gathering At Peace Pole
    April 17, 2014—On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Springmont students will celebrate Earth Day by exalting world peace and compassion around Springmont’s Peace Pole. The event was designed as a culmination of a year of compassion and Acts of Kindness for our 50th Anniversary.
  • Montessori In The Park Revives Spirit Of Historic "Glass Classroom" At The Atlanta Dogwood Festival
    April 9, 2014—Atlanta Dogwood Festival attendees will get a glimpse into the classroom that Google founder Larry Page credits for his success during Montessori in the Park: The Glass Classroom, April 11-13, in the Kids Village.
  • Springmont's Academic Fair Ignites Imaginations
    February 10, 2014—Springmont students from Upper Elementary through Middle School have been working since November on their Academic Fair projects. They will present them on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Springmont School to parents, faculty and staff and younger Springmont students. Toddler, Primary and Lower Elementary parents will be given a lesson by their child, after which parents are encouraged to visit the Upper Elementary and Middle School classrooms, as well as the Art Show in the Media Center.
  • Springmont Students Send Letters To Troops As Part Of 50 Acts Of Kindness
    January 24, 2014—Springmont students are working hard to meet their goal of 50 Acts of Kindness this year and are well on their way. Doing his part is 5-year-old MJ, who spearheaded a project to send holiday cards to his “Uncle Nick” in South Korea. Second Lieutenant Nicolas Rodriguez, is an Army MP (Military Police), in the Highlanders platoon. MJ and his mom, Andrea, thought they would enlist his classmates to spread Season’s Greetings across the world.
  • Springmont Landschool Offers Opportunities Like No Other
    November 11, 2013-Springmont, a progressive pre-k to 8th grade school in Sandy Springs, offers students a unique experience starting in Elementary School with trips to the Poplar Springs Landschool. The Springmont Landschool is an 86-acre mountain retreat located in Summerville, Ga., just 80 miles northwest of Springmont’s Atlanta campus. The facility is situated in the foothills of the Appalachian Trail and abuts section 7 of the Pinhoti Trail. 
  • Springmont Continues Tradition of Suzuki Violin Program
    October 21, 2013Springmont, a progressive pre-k to 8th grade school in Sandy Springs, is continuing its tradition of innovative thought and creativity, specifically playing the violin, through the Suzuki method. More than fifty years ago, Japanese violinist Shinichi Suzuki realized that children the world over could speak their native language with ease.
  • Springmont Celebrates Legends & Leaders And Holds 19th Annual Montessori Mile
    October 16, 2013—Springmont, a progressive pre-k to 8th grade school in Sandy Springs, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and to celebrate the school hosted Legends & Leaders, a party to honor alumni, past parents and past members of the Board of Trustees as well as current students, parents, members of the Board of Trustees and faculty and staff. The event was held Friday, October 11, 2013, at 6:30 p.m., at the school’s Courtyard.
  • Springmont Appoints New Members To Board Of Directors
    October 2, 2013—Springmont, a progressive pre-k to 8th grade school in Sandy Springs, appointed 10 new members to the Board of Directors.
  • Springmont Participates In World Water Day
    September 27, 2013—The City of Sandy Springs and Springmont recently took part in World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD) activities at Heritage Sandy Springs. "World Water Monitoring Day promotes the importance of monitoring the water quality in our streams and rivers to help protect them for future generations.
  • Imagine Whirled Peace
    September 20, 2013—Imagine…millions of pinwheels spinning in the wind – pinwheels in the United States, Great Britain, South America, Australia, the Middle East, Canada, Africa, Europe and Asia; pinwheels all over the world! – big pinwheels, small pinwheels; pinwheels of all shapes and sizes – decorated with drawings, paintings, collages, photographs – pinwheels with words of peace and harmony written on them –EVERYWHERE!

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  • Springmont Student Selected as National Finalist on 11Alive.com

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  • Springmont Helps Community Recycle

    SANDY SPRINGS, Ga  --  Springmont successfully partnered with Keep Sandy Springs Beautiful and the City of Sandy Springs on an Electronics Recycling Event. Local residents dropped off computers, radios, monitors and other electronic equipment.
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  • Springmont Sponsors BioBlitz

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  • Springmont Hosts Saudi Band

    Approximately 120 students at Springmont were treated recently to a performance by five professional musicians from the Saudi Arabia Culture Society. The group was in town to entertain at the U.S. Saudi Business Opportunities Forum.
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  • U.S. Marine Band Trio Visits Local School

    SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- What do Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama have in common? Their enjoyment of jazz music. That's one of the interesting facts members of the U.S. Marine Band Clarinet Trio shared with 150 Springmont students...
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  • Springmont Students Collect Shoes for Soles4Souls

    ..The gift of footwear is important to children and adults around the world because it can help eliminate the spreading of diseases through the foot. The donations also provide access for children who have been unable to attend school previously due to footwear requirements. Springmont is accepting donations of new or gently used shoes...
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  • Springmont students raise funds to benefit Japanese victims

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  • Whiz Kids: Young Triathletes Swim, Run and Bike for a Good Cause

    Whiz Kids
    Three Springmont students competed in the recent Tri for Tourette Kids Triathlon at the Concourse Athletic Club.

    Springmont third-graders Paul Huebner and Donovan Burns, along with sixth grader Anna Burns, participated in the Tri for Tourette Kids Triathlon, a USAT sanctioned mini-sprint triathlon that benefits Camp Twitch and Shout, a one-week camp for children with Tourette Syndrome, and the Tourette Information Center and Support of Georgia.
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  • Springmont Students Plant Pinwheels for Peace

    ..Art teacher Theresa Dean coordinated the Springmont project. Students wrote their thoughts about war, peace, tolerance and living in harmony with others on one side of the pinwheel. On the other side, they drew, painted or collaged something that expresses their feelings. Imagination, creativity and a mild breeze are the only requirements.... Click here for the entire article
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  • Montessori Mafia

    Peter Sims

    It may seem like a laughable “only in New York” story that Manhattan mother, Nicole Imprescia, is suing her 4-year-old daughter’s untraditional private preschool for failing to prepare her for a private school admissions exam.

    But her daughter’s future and ours might be much brighter with a little less conditioning to perform well on tests and more encouragement to discover as they teach in Montessori schools. Ironically, the Montessori educational approach might be the surest route to joining the creative elite, which are so overrepresented by the school’s alumni that one might suspect a Montessori Mafia: Google’s founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, videogame pioneer Will Wright, and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, not to mention Julia Child and rapper Sean “P.Diddy” Combs.
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