Nestled in the hills of North Greenbush, the Woodland Hill campus overlooks the Hudson Valley and with the city of Albany in the distance, provides a truly inspiring learning environment. Woodland Hill Montessori School nurtures a child’s love of learning and sense of social and personal responsibility using the child-centered Montessori philosophy. more…
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Promoting Leadership in Your Child
Woodland Hill Montessori School hosted a parent education workshop on Friday, January 4 with bullying prevention expert Jim Dillon. Mr. Dillon was a longtime principal at Lynnwood Elementary School in Guilderland, and developed the Peaceful School Bus program. The story was covered by WTEN, and can be seen here.
The WHMS Middle School has been holding four Coffee Houses a year for the past 12 years.
The microbusiness is a fundraiser for their annual class trip, but also teaches valuable lessons in business, community, and values.
The values the Middle School students uphold are:
- Hard work
- Nutrition (whole non-processed foods, organic)
- Stewards of the environment (reusable goods, bring your own mug, local)
- Community - a service to the students, faculty, and parents
- Peace - music, calm pleasant atmosphere, flowers on the table
School superintendents and principals across the region are preparing for their opening day speech to their faculties and staff. Here are some thoughts about our message.
This week we will start a new year with one of the most important jobs in the world, educating our children. In a short time, our impressionable students will be adults and our future leaders. Their values, optimism, sense of purpose, attitudes about race and equality begin now, while they are children.