Huge Turn Out for Open House

Hundreds attended the Community Open House on Thursday, December 1, 2016.  It was a chance to tour our brand-new building, but more importantly for prospective CMCS families to get a feel for Montessori during Open Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year. View Open House Photos

Welcome Home – We’re In Our New Building

FIRST DAY IN NEW SCHOOL, MONDAY NOV. 21st The day finally arrived on Monday, November 21, 2016, when CMCS students attended their first day of school in our beautiful new building.  Read these two wonderful articles about the opening of our “Forever School:” Coastal Observer South Strand News View Photos

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Community Open House in NEW BUILDING

Come to Our Community Open House This Thursday in Our NEW BUILDING Here’s a great opportunity for you to get to know Montessori and see our beautiful new building. Thursday, December 1st 6 – 7:30 p.m. CMCS New Building: 111 Old Plantation Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 Coastal Montessori Charter

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CMCS Honors Veterans

The CMCS float was a big hit in Georgetown’s Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 11, 2016.  Families and staff honored veterans and enjoyed sharing the CMCS story with the community during this Open Enrollment period. View Photos From Parade

Pumpkin Math

Pumpkin Math is in full swing this week.  It’s a favorite activity each fall for scholars of all ages.  Pumpkin Math is a fun way to practice measurements and calculations.  The students start by splitting up into groups, estimating and then measuring both the circumference and weight of each pumpkin.

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Open Enrollment 2017 – 2018 Going on Now

Open Enrollment Now Through December 15, 2016 Grades 1st – 8th Open Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is going on now.  Fill out and return the Application for Enrollment Consideration form to CMCS by December 15, 2016.  In the event that the number of applicants for first grade exceeds

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Computer Engineering

Most elementary students learn about computers. They learn how to use word processing software, spreadsheets, websites and even Power Point.  Computer usage is a part of everyday life, but Ms. Amy’s lower elementary students were lucky enough this week to see computers from a whole new perspective! Ms. Sarah’s husband,

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CMCS Gifts Brookgreen With Beehive

If you’ve visited Brookgreen Gardens recently, you may have noticed something new near the deer overlook area in the Native Wildlife Zoo. CMCS gifted Brookgreen with an observational beehive.  This opportunity to give began when the students of Coastal Montessori Charter School were on the receiving end of an observational

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International Day of Peace

CMCS scholars celebrated the International Day of Peace with children from all over the world. They sang “Light a Candle for Peace,” which was sung by over 125, 000 children from over 65 countries. The song began in New Zealand and traveled from school to school, country to country, and

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Hello Specials!

The scholars are very excited that our special area classes began last week! Coach Chris is getting their hearts pumping with jump ropes and frisbees. Ms. Keely is exercising their brains learning new words in Spanish. Ms. Kim is putting their hands and minds to work in art class as she explained

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Shooting for the Stars!

  Each year CMCS scholars participate in school  wide research projects. The entire student body is broken into groups of various grade levels and given topics.  This year’s theme is the solar system and topics include galaxies, constellations, the space station, planets, the sun and various other related subjects.   We

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The First Great Lesson

A cornerstone of the Montessori Method is the First Great Lesson and half of our students experienced it today. Led by the CMCS Middle School students, the Lower and Upper Elementary students heard the story of the coming of the Universe and the birth of the planets.  It’s an exciting

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Parent Handbook and Code of Conduct

CMCS parents are required to read and acknowledge receipt of the 2016-2017 Code of Conduct and Parent Handbook. Click here to review these policies and procedures.

Happy First Day of School!

The hall was abuzz with excited faces this morning!  We welcomed lots of new and returning students for what promises to be a very exciting and productive school year!  Perhaps the most exciting addition to CMCS this year is middle school! Our 7th graders gathered with their new teachers in

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2016-2017 Registration

Wednesday, August 3rd and Thursday, August 4th from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Every new and returning parent must stop in during registration to update their scholar’s information for the upcoming school year.  This includes parents of incoming first graders.  You must bring with you proof of current Georgetown County

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Waccamaw B-Team Volleyball Tryouts

All rising 7th grade students at CMCS are eligible to participate in public school sports based on their place of residence.  If you live in the Waccamaw area your and scholar is interested in volleyball please be sure to attend tryouts for B-Team volleyball this Friday and Saturday from 12:00

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Classroom Supply Lists 2016-2017 School Year

Classroom supply lists were kept to approximately $20. If purchasing classroom supplies will create a financial burden for you, please contact the CMCS office at 843-235-0413. Items may be brought to CMCS before school begins or on the first day. LOWER ELEMENTARY Ms. Jen Smoak Ms. Shaye Heiskell Ms. Antoinette

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New School Under Construction

CMCS will open the doors to a brand-new building during the 2016-2017 school year.  This thrilling process is being shared with the students who safely and regularly visit the site and incorporate their lessons with first-hand experience.  Our new facility will house lower elementary (1st – 3rd grades), upper elementary

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Topping Off Ceremony Draws Huge Crowds

The CMCS TOPPING OFF CEREMONY was held on Friday, April 8, 2016, and drew a crowd of more than 200 people! Instead of a groundbreaking ceremony at the start of construction of our new building, scheduled to open during the 2016-2017 school year, we chose to celebrate the completion of

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