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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Model United Nations Program

“Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.”   ~ Maria Montessori Coastal Montessori Charter School (CMCS) is committed to developing global citizens with peaceful conflict resolution skills who can, in big and small ways, make our world a better place.

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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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Topping Off Ceremony – April 8th

Please Join Us for This Fun, Brief Celebration! A TOPPING OFF CEREMONY celebrates the completion of the structural construction phase of a new building. In true Montessori fashion, we will incorporate the ancient Scandinavian tradition of raising a tree to the structure’s top to pay tribute to Mother Earth and

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2nd Annual Eat, Play, GOLF Tourney

GOLF TOURNAMENT Saturday, May 21, 2016 Founders Club, Pawleys Island 8:30 am Shotgun Start, Foursome Scramble $400 per Foursome (Pay it or Raise it*) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Please join us for another FUNdraiser lovingly organized by the CMCS staff to raise money to build the playground at our new

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Eat Play Love Raises $20,000

Thanks to the 200 people who joined us on Friday, February 12th, for “the party of the year!” Through generous donations by CMCS classrooms, local businesses and individuals, we raised nearly $20,000 for the new CMCS playground!! Thank you to our set-up volunteers; Keri Winters, Lynne Havel, Pam Haus, Camden

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