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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

2016 Academic Fair

CMCS was proud to take home many team and overall awards from the Georgetown County School District Academic Fair last Saturday, but much more importantly, a fun and rewarding time was had by all!  What an honor to be part of this event. CMCS scholars participated in several events including:

Read more

How A Montessori Mindset Can Transform Your Business

Here’s an excerpt from a great Forbes article, Corporate Kindergarten: How a Montessori Mindset Can Transform Your Business: Montessori kids are unique. They’re taught differently and they learn differently. Just ask 15 time Grammy Award-winning musician Yo-Yo Ma, author and Nobel Prize recipient Gabriel Garcia Marquez or the founders of

Read more

Eat, Play, Love – Purchase Tickets Now

EAT, PLAY, LOVE – A CMCS Valentine’s Dinner and Dance Buy your tickets now to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetie and help build an awesome playground at our new school at the Eat, Play, Love Gala. Friday, February 12, 2016 6 p.m. Pawleys Plantation $50 per ticket (cash bar)

Read more

Prince George Starts Montessori Preschool

Add young Prince George, 2-year-old son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, to the list of Famous Montessorians.  He started preschool at Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk.  Read more in this People article.

Gearing Up for Middle School

Coastal Montessori Charter School will open its brand-new facility with the addition of middle school in the 2016-2017 school year (Open Enrollment is going on now!).  The Montessori curriculum aligns with state standards and goes above and beyond them.  It’s all about the way information is presented: not teachers telling,

Read more

CMCS Represents at SC Montessori Alliance Conference

Representatives of both CMCS and Montessori School of Pawleys Island (MSPI) attended the 2015 South Carolina Montessori Alliance (SCMA) annual conference in Swansea, SC, in October.  SCMA is the state’s only non-profit leadership organization dedicated to promoting Montessori schools in South Carolina, both private and public.  The focus of this

Read more

Community Open House Nov. 6th

COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE Friday, November 6th 6 – 8 CMCS (please use the CMCS entrance behind Waccamaw Middle School) The Community Open House will take place in the midst of CMCS’ Open Enrollment period for the 2016-2017 school year.  Director Dr. Nathalie Hunt encourages anyone with even the most

Read more

NBA Champ Steph Curry Credits Montessori

“Montessori helped me become the person I am today. (It) gave me a lot of confidence at a young age.” Stephen Curry of the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and his siblings grew up Montessori and he credits that learning environment for shaping the person he is today.  Watch

Read more

Open Enrollment 2016 – 2017

Open Enrollment Now Through December 15, 2015 Grades 1st – 7th Open Enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year is going on now.  Fill out and return the Application for Enrollment Consideration form to CMCS by December 15, 2015.  In the event that the number of applicants for first grade exceeds

Read more

Dr. Hunt Lobbies for Equal Funding

CMCS Director Dr. Hunt attended a meeting of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce to plan for the upcoming legislative session, where she voiced concerns over the inequality of treatment of charter school in the public system when it comes to transportation and funds for facilities. “I asked about charter

Read more

CMCS on WPDE Carolina Live!

Dr. Hunt and Abigail Alford appeared live on WPDE 15’s Carolina Live, on Thursday, September 24th, in a new segment, “On the Road in Georgetown County.” Together they talked about Montessori and promoted the CMCS Open Enrollment period for the 2016-2017 school year from October 1 – December 15, 2015.

Watch Dr. Hunt on WPDE

Dr. Hunt will appear live on WPDE 15, the ABC affiliate, on Thursday, September 24th sometime between 12 – 12:30 p.m. for a new segment, “On the Road in Georgetown County.” She will be promoting Coastal Montessori Charter School and our Open Enrollment period beginning October 1st.  Tune in!

Classroom Supply Lists

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. Ally Boddicker Ms. Shaye Heiskell Ms. Antoinette

Read more

Mercom Gives CMCS $50,000

At a recent picnic at company headquarters, CMCS families and staff celebrated the generous $50,000 donation to the CMCS Capital Campaign by the Mercado families who head up Mercom Corporation. Larry and Stella Mercado are the dynamic, brother-and-sister duo who started and operate the technology firm, a shining economical development

Read more

EAT PLAY GOLF Tourney Will Help Build Playground

EAT PLAY GOLF Tournament On Saturday, May 30th Founder’s Club, Pawleys Island 8:30 a.m. $400 per Foursome (see below on how to raise the entry fee) TEAMS There’s still time to register your team for this first annual, shotgun start golf tournament that starts at 8:30 a.m. Please fill out

Read more

Eat Play Love Raises $15,000 for New Playground

To say fun was had by all at the Eat Play Love fundraising gala could be the understatement of the year!  With nearly 250 in attendance on February 13, 2015, ticket sales and auction items raised $15,000 to help build the playground at our new school. Of course, the biggest-ticket

Read more