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
COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE Friday, November 6th 6 – 8 p.m.at 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
“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
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
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
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.
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 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
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
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
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
On Saturday January 24, 2015, CMCS scholars and coaches participated in their very first Georgetown County School District Academic Fair at Georgetown Middle School. Thank you to our student CMCS team; to the administration members Dr. Dozier, Ms. Patty Hamel, and all of the other personnel that made this event
EAT, PLAY, LOVE – A CMCS Valentine’s Dinner and Dance and Unveiling of New School Plans Friday, February 13, 2015 6 p.m. Pawleys Plantation $50 per ticket (cash bar) Cocktail Attire Dinner and Dancing to a DJ Special Presentation to Donors Silent Auction Proceeds from ticket sales will help build
Date: 1/6/2014 Time: 6 p.m. Place: Waccamaw Middle School Auditorium Students who applied for 1st grade at CMCS for the FY 2015 – 2016 school year will be randomly selected to attend the school via a lottery system. This lottery is open to the public. Read More About the Lottery
As I write this, I am in Houston, having spent a full day observing a Montessori middle school and a second day observing a Montessori high school. School of the Woods has had their middle school for 33 years and their high school for 17 years. Currently they have 48
Lower Elementary Travels to the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium trip The Lower Elementary CMCS Scholars had a ton of fun and experienced a whole day of hands on learning when they visited the Museum of Coastal Carolina and the Ingram Planetarium in Ocean Isle Beach, NC. The
Dr. Maria Montessori was an advocate for the “outdoor classroom” and emphasized children connecting with nature. Learning outside of the classroom is part of the CMCS curriculum. We not only organize numerous field trips throughout the year, but also support students when their passionate pursuit of understanding leads him or
Thanks to a partnership with Coastal Carolina University (CCU), several sixth-grade CMCS scholars will compete in the 2015 Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) Conference in New York City, March 25 – 28th. This is the second year of what CMCS hopes to make an anchor activity that supports the Montessori philosophy of fostering global citizenship on a sustainable planet.
CMCS is proud to have our Upper Elementary scholars participate in The First Tee program that builds character and citizenship, instills life-enhancing values, and promotes healthy choices through the game of golf. There are nine core values of the First Tee Program: Honesty Integrity Sportsmanship Respect Confidence Responsibility Perseverance Courtesy
Wow! What a fantastic day for the CMCS community last Sunday. The 1st Annual Beach Blast was – A BLAST!! It was obvious by all the smiling, laughing and cheering that everyone had a wonderful time! It would be impossible to individually thank everyone who helped make this day a