Hershey Alumni

Wherever You Go, You'll Never Be Far From Your Home at Hershey Montessori

We’ll never forget the time you spent with us at Hershey Montessori, and the school will always be a place you can come visit, reconnect with a guide or catch up with former classmates.  Let us know where you are these days, and of any significant developments in your life. We would love to share this information with your fellow alumni through our newsletter. Fill out the Hershey Montessori School Alumni Questionnaire to add your name to our mailing list and update your address.

Your alumni contact is Makella (Slavick) Webster, Class of 2003, at mwebster@hershey-montessori.org.

Alumni Web Site

Visit the Hershey Montessori alumni web site for the latest news and events, or contact our alumni coordinator to reconnect.

Email Makella Webster at mwebster@hershey-montessori.org

Alumni on Social Media

Stay connected with your classmates on social! Join our Hershey Montessori Alumni Groups on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Meet Your Alumni Coordinator

Makella (Slavick) Webster, Class of 2003, has served as Hershey’s Alumni Coordinator since winter 2015. After attending Hershey from age three to age 15, Makella went on to graduate from Lake Catholic High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Audio...
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Montessori Around the World and Through Time

It’s Montessori Education Week celebrating the 110-year anniversary of Montessori Education! One of the amazing things about Montessori education is that the pedagogy can be replicated all over the world, throughout time and is still successful at educating the whole...
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Community Reflections Part 2

In honor of Montessori Education Week, honoring the sense of community that was fostered in us as Montessori students is important. Many people go about their lives looking inward, asking questions like ‘How can I help me?’ ‘Is this going to benefit me?’ ‘What can I...
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Welcome to #HersheyAlumni Week

My name is Makella and I am the Hershey Montessori School Alumni Coordinator. From age three to fourteen (1993 to 2003), I had the joy of attending Hershey Montessori School. My time at Hershey Montessori School impacted me in so many ways and it continues to...
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Montessori Education Week and Community

This week, (February 26 through March 3), is Montessori Education Week – celebrating the 110-year anniversary of Montessori Education! Hershey Montessori School started almost forty years ago, in 1978 as a rental space with eight students. Today, there are 271...
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Why Are There No Desks?

When we were students at Hershey Montessori School, we had the opportunity to learn and work in classrooms that did not have stationary desks. We could sit at tables with friends, we could sit on the floor to work (some lessons required it!), and if we had a lesson...
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Global Reach

“We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe, and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.” – Dr. Maria Montessori We put together a map of all of the cities that we know alumni are currently living in, and the...
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This Material’s Purpose: the Pink Tower and the Brown Stair

As the Alumni Coordinator, it is wonderful to have the opportunity to speak with alumni about their favorite memories and the lessons that have stayed with them through their lives. It is a joy to re-live some of those experiences while looking through photos of...
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A Letter to Parents Considering Hershey Montessori School for Their Child

Dear Potential Hershey Montessori School Parent, Congratulations! You have the opportunity to make a decision that will impact the rest of your child’s life for the better. Your child will learn and grow in a beautiful prepared environment perfectly suited to his or...
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The Ruby Gala website has gone live!

Hershey Montessori School’s 40th Anniversary Ruby Gala! The 2018 Spring Gala will celebrate 40 years of Hershey Montessori School – Transforming Education! We will celebrate this ruby anniversary at a Ruby Gala! on May 5, 2018 at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens....
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Life After Hershey: An Alumni Blog

The Ruby Gala website has gone live!

The Ruby Gala website has gone live!

Hershey Montessori School’s 40th Anniversary Ruby Gala!

The 2018 Spring Gala will celebrate 40 years of Hershey Montessori School – Transforming Education!

We will celebrate this ruby anniversary at a Ruby Gala! on May 5, 2018 at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens. Our Gala this year is presented by Steve Terrell and Jon Lawrence.  This is our largest fundraising effort of the year with all proceeds directly benefiting the children and supporting Hershey’s operating budget. This grand endeavor is a live, silent auction, dinner and night of entertainment. Save the date and book your sitter!

Our Ruby Gala website is up and running, highlighting all the ways you can participate!  You can find forms, purchase sponsorships, advertising, personal messages, tickets and make donations – right from your armchair! Click to learn more!

Click here and explore the Ruby Gala!

Join us in celebrating this historic milestone!

Life Beyond Hershey