Parents, please review the following information regarding the 2018 Holiday Program. To our other supporters, please note this is a private event for the families of students – be sure to check back for our next public event!
In order to make this event as comfortable and smooth as possible for our growing number of children and families alike, we will be sending home 3 day-specific tickets to your family for the holiday program, as we did last school year:
- Wednesday, December 19th – 9:00 am:
Young Child Community and Children’s House families
- Thursday, December 20th – 9:00 am:
Early and Upper Elementary families (early dismissal at 11:45 am- no After Care)
- Friday, December 21st:
Winter Break begins – No School
If you have a child in both the YCC/CH and Elementary levels, you will receive 3 tickets for each day. If you do not need all 3 tickets for your family, please post unwanted tickets on the gallery space outside the Concord office for others to avail of.
We are happy to offer free Valet Parking for both days!
We expect you will find this removes the worry of looking for parking and walking from our neighboring side streets. Knowing that Mother Nature can add snow to the mix, we are preparing for weather contingencies by making a video of the performance in the event of a snow day either day.
We are looking forward to sharing music and merriment with you! Tickets will be distributed following the Thanksgiving break, along with further details.
Every day Hershey Montessori children enter a learning environment uniquely designed to exactly fit their current educational, social, and intrinsic needs. Join us for an Open House on Wednesday, November 14th at our Concord Campus. Get an overview of our Birth through 6th Grade programs and observe our classrooms. Find out how Hershey’s classrooms at the Concord Campus have been created specifically to engage children from infancy through the elementary years. The Concord Campus, nestled on a 13-acre parcel of wooded land, embodies a homelike atmosphere with plenty of space for outside activities and care of the environment both indoor and outdoor. All-day programs are offered to children from 12 months to 12 years. RSVP by filling out the online form. You may also email Admissions@Hershey-Montess
We welcome you to join us at a Visitors’ Day at our Huntsburg Campus. Our Visitors’ Days typically fall on the first Monday of every month. Visitors’ Days are designed for prospective students and their families. We also welcome visiting professionals and those wishing to learn more about our Montessori Adolescent program. You will have the opportunity to learn about our Adolescent program and curriculum from one of our program directors, as well as take a guided tour of our campus. The program begins at 9:00 a.m. and wraps up around 11:00 a.m. You may RSVP by emailing Admissions@hershey-montessori.org. If you have questions, you are welcome to give Lakisha Wingard, Director of Admissions, a call at 440-357-0918.
Huntsburg Campus 2018-2019 Visitors’ Days Dates:
- September 10
- November 5
- December 3
- January 14
- March 4
- April 8
- May 6
- June 3
Fill out the form below to register
Our international Board Member C. Fraser Elliott and his wife Lyne Montminy, in honor of their daughter Sarah-Nicole Montminy Elliott a Hershey Montessori School Alumni, is offering a challenge grant to increase the number of race registrants –
Mr. Elliott will donate a match for each registration fee up to $4,000!
We are at 136 participants so we need only 40 more to get the full value of this generous match! If you haven’t already, please sign up today!
Click HERE to Register, Sponsor or Donate to this event.
Join us for the inaugural Hershey Cosmic Run! This is a 5K race with a 1-mile family fun walk/run at the beautiful wooded grounds of Observatory Park in the Geauga Park District. The race will be held Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at 9:00 am, rain or shine!
This fun-filled event is appropriate for all ages and abilities!
Not a runner or walker? You can choose to support our exciting event by sponsoring the race at any of a variety of levels and/or donating goody bag items or prizes! An excellent turnout is expected as friends and Hershey families typically share an interest in supporting health and well-being, nature, the arts, good nutrition, entrepreneurship, and environmentally sustainable practices and products. Plus sponsors will gain both philanthropic and social benefits, being provided the opportunity to market your business or personal support in front of like-minded attendees.
Proceeds from the race will benefit Hershey students’ Financial Aid, Building Fund and Operations. The unique and highly successful pioneering model in education that Hershey provides is being replicated all over the world.
We hope you’ll join us in making a difference for our students and for students all over the world who are benefiting from this state-of-the-art approach to education.
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!
Join us in celebrating this historic milestone!
The 6th annual Hershey Montessori Arts Fest is Saturday November 11, 2017 from 9 am to 4 pm.
Start your Holiday shopping with a wide array of hand crafted items from over 40 local artist and crafters. Stay for lunch and enjoy the fabulous Fall fare at the Arts Fest café. Stop by the raffle for a chance to win a hand crafted item from one of our participating artists or crafters.
While you shop, children can let their creativity loose a the Kids Crafting Corner; a free arts and crafts station for children of all ages.
Open to the public, general admission is $3 at the door; children 6 and younger are free. Hope to see you there!
If you are an artist or crafter interested in participating in this event, click here for guidelines and the registration form.
For additional information about this event or please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 22, 2017, Saturday, from 2:00pm to 10:00pm on Chardon Square
The best in up & coming music from Indie Rock to New Age Folk and always FREE to the people.
Hershey Montessori School will have a booth at LOVE FEST Chardon Square!
Festival opens at 2:00pm in the open air of Chardon Square:
Drumming circle to kick off the festival: join in! * Soul of the Rose merchandise * tye dye * henna * face painting * installation art & art gallery * painting lesson for the kids * musical themed vendors * Fun Bus * Food Trucks * World Record Holder Bubbleologist *and of course, AMAZING music:
David Loy and the Ramrods
All is Harvest
The Skies Above Us
Emily and Ivory
Prof. Postman and the lab techs
At 8:30pm Love Fest continues at Geauga Theater
The Tom Katlees
For more information, view LOVEFEST on Facebook!
Plus, family and friends (over 12 years old) get the insiders view to the festival by being a
LOVEFEST volunteer. Fill out the volunteer form here!
Or, contact Hershey’s own Cassie Ciarlillo directly at email@example.com
Saturday JULY 15, 2017, any time from 10 am to 3 pm in the Hershey Montessori School ringside tent.
Special byo lunch gathering from 11 am – 1:00 pm – Beverage station at the tent all day!
Free Parking and Free Admission (simply RSVP with name and number of guests to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 440-357-0918 to be placed on the free admission list)
Bring family, friends, children’s friends, guests of all ages
JOIN US! ALL ARE WELCOME !
The Hershey VIP tent is available from 10 am to 3 pm offering ringside seating to watch competitions or as a home base to explore the event!
- Plan to join friends in the tent between 11:30am and 1:00pm for a lunch gathering. Bring a picnic lunch and utensils, or check out the many delicious food trucks. Feel free to bring snacks to share!
- A beverage station will be provided at the Hershey tent throughout the day!
- Activities for children of all ages – free pony rides, arts and crafts, face painting and more!
- Look no further for boutique shopping, select Cleveland food trucks, artwork, canine competition, and abundant entertainment. The show begins at 8am daily.
- PLEASE RSVP so that your name and guests will be on the free entrance list. Email email@example.com or call the office at 440-357-0918.
Rain or Shine—join us for the fun at:
Cleveland Metroparks Polo Fields, 3841 Chagrin River Rd., Moreland Hills
(at the corner of South Woodland Road (OH-87) and Chagrin River Road)
View the full flyer here!
What is life like after Hershey Montessori School? On March 16, four alumni of Hershey Montessori School will be participating in a Panel Event at the Concord Campus at 6:30 PM. We will share some of their life experiences and perspectives after leaving the Montessori method of education, and answer your questions about our life choices such as college and/or careers and giving back to the community.
If you’re not able to attend in person, the event will be filmed and posted online.
The four panelists participating are Leigh Emelko, Katie Vadakin, Connor DeWalt, and myself, Makella Webster.
Leigh Emelko is currently a student at Case Western Reserve University and studying Anthropology. She is also in Sigma Sigma Sigma National Sorority serving as the Goals Coordinator for Honor Council. She is also involved in Global Health Design Collaboration to help improve medical waste handling in Uganda, has studied abroad in the UK, and is planning on studying in Amsterdam in May. She also volunteers at Urban Squash Cleveland teaching kids how to play squash and tutoring them as well.
Katie Vadakin is currently a student at Bently University in Boston, MA and interns at an application security company called Veracode, Inc. She is studying Finance with a double minor in Marketing and Spanish for Business, and will graduate in 2018.
I am a Marketing Coordinator for Provident Label Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment located in Nashville, TN. My husband and I moved to Nashville about four years ago. I have worked at two nonprofit organizations and did marketing for a band from home and did a few national tours with them before being hired at Provident Label Group two years ago. I attended Ohio University for undergrad and graduate school and have my Bachelor’s Degree in Audio Production with a double minor in Music and Business, and my Master’s Degree in Media Management.
Connor DeWalt is currently a House Parent at the Huntsburg campus. He attended Hiram College and received his Bachelor’s Degree in History. While attending college, he was on the ultimate Frisbee team and was the captain of the men’s rugby team. At Hershey Montessori School, he teaches outdoor skills and is involved in other classes and activities with the students such teaching snowboarding, leading a book group, etc. He plans on pursuing his Montessori training to become a guide.
We hope that you will attend the event on March 16th!
Hershey Montessori School Alumni Coordinator
Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 1-3 pm
Huntsburg Campus, Hershey Montessori School
11530 Madison Road, Huntsburg, Ohio 44046
How can we best prepare our students for success?
Please join us for a fascinating afternoon to view this award winning documentary that is transforming the way we think about education. It also considers what type of educational environment is most likely to help students succeed in the 21st century. Let’s start the conversation. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Cindy Guest by phone or email: RSVP@hershey-montessori.org, (440) 357-0918 ext. 64 or by Eventbrite registration – seating is limited.
While this is not a formal open house event, tours of the Hershey Montessori Huntsburg Campus will be available following the film
Click here for more information about this event.
A preview of the film is available here.
RSVP to attend on Eventbrite, seating is limited
Childcare available for Hershey Montessori School families only. Please RSVP childcare needs to firstname.lastname@example.org
What others are saying:
“The film inspires its audiences with a sense of purpose and possibility, and is bringing communities together in re-imagining what our students and teachers are capable of doing. ” – MLTS
“…there is something special that permeates the film. It is something that educators might recognize from their own experiences – a sense of hope.” – National Math + Science Initiative
This film “…delivers a message Americans need to hear” – Huffington Post
“The 21st century is going to be all about building, creating, and innovating. This remarkable film shows a path of how we can empower all of our children to do that.” – Sal Khan, Khan Academy