Trinity Montessori School

Trinity Montessori School


Thank you to all the students and teachers from Trinity Montessori School Palmetto Christian Academy Timberland High School Charleston Seventh-day Adventist School Laing Middle School and Lincoln Memorial Universitythat came out today to participate in our Living History Event hosted by The Slave Dwelling Project. Having the opportunity to educate and connect children with history is something Magnolia Plantation and Gardens prides itself in.
Students were engaged with storytelling and demonstrations of what life would have been like for an enslaved person on the plantation,they even had an opportunity to speak with members of the Leach family, whose legacy is well associated with the Plantation.

~Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world~
Water bottles, friends, and sunny fun at the summer program We love outside time ❤️
Feeding time in chicken land. Trinity Montessori is a private Christian school dedicated to the develop

Trinity Montessori is a private Christian school dedicated to the development of children ages 3 months to 12 years using the educational principles set forth by Dr. Maria Montessori. We are a thriving community of approximately 65 families and educators working together to develop each child’s innate love of learning as well as a strong sense of community based on respect, trust, and cooperation.

Operating as usual

For Ms. Myra, in memory of her husband Robert, organized by Mike Olson 07/25/2023

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of Robert Berry, Jr's recent and sudden passing.

Our own Ms. Myra, who worked with the children of Trinity Montessori School as an assistant teacher, was married to Robert for many many years, and have a big wonderful family to prove it. Our hearts and minds are with Ms. Myra and her children during this time of profound adjustment.

Please consider donating to the linked GoFundMe campaign to provide some support and assistance to Ms. Myra so that her energies can be focused on healing, prayer, and family this fall.

Additionally, if you know of anyone outside the TMS community that may have been touched by Ms. Myra or Robert, feel free to share this link far and wide, as their loving and generous influence surely spreads through this community and beyond.

Thank you all so much,


For Ms. Myra, in memory of her husband Robert, organized by Mike Olson We were saddened to hear that Robert Berry Jr passed away on July 16th; to k… Mike Olson needs your support for For Ms. Myra, in memory of her husband Robert


School is OUT! (For now, anyway!)
If your student is enrolled for our Summer Session, (Camp Casa or Infant/Toddler 12 month-ers) we'll see you back here Monday the 12th.
Enjoy the weather!

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 05/15/2023

Well hello, Lowcountry Parent Magazine: looks like Trinity scored big again in the annual Mom's Choice Awards!
We took the whole shebang this year, and won Best Montessori School in Charleston, thanks to all you wonderful parents out there. Y'all win Best Parent Community in our book!
Check out our handsome ad, which was created in collaboration with the fine folks at Matchstick Social.

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 11/30/2022

Older students in our elementary program studying Medieval times, in particular the Battle of Hastings. On these occasions older students are able to use a computer for their research.


"Supranature" was Dr. Montessori's word for the collected work, knowledge, and innovation of humankind, and she imbued her methodology with gratitude toward each person, past and present, for their contribution to our current world. It's a pretty beautiful concept.
If you are feeling generous this GivingTuesday, consider making a gift by visiting As Maria Montessori would have said, "grazie mille!"

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 11/19/2022

A wonderful feast for the children! Thanks to everyone who contributed to this festive occasion! Happy Thanksgiving Trinity family!

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 10/28/2022

Ms. Margaret and the elementary gang having some fun during pumpkin carving!

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 10/26/2022

The metal inset is a very important work in the Casa classrooms. We say that it is an “indirect” preparation for writing. A child who has gained mastery with her hands is a child who is a capable and Independent student! See the progression from the metal inset all the way to Elementary students who are now studying grammar and writing sentences. The last three photos are six year old elementary children’s writing work. It all begins in Casa!


Maria Montessori observed that children were intrinsically motivated to seek independence. ✨ When adults rush in to help, this disrupts the child’s concentration and causes them to be dependent and less likely to try things on their own. 😔 How can the adult nurture independence?
❇️Leave enough time for the child to accomplish the task
❇️Avoid helping the child with something you know he or she could do
❇️Invite the child to help you with tasks
❇️Have predictable routines
❓What are your tips for nurturing independence?

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 10/14/2022

Trinity Elementary students Gabriella and Delaney’s drawings of the students crossing the street!


Last day of school—and what do they want to do? Time Line of Life of course!! Happy Summer from Elementary! 🥳💕🌸☘️


Thank you to all our SRT team officers, and Officer DelaRosa for keeping all of us safe! Happy Summer everyone!


The School Year is all but Over! What an incredible year it has been; so many memories have been made, so many friends have laughed and loved and shared, and so much has been learned.

Here's just a little behind-the-scenes retrospective into the daily experience of our students. We'll all miss you dearly this summer, and can't wait to see all the returning students in the Fall!

Have a wonderful Summer Vacation everyone! Thanks for being a part of Team Trinity!!


As usual, Maria Montessori says it best when the rest of us are at a loss for words.


This little student has just begun learning about multiplication using this bead board. She very meticulously places the beads on the board (having to chase a bead that gets away from time to time!). As she was working on her 5s, she got to 5x5 and as she placed the final row of 5 beads she spontaneously said, “now that’s a real square!” Do you see how she made her own discovery? Do you think she will remember and retain that observation later on as she progresses through her math?


The Moms have Spoken!! Lowcountry Parent's 2022 Mom's Choice Awards issue is out today, and Trinity Montessori School is the runner-up for Best Montessori School in Charleston! Thank you to everyone who voted, and to everyone that makes the Trinity community so special.
We're still enrolling children ages 6 and up! If you've ever thought that the Montessori method might be right for your rising Elementary student, give us a call today!

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 03/24/2022

You might think this little fellow was in trouble—-he’s not! Indeed he’s been working very hard this morning and needed a little break, “Ms. Stacey can I just watch the rain? I really like to watch the rain.” Children know what they need, and they need the space to reflect just like adults.

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 03/23/2022

Elementary students working hard—math, writing, grammar and the love of all of them right now—geography!! They have not only traced and labeled different countries and states, they have also happily researched the different animals that live in those places. It’s busy and exciting here in Elementary at Trinity Montessori School!!


Happy Birthday to the one, the only, Ms. Barbara!! A mainstay in our Infant Room, Ms. Barbara takes care of the Trinity Staff just like she takes care of your babies. Enjoy another trip around the sun!

TOT-Cast #2 2/27/22 "To Stay or Not to Stay!" Re-Enrolling with Omar Ramberan 01/28/2022

If Maria Montessori listened to podcasts, she'd love the TOT-Cast! Get an ear-full of Mr. Mike talking with Big Omar about why his kids left Trinity...then returned!

TOT-Cast #2 2/27/22 "To Stay or Not to Stay!" Re-Enrolling with Omar Ramberan Listen to TOT-Cast #2 2/27/22 "To Stay or Not to Stay!" Re-Enrolling with Omar Ramberan by Trinity Montessori School on

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 01/26/2022

Halftime Wednesday coming out strong! This Trinity Spirit Week has been a total success. Can’t wait to see everyone’s tie-dye tomorrow!


Spirit Week continues! Lots of Red and Purple in the halls today, and especially in Ms. Audrey’s classroom. Tomorrow is Halftime Wednesday, so let’s see those jerseys.

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 01/24/2022

Trinity Spirit Week, Day 1, is on the books! There were so many great signs brought in with such beautiful messages of Trinity Love, and so many mis-matched socks peeked out above sneakers! The Fun has just begun; wear your school colors tomorrow! Let’s keep the Spirit alive!

TOTcast #1 January 13, 2022: the Hands! 01/14/2022

Seems like everyone has a podcast these days, doesn't it? Well, far be it for us to fall behind! Presenting the first installment of our Talk of Trinity Podcast...or TOT-Cast! Featuring Mr. Mike and Ms. Melissa. Enjoy!!

TOTcast #1 January 13, 2022: the Hands! Listen to TOTcast #1 January 13, 2022: the Hands! by Trinity Montessori School on


Morning story and meeting time in Elementary. Let the day begin!


GivingTuesday is upon us! Tomorrow is the official Day of Generosity, but we’re in a giving spirit today, just like every day at Trinity. Donate at our page, or swing by the office with a check!
If all our friends and families gave just $40, the impact would be greatly felt here at our little school.


GivingTuesday is only two weeks away!! If all our families, friends, and alumnae gave just $40 to Trinity this month, we would meet and exceed our $2,500 goal like that.👏


This is the famous Pink Tower. It is a sesorial material found in our Casa classrooms. Working with this material helps the child develop their intelligence through touch, seeing and feeling. It helps the child discriminate the differences in dimension and helps to refine their voluntary movement. It indirectly introduces the young child to the decimal system as well!


Hope you all can join us at our first Parent Event of the year!! Mr. Mike wants to go to the Trunk or Treat in a couple's costume with his minivan. What should he go as? Doc Brown and the DeLorean? David Hasselhoff and Knight Rider? Ms. Margaret and her red Civic?


Who else got caught in the rain today?? We had a lot of soaked Casa kiddos come back from the playground today, but gladly, just as many smiles!


Our Marvelous Ms Margaret is outside the school RIGHT NOW (Thursday 9/23) selling brand new Trinity Merch! If you can, swing by before pick-up and stock up on some swag!


Afternoons in our infant/nido room are pure zen. The babes are just waking up for another work cycle before they go home!


Is it just me, or are these students hustling to get down to their work on a Monday morning? We must be doing something right here at Trinity!! 👍👍


Now THIS is what a calm, collected, and productive Montessori classroom looks like! Good Work, Casa East!
Music by Lyle Brewer

Photos from Trinity Montessori School's post 08/20/2021

What a first week of school it’s been! Almost too busy to post. But we had our first and (wildly) successful trip to our neighboring Mary Utsey playground yesterday! It’s like mobilizing an army, but it went off without a hitch, and we got help from our friendly neighborhood police officer. These Casa kids are already starting to feel like big kids, doing big-kid stuff!


We had a visitor today! Patrick and his mommy, Ms. Anne Marie! We sure were happy to see them! 🎉💕

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