Oak Grove Montessori School

Oak Grove Montessori School offers a full and part time primary program based on the Montessori philosophy of education. The primary program serves children 3 to 5 years old.

Oak Grove Montessori School offers a full and part time primary program based on the Montessori philosophy of education. The primary program serves children 3 to 5 years old.

Mission: To facilitate the development of each child's independence, self-confidence and self-respect.

[04/26/15]   Please come out and join us at the FUN Fundraising event this afternoon, Sunday April 26 at the Pour House!! 2-5pm on the deck - see you there!


Fall Update! Please read: » Oak Grove Montessori School in Charleston

Fall update with lots of news and important dates - please read and note. We're looking forward to seeing everyone join us!



Parent Meeting Tonight » Oak Grove Montessori School in Charleston

Parents, please attend tonight 7pm-8pm.

oakgrovemontessorischool.com The normalization of the child and the development of self-discipline. How the child develops the power of will the root of inner-discipline. AND Nurturing Peace in the classroom community

Taken before spring break .... Oak Grove's motto - Earth day every day!

[02/09/14]   Steve from Memorable Moments will begin taking photos of the children at 9:30. We hope to get a group shot as well. So... Please be at school no later than 9. If your child does not come on Monday please send them for the morning. Smile!

[01/30/14]   The power is back!
Oak Grove will open in the morning (Thursday) at 9:00am unless you hear otherwise.....


Chicora Elf Day Community Service Project » Oak Grove Montessori School in Charleston

Thank you to all who helped with our Montessori Community Service at Chicora Elementary. I appreciate your involvement in the busy pre-Christmas season.

oakgrovemontessorischool.com It was a great project for our Montessori students (and families), to give back a little to our community in the holiday season.

[11/10/13]   Start planning for Nov 25th - The annual tree decorating event in Marion Square (I know, can you believe it, before Thanksgiving this year!)

[11/04/13]   Hawk Hurst will begin sharing Native American songs and stories with us at 9:00 am tomorrow (Monday Nov. 4).
If you would like to order any of Hawk's CDs or books, please return the order form in the morning (there will be extras available).

[10/24/13]   Please remember to add this date to your calendars!
PUMPKIN PATCH: October 28: We will leave Oak Grove at 9:30 for Legare Farm. We will pick a pumpkin,go for a hayride, have a picnic lunch and make a scarecrow!
We will return to Oak Grove by 12:30 -1 :00.
$7 for children $3 for chaperones.

[10/22/13]   This week at Oak Grove Montessori we are learning about the United Nations and its mission to solve world problems peacefully. We will also learn about children around the globe and how their needs are the same but different.

This topic leads us to the celebration of the Birth of the United Nations on October 24th!


Clean City Beach Sweep & Visit » Oak Grove Montessori School in Charleston

The children at Oak Grove are great Earth keepers. With Clean City Clara at school last week and then joining in the Clean City Beach Sweep last Saturday, well done all!

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Thanks to everyone who participated and supported this great event this year.

[09/19/13]   Beach Sweep: We will meet next Saturday September 21 at 9:30 at Wave Watch Playground( 5-and West Cooper). Please R. S.V. P. to [email protected]

[09/18/13]   International Peace Week: This week we begin our peace curriculum Honoring the Light of the Child by Sonnie Mcfarland:
"The author of Honoring the Light of the Child, Sonnie McFarland, was awarded the esteemed Living Legacy Award from the American Montessori Society in 2011 due in large part for the work she has done to further education for peace. These award winning, clearly written activities help children recognize their authentic nature and that of others while developing respectful social skills, emotional intelligence, self confidence and self-management skills."

[09/03/13]   Thursday will be our first Parent Night of the 2013 school year!
Thursday's Parent Education Topic Is... Follow the Child.. Understanding the child's innate quest for self mastery. How the Montessori Prepared Environment nurtures the development of the child's full potential. Hope to see you!


10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool | Education.com

We came across this interesting article. What do you think?

education.com If you're considering Montessori for your child, read on to discover 10 benefits of their educational philosophy.

[08/15/13]   Remember to attend this evening!!
Back to School Night 6:30-7:30pm (parents only)
See you later :)

[08/14/13]   Please remember to attend two important events this Thursday, August 15:
New Student Orientation 9:00-11:00am
Back to School Night 6:30-7:30pm (parents only)

Looking forward to seeing you as we all get ready for the new school year!


Harris Teeter - Link To Your School

Time to TIE or Re-TIE your Harris Teeter card to Oak Grove! You can do this at the register or By using this link. Oak Grove's code is 8693. A proceed from your purchases (August -May) goes to Oak Grove. And you can tie your card to 2 schools! Thank you for all your support!

www.harristeeter.com Please provide the requested information and we will automatically link your VIC Card with the indicated school(s).

Oak Grove Montessori School's cover photo

Oak Grove Montessori School's cover photo


Friedship Soup

oakgrovemontessorischool.com On Tuesday November 22, the children will make Friendship Soup for a Thanksgiving lunch at school.Each child will bring a vegetable to add to the soup.We will also make corn bread, and apple pizza. It will be a day full of cooking and fun!


Clean City Clara

oakgrovemontessorischool.com On Wednesday September 14 Clean City Clara will visit Oak Grove. Clean City Clara is pelican( an adult dressed as) who comes to help the children learn about recyclying and keeping our environment clean, beautiful and safe for the animals! If your chhild does not come to school on Wednesdays...


Beach Sweep River Sweep 2011

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Saturday September 17 at 9:00 Oak Grove families will be meeting at Folly Beach(Locaton to be announced) for Charleston’s annual Beach Sweep.Please feel free to invite a friend! Please Bring: Kid’s Gloves, Pen or Pencil ,WATER,Sunscreen,Hat, Snack,Bathing Suits and Towels, Cash for Parking...


First Day School 2011-Flower Tradition

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Please be reminded to have your child bring a flower from the garden on thier first day of school.


Parent Education Night

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New Student Orientation

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Wednesday August 10 New Student Orientation 9 :00-11:00


Parent Education Network 2011-2012

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Each month except December and May, I am offering a parent education night. Learn about your child’s classroom environment/community and share thoughts and ideas with other parents. September 8, 2011- The Montessori Classroom and The Prepared Environment More dates to follow


Do you shop at Harris Teeter?

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Oak Grove is now enrolled in Harris Teeter’s Together in Education. If you shop at Harris Teeter and have a e-vic card you can ask them to connect Oak Groves # 8693 to your card – AND Oak Grove will earn $ with purchases!


Fun with French – Summer Camps

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Ann Ballenger(past parent at Oak Grove) will be holding French immersion summer camps at Sundrops in Mount Pleasent. The camps will be offered weekly from June 27-July 28. For more information you can call Anna at 693-7448 or email her at [email protected]


Japanese Disaster Relief project

oakgrovemontessorischool.com The Japanese Disaster Relief project here at Oak Grove raised enough for one whole Shelter Box($1,000!) Thanks Liz and Jena for all you time and energy- the chldren felt great about the result !!


Graduation 2011

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Thank you to everyone for making Friday evening’s graduation ceremony such a special memory! Photos from the evening are now available to view on the Gallery page, along with the class picture of 2011. (Please remember you must be registered as a parent before you can view the photos.)


End of Year Celebration on Friday

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Please remember the End of the Year Celebration: This Friday at 6:00. The children will sing a few songs and then we will recognize those children graduating or moving on to other kindergarten programs. Fun and food to follow! Sign up for potluck available in class.


Acorns grow into trees!

oakgrovemontessorischool.com This Sat I went to one off Oak Groves very first students High school graduation. Nichole Fredericks graduated from Charleston Collegiate School- she is headed to Oberlin College. She had been offered many scholarships for Community service! Nichole Volunteered over 5,000 hours at Pet Helpers-Vet...


New photos – Strawberry Patch field trip

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Have a look at the new photos added to the Gallery page, from the field trip to the strawberry patch earlier this month.

[05/17/11]   Please remember it is the Dill Sanctuary field trip on Friday, for the 5 and 6 yr olds. (Have your child wear closed toe shoes please). And please remember the sunscreen! We will be leaving at 1pm.


End of Year Celebration

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Pot Luck sign up will be available soon!


Dill Sanctuary Field trip

oakgrovemontessorischool.com The 5 and 6 years olds will visit Dill Sanctuary on James Island, a part of the Charleston museum.


Graduates and Parent night

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Graduates will have the opportunity to show their parents the work they are doing.


Strawberry Patch Field trip

oakgrovemontessorischool.com This is a school wide event. We will go to Ambrose Farm and then stop at the Johns Island Park on the way home. We will need enough drivers to get everyone there! Permission slips will be passed out the week of April 25th.


View photos from the Children Around the World Festival

oakgrovemontessorischool.com New pictures have been added to the website photo gallery, from the Children Around the World Festival. Please remember to register so that you can see them!


Easter Egg Hunt!

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Oak Grove’s Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Friday April 15th.


Send in Easter eggs please

oakgrovemontessorischool.com Please send in 3 plastic filled eggs and 2 white, hardboiled eggs (to be dyed) on or by April 13th, 2011. Filling ideas: stickers, tattoos, small toys, small candy treats. Thanks!


Saving the Earth book

oakgrovemontessorischool.com A great book for kids: “50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth” by the Earthworks Group ISBN#0-8362-2301-2


Field trip: the Recycling Center

oakgrovemontessorischool.com On April 27 2011, the 5 & 6 year olds will be going to visit the Recycling Center. This is a traditional Oak Grove trip for Earth Day (April 22 – this will be during Spring Break, so our trip is the week after). To find out more about Earth Day events, please visit the Earth [...]

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