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A California Distinguished School

Celebrating 40 years of public Montessori education: 1975-2015


Principal: Phyllis Harrison
Admin. Assistant: Carol Cocoles
Enrollment: 415
Grades: PK-8
Calendar: Traditional

Regular School Hours:
Kindergarten:   8:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Grades 1-3:      8:15 AM - 2:35 PM
Grades 4-8:      8:15 AM - 3:01 PM

Minimum Days (Wednesdays):
Grades 1-8:      8:15 AM - 12:20 PM

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North Shoreview is a public Montessori school in San Mateo, California, offering preschool, elementary, and middle-school programs. We are part of the San Mateo-Foster City School District and a member of the American Montessori Society. As a public magnet school, we offer an alternative curriculum designed to meet all California state educational standards.

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Montessori Working Groups to meet on Wednesday

Wednesday, April 22, 7:00-8:15pm, NSM Gym (note corrected day)
North Shoreview and Parkside Montessori parents are invited to join one of five working groups to investigate how we can best support the students and faculty of the Montessori program as we expand as two K-8 campuses over the next few years. The five issue areas include parent organizations; fundraising; communications; extracurricular activities and events; and volunteering.  Come ready to share ideas and work together.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Harrison at principal@nsmontessori.org.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 4/17/15

Nourishing NSM's Harvest Dinner – Volunteer Opportunities for Friday, April 24th from 3pm to 9:30pm.

Volunteer to help make our inaugural community event, the Nourishing NSM Harvest Dinner, the most successful ever! We have opportunities to help from 3pm to 9:30pm on Friday, April 24th.  Every hour you are able to help counts toward your annual volunteer commitment!  Please sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/805054cafab23a31-friday

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 4/16/15

Done la fruta de su árbol:Lunes, 20 de Abril - Martes, 21 de Abril

Si tienen un árbol cargado de frutas, considere cosechar la fruta para ayudar a alimentar nuestra comunidad.  Por favor no duden en donar las siguientes frutas: limones, naranjas, aguacates, nísperos y ciruelas.  La fruta será ofrecida durante la Comida de la Cosecha. Las cajas de donación para la fruta estara localizada en el salon de su hijo. Gracias por su ayuda!

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 4/16/15

Montessori "Cosmic Education" workshop at NSM, Saturday, April 25, 9am-3pm

NSM and the Bay Area Montessori Association will host a workshop by award-winning author Jennifer Morgan on the importance of "cosmic education" in a Montessori setting. Morgan is the author of the Universe Story Trilogy (www.universestories.com), books used in Montessori classrooms around the world. This workshop is geared for teachers at all levels and for parents who want an insight to their child’s education. 

RSVP to sslgaston@gmail.com.  This event is FREE for BAMA members (sign up at www.bayareamontessoriassociation.org/membership) or $35 for non-members.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 4/16/15

RSVP for Nourishing NSM's Harvest Dinner, Friday, April 24, 6 - 9 p.m.

Click here to RSVP to assist Team Nourishing NSM with food preparation.

This inaugural community event is the culmination of our Harvest of the Month Program.  Enjoy a fabulous dinner, courtesy of your NSM PTA, prepared by our children and the Nourishing NSM Team. Our goals for this event is to:

  • Involve students on a community based food project
  • Increase awareness of the food cycle from growing our food to bringing it to the table
  • Reinforce positive behaviors towards nutritionally dense food

Families, come and taste what your children have been growing in the gardens!

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 4/9/15

Acompáñenos al evento "Nutriendo NSM", para la cena de cosecha el Viernes, 24 de Abril de 6-9pm.

Haga clic aquí para confirmar su asistencia para ayudar a equipo Nutritiva NSM con la preparación de alimentos.

Este evento comunitario culmina nuestra inauguración del programa de cosecha del mes.  Disfrute de una fabulosa cena, cortesía del PTA, preparado por nuestros hijos/hijas y el equipo nutritivo de NSM.  Nuestras metas para este evento es:

  • Involucrar a los estudiantes en un projecto de alimentos basado en la comunidad.
  • Aumentar el conocimiento del ciclo alimentario desde el crecimiento de nuestra comida a traerlo a la mesa.
  • Reforzar las conductas positivas hacia los alimentos nutricionalmente denso.

Familias de NSM, vengan a probar lo que sus hijos/hijas cultivaron en los jardines y prepararon para que ustedes disfruten!

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 4/9/15

Spring Picture Day Featuring Sibling Pictures! Tuesday, April 21, 2015

As we do each year, spring pictures are being offered for those who wish to participate. This is also a special chance to have your children photographed together by signing up for sibling pictures. Watch for the sign-up forms coming home with students after spring break on Thursday, April 9. Deadline to sign up is Friday, April 17.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 3/26/15

Walk to School with NSM, Friday., April 24th 7:30am, 7:45 am prompt Start at Seal Point Park

Join your friends in walking to school for Earth Day.  The walking school bus program is designed to get children active, increase safety, reduce carbon emissions, and get communities to work together. Children who participate in the walking school bus walk to school in groups with the child’s parent/ guardian and led by adult volunteers.  Sign up to volunteer here:  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080D4CAAAB2AA13-earth2 

See Flyer in English and Spanish for more info and for the permission slip instructions.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 3/26/15

Upcoming Town Hall Meetings

- note- change of times and that some sites provide child care

The 2015 Next Steps Town Hall Meetings are open to all school, staff, parents and community members.  Please choose the date and time that work best for you.  No registration required.  See http://bit.ly/1HwELgu for details about times and dates.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 3/15/15

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