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A California Distinguished School

Celebrating 20 Years: 1994-2014


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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Parent Information Meetings

Wednesday, November 5th, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Parkside Elementary School
Friday, November 7th, 8:45-9:45 a.m., North Shoreview Montessori School

Information will be shared and feedback gathered about the upcoming recommendations to the Board of Trustees for the growth of the Montessori Program and the development of the STEAM Program.

Parents from either Parkside or North Shoreview may attend either meeting as the information shared will be the same at both meetings.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 10/30/14

Historical Halloween, No Friday Morning Gathering

Fri., Oct. 31, 8:45 am, NSM gym

This NSM tradition is continuing this year, with 1st/2nd grade classrooms creating a Universe Timeline in the gym from 8:30 – 9:45, and 2nd/3rd-4th/5th grade classes in the gym starting at 9:45 to create their timeline.  At 11:10, preschool, kindergarten, and K/1 classes will parade on the playground.  See the letter for details.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 10/27/14

Auction Donations Needed

Got connections?  The 2015 Auction committee needs your help in acquiring new and different donation items, ideas and sponsors for the event.  Every donation, large or small, will add fun to the event and increase money raised for our school.  Check the flyer online to see how you can help make our annual auction a success, or click here to visit the NSM Auction website for more information.  Thank you for your help!

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 10/27/14

District Updates – new link!

Please stay aware of what’s going on at your school and in the district and give your input at the district’s forums about overcrowding.  http://www.smfcsd.net/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1409651270638

If you can’t go to one of their forums to give your opinion, please fill out the survey. 


Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 10/27/14

PTA meeting

Nov 12th, 6:30pm   Kingston Cafe

All are welcome!

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 10/27/14

Check out the October Lunch menu


Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 10/7/14

Become a PTA member today!

PTA is the nation's oldest, largest and highest profile volunteer organization working on behalf of public schools, children and families.  Becoming a PTA member is easy. Membership is $7.50 per person or $15 per couple annually.  


Click here to join the NSM PTA or use the forms your child brought home.  For questions,email membership@nsmontessori.org

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 9/16/14

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