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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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Spring Break March 30 - April 6

School resumes on Tuesday, April 7.  Enjoy the break!

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 3/29/15

Montessori Working Groups to meet in April

Tuesday, April 22, 7:00-8:15pm, NSM Gym

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: 3/29/15

Free Movie night, April 10th 6:30pm, NSM Gym

Come see the Penguins of Madagascar for free!  There will be an optional BBQ starting at 5:30 with dinner plates offered for $5.  Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served.

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

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

Thanks to Auction Donors!

Thank you to all of the businesses, parents, teachers, staff, and students who helped make our auction a success!  Because of their generous donations of merchandise, services, and time, we raised over $65,000 for our students and NSM community.  Please click here to check out the list of donors on the NSM website, so that you may thank them each of them personally.

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.

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

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

Unsubscribed from our newsletter?

We’ve received a lot of emails expressing concern about being unsubscribed from our newsletter. We have migrated to a different mail service and are in the process of moving away from Bluehost.  You are still subscribed through Mailchimp and you may have noticed at the bottom of the letter there is a link for unsubscribing if you want to do so. 

We hope this method of newsletter distribution will cause less confusion in the long run!

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

Happy feet and Wee theater is starting soon!

Happy feet starts Mon 1-1:45pm – see flyer for details.   In Spanish
Wee theater starts Mon- 1-1:45pm - see flyer for details.    In Spanish

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 3/23/15

Open PTA and Committee positions

Please contact news@nsmontessori.org for more info.

Board Positions Available: Membership - 2 people

Committee Chairs:

  • Stage Crew
  • Art in Action Co-Chair
  • Greens and Grounds Co-Chair
  • Math Night Co-Chair
  • International Potluck
  • School Tours
Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 3/23/15

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