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SAVE THE DATE:  TITLE 1 & FAMILY TALK 

MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2021
6PM – 7PM via ZOOM

What Parents & Families Need to Know About Title I & Sussex Montessori 
We invite you to learn about Title 1 at Sussex Montessori School and how you can be a part to ensure the success of all of our students. At this meeting, our Title 1 staff will talk about our Title I program, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), and our unique, hands-on Montessori curriculum.

Participants will also engage in a child-led Montessori activity and receive the latest in news, events, and volunteer opportunities at Sussex Montessori School.

Click Here to Join the Jan 25 Title 1 / Family Meeting

For questions or more info, please contact Kaneisha at (302) 404-5367 or by email at Kaneisha.trott@Sussexms.k12.de.us.

WSFS Grant Helps Sussex Montessori Provide Alternative Approach to Education

SEAFORD — When work for the Sussex Montessori School began in conjunction with Montessori Works in 2013, the goal was to establish an innovative educational opportunity through an affordable Montessori school in Sussex County, Del….  {Published December 14, 2020}

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November is Kindergarten Registration Month!

Join us, along with First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney in promoting early and on-time kindergarten registration.

“Families should know that kindergarten registration is not a one-step process, and there are advantages and opportunities that come with starting early—opportunities that can help give children the best possible start to the school year. A good start to kindergarten helps set kids on a path to future success, including the all-important benchmark of grade-level reading.”
-First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney 

 

Please Note:  New SMS Kindergarten applicants are required to pre-register at the district/feeder school that serves their home address. For questions or assistance about pre-registration and choice applications, please contact our school office at 302-404-5367.

Watch Message from First Lady Carney

 

 

Delaware State News: Sussex Montessori School hailed as a trailblazer

SEAFORD — Scientific, researched-based education initially planted in Italy at the turn of the 20th century is occurring at Sussex Montessori School — a public charter elementary school that opened its doors in September with free education in grades K-3…  {Published November 18, 2020}

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WMDT- 47 News: Sussex Montessori School making progress on construction and renovations

SEAFORD — Sussex County’s newest school is nearing completion. Phase one of construction for the Sussex Montessori School is now complete.  The school teaches grades kindergarten through sixth grad, and opened this past September. This is very exciting for students and for the parents in the community as well…  {Published November 18, 2020}

Watch Broadcast and Read article here

 

Press Release: Trinity Foundation donates $50K to new Sussex Montessori School

The Trinity Foundation continues to support the local community by presenting Lisa Coldiron, Head of School for Sussex Montessori School, a $50,000 contribution that will benefit capital efforts to open in Seaford, Delaware. {Published June 23, 2020}

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Sussex Living: Sussex Montessori School perseveres with plans of fall opening

SEAFORD — The leaders at Sussex Montessori School are preparing to open for the school’s first year in the middle of all the changes caused by the coronavirus restrictions.  {Published May 27, 2020}

Read more here

 

Sussex Montessori Weekly Newsletters

 

And The Good Work Continues!

January 15, 2021

“MAILCHIMP – Hybrid students are back and it’s been a wonderful week of learning! Check out this week’s news, upcoming events, important updates, and highlights…”

 

 

Happy New Year !! 🎆

January 8, 2021

“MAILCHIMP – It’s a New Year and New Day….let’s start it off right!  Check out this week’s news, upcoming events, important updates, and highlights…”

 

Happy Holidays from Sussex Montessori!! 🎊

December 17, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Tis the Season to be Jolly! We Wish You and Yours a Wonderful Holiday Season!  Check out this week’s news and highlights…”

 

 

Hybrid Learning Continues Till The Holidays!! 🎉

December 11, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – As we gear up for the holidays, kids are still learning and loving it!  Check out these important updates and highlights!”

 

Keep Building, Finish Strong!! 💪

December 4, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – It’s the last month of year 2020 and we’re determined to Finish Strong! Check out these Montessori news and highlights!”

 

It’s 4 for 4 Friday!! 😃

November 27, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – 4-Day hybrid learning begins Monday, followed by Giving Tuesday, Enrollment Wednesday and…..click the link 4 more!”

 

Did Someone Say…..Ribbon Cutting!?!  ✂

November 20, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – It’s A Great Cause for Celebration! Get highlights of the Nov 18th Building Dedication, Enrollment Updates, Student Achievements, Giving Tuesday, School Closings and so much more…”

 

They’re Baaaack!!  SMS Return Week 2020! 🎉 

November 13, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – The students are back in their new classrooms and teachers have welcomed new friends!  Check out Highlights, Important News, Updates, and more…”

 

Happy Friday!!  It’s Time to Move! 🚛

October 30, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – The Move to our New Classrooms has Begun!  Check out Highlights, School Closings, Important News, Updates, and more….”

 

Fall Into Montessori! 

October 23, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – The Seasons are Changing at Sussex Montessori!  Be a part of the shift and check out these important news and highlights….”

 

 

It’s Raining Montessori! 

October 16, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Raining Outside? Let Us Shower You with Montessori Joy!  Check out these highlights and updates….”

 

Sweet Montessori Joy!   😊

October 9, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – It’s Friday and the end of a Fantastic Week Four!  Check out these highlights and updates….”

 

Oh The Joy of Montessori!   😊

October 2, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Happy Friday, Friends!  It’s a wonderful ending of a joyous and happy Week Three!  Check out these highlights…”

 

Happy Flow With It Friday 🏄 

September 25, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – We’re riding the waves and getting into the Montessori Flow!  See highlights of our second week of school, plus important school updates and more…”

 

 

Happy Friday!! We Did It! 

September 18, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – What an Amazing First Week of School!  Check out some of the highlights of Opening Week. Plus get updates on construction and more…”

 

Can you believe it? 3 More Days!! 

September 11, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Get answers to your pressing questions and important information to get you ready for Opening Day….”

 

 

10 More Days💚

September 4, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – 10 More Days until School Begins….We are EXCITED and we hope you are too!!  Here’s a few details and reminders to prepare for Opening Day….”

 

 

 

Happy WONDERFUL Montessori Friday! 💚

August 31, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – So many WONDERFUL things took place this week. Here are just a few highlights! PLUS, we’ll celebrate the 150th Birthday of Dr. Maria Montessori!….”

 

 

Oh, For the Love of Montessori 💚

August 21, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Click if you love Montessori!  Check out the latest updates and important details….”

 

A Plan to Move Forward…

August 14, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Our Opening Plan for the fall has been approved and released.  Get the details plus questions to answers and important…”

 

Good Things are Happening…

August 7, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Good things are happening at Sussex Montessori! Be part of the excitement! Get the latest in construction, school opening, and more…”

 

 

Fridays are Fantastic at Montessori!!

July 31, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – We hope you’re having a FANTASTIC Friday!  Check out the latest in construction, school opening, and more…”

 

 

Encouragement Loading….

July 24, 2020

“MAILCHIMP –  Keeping our friends updated, enlightened, and encouraged…”

 

Montessori Education = Life Preparation

July 17, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – We’re at the heart of PLANNING & PREPARATION season!  Click for updates on school opening, enrollment, construction and more!…”

 

Summer’s Hot, Hot, Hot

July 10, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Happy Friday! Montessori Summers are Hotter than ever and here’s why…”

 

Special Edition **Meet the Teachers**

July 3, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – We’re rolling out the green carpet for our AMAZING new team of teachers and staff! Here’s your chance to meet them…”

 

It’s Fab Friday

June 26, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – A lot of FABULOUS things have happened this week. Check out the recent gift we received, PLUS updates on construction…”

 

Happy, Healthy Friday

June 19, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Stay Healthy by Staying Active…”

 

Live and Learn in Peace

June 5, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Peace-filled message from the heart of our Head of School…”

 

Did You See It?

May 29, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Sussex Montessori in the News…Plus, updates on construction, enrollment, and more…”

 

Good News Friday

May 22, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Get the latest in Montessori news and updates…”

 

Fridays are Fascinating with Montessori

May 15, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Every day is a day to be Imaginative.  Creative…”

 

Thank Goodness it’s Friday!

May 8, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – The month of May is full of celebration and appreciation…”

 

Our Team is Growing!

May 1, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – A Yale Graduate.  A Sussex County “Country Gal.”  Meet the newest staff members of Sussex Montessori School…”

 

Education Update – Message to Sussex Montessori Parents

April 24, 2020

– Important education updates and message from the Head of School in response to the state’s decision to close schools through the academic year

 

Discover JOY in Your Day

April 17, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – If you’ve ever lived in a community with young children, one thing you might vividly recall is children at play….”

 

It’s Good Friday – Create Good Memories

April 10, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – A perfect day to create wonderful memories…”

 

Planting Seeds of Hope and Goodness

April 3, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Spring season is here!  Flowers are blossoming…”

 

We’ve Got This

March 27, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Seaford resident and Sussex Montessori student, Zola Santos…”

 

Shut Down Wednesday/Building Closed

March 25, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Our hearts are still open…”

 

Parent Decision Day

March 20, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – Today is the final day…”

 

Don’t Freak Out Friday

March 13, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – It’s a Germ-Fighting, Fear-Repelling, Family-Fun Friday!…”

 

Monday March Madness at Sussex Montessori

March 9, 2020

“MAILCHIMP – It’s Game time!! Construction is in full swing…”

 

It’s Lottery Day!

January 29, 2020

MAILCHIMP, Today is Lottery Day!   We’re pretty excited and quite anxious to see how the chips will fall…”

 

Groundbreaking News

February 28, 2020

“MAILCHIMP- What an EXCITING Day it was yesterday at 24960 Dairy Lane!!!  Governor John Carney along with..”

 

Delaware State News

Groundbreaking sets new Sussex Montessori School in motion.

SEAFORD — Local, county and state officials and congressional liaisons joined Sussex Montessori representatives along with several families whose children are among the 263 young students that will be attending the school when it opens this September.”  {Published Feb 28, 2020}

 

WBOC

New Charter School in Sussex County

SEAFORD, Del.- Bancroft Construction and Sussex Montessori School have announced the beginning of construction on the free public charter school that will open in 2020.”   {Published Jan 28, 2020}

Read the story here

Delmarva Life TV

We Learn About Sussex Montessori, A New Public Charter School In Seaford That Is Free.

“Lisa Coldiron, Head of School for Sussex Montessori and Kaneisha Trott, Community Engagement Specialist at Sussex Montessori School are in the Studio with Lisa to talk about this exciting opportunity for students and families.”  {Produced Jan 3, 2020}

Watch the interview here

WBOC

New Sussex Montessori School in Seaford Earns 7.6 Million Dollar Loan from USDA

SEAFORD, Del.- The USDA awarded Sussex Montessori Public Charter School a loan to begin construction in January. Sussex Montessori is now accepting enrollment for kindergarten to third grade and tuition is free for students. With grants and funding from the state, all families have to do is register before Jan. 8.”  ~ Jane Chacko

Check out the story here

Delaware State News

SEAFORD — Former business property on the city of Seaford’s western limits is the future home for Sussex Montessori, a free public charter school structured on individualized and child-focused principles that organizers say will give families another elementary-level education option.”

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Press Release: Community Outreach Specialist

Sussex Montessori School is pleased to welcome Kaneisha Trott to our team! A highly regarded and well-known advocate for children in Sussex County is the new Community Engagement Specialist at Sussex Montessori School in Seaford, DE.

Read more Here