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Have you marveled at the remarkable order of the Montessori classroom? Has your toddler told you that at school she 
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What makes for a great children’s book and what are some of your favorite reads with your child? Let’s start 
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In the early 1960’s, a group of Mendham parents got together and formed what is now our beautiful, thriving school. 
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“The environment must be rich in motives which lend interest to activity and invite the child to conduct his own 
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The school is a child’s home away from home where a strong sense of community in the classroom helps each 
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“If we are to teach real peace in this world… we shall have to begin with the children.”—Mahatma Gandhi Montessori 
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Healthy foods are a hallmark of Montessori philosophy. Dr. Montessori was one of the first educators to recognize the connection 
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A Montessori classroom is carefully prepared to “follow each child” as he engages in joyful learning while building independence and 
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Beginning September 1, New Jersey will begin enforcing a new set of car restraint laws. The most significant change to 
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In June we had an early childhood specialist come to observe in our school. Although she had observed in hundreds 
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The joy and smiles of our children strengthen our commitment to a Montessori learning environment. Westmont, founded in 1964, stands as one of the premier Montessori schools in NJ. We welcome you to discover our school.