The idea was for the children to work alongside an accomplished artist and for the walls of the school to finally have some beautiful art hanging on them in celebration of the school’s tenth anniversary. We accomplished just that.
The children in our Lower Elementary community explore history by making connections between different people, times and places, based on the knowledge they’ve gathered about the world and guided by the five Great Stories we tell each fall, and the many history lessons we give through the year.
This isn’t a story of immediate success and leaps in progress. It is a story of a community and how one member has grown into his place within it.
When Toby was two years old, he had already picked out his future school and his teacher. He wanted to go to Hollis Montessori and learn with Ms. Anjali, like his older sister, Natalie.