Hammond Westside Montessori strives to create a rigorous, Montessori environment in which all students can achieve to their potential, and where all people respect themselves, others, and our environment.

"Growth comes from activity,
not from intellectual understanding."
Maria Montessori
 Rainbow school picture



  • Milk Day

    World School Milk Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in September. The end of the month was chosen as it is a school day in most countries. The day is celebrated around the world to emphasize the health benefits of milk.

    Comments (-1)
  • All Pro Dads Breakfast

    HWEMS holds an All Pro Dads Day with a monthly breakfast. The first one this school year was held on Sept. 17, 2014. We had a large turnout, with nearly every seat in the cafeteria taken. Guest speaker, Charles Brumfield, Jr., along with Disciplinarian Sharon Walker and Principal Catherine LeBlanc, spoke to the students and their parents about the importance of families and family values.

    Comments (-1)
  • Book Club

    Project ROAR (Rediscovering Opportunities and Attitudes towards Reading) is a book club partnership between Hammond Westside Montessori School students and Southeastern’s teacher candidates enrolled in Dr. Gerlinde Beckers Adolescent Literature course. The establishing and facilitating of the book clubs provides teacher candidates authentic learning experiences and it gives the HWMS students opportunities to rediscover reading as a literary experience. Project ROAR was recently awarded a Dollar General Literacy foundation Grant to purchase Kindle eReaders to be used during Book Clubs.

    Comments (-1)
  • Montessori in Action

    Check out what students are up doing at Hammond Westside Montessori. Montessori work is in full swing here at Hammond Westside Montessori!

    Comments (-1)

Today is Thursday, October 02, 2014

HWM didn't waste any time getting back to
Montessori work from summer vacation!