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
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  • iLEAP Science/Social Studies for Grades 3-6
    April 14-15
    PARCC EOY Tests for Grades 3-6
    May 4-7
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  • Hammond Westside Montessori Magnet School's St. Jude Trike-A-Thon

    Our PreK/K students participated in the St. Jude Trike-A-Thon on Friday, March 27, at 10:00am on the Upper Side Bus Loading Area. This year our PreK/K students raised $1549 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. That will provide chemo for one child for one day. It takes $1.9 million a day to run the hospital. Thank you to everyone that participated.

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  • Students of the Month

    Hammond Westside Montessori is happy to announce the Students of the Month. We celebrated our students’ success on Tuesday, March 24 with the students of the month, their teachers, parents, and administrators. Students were presented with a certificate from Santa Fe Steakhouse. Students chosen for this month are: PreK – Rosie Lara, Kai Fleenor, K- Anah Davis, Ariel Berteau, 1st – Eli Pham, Abigail Cote, 2nd- Maya Joseph, Peyton Williams, 3rd – Kiersten Bordelon, Briana Brister, 4th – Saniya Wilson, Shedrick Pierre, 5th – Arlaila Stevens, Skyla Degrasse, 6th – Amya Taylor, Cristal Zavala

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  • Hammond Westside Montessori's Vegetable Garden

    On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, several students at Hammond Westside Montessori earned the privilege of picking vegetables from the school gardens. As part of our PBIS Program the following students had appropriate classroom and school-wide behavior. Mrs. Becky Navarra, Administrative Assistant, selected students who had been successful in their classrooms. Students work to earn incentives and privileges that will help them become classroom and school leaders.

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  • Hammond Westside Elementary Montessori School Welcomes Visitors

    Hammond area businessman were invited to tour Hammond Westside Montessori Magnet School on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. They visited several classrooms to observe students engaged in Montessori works. School Ambassadors welcomed them to our school.

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  • Hammond Rotary Club Visits Hammond Westside Montessori

    Hammond Rotary Club visited Hammond Westside Montessori on Wednesday, March 4th at noon. Mike Williams, President, coordinated the event with the school. Pictured is choral director, Nicholas Varnado, as he showcased his students performing two choral arrangements with timpani accompaniment. Some of the school's Student Ambassadors assisted with the tours. After the visit, Mr. Williams stated, “The Rotary Club is proud of the progress Hammond Westside has made and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit."

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  • Hammond Westside Montessori Participates in Local "You Be the Chemist" Competition

    Hammond Westside Montessori is proud to announce that we had 19 participants that represented our school in the You Be the Chemist Competition which was held at SLU on Friday, February 27, 2015. They all represented our school with dignity and respect. Nathan Gendron (pictured), a fifth grade student in Mrs. Becky Tobin and Mrs. Demetria Miller's classes was one of the top 20 scorers selected to participate in the challenge to earn a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place finish. He even made it through the second round of eliminations! Congratulations to all of our participants for earning a nomination from their teachers to attend the event.

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  • 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!

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