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



A shout out to our Cheer team and their coaches, Ms. Burch and Ms. Ryan. They did an amazing job  at the recent Shake Rattle and Roll Competition.  They represented Hammond Westside with grace, dignity, and a ton of school spirit.

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  • Artist Alley

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    Ms. Blades Class

    Hammond Westside Students Write Essays and Visit the State Capitol

    Click on the image to see pictures from this amazing day!



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  • Ms. Cruise's second graders get off to a good start in the mornings!

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  • Leap Day

    LEAP Day on March 11, 2017 was a huge success!

    Click on the picture to see more pictures!


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  • Dr. Seuss

    March 2 is "Read Across America Day" in honor of Dr. Seuss on his birthday. 


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  • January MM

    Hammond Westside Model Montessorian  for the month of January.


    Congratulations to Hammond Westside Montessori School's Model Montessorians for the Month of January. These student leaders were nominated by their teachers and chosen based on their leadership in the classroom, their respectfulness to others, themselves and the environment, their peaceful personality in the classroom and being self motivated workers as well as independent and organized, all of which are Montessorian attributes. They were recognized in a celebration on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.


    Front row from L to R:
    Laney Hastings, Marqus Chester, Jaylen Andrews, John Vogt, Aaron Graham, 

    Ja'Nyla Drennen,  Jamiya Toney, Faith Richard. 

    Back row from L to R:
    Kearstyn Brumfield, Quan'ariel Turner, Joseph Wilson, Geralyn Young , Baily Vasquez 


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  • Essay Winner

     Students at Hammond Westside Montessori participated in  ” An Evening at the Governor's Mansion - Essay Contest"  sponsored by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and First Lady Donna Edwards.   This contest was open to all 8th grade students within our state.   Mrs. Jenna Blades, 8th grade teacher, encouraged students to participate and one of our students',  Breyell Carter,  was one of five chosen to attend an evening at the Governor's Mansion on February 16th.   While there, she will meet First Lady Edwards, Governor Edwards, and receive a private piano concert by 14 year old Joey Alexander, an internationally recognized piano prodigy.  Hammond Westside is proud of the accomplishment of this young lady.


    Pictured:  Jenna Blades, 8th grade teacher,  Breyell Carter, Student,  Jason Oller, Principal



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  • Magnet Program

    Application to TPSS Magnet Programs

    Applications for the 2017-18 school year will be available online at February 13, 2017.



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Today is Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Holiday Art
Click the image above to see some wonderful holiday art work from our students! 

  Maria Montessori  

 Congratulations to Ms. Sarah Brabham - our current Employee PBIS Winner!

Mrs. Free

Congratualtion to Mrs. Beverly Free, HWM teacher of the year!