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    Preparing

    The new school year has begun!


     

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     Eclipse

    Mrs. Taillon's Class


     

    Ryan

    Ryan chose to wear sunglasses for the day as a reward for great behavior in Ms. Ryan's class!

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    Piano

    Hammond Westside Montessori music teacher,   Mr. Nick Varnado, poses with students from Mrs. Colette Taillon's class, enjoying the new piano HWM received on September 28, 2017.

     


     

    All Pro Dads breakfast winners

    Hammond Westside Montessori Elementary School hosted its monthly All Pro Dad's Breakfast on Wednesday November 15, 2017.  At the breakfast, parents came to school early with their children to eat breakfast and learn more about the different activities occurring at the school.  Assistant Principal Sharon Walker discussed the upcoming basketball season and different clubs at the school.  Every student who attended was given a raffle ticket for a variety of prizes. 


     

    Skin Cancer Awareness

    Mr. Joshua Luneau and para Mrs. Andrea Greene's Pre-K class honoring skin cancer with black ribbon butterflies. 


    Demetriane Anderson

    Eighth grader Demetriane Anderson, daughter of Roschelle and Demetrice Anderson has been named Hammond Westside Montessori’s 2017-2018 Student of the Year. She is an extremely intelligent young lady who loves helping others. She is a dedicated student who is always supporting her school and fellow students by participating in numerous school activities and tutoring other students. She is an active member of school’s dance team, 4-H Club, Jr. Beta Club, Leading Ladies, and Career Day Club, all while maintaining a 4.0 GPA. Demetriane recently won 2nd place in the school’s Essay and Poetry contest which was featured at the Tangipahoa Parish Fair. She has participated in the Pre-teen America Scholarship Program for the last two years where she won several awards. Demetriane has travelled to Maryland, Washington, and Boston this past summer, and will be going to New York in the summer of 2018 for the  Junior National Leaders Conference. She also plans to attend the Harvard University summer program next year to take some courses to prepare her for her college years where she plans to get a degree in Psychology.


    Colin Perret

    Fifth grader Colin Perret, son of Christopher and Christina Perret, and Candice Harper Perret, has been named Hammond Westside Montessori’s 2017-2018 Student of the Year. Colin’s interests include fishing, music, art, and working with electronics. As well as being an athlete with Chappapeela Sports Park and STYSA Soccer. Colin is also a member of HWM’s Robotics Club. Colin has performed community service at both Journey Church feeding the community and Belle Maison Nursing Home spending quality time visiting residents. Colin demonstrates being Student of the Year by being on the Honor Roll, being  knowledgeable in many aspects, his recognitions, being a student tutor, having perfect attendance, and being so caring of his classmates and helping others without being asked. Colin’s dream is to attend Louisiana State University where he’s interested in earning a law degree. Colin has earned being nominated as HWM’s fifth grade Student of the Year and is more than deserving. We’re very proud of Colin and want to encourage him to keep doing great and always chase his dreams!


    Mrs. Donnow's Class

    Third Graders in Mrs. Cat Donnow's class received their Rotary Dictionaries!

     


    Model Montessorians

    Congratulations to Hammond Westside Montessori School's Model Montessorian of the Month for the month of January. These student leaders were nominated by their teachers 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. 

    January Model Montessorians

    Front Row Left to Right: Anabell Deubler, Riley Perilloux,  Abigail Foster, Ariel Berteau, Calie Greene
    Second Row Left to Right: Precious Primus, Jamaria Daniels, Shamea Hally, Shem Greene
    Not Pictured: Sarah Traylor, Rowyn Huffman, Nicholas Martinez, Kelsey Parsons, Daveriws Price
     

    Congratulations to Hammond Westside Montessori School's Model Montessorian of the Month for the month of December. These student leaders were nominated by their teachers 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 on February 6, 2018.​

    December's Model Montessorians
     
     
    Front Row Left to Right: Caylei Mitchell, Cydney Williams, Kinley Anthony, Noah Husser, Josiah Johnson, Jada James
    Back Row Left to Right: Aaron Alessi, Hope LaFerriere, Arais Barnes, Tanai Thorn
    Not Pictured: Terry Seaberry
     
     
     

     
    Congratulations to Hammond Westside Montessori School's Model Montessorian of the Month for the month of November. These student leaders were nominated by their teachers 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. 
     
    November Model Montessorians
     
    Front Row, L to R: Rebekah Meyers (4th grade), Sophia Smith (1st grade), Grace Gagliano (Kindergarten), Emma Achord (2nd grade), Caleb Williams (Kindergarten), Ryan Ridgedell (1st grade)
    Back Row, L to R: Nova Ulmer (7th grade), Lily Cosby (6th grade), Dunia Saad (5th grade), Wendy Raymundo (8th grade), 
    Dariana Raymundo (4th grade), Aliya Lott (4th grade)
    Not pictured: Baron Davis (Pre-Kindergarten)

     


     

    Congratulations to Hammond Westside Montessori School's Model Montessorian of the Month for the month of October. These student leaders were nominated by their teachers 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. 

    Model Montessorians for October 2017

    Front row from left to right: Danny Bonner (2nd grade), Rhett Morgan (Kindergarten), Romyn Johnson, (Pre-K), 

    Adamaris Guerra-Rivera (1st grade), Charleigh Thomas (Pre-K), Isabella Ambrose (Kindergarten)

    Back row from left to right: Jade Campbell (5th grade), Carleigh Ruffin (6th grade), Baily Vasquez, (7th grade),

    Bella Warner (4th grade), Izaya Lewis (4th grade), Reginald Monroe (3rd grade)

     

    Not pictured: Myron Clay (6th grade), Kelsey Parsons (8th grade)

     


    Congratulations to Hammond Westside Montessori School's Model Montessorian of the Month for the month of September. These student leaders were nominated by their teachers 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. 

     September Model Montessorians

    Front row from left to right: Anthony Cao (1st grade), Caleb Penn (Pre-K), Reygan Stuart, (Pre-K), Cash Pennington (Kindergarten)

    Back row from left to right: Kate Perrilloux, Montessori Specialist, Trey Kiss (3rd grade), Jimyra Felder (6th grade), 

    Payton Ames (4th grade), Melina Yeomans-Flores (7th Grade), Kezia Taylor (4th Grade), Angelina Dong (5th grade)

     

    Not pictured: Caylee Armstrong (2nd Grade), Ayden Torres (3rd Grade), Emoni Williams (8th Grade)

     

    March

    Model Montessorians for March

    Front Row: L to R - Malik Saad, Hannah Pines, Emma Achord, Riley Richard, Adorabella Barnes, Audrey Vicknair, Danica Perilloux

    Back Row: L to R - Dunia Saad, Takerra McCray, Qundaija Turner, Nathan Gendron

    Not Pictured: Ahlirah Samuel, Shawna Taylor, Bessy Ramos, Jiya Bickham

     


    April

    Model Montessorians for April

    Front Row: L to R - Jada James, Sophia Smith, Carday Crain, Laelle Hughes, La'Terion Jackson, Noah Husser, Brandon Michelli

    Back Row: L to R - Shad Taylor, Sandra Lara, Quan'A'Nira Turner, Qunshaila Turner, Jared Burghout, Bryce Collura

    Not Pictured: Nathan Nguyen, Zachariah Watkins, Nya Jackson


     

    Spelling Bee Winners

    Hammond Westside Montessori would like to congratulate all of their students who participated in the Spelling Bees on December 19, 2017.  Their students did a great job! Mrs. Navarra, Spelling Bee Coordinator, would like to thank the students for accepting the challenge and doing their best! The winners are pictured from left to right on the front row:  Stephen Fowler-3rd place, Kensey Cuti-2nd place, and Payton Ames- 1st place from the 4th-5th grade spelling bee. The winners are pictured from left to right on the second row:  Becky Navarra, Adminstrative Assistant and Spelling Bee Coordinator, 1st Place-Dixid Moore, 2nd Place-L'Michai Williams, and 3rd Place-Madisyn Corbin from the 6th-8th grade spelling bee.  These students will compete on January 19, 2018, for an opportunity to go to the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center's Regional Spelling Bee that will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018.