Flint Community Schools Montessori

June 2017 Edition

Student Recognition

The end of the school year for 2016-17 brought recognition of student's achievement.

2017-18 School Calendar

  • Students report on September 5th for a half of day
  • October 18th, half day for students
  • Novemeber 7th, No School
  • November 23 & 24, Thanksgiving Break, No School
  • Dec. 22nd, half day for students
  • Dec. 25-29, Holiday Break, No School
  • Jan. 3rd, School Resumes

Learning about Montessori

Montessori is the education that changes lives. Learn more about it at the American Montessori Site. There are both videos and other resources for families to use.

Space/ Universe Studies - Life Cycle of a Star

In this newsletter the focus will be on Montessori-inspired studies of space/the universe. There is a link for downloading the life cycle of a star image.


Life Cycle of a Star. Stars are formed in clouds of gas and dust, known as nebulae. Nuclear reactions at the centre (or core) of stars provides enough energy to make them shine brightly for many years. The exact lifetime of a star depends very much on its size.

Flint's Longway Planetarium

To find out more information about show times and themes click here. The Planetarium hosts of times and events thorughout the day. It is located at 1310 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503
810.237.3400

The Sun Book

The Sun Book, by Franklyn Branley is read aloud on this video sharing many facts about the sun.

Montessori Pre-K GSRP

FCS will offer Montessori pre-K this fall for children who are 4 years old by September 1. Pre-registration is now open by filling out the online form at www.geneseepreschool.org or calling (810) 591-KIDS. Be sure to choose Flint Community Schools- Durant Tuuri Mott Montessori GSRP as your first choice of programs. Enrollment for children who have gone through the pre-registration process and are eligible will begin after July 1. For more information, click here.