Author Archives: michellevelho

Bring Your Parents to School

Bring Your Parents to School is one of the events that our students most look forward to. On this day the child becomes the teacher and shows their parent(s) what they are working on in the classroom. It feels so good to teach what they know, and parents are so proud too.

School Maker Faire – 2018

On January 20th, Hudson Montessori School celebrated the spirit of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship by hosting the first-ever School Maker Faire in Jersey City. It was a great way to kick off the new year.  Maker Education is a hands-on way of engaging students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. The Faire featured student […]

A Great Start to the New Year


Happy New Year 2018! Some of our Primary friends build a cave using the Imagination Blocks to hibernate. While some animals might choose to hibernate during winter, the first 7 days at Hudson Montessori School have been buzzing with activity. It may have been cold outside but it was a great opportunity for us to play […]

Beyond an Hour of Code

code night

“Everyone should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think”. – Steve Jobs At Hudson Montessori School we believe that coding is for everyone, and that is why we have incorporated it in our K- 6th Grade programs. Coding is much more than teaching children how to program a computer. It is […]

We Are All Makers!

industrial revolution

Man has always been a maker and an inventor. From the earliest pebble tools to the advanced technologies of today, man has been creating ways to improve life and solve problems. To showcase man’s ingenuity, our theme for this year is the “The Industrial Revolution and the Growth of Cities”.           […]

Making the Most of Fall


“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ― Albert Camus Fall is a beautiful time of the year for our children to experience the wonders of nature. It’s a perfect time to study the different types of leaves and why they change color. It also provides a great a opportunity to […]

A Day on the Farm – From Farm to Table

Alstede farm

Our Primary students visited Alstede Farm for a field trip. It was a great way to enjoy the beautiful fall colors and celebrate National Pumpkin Day. Here are a few snippets from the trip. There’s pumpkin for everyone. Find yours. Outdoor Classroom – Today’s Lesson is about Pumpkins and Gourds   If you can carry […]

Exploring the Hudson River


A day in the life of the Hudson River Estuary . On Thursday, October 12, 2017  students from our Elementary program participated in “A Day in the Life of the Hudson River Estuary”. Each year students and educators along the Hudson River from Troy to New York Harbor study the Hudson River and its surroundings.  […]

Back to School

First day of school

It’s been an exciting start to the new school year at Hudson Montessori School for students, teachers and parents.   First Day of School Our Primary and Elementary students were all smiles as they returned to school on September 6th. Thank you parents for getting your children to school on time. Empowering your children to […]