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Lower Elementary Presents

Lower Elementary spent approximately three weeks researching different topics and applying different writing skills to showcase what they learned. During this exercise students had the opportunity to brainstorm, draft, revise and edit their writings in an effort to make it the best it can be! Last week during our event “Elementary Presents”, students presented their work to […]

Nature Codes, Nature Inspires – Code Night 2018

With technology constantly evolving, knowledge of Computer Science has become a critical skill. Here at Hudson Montessori School, we feel that it’s not only important to teach students how to navigate technology, but also inspire them to be creators of technology. To spark that interest we introduce students to Computational Thinking Skills using unplugged and […]

Happy Holidays!

Here at Hudson Montessori, we take pride in celebrating cultures from all around the world. The children from the earliest age of various holidays and cultural celebration such as Hanukkah, Diwali, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. On December 14, 2018, the Hudson Montessori Community gathered together in Zeppelin Hall to celebrate the spirit of the holidays! This year’s […]

Another Great School Year!

On June 2nd, we celebrated the school year 2017- 2018 with our show titled “Industrial Revolution Musical Revue”. This original production highlighted our year long theme study and featured close to 250 students from our Bridge Primary through our Elementary classrooms. This marked the end of another great year at school and we are gearing […]

Montessori Model United Nations 2018

  Maria Montessori believed in the power of education when she said, “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” After much preparation, 21 Upper Elementary students from Hudson Montessori school participated in the Montessori Model United Nations held in New York March 13- 17, […]

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 […]