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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 […]

What Did We Do All Summer?

Hudson Montessori School, Summer Camp 2017 - Lights Camera Action

As summer draws to an end, we can’t help thinking of all the fun and exciting adventures we had during summer camp. Hudson Montessori School was buzzing with campers’ ages 2yrs – 11yr when camp began in June. Close to 125 children from our school and neighboring schools  in Jersey City joined us for the […]

A Good Beginning !


January is no time to hibernate at Hudson Montessori School and our children took no time in getting back to work after their winter break. It has been an eventful month with Bring Your Parent to School, Pancake Breakfast, Maker Mart and a visit from Eyes of the Wild. Bring Your Parent to School is one our […]

Hour of Code

On December 6th and 7th, students from Hudson Montessori School joined millions of students around the world to celebrate Computer Science Week and the “Hour of Code”. For the second year we hosted Code Night which, as Aislin our second grader put it, is an evening where children teach their parents how to code. During the […]

Busy Kindergartners !

  Our Kindergartners are busy at work all day! From napping in the afternoon a year ago, they have transitioned well into a full day of activity where they continue to work and explore different areas of the curriculum when they meet for Kindergarten. During Kindergarten they also receive additional specials such as Art, Keyboarding and […]