Enroll

Get information on enrollment, tuition, required forms, school calendar and our parent handbook at Olive Branch School Montessori of North Portland, OR.

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Tuition

Tuition at Olive Branch School includes all Montessori materials, Music Together curriculum, non-gmo, vegan, organic snacks and lunch.

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Staff

Emily Canibano, M.ed, AMI Diploma holder, is Lead Guide and Owner of Olive Branch School Montessori.

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Resources

Olive Branch School Montessori has compiled a list of resources and contact information for organizations that support children and families’ basic needs, health and wellbeing in Portland, Oregon.

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Winter Menu

Winter Menu –   AM SNACK 8:30-11:00am Children who do Not LUNCH 12:00-12:30 PM EAT PB will be offered PM SNACK 3:30-5:00pm ALT day from menu Filtered water is always available. ¼ cup Whole Grain/Enriched Cereal ½ cup Silk Soymilk FRUITS/ VEGETABLES vary based on availability of organic produce. Whole Grain/Enrich AMuffin,1/2 cp fruit MarinaraMONDAY […]

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OBS Montessori Fall Menu 2017

AM Snack served: 8:30am-11am Lunch Served: 12:00-12:30pm PM Snack Served: 1:30-3:30pm Water is always available, portions listed are the initial serving size; children are welcome to more servings. MONDAY AM: 1/3 c Low Sugar Whole Grain Cereal and ½ c Silk soymilk or WG Pancakes / Fresh Fruit L: ¼ c Enriched Rotini Pasta, ¼ […]

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Olive Branch School Montessori North American Mammal Printable

We are now deeply immersed in Mammals and the Continents here at Olive Branch School. This includes changing our classroom artwork to a mammal hunt – we have pigs, sheep, dogs, cats, and more to explore.  But mammals aren’t just a visual work, we are also singing about them! A classroom favorite is the Patti Page […]

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OBS Spring 2017 Menu

AM Snack served: 8:30am-11am Lunch Served: 12:00-12:30pm PM Snack Served: 1:30-3:30pm Water is always available   MONDAY AM: Low Sugar Whole Grain Cereal and Silk soymilk or Pancakes / applesauce L: Hummus, pitas, carrots, pears and silk soymilk PM: Muffins and fruit or Almonds and Fruit   Tuesday AM: same L: Veggie Rotini, tomato sauce, […]

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An Outline of Montessori’s Human Tendencies

Origins of Concept 1956 Lecture “The Tendencies of Man” by Mario Montessori Mario Montessori’s Pamphlet “The Human Tendencies and Montessori Education” Margaret Stephenson “Dr.Maria Montessori – A Contemporary Educator?” What are Human Tendencies Universal human traits Intrinsic Powerful They guide development They motivate behavior Interdependent – entwined with each other Dynamic- vigorously active Holistic- existence […]

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Maria Montessori and her own Human Tendencies

“The basis of the reform of education and society which is a necessity of our times must be built upon the scientific study of Man the Unknown”. (p. 9, The Formation of Man) Can we ever know ourselves fully? As social beings we crave communication, collaboration and an environment to share our ideas, our very […]

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Ze Plane, Ze Plane: The Four Planes of Development Explained

Montessori’s Human Tendencies revealed that each individual strives towards exactness and perfection, and Dr.Montessori herself was no exception.   Her theory of the Four Planes of Development was born after many years of observation of childhood development. She did not merely speculate about a hypothesis and then set about proving it, she collected data regarding development […]

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