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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Going Back to School: Self-esteem, Independence and Resiliency

Getting back to school Children in Montessori’s First Plane of Development (ages 0-6) benefit from continuous structure and schedule. School breaks provide novel stimulation and a vacation from routine, which realistically cannot be maintained. Many adults would love to stay in their vacations; exotic warm climates, snorkeling, or hiking throughout the days, who wouldn’t? But […]

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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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