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Montessori Magnet School

Montessori Magnet School

Prekindergarten-Grade 5

 

45 Tremont St., Albany, NY 12205 (click here for directions)

Phone: (518) 475-6675

Fax: (518) 475-6677

 

Staff directory

 

Principal: John C. Powell

E-mail: jpowell@albany.k12.ny.us

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School times

  • Building opens: 7:35 a.m.

  • Breakfast begins: 7:40 a.m.

  • School day begins: 8 a.m.

  • School day ends: 2:30 p.m.

  • After-school child care ends: 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming events

 

  • Tuesday, Dec. 11 -- Picture Re-Take Day
  • Thursday, Dec. 20 -- Winter Concert, 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 24-Tuesday, Jan. 1 -- No school, Holiday Recess

 

2018-19 news and information

  • First day of school -- The first day at Montessori Magnet School is off to an excellent start! Welcome back staff, students and families!  Check out a Facebook photo album from the day. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Ice Cream Social -- It was a sweet and savory event this year at MMS. Check out a Facebook photo album from the evening. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Clap-In -- Drums, tambourines, chimes, applause and laughter welcomed students to Montessori Magnet this morning. Check out a Facebook photo album from the morning. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Veggie stand success -- Fall is harvest time at MMS and families were able to enjoy the "fruits" of the students' labor. Check out a Facebook photo album from the event. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Day in the Life of the Hudson River Estuary -- MMS fourth graders became scientists for the day. Check out a Facebook photo album from the event. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now." 
  • Art comes to life at MMS - Tang Teaching museum creates masterpieces with students in grades 1 and 2. Check out a Facebook photo album from the lesson. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking "not now."
  • Hanukkah Celebration - PK/K students learned about the history and customs of the Festival of Lights. Check out a Facebook album from the celebration. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking "not now."

About Montessori Magnet School

One of three magnet schools in the City School District of Albany, the mission of Montessori Magnet School is to create and support the development of a responsible, culturally diverse community of individual learners through diligent work in and adherence to the Montessori philosophy and method. The school began in 1993 and for 12 years was located in the former Cathedral Academy near Lincoln Park. In 2005, the school moved to its current home -- a new building in Westland Hills equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

 

For more information about the magnet program and application process, please contact the district's Magnet Office at (518) 475-6551.

 

Absence from school

If your child is absent from school for any reason, call (518) 475-6675 during the morning and provide a written excuse when your child returns to school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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