Annual Overnight to Monte Toyon

Annual Overnight to Monte Toyon

Our annual outdoor overnight to Monte Toyon will be May 11-12, 2017. Monte Toyon is located in the setting of the redwood forest in Aptos. The camp provides 4 meals, cabins with bunks and a dorm with individual rooms. For those who want a more natural camping experience areas are available for pitching a tent. There is ping pong, basketball, a recreation hall (in case of rain), an amphitheater to try out your talents, a large grassy playing field and campfire circles for group activities, and hiking trails for the more adventuresome. This trip provides an opportunity for our families and students to come together in the great outdoors and enjoy a fun-filled two days and one night for an all-around camping...
Open House

Open House

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Cottage campus Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the High Street campus 9am to 11am We invite you to come to our Open House to take a tour of either of our campuses. Parents and teachers will be taking you around to get a glimpse of what your child will experience in the course of a day. If you can not make it to the Open House, give us a call at 510-865-4536 to schedule a...
Fall Harvest Festival

Fall Harvest Festival

Rising Star Montessori’s 34 th Annual Fall Harvest Festival will be held Saturday, November 19, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 1421 High St. in Alameda, CA The Fall Harvest Festival has been bringing our school community together to socialize, have fun, and share our gratitude for nearly 35 years. Family participation includes volunteering for set-up, preparing food, activities during the Festival, and take-down. Help make this Festival a success: show your children the strength of community involvement and fulfill your parent work hours, volunteer...
Annual Overnight to Monte Toyon

Annual Overnight to Monte Toyon

Our annual outdoor overnight to Monte Toyon will be May 11-12, 2017. Monte Toyon is located in the setting of the redwood forest in Aptos. The camp provides 4 meals, cabins with bunks and a dorm with individual rooms. For those who want a more natural camping experience areas are available for pitching a tent. There is ping pong, basketball, a recreation hall (in case of rain), an amphitheater to try out your talents, a large grassy playing field and campfire circles for group activities, and hiking trails for the more adventuresome. This trip provides an opportunity for our families and students to come together in the great outdoors and enjoy a fun-filled two days and one night for an all-around camping...
A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Hi Everyone! We are proud to announce that, as you can see, Rising Star Montessori has a new website! We have been diligently working on this site, in conjunction with BuildThis.net, to bring you a newer, cleaner and more colorful Rising Star. Feel free to take a tour around the site, and see for yourself. Special thanks to Ann Gavey, Rex Higginbotham, Sharon Djafaripour, Sima Patel and Katrina Ross for their help and assistance in getting this site up and ready for all of you. What is new for parents? We have a new and improved Families section, which includes an up to date School Calendar, Photo Galleries for Rising Star events, a private School News section, and parent resources. We hope you enjoy the new site as much as we do. Parents, if you would like access to the Current Families section, please contact Sharon at the front desk at the High Street Campus. You can contact her at info@risingstarschool.org or by phone at (510)...
What is Montessori?

What is Montessori?

The Montessori Method is a proven child-centered approach to education that was first development in Italy, over 100 years ago by Dr. Maria Montessori. For parents who are just learning about Montessori, we’ve put together a list of resources that provide a good overview into why so many families are choosing a Montessori education for their children. Trevor Eissler produced a video that provides a wonderful introduction to...