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Greene Towne Montessori School, located in Center City, Philadelphia, is dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for children ages 18 months to 6 years, consistent with the values and principles developed by Maria Montessori. Learn More...

Recent News

Next week is Earth Week at Greene Towne!

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All week long, children will work in the school gardens, tend street trees, and plant a special growing project to bring home!  Please have your children wear appropriate clothes for outdoor work on their class’ outdoor planting day: Monday:Kindergartners will…

GTMS Family and Friends Day at Sesame Place MONDAY, JUNE 9th.

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Save the date and stay tuned for more information!

Planting a Child’s Garden at Home

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“Solicitous care of living things affords satisfaction to one of the most lively instincts of the child’s mind.  Nothing is better calculated than this to awaken an attitude of foresight.”  Maria Montessori Children love to get dirty, take care of things,…

GTMS Veteran's Drive

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GTMS Spring Family Picnic

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See below for information about the Spring Family Picnic! If you want to help out, click here!

Holiday and Cultural Crafts at GTMS

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Thank you to all the parents and teachers for bringing your special holidays to GTMS community and sharing them with children during the months of February and March 2014.  There is even some wonderful Cherry Blossom art work from the Ks…

THE POWER OF INDIRECT PREPARATION

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"The child has a mind able to absorb knowledge.  He has the power to teach himself."                                                                                     Maria Montessori by Maria Kaminstein During my second year of teaching, I was amazed when the new kindergartners spontaneously made a bee line for…

The GTMS perennial favorite EARTH & ARBOR DAY celebration is almost here!

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We still need your used (cleaned) 16 oz deli containers for our school-wide Earth day project.  There are collection bins at both East and West campuses. Here’s a picture:

Upcoming Events

Parent Education Workshop: Marjorie DelBello

Subject: Parents of Happy High Achievers RSVP Here

Kindergarten Lunch Around the World: England

K students do not need to bring a lunch this day. 

1st Thursday Coffee: Talking to Your Kids About Difficult Topics

Please join us for a session on ways to navigate such topics with Stephanie Drabble, a child/family therapist from the child and adolescent psychiatry center at CHOP.

Spring Family Picnic

Picnic rain date, May 17th. 

Next Year's Kindergarten Parents Orientation Coffee

Orientation Coffee for next year's K parents.

Grandparent and Special Friends Day

This is a primary only event. Invitations and RSVPs/Change of Dismissals will be sent out.