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Posted on Friday, December 9, 2016
Bay Farm's production of A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens (A Magic Tree House Play) took place in mid December.  The Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie to Victorian London where they meet Charles Dickens and learn the importance of charity and kindness through their friendship with him.  This story is filled with situations that inspired Charles Dickens to write classic stories, such as:  A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist.  The scenes give the audience a glimpse of Victorian times and the... Read More
Posted on Thursday, December 8, 2016
The Bay Farm Robotics Team competed at the FIRST LEGO® League tournament in Boston in early December. The event was held at Boston University Academy where 23 other teams from around Eastern Massachusetts met to compete. The Bay Farm team did very well, especially for being rookies!  The day consisted of competing in robot matches and presenting their project, robot design, and knowledge of team work to a panel of judges.  Overall it was a great experience for the team. They learned a lot and... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Students in grades 4 to 6 at Bay Farm Montessori Academy in Duxbury made 18 fleece blankets by hand and delivered them on Sunday to the Plymouth Taskforce to End Homelessness in Plymouth.  This hospitality program provides overnight accommodates and feeds ups 20 homeless men per night, seven days per week during the winter months from November to April.   This is the first community service project of the year for Bay Farm’s elementary students.  With help from parents and teachers, the... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016
All Bay Farm students, from toddlers through middle school, welcomed many special people to celebrate Special Persons' Day.
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2016
Students are a part of a caring community at Bay Farm.  Our older students enjoy being mentors and role models, and our younger children feel supported when mentored by an older student.  Younger children learn more readily from their peers, both academically and socially.  This week, the sixth years visited the ELI students in their classroom, guiding and helping them with their work.
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016
​Duxbury, MA... Bay Farm Montessori Academy’s Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Conrad Wildsmith to Head of School.  Conrad is a seasoned administrator with experience in overseeing and advancing all key dimensions of an educational institution.  He will begin his new role in July 2017 when he will assume the role from Interim Head of School, Hauke Kite-Powell. “Conrad’s leadership, personality, experience, and enthusiasm for student-centered education are an... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016
Working on “Three in a Row, Way to Go” is a fun exercise that Elementary II students did in world language class.  Working in pairs, one student asks the other a word in English, and their partner has to say the word back in Spanish.  This exercise helps students practice and improves their Spanish vocabulary words.
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016
Bay Farm's Special Persons' Day will be held on Tuesday, November 22nd.  This "special" day is a half day set aside for our students to invite relatives/friends to Bay Farm so that they can experience the Montessori environment and enjoy some of our students' classroom activities. We hope all of our students will invite their special people.  You can download an invitation to Special Persons' Day here which your child can give to his/her special person. Please note that if your child does not... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016
(Formerly known as Transition Night) Moving-Up Night is for all Bay Farm parents to learn about the program levels at Bay Farm.  In particular, parents of kindergartners moving to Elementary I, Elementary I students moving to Elementary II, and Elementary II students moving to Middle School should attend Moving-Up Night on Wednesday, November 9th.  Moving-Up Night is an informational evening that is the back-bone of any Montessori school's success.  This evening is designed for the families of... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Today, the Mattakeesett Room students “went to the polls” and voted for the next President of the United States.  Their ballot was made up  of the two candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  After tallying all votes, Clinton won with 55% of the vote.  After voting, the students received an “I voted” sticker.  The students in the Patuxet Room voted last week and also chose Clinton.