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Mission And Vision

The mission of Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School is to offer a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential.The vision of the founders of Shining Stars Montessori Academy is one that seeks to alter the educational outcomes of children living in Washington, DC, thereby positioning them for future success. In keeping with our mission, we will strive to nurture the genius of all the children who come through our doors, guiding them in the principles of the Montessori approach.

News & Announcements

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Parent Support Meeting/Tutorial

Parent Support Meeting/Tutorial For parents who are feeling anxious or overwhelmed by the prospect of helping your children get onto Google Classroom and/or Google Hangout, we will have an additional tutorial session on Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm, hosted by our communications specialist, Ms. Nona Richardson. Her session will focus on simply using the platform and working with parents who are not as computer savvy as they'd like to be. Ms. Richardson will not be able to troubleshoot issues with devices or computers but will focus strictly on Google applications.
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Monday, March 16: No School for Student, Teachers, and Staff will report to school to continue planning for Distance Learning Tuesday March 17: Parent pick up Learning Packets from 9am to 1pm Tuesday, March 17 to Monday, March 23: SSMA will take its Spring Break for teachers and students. There will no longer be a Spring Break period in April Tuesday, March 24 - Tuesday, March 31: Student will participate in distance learning Wednesday, April 1: SSMA will resume normal on-campus operations

SSMA Open House Tour

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS encourages potential families to visit our school’s open house to learn more about Shining Stars Montessori and speak with our teachers and school leaders. Open House Dates Thursday, March 19, 2020    9:00am & 6:00pm Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:00 am Wednesday, April 8, 2020    9:00am & 6:00pm Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:00 am Thursday, May 14, 2020     9:00am & 6:00pm Saturday, May 16, 2020   10:00am

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How do Montessori Schools Prepare Children For Modern Life?

When deciding what elementary school path to take, the choices are sometimes overwhelming. Many people think Montessori schools are only for preschool- and kindergarten-age children. However, there are many reasons to consider a Montessori school for your child’s formative years. Below are just a few of the most compelling arguments for Montessori education that tie into preparing your child for the future.