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Little Star makes big leap toward its fundraising goals at ‘bash’

Little Star makes big leap toward its fundraising goals at ‘bash’

Little Star Montessori School’s fundraising “barn bash” at the Winthrop Barn last weekend moved the school much closer to its campaign goal. “Our event was a tremendous success,” said campaign chairman Steve Hirsch. “We received over 200 donations at the event, that puts us at 332 towards 360 gifts, which would unlock a $100,000 challenge...
Luc & the Lovingtons, St. Claire headline Saturday fundraiser for Little Star

Luc & the Lovingtons, St. Claire headline Saturday fundraiser for Little Star

Little Star Montessori School will host a “barn bash” fundraiser at the Winthrop Barn on Saturday (April 14) from 3 – 6 p.m. Featured live performers will be Luc and the Lovingtons and St. Claire. Food and locally produced beverages will be available. There will be a presentation about the school’s fundraising effort to support...
Little Star South welcomes toddlers to TwispWorks

Little Star South welcomes toddlers to TwispWorks

The Little Star South Collaborative (LSSC) was a busy place Monday (Oct. 2), with toddlers exploring their new surroundings on the new child care center’s first day. The LSSC is Little Star Montessori School’s southern campus, providing toddler and …
Delayed opening for Little Star child care care center at TwispWorks

Delayed opening for Little Star child care care center at TwispWorks

Opening of Little Star Montessori School’s infant and toddler program at Twispworks has been delayed as partners in the project work to meet the many regulations required for a child care/early education center. The Little Star South Collaborative (LSSC) hopes to …
Little Star expands early education and childcare programs valley wide 

Little Star expands early education and childcare programs valley wide 

Little Star Montessori School is expanding childcare and early childhood education programs in the Methow Valley, with a focus on the community’s youngest and most needy residents. A new early education and childcare center is nearing completion in Twisp, and groundbreaking has begun…
Addressing the Methow Valley’s urgent child care needs with action

Addressing the Methow Valley’s urgent child care needs with action

By Dani Reynaud For kids, summer can be one of most exciting and fun times of the year. No school! Hitting the swimming hole! Archery camp! Sleeping in! Yet some parents — especially working parents — and kids view summer with a mix of dread and anxiety. The “Summer Juggle,” with its constantly changing schedules,...
Changing the world, one child at a time

Changing the world, one child at a time

Children were the center of the universe for Rayma Hayes, who created a world where childhood is filled with love and encouragement. That world is Little Star Montessori School in Winthrop, where more than 2,000 Methow Valley children have received the gifts of Hayes’ affection, attention and acceptance over the years.
Rayma Susan Hayes1943 – 2017

Rayma Susan Hayes1943 – 2017

Rayma Susan Hayes was born on May 6, 1943, in Galveston, Texas. Rayma passed away at home on Monday, March 27, 2017. Rayma was a longtime educator in the Methow Valley and she adored her community. Upon discovery of her cancer in December, she was able to personally connect with many friends, family members and...

Nothing to be afraid of

The fields and streets around Little Star Montessori School came alive last week with fairies, firemen, frogs, tigers, princesses, super-heroes and an assortment of other colorful characters searching for Halloween candy. G A L L E R Y (click any of the square, thumbnail-sized images to see a full-sized slide show)
Hearing and vision screenings a back-to-school tradition

Hearing and vision screenings a back-to-school tradition

September means back to school for students in the Methow Valley; older kids are returning to a familiar campus and routine, while some of the youngest kids may be entering a classroom for the first time. September also means that volunteers Bob and Dotti Wilson are back in the schools conducting hearing and vision screenings...