Winthrop Kiwanis is wrapping up its annual vision and hearing testing, which began in late August. Volunteers have been working with Head Start, the public schools and Little Star Montessori School to insure that all the youngsters in the valley are tested for vision and hearing. Kiwanis purchased specialized equipment to test the hearing of […]
Little Star Montessori
An other-worldly event
Photos by Steve Mitchell Supporters of Little Star Montessori School packed the Winthrop Barn last weekend for the school’s annual fundraising auction. The event was themed as “A Night in the Cosmos,” and appropriate intergalactic attire was encouraged. Clearly, that was broadly interpreted by those in attendance. Proceeds will benefit the Little Star schools in […]
Little Star dedicates new classroom with open house
Little Star Montessori School will dedicate its new classroom building in Winthrop during an open house on Sunday (Oct. 14) from 3 – 4 p.m.
The community is invited to tour the new infant and toddler classrooms, expanded playground, and indoor activity space that are part of Little Star’s expansion.
Little Star Montessori School kids’ art exhibited at Spartan Art Project
Multi-media art by 3- to 6-year-olds from Little Star Montessori School is featured in a new exhibit at the Spartan Art Project at TwispWorks. Art teacher Matt Armbrust worked with the kids to create the colorful, abstract pieces, which, at several feet across, are as big as the young artists. An art professor of Armbrust’s […]
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
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
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
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 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
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, […]