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Category Archives: News

An Update on COVID-19

During this difficult and uncertain time, our school is committed to the health and safety of our children, their families, and all our staff. As families prepare for a potential return to school this fall, we are dedicated to providing a warm and nurturing environment as children start to come back to the classroom.

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Registration for September 2020 Is Still Open

We have reopened, and our school is committed to providing a warm, caring and safe program for our children. We have spots available for the 2020/2021 school year in some programs.

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Interview with CITI TV NEWS – December 3, 2019

Fay and Lorraine were interviewed for a news segment on Citi TV.  Here is the clip of the story that was aired on December 3rd, for you to view

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MARCH AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE – SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Casa’s Elementary Students took their stand at the Legislative building, together with many other students for the support of this important cause!

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Vibrant, Daring, Ephemral, Wild – Casa Montessori & Orff School, Winnipeg

Former students Hella and Jakob Straub’s parents Anna and Dietmar have won an award from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects for the naturalization of our Fennell outdoor space.   https://www.csla-aapc.ca/awards-atlas/vibrant-daring-ephemral-wild-casa-montessori-orff-school-winnipeg  

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YOU’RE INVITED…INFORMATION SESSION!!

  Kindergarten/Elementary Information Evening Date:  Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 Time: 7:00pm Location: 1055 Wilkes Ave.  

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Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) Conference – NYC

Elementary students Nora and Ali are represented the Kingdom of Tonga at this year’s MMUN Conference in NYC!

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INFANT/TODDLER INFORMATION SESSION

You’re invited to come to our Information Session to hear all about our Infant/Toddler program, tour the facility and meet the staff. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 80 Fennell St., Winnipeg PLEASE R.S.V.P. to:  admin@montessoriandorff.ca ALL ARE WELCOME!  

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You’re invited … to our KINDERGARTEN/ELEMENTARY INFORMATION SESSION!!

KINDERGARTEN/ELEMENTARY INFORMATION SESSION Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm Location: 1055 Wilkes Ave. All are welcome, so please feel free to bring a friend … or two! PLEASE R.S.V.P. to admin@montessoriandorff.ca or call (204) 487-6167 for any questions.  

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MMUN NEWS – CTV MORNING LIVE INTERVIEW – February 22, 2018

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  • Quotes

    Maria Montessori

    “Imitation is the first instinct of the awakening mind.”

    Carl Orff

    “Tell me, I forget Show me, I remember Involve me, I understand”

    Maria Montessori

    “Never help a child with a task at which they feel they can succeed.”

    Carl Orff

    “Experience first, then intellectualize”

    Maria Montessori

    “The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth.”

    Carl Orff

    “Elemental music is never alone but forms a unity with movement, dance and speech. The growth of music must be re-enacted in the growing human being and the child must be allowed to go through the various stages, starting at the most punitive”

    Maria Montessori

    “We cannot make a genius. We can only give a child the chance to fulfill their potential.”

    Carl Orff

    “Elemental music gives the child powers that cannot otherwise come to fruition…Elementary music should not be installed as a subsidiary subject, but as something fundamental to other subjects”

    Maria Montessori

    “To assist a child we must provide them with an environment which will enable them to develop freely.”