Demand Strong for Hands-On Learning, Vineyard Montessori School Expands

The Vineyard Montessori School is expanding its curriculum, with plans in place to add a fifth grade next year. And administrators and teachers say that based on continued parent and student interest, sixth grade is likely to follow.

Wine and Dine Benefit

Chef Justin Melnick prepares a sumptuous winter meal and helps you decide which wine pairs nicely with it during a special cooking demonstration that benefits the Vineyard Montessori School on Friday, Jan. 23.

New Montessori Hire Has Long Background in Preschool Education

Tyrene (Ty) Johnston, a veteran Montessori educator who just moved to the Island full-time, will teach in the mornings at Vineyard Montessori, a private school in Vineyard Haven.

High Flying Fundraiser for Montessori School

Aviation-themed fundraisers held this weekend raised around $17,000 for the Vineyard Montessori School.

Vineyard Montessori School Takes Flight

The Vineyard Montessori School is all about aviation on May 31 and June 1 as it hosts Flyin' MV and, for the grown-ups, a Fly Me to the Moon fundraiser.

Camp Super Kid

Is your kid a super kid? The Vineyard Montessori School is now accepting applications for its summer program, Camp Super Kid, for children ages 2.9 to 7. Campers will use books to delve into magical worlds that bring the stories to life. Activities include movement and music, visual and theatre arts, scientific exploration, water play, cooking, field trips, and walks to the beach.

Hair Cutting Event Will Benefit Montessori School

The Vineyard Montessori School’s fifth annual Haircut-A-Thon is planned for Sunday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wave Lengths Hair Salon on Main street in Vineyard Haven.

Now in its fifth year, the event will include face and nail painting, beverages and snacks.

Montessori Yard Sale

Montessori Yard Sale

Vineyard Montessori Yard Sale Fund-raiser will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the corner of Tashmoo avenue and Main street, Vineyard Haven. Forty-five families will be donating items for the yard sale. There will also be children’s activities, baked goods and warm drinks. The proceeds will go toward extracurricular activities for the students. Rain or shine. For details, call 508-693-4090.

Montessori Fundraiser

Montessori Fundraiser

Big Night Out, a fundraiser for Vineyard Montessori School, will be held Friday, May 16 at Farm Neck Golf Club from 6 to 10 p.m. The evening will feature gourmet hors d’oeuvres, desserts by Rickard Bread Company and live and silent auctions. Some auctions to be auctioned will be trips to Nevis and Costa Rica, shopping sprees and a cow. Yes, a cow. Tickets are available on, at the door, or by calling 508-693-4090.

Big Night Out

Big Night Out

Big Night Out, the annual Vineyard Montessori School fund-raiser, is May 15 at Farm Neck golf course from 7 to 11 p.m. There will be live and silent auctions, with hors d’oeuvre and dessert from Rickard’s Bakery. Tickets will be available at the door as well as online at