Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities allow each child’s creativity to come alive through art, music, psychomotor activities, and Spanish. Participation is based on developmentally appropriate ages for each activity. Additional fees may be charged depending on the activity. Brochures and information are available in the office.  

Our programs expose the children to art, cultural studies, language, music, math, science, technology, cooking, and physical movement where the teacher has an unobtrusive role in the classroom.

Research has shown that the best predictor of future success is a sense of self esteem. Montessori programs, based on self-directed, non-competitive activities, help children develop good self-images and the confidence to face challenges and change with optimism. Thus, Montessori children are unusually adaptable. They learn to work independently and in groups, be problem-solvers who can make choices and manage their time well, and to exchange ideas and to discuss their work freely with others. Good communication skills ease the way in new settings.

It is through these concentrated activities on your child’s interests and developmental pace that is essential for nurturing your child’s growth. It is here where the Wonder of Learning Builds Your Child’s Future of Success.

Take time to browse through a handful of activities we have captured in our photo gallery. We welcome you to schedule a tour and visit our school.

Science Fair   

  • Each year our students participate in the science fair. They proudly display their projects for all their family and friends to see.

Lego Robotics

  • Building Teamwork, Friendships, and Excitement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Poetry Day   

  • Poetry promotes literacy, builds community, and fosters social and emotional learning. It is universal and thus can be a channel of expression for children with limited vocabulary.

Art Exchange

  • Appreciating our children’s artwork with the community. Sharing student’s artwork around the world and having the opportunity to learn across borders.  We have participated in an art exchange program with children in Russia and a girls’ school Afghanistan.

All-Star Sports & Tumblebus   

  • A full-sized school bus that’s converted into safe and fun gymnasium to improve the fitness of children, promote self-confidence, enhance physical & motor development, and contains the following equipment: Bars, Beam, Incline Mat, Rings, Rope, Ladder, Zip Line, Monkey Bars, Vault, Trampoline, Sports Equipment, & Lots More!
  • For more information:  http://allstarsportsandtumblebus.com

Musical Theater 

  • Bringing professional dance instruction and proper training to young children to create self-esteem and creativity, to promote physical activity, performing arts awareness, and coordination in a familiar, safe, and convenient environment.
  • For more information: www.dancemobile.com

Shelter Box (2010)  

  • The children are able to help others in need all over the world by preparing shelter boxes of aid to those who need it most. Shelter Box is an international disaster relief organization. After the tsunami in Haiti, our school raised more than $1,000 to purchase a shelter box to send to disaster victims. The box contained a tent, water purification system, and other essential supplies a family could use for survival.

Purple Pinkie Project

  • Through one of the world’s biggest immunization programs, Polio has been 99% eradicated – so this is one last push to destroy the disease for good. When a child is vaccinated, they have a purple stamp put on their little finger. So each Purple Pinkie brings us closer to making Polio history.  Children at South Shore Montessori donate an amount of their choice to color their pinkie’s purple in honor of eradicating polio around the world. For More Information: http://portal.clubrunner.ca/50025/Stories/purple-pinkie-project

Canned Goods Drive and Food Bank Donations  

  • The children help the fight against hunger by helping those in the community by collecting canned goods. We participate in a yearly (Holiday time) food/book drive to donate to local community shelters such as the Bay Area Turning Point and InterFaith Caring Ministries.

Pennies for Peace   

  • While a penny is virtually worthless, in impoverished countries a penny buys a pencil and opens the door to literacy. Pennies for Peace gives lasting hope to children half a world away!  As a school community, we raised 33,825 pennies to donate to children in Afghanistan for school supplies.

Heifer Project International  

  • Elementary students collect donations from family and friends to help put an end to hunger and poverty. For More Information: http://www.heifer.org/