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Macomb Montessori Academy Hosts Author Dwayne Reed to Debut Children’s Book

May 17, 2023
On Thursday, May 18, 2023, Macomb Montessori Academy is excited to host nationally renowned children’s author Dwayne Reed, a teacher, rapper and educator from Chicago to speak with students. Reed wrote, “Simon B. Rhymin,” a series that tells the story…
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Forming Reading Habits at Macomb Montessori Academy

March 17, 2023
March is a very exciting time at Macomb Montessori Academy, and as we approach both the beginning of Spring and National Reading Month, we want to showcase how that love for reading continues past the classroom. We believe that families…
Supporting Students in Youth Mental Health Awareness Month at Macomb Montessori Academy

Supporting Students in Youth Mental Health Awareness Month at Macomb Montessori Academy

February 27, 2023
February is Youth Mental Health Awareness Month, and we know it can be a difficult time for our students. We serve our community at Macomb Montessori Academy by putting our students’ wellbeing first, and we are committed to creating a…
Group of MMA students pose for a picture in the classroom dressed as superheroes for NWEA testing.

MMA’s Little Heroes Power Through State Testing

February 3, 2023
We recognize that state testing is a stressful time for students and their families. Though we spend plenty of time preparing for the NWEA tests, it can still feel overwhelming for students and parents alike. To help give her students…
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Board Appreciation at Macomb Montessori Academy

January 20, 2023
January not only marks the beginning of a new year at Macomb Montessori Academy, it also signifies a time to recognize and appreciate vital members of our school community! As we celebrate School Board Appreciation Month, now more than ever…
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3 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season at Macomb Montessori Academy

November 12, 2022
Happy Winter everyone! We are excited to see bright-eyed students line the halls again before we all head off for Winter Break. The holidays are a time for giving, and in honor of this month’s theme of gratitude and giving…
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3 Tips to Keep Students On Track Before Winter Break

October 20, 2022
October marks the approaching end of the first period for us at Macomb Montessori Academy. As we prepare to enter this holiday season and what is often the busiest part of the school year, we wanted to share some tips we’ve…
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Celebrating the First Day of School Around the World

September 21, 2022
The first day of school is upon us at Macomb Montessori Academy, and we are thrilled to begin yet another year in our school community. We have our own traditions for the first day at MMA, but we wanted to…
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Meet the Head of School at Macomb Montessori Academy – Shanina Draughn

August 3, 2022
Macomb Montessori Academy starts the new 2022-2023 school year with a new head of school in Shanina Draughn. We are so excited for new beginnings here at our academy, but we also know that our new families and returning families…
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The Montessori Experience at Macomb Montessori Academy

July 22, 2022
Macomb Montessori Academy recently had the first session of our Montessori Experience program! This program is designed for our new Montessori instructional staff to help them grow in their practice and understanding of both curriculum and philosophy. Over the next…