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STREAM (Science, Technology, Respect, Engineering, Art/Design, Mathematics) – IVMS covers these academic disciplines and is recognized as a High Performing Charter School in the eyes of the Florida Department of Education. It’s good stuff, but as the saying goes: “We Take It Further”. We also focus on those elements of success which are the cornerstones …Continue Reading »
Class placement letters will be mailed out at the end of July. Expect them the first few days of August.
We will have an open house/class meeting during the first week of school.
HAVE A GREAT REST OF YOUR SUMMER!
Welcome to 2014-2015!! Wow! As I look though all the pictures and stories I’ve posted over last year, it’s amazing that this is only part of the magic that happens here. It is a pleasure to work with these children and my fellow faculty/staff. I look forward to more amazing adventures that we will have in …Continue Reading »
May 2014 Time Periods of US History – IVMS Students Create A Museum! During the last week of school this year, the upper and lower elementary classes transformed their learning environments into pieces of U.S. History. Great learning fun! ~ Great work from the students and our amazing educators! …. Mr. Peter LE 18 jukebox …Continue Reading »
June 2014 OUR IVMS STUDENTS KEEPING FIT AND RAISING MONEY FOR A GREAT CAUSE Thank you North Campus IVMS students, parents, families and friends for yet another outstanding show of support for our annual American Heart Association Jumprope For Heart fundraiser! The students raised over $1,500.00 to benefit pediatric heart patients! Big congratulations go out …Continue Reading »
IVMS Graduates 2014!
Highlights from this year’s graduation! Thank you Ms. Addie for the pictures.
May 30, 2014 Remembering An IVMS Friend to us “All” Under the direction of Ms. Angeline, the whole Sarasota IVMS campus (Staff, Parents & Children) pitched in to the Labrynth Dedication for Carol Fabor today: She had been a Montessori teacher and administrator since 1975, most recently at Island Village Montessori Charter School in Venice, …Continue Reading »
Making it Happen “Hot Cross Buns” Style! When the going gets tough, the tough play “Hot Cross Buns” on their recorders! We ran out of time today for the kids to play on the grass for a little concert, so they headed back to class, before they left… “Hot Cross Buns” was heard coming out …Continue Reading »
Arts Week – Venice Concert For The Students May 28th, 2014 – A special concert by Dominic Muzzi (Pianist), Will Whitehead (Violaist), Brooks Elder (Guitarist), Ms. Tasha (Harpist), Karen Tuttle (Violinist), Mr. Peter (IVMS Music Educator) and Ms. Nancy (IVMS Choir Director) performed for the students. We also were treated to the IVMS Advanced Choir, …Continue Reading »
Students Make Awesome T-Shirts for Arts Week
LE #18 (Venice) made incredible T-Shirts for book reports. How about thinking “Out-of-the-Box”? … Thanks to Mr. Lisa Finn for the pictures!
Arts Week 2014
IVMS Sarasota’s Play “The Great Kapok Tree”
Sarasota students and educators create a wonderful play called the “The Great Kapok Tree”. What a great way to end out the year! …. IVMS Sarasota Rocks! s – Thanks to Ms. Donna for the pictures!
Venice Kicks Off Arts Week 2014
Upper Elementary, Upper School, and Middle School showed their stuff today…. Lots of fun!
Sarasota Gets Kick Off with Arts Week! (Tues 5/27/14). Sarasota campus ** Brazilian fairytale night animal masks & Learning Full Happenings “flash dance” with Florida Studio Thanks to Ms. Angeline for the pictures.
May 2014 Highest Fundraiser for the American Heart Association “It is really special when our children display pride in raising awareness and money for charity Chase was the highest fundraiser for the American Heart Association Jumping Rope for Heart at the IVMS Sarasota campus! He was presented prizes and this shiny medal and was super …Continue Reading »
“What We Want All Our Children To Do Decades From Now” Reflect on their childhood memories with wonderment, joy & adventure. I asked our own Dr. Paul Czaja to write for us…. “To inspire me every day now to continue on this my life’s journey as a caring servant of every child whose company I …Continue Reading »
IVMS 8th Enjoyed a week long trip to Philadelphia.
They experienced history, culture, baseball, community service, art….etc!
May 22, 2014
Bucket Races .. Potato Sack Races… Water Balloons?
Yes!!!! It’s Wacky Olympics Week! Upper Elementary (Venice) had a great time today! Thanks to Ms. Kristin Deree for th pictures
May 22nd, 2014
LE #8 (Sarasota)
Amazing end of the year trip to the Ringling Museum!
It’s awesome to have so much great art in our area for the children to see! Thanks to Tricia Battin for the photos
IVMS Middle School (Venice)
“Beach Day 2014″
Check it out on the IVMS Middle School Webpages:
IVMS Harp Students Perform At The Senior Friendship Center On Saturday May 10th our three Harp Ensembles were invited to perform at the Senior Friendship Center for a special series with the Venice Symphony. We all had SO MUCH FUN!! We also had fun experiencing the instrument petting zoo and learning about all types …Continue Reading »
May 15, 2014 Island Village K-8 “Science Fair” – Venice – Wow! It was AWESOME! I took as many pictures as I could and still missed half the displays. The kids could explain their projects and I actually learned quite a bit from them! It was waaaaay fun and …. educational … Enjoy the …Continue Reading »
1st Annual “Arts Connect Day” Ms. Angeline, Ms. Olivia and Ms. Yanuary, of our two campuses, organized an arts event which incorporated both campuses. Upper School students from the Venice campus were bused up to the Sarasota campus and mixed with the Sarasota students for arts projects. All in all, it was a great way …Continue Reading »
May 14, 2014
Sarasota – Science Fair & Open House Last Night!
LE #7 was prepared and “Ready To Show” at the 2014 Sarasota IVMS Campus Science Fair last night. They did a great job! …. Special thanks to Ms. Debbie Vale for the pictures.
IVMS Hosts Venice Symphony Summer Music Camp 2014! The Venice Symphony Summer Music Camp For more than 20 years, The Venice Symphony has proudly provided an annual music camp experience to South Sarasota County third graders. Campers choose keyboard, string, jazz or vocal instruction and enjoy learning musical concepts and history. The two-week program takes …Continue Reading »
Island IVMS Receives Grant from Khan Academy to Purchase 10 iPads The iPads are coming, the iPads are coming! Fourth and fifth grade students at Island Village Montessori School were overcome with excitement as ten new iPads arrived Friday, May 2, at the Upper School of Island Village Montessori. “iPads are awesome,” …Continue Reading »
Science and Lucky Charms?
Le 14 (Venice) is doing science with Lucky Charms. Yummy! The hardest part is not eating the variables.
May 2014 ~ Mr. Jason & Ms. Yayle
IVMS Sarasota Art Students gather to celebrate at the Sarasota District Art Show!
More information on the County Art Show can be found on our website:
This is our Rockin’ Guitar student from L.E. 15 (Venice) demonstrating his excellent guitar form. In the midst of a strumming passage he looked at our class and said, “Could you people applaud please, I have been working on this for a whole week?” ~ Ms. ElaineContinue Reading »
IVMS Sarasota Campus – Dedicated Labryinth
Organized by Ms. Angeline, IVMS Sarasota Campus began creating a dedicated Labryinth for Ms. Carol. Pictures from Ms. Angeline …
Congratulations! to the selected students showing their beautiful and thoughtful artwork at the District Art Shows! Everyone is welcome to attend the shows to celebrate our amazing artists! – Many thanks to Ms. Angeline, Ms. Olivia, Ms. Yanuary for helping our artistic students! * Sarasota campus, Student artwork invitation only North County Art Show, Show …Continue Reading »
LE-14 is continuing work The Naked/Transparent Egg Experiment! We discovered that we were able to dissolve the shell from an egg by submerging it in distilled vinegar for a period of 48 Hours. The acetic acid in the vinegar turned the eggshell into a powder, leaving the membrane behind! We are going to continue our work …Continue Reading »
May 1, 2014 - LE 7 in Sarasota – Decanomial layout. Making math fun and a “physical” hands on experience. Thanks to Ms. Donna for the picture. — Picture with educator Debbie Vale.Continue Reading »
April 30, 2014 – - IVMS Upper School – Practicing today… getting better and better… they are starting to get goooooood! Thanks Ms. Karen Tuttle! and thanks to the students working hard to make it happen! We are also adding Ms. Karen to the Sarasota campus in 2014-2015 school year!!!Continue Reading »
April – 2014
Upper School students in LE #2 and LE #3 are getting an idea how big their organs are….. looks like fun!
Who Did It? April 29, 2014 by Ms. Addie (IVMS Middle School Educator) Today students spent some time outside uncovering the forensic science involved with crime scene investigations. The students examined fingerprint evidence through three different mediums: pencil shading, ink pads, and latent prints; then determined the scene of the crime by analyzing soil samples; …Continue Reading »
April 29, 2014
IVMS Kindergarten students get into the action at Oscar Scherer Park too!
Educational and Fun! Thanks to Ms. Gail Jacquelin for the pictures! …
We have placed raw eggs into a clear plastic cup, and covered them with distilled vinegar. Using the Scientific Method, we are recording our observations over a period of two days to see if we are able to dissolve the shell from the egg. Here is a picture from the start – our kids have …Continue Reading »
IVMS LE#3 – Picture 1: Two students (5th grade) are learning the human body systems, by tracing their bodies and figuring out where there organs are …. you know…. oowey gooey stuff! – Picture 2: Fourth grade students set up a “measurement obstacle course”, using yard sticks and measuring tape. Allowing the have a practical application …Continue Reading »
There’s nothing better than learning about the environment in your own back yard! Oscar Sherer Park is just what our young IVMS minds experienced this month. A wonderful learning adventure and fun-o-rama!Continue Reading »
“Live!” but it could mean “Live or Let Die!” IVMS Upper School Play! – All 80 students have collaborated to write an original musical play! The play has five scenes with a song and dance in each scene. It follows some interesting characters who find themselves on a game show with a “cereal killer” host… They …Continue Reading »
IVMS LEs 8,9,10 are on their way to “Relay 4 Life” this weekend. They are close to their financial goal. If you would like to donate or participate, contact: Joanna: firstname.lastname@example.orgContinue Reading »
As a class we adopted a Sea Turtle from the Sea Turtle Conservancy in Tampa Florida. We have been learning about we can help to save these endangered species.~ Mr. Jason & Ms. Yayle – LE#14
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“I Was Here!” … 5th Grade Tiles
This year’s 5th grades are working on their self portraits to mount on the Art and Music building. Several years are already on the wall… come and see! Thanks Ms. Olivia for continuing this great tradition!
IVMS Drama Productions “What A Feeling” – Smash Hit! It was an AWESOME show! The DVDs are coming! If you were there… you want one! If you missed the show … you want one! Professionally done by Mars Vision Productions. The Island Village students took our productions to new heights! Click here to download an …Continue Reading »
FEBRUARY IMPORTANT DATES February 25th – 26th -Tuesday and Wednesday- Florida Writes grades 4th, 8th February 26th-28th – Seacamp to the Florida Keys 5th/6th grades February 28th Friday – Brass Demonstration Venice Symphony – Venice campus February 28th Friday – MOVIE NIGHT – Both Campuses – Activities start at 6 PM (later start time due …Continue Reading »
Science Rocks Movie Night THIS Friday, February 28th, on both campuses!! Enjoy the fun with family and friends! Loads of science fun for one and all before the movie begins. Then enjoy The Croods on a giant screen! NOTE: Due to the change in time for sunset, ACTIVITIES will start at 6:00 PM MOVIE will …Continue Reading »
Science Rocks Movie Night
this Friday, February 28th both campuses!!
Enjoy the fun with family and friends!
Loads of science fun for one and all before the movie begins.
Then enjoy The Croods on a giant screen!