The IVMS Student Government Association just finished its first year and the accomplishments of this small, but dedicated, group of students are extraordinary. This year the SGA funded and hosted a Halloween, Valentines, End of Year 5/6 dance, and End of year 7/8/9 dance. They held a Shamrock Fundraiser on both the Sarasota and Venice …Continue Reading »
In order to learn about the basis of our judiciary system and increase critical thinking skills, LE-16 performed a mock trial in the classroom environment. The next step was to go on a field trip to The Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court in Sarasota. The students attended a real court case and met with a judge. …Continue Reading »
LE 7 – Sarastoa – Took a field trip to FST and Embracing Our Differences today! – Thanks to Ms. Debbie for the picture. For more information: http://www.embracingourdifferences.org/Continue Reading »
IVMS Sarasota – LE8 at the Florida Elementary Science Olympiad regional competition at UCF in Orlando (Saturday, May 9). This was the first time participating for Team “IVMS Elements”, and the students now want to do even more science! Two of our students won medals! …. Way to Go! Thanks to Ms. Agnes for the …Continue Reading »
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Congratulations on The Theater Stars Drama Presentation of Somewhere! by Kym Elder – Director of Island Village Montessori Charter Schools. The IVMS Theatre Stars program is always an impressive show. This year was no different, and the new Venice High School Performing Arts Center helped them take it to new heights! The production is a …Continue Reading » Continue Reading »
The Venice Symphony Orchestra is once again having their Music Summer Camp at IVMS (Venice Campus). It’s MAGICAL! – Here is a scan of their brochureContinue Reading »
What good is EARTH DAY unless action is taken? IVMS LE 3 Sarasota did just that! – Learning about the environment and making a change (planting a tree). Good work LE 3! Thanks to several of the parent volunteers, and to Ms. Kat for the pictures smile emoticon “Empathy is the starting point for creating …Continue Reading »
What a great success! Lots of happy faces and a wonderful way to celebrate with the IVMS families! Thanks to parent Tanya Lankford for the pictures
On Thursday, April 9th Island Village Montessori Charter School Presents “A Starry Night Out” Performing & Visual Arts Festival Starts at 6:00PM – VENICE CAMPUS Featuring music and art from Grades 5-9 Venice Campus and LEs 7 & 8 from the Sarasota Campus. This event is a celebration of all the arts offered at IVMS. …Continue Reading » Continue Reading »
Thursday, April 2nd Family Movie Night & Book Fair! BOTH CAMPUSES! – On Thursday, April 2nd we are holding our Book Fair Movie Night. This event is a fund raiser to build up our school library. On that night the sun is not scheduled to set until 7:48 pm. I think we will start at …Continue Reading »
Master Gardeners came Thursday to plant for the spring. The children planted tomatoes, potatoes, cilantro, beans, corn, and many more. Stop by LE 4 to see what’s growing! A big thank you to the Lankford family for the donation of compost to get our beds ready!Continue Reading »
The Sarasota Art Smarts show proudly displayed the beautiful artwork of young artists from preschool through 2nd grade in LEs 1, 2,3, 4 and 6. It was wonderful to see families come and support their child’s creativity.Continue Reading »
5th and 6th graders from both campuses of IVMS are took off to a different approach to learning for three days! They had journeyed to the Keys for intensive studies of the marine environment. SEA CAMP!Continue Reading »
L.E. 8 (Venice) learned all about Africa from our very own Ms. Gail. She brought in instruments, talked about her culture and the animals that live in Africa. Thanks to Ms. Tammy for the text and pictures.Continue Reading »
Island Village’s annual jog-a-thon, on both campuses, was another big success. The kids had a great time celebrating a healthy lifestyle and knowing it can be fun doing it!Continue Reading »
LE22 hosted the first IVMS Rubik’s Cube Competition on Tuesday, February 17th. There were five groups, each with four participants. After a frantic seven-minute contest, a victor was declared! The winning group will receive pizza for lunch tomorrow. In addition, there were several individuals who solved all sides of the cube. They received individual prizes …Continue Reading »
8th and 9th graders are working on identifying chemical and physical properties, matter, density, and types of mixtures. Students practiced separating homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures using filtration, evaporation, and magnetic properties. Students had a good time practicing their skills.Continue Reading »
The IVMS Science Fair (Venice & Sarasota) was awesome.
Here are only a few pictures from over 100 taken!
IVMS Had A Few Students Win The Scholastic and Arts Awards!
The Monday IVMS studio with Ms. Angeline practiced observational skills with emphasis on value (light, medium, dark)in line.Continue Reading »
National School Choice Week “provides an unprecedented opportunity, every January, to shine a positive spotlight on the need for effective education options for all children. Independently planned by a diverse and growing coalition of individuals, schools, and organizations, National School Choice Week features thousands of unique events and activities across the country. The Week allows …Continue Reading » Continue Reading »
History Day (Venice campus) was a real success in the Secondary school program! The day focused on themes of leadership in world history with student-created video presentations, a play about the early life of Maria Montessori, papers, and posters of influential artistic, political, and business leaders throughout history. Thanks to Matt and Kim M. for …Continue Reading »
Both performances – Sarasota and Venice – were really wonderful. A great tribute to our talented staff and students!! Thanks to Debbie, Donna, Agnes, Michelle, Kim M., Jill, and all others involved!! ~ Ms. KymContinue Reading » Continue Reading »
The final set of IVMS Winter Performances finished last night at the Church of the Nazarene in Venice. It was another fabulous night. Ms. Whitney did a great job taking pictures for us
IVMS Sarasota Winter Performance 2014
Here are pictures from the IVMS Sarasota show at the Sarasota Baptist Church ….
Thanks to all the educators, parents and staff for helping it be “Magical!”
Here are several pictures and captions from our 2014
Thanksgiving festivities on both campuses. Enjoy! ~ Mr. Peter
(clips from our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/islandvillage)
As a part of the Big History Project in 8th grade humanities,
our students showed mastery of the formation and conditions of early earth using media of their choice.
Look at these examples of what we received! – Ms. Nancy
One day the children celebrated nature in the garden – they released over a thousand ladybugs! See if you can also spot the growing monarch caterpillars. Sarasota IVMS LE 6Continue Reading »
Get down to the Chalk Festival today! I was there this morning. Ms. Angeline and several IVMS students were working hard… It’s going to be great! ~ Mr. Peter
Here are LE 16 pictures of the butterfly project.
We took them to the butterfly garden and sent them free.
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