Baby Petting Zoo with Toddlers!

Our Toddler classes experienced baby animals in a close and personal way this morning. They were introduced to gentle and small farm animals who have been acclimated to young children. While some of our toddler friends were very excited to meet these animals, others were observers of this new experience. We always respect the process […]

Primary’s Community Helpers Parade 2018

The annual Halloween parade has been a long standing tradition at the Primary School; attended by many parents. Our theme this year was occupations in the community, created and fashioned by students and their families!  The day started with students enjoying the backyard while parents milled in the front yard over bagels. We saw firefighters, […]


The much awaited Halloween Game Fair hosted by the Upper Elementary (UE) classrooms brought oodles of excitement to the younger peers; returning and new. Even Khalsa staff has looked forward to this day to see student creativity surrounding the game and name each student chooses for their booth! Before the activities started, observers were treated […]

Classroom Observation: A Visual Framework

During your observation at Khalsa, you will notice many different purposeful activities which are self-directed and self-chosen, and some that are teacher expected when a student is not choosing on his/her own.  There is a relaxed, unhurried atmosphere and a spontaneous interest in work.  You may note varying degrees of concentration as well as social […]

Khalsa Celebrates International Peace Day 2018

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE AT KHALSA   “Peace is what every human being is craving for. And it can be brought about by humanity through the child” -Maria Montessori  A tireless advocate of peace through education and a two time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize (1949 and 1950), Maria Montessori’s teachings of peace are […]

Parenting Workshops 2018

*There is a 10 person minimum for each workshop level to take place.  If we do not meet the minimum number of registered participants per level, the workshops will be canceled.   KMS is pleased to announce the return of Martha Portilla of Mindful Parenting, who will be offering parenting workshops again this fall. Based on […]

Graduation Speech 2018

Isabella Horning Graduate of Khalsa Montessori School and Bioscience High School, Phoenix, Arizona. I don’t remember every moment at Khalsa, but I have a vivid memory of sitting right where you are today, six years ago. I know you’re all sweating (quite literally) to finish those tearful hugs goodbye and move onto to the next […]