On April 9th, the Cowles seventh and eighth grade students traveled to Iowa State University. They spent the day exploring different degree programs. The day was designed to expose middle school students to available opportunities for them after high school in career fields that are expected to grow in the near fut. Students chose from … Read more »
Cowles Montessori students spent the day learning about the environment and their impact on the world around them. The day featured water conservation, animal rescue and beekeeping among dozens of other activities. To see more fun photos of the day, click on the picture.
Wednesday, May 7th Two locations: 4th-8th (Or, Who can ride comfortably at a pace of 10-12 miles per hour) can meet at Bill Riley Trail behind Ashworth pool, leaving at 7:30. We will ride the trail to meet up with everyone else at Hy-Vee, University and 70th, NE corner. Plan to leave Hy-Vee, at 8:00 … Read more »
Two teachers Adam Egherman and Heather Anderson from Cowles Montessori School were awarded with the an “Outstanding Volunteer Award” from the Iowa Urban Tree Council. They attended an awards luncheon attended by the Governor, Mayors of several cities, and other representatives from organizations such as the DNR, Alliant Energy, Black Hills Energy, MidAmerican Energy and … Read more »
Ten teachers along with their principal, Gregory Grylls, of Cowles Montessori were able to travel to Dallas for the American Montessori Society conference at the end of March. The four day conference energized and sparked the spirit of the attendees. Among the highlights were three marvelous keynote speakers who spoke of “Unity in Diversity”. The … Read more »
On Tuesday, March 25th two teams from Cowles Montessori school advanced to the semi-final and final rounds of the State Middle School B.O.B. competition held at Simpson College. There were a total of 76 teams that participated in the program with 12 teams advancing on to the semi-final/final rounds of the competition. The top two … Read more »
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