The sound of Tibetan and crystal bowls filled the gym today as Deb Jennings presented ‘Sound for the Soul’. The Elementary and Middle School students were treated to vibrational sounds from bowls, gongs, bells, and turning forks. They learned about the instruments then had a quiet time to listen to the sounds. At the end … Read more »
The seventh and eighth grade students at Cowles Montessori are all active in creating, organizing, and running the Cowles Montessori Society. The purpose of this group is to plan trips, seek out volunteer opportunities around the school and out in the community, and plan school activities such as dances. Students are in charge of running the … Read more »
As part of celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month, several classrooms at Cowles made and sampled spinach berry smoothies for “Love Your Smile” around Valentine’s Day. Spinach is a low-calorie nutritional powerhouse, loaded with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Iron, Calcium, antioxidants, fiber, and other nutrients. Try this delicious recipe at home: Smiling Spinach Berry … Read more »
Cowles Montessori just finished up Jump Rope For Heart. All of the funds raised are donated to the American Heart Association to fight heart disease, fund life-saving research, and share educational materials. Last year, Cowles raised a total of $2,700 and saved 54 lives. We received an award for the highest Jump Rope For Heart … Read more »
The Cowles Royal Readers participated in the Iowa Children’s Choice Challenge at Des Moines Public Downtown Library on Tuesday, February 25th. The students who participated were Mary McFetridge, Cait Kruse, Natalie Moorhead, Lydia Johnston, Audrey Myers, and Daniel Pradovich. They worked as a team to read all 25 books on the list of Iowa Children’s … Read more »
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