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Welcome to The Montessori School of Raleigh

a Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School


The Montessori School of Raleigh is the Triangle’s modern embodiment and mindful practice of the time-proven Montessori philosophy,
developing agile thinkers, poised communicators, and gracious collaborators—engineers of authentic and fulfilling lives.

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Mary Frances Miller Spotlight: Feeding Littles

What age do we introduce foods? Do we offer vegetables or fruit first? How should it be served? There are so many thoughts and opinions on when and where to begin the solid foods journey with your baby. Last year, I decided to use my MSR employee professional development allowance to take the Feeding Littles Infant Course to deepen my knowledge on infant nutrition. This course was created by Megan McNamee and Judy Delaware to provide families with guidelines and techniques to make the best nutrition decisions for their children. Megan is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist while Judy is an Occupational and Feeding Specialist. As a team, they share their education and experience through courses, products, and blogging. 

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Faculty Spotlight: Dave Ratledge

As the Upper School Science and Math Lead Guide and self proclaimed “scientific teacher of science” at the Brier Creek Campus, I currently teach Honors Chemistry, IB Biology, and Theory of Knowledge classes to Grades 10 - 12 students. 

After checking in with my students in Advisory, my day starts with the Grade 11 IB Biology class. In 2022, MSR made a curricular change that shifted biology to Grade 11 so that Grade 12 IB students are offered chemistry and physics in their final year. Students are on an accelerated schedule and students are doing a wonderful job of handling the work....

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