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A Guide for Preparing Your Children for School

Children are sometimes nervous about starting school, but you can encourage them to feel better about the experience.

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4 Reasons Quality Before and After School Care is Important

Before and after school care can be a boon for both parents and their children. Much more than simply a place to "park" their children, before and after school care offers numerous benefits

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Top 6 Reasons NAEYC Accreditation is Important

St. John's is proud of its NAEYC accreditation. It emphasizes the commitment the school has to the education and well-being of each of its students. Learn the advantages that being NAEYC accredited bring to your child.

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St. John's Adopts the Montessori Method - A Look Inside the Montessori Classroom

Discover more about the Montessori Method being used at St. John's with a closer look inside the Montessori classroom.

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How a Montessori Education Develops Leaders

Most of corporate America grew up in a traditional classroom environment. Those old-fashioned norms are in stark contrast to the teaching philosophy in Montessori classrooms that develop innovative leaders.

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How Busy Parents Can Stay Involved in Their Child's Education

With parents working 40 hours or more, finding ways to help out at the school seems almost impossible. But it's not. Here are four things that parents can do for the school in sixty minutes or less.

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The Benefits of a Montessori Education

Students receive many benefits from the implementation of Maria Montessori's three core principles: "individual liberty, observation and preparation of the environment."

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Announcement from St. John's New Principal

What a gift to be welcomed into the St. John the Baptist community! Our Lord never ceases to leave me in awe in his love, and I am grateful for the blessing to serve St. John the Baptist Catholic Montessori School as the new principal. My passion in life is serving Christ and his Church through Catholic education. Fourteen years ago, the Lord made clear my call to evangelize youth, to form their faith and reason, and to witness to the joy of the Gospel. He has sent me to Central America, California, North Dakota, Virginia, and now he brings me to Excelsior, Minnesota.

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