Music and Nature

Music and Nature

June 6, 2017

On Sunday, June 4, Thacher students performed a concert atop Great Blue at the Blue Hill Observatory. The concert benefited Thacher’s three neighbors: Blue Hills Trailside Museum, Blue Hill Observatory, and the Wakefield Estate, all of which provide wonderful learning experiences to the area. Our music teacher, Victor McSurely, who also plays with the Blue […]

Grandparents & Special Friends Days

May 19, 2017

We had visitors from near and far: Milton, Dorchester,Washington, D.C., Cleveland, New Jersey, Colombia, and England. Plenty of Montessori grace and courtesy in evidence–capped by our showing Kristyn Mills’ short video of how grace and courtesy surface daily at Thacher. Smiles all around–check out this sampling.

Science Fair

March 16, 2017

Thacher’s budding scientists proudly display their science fair projects.

The Power of Play and the Joy of Learning – a talk by Peter Gray

March 8, 2017

Wednesday, April 12 @ 7:00 – In this talk, noted psychologist & author Peter Gray will explore play as activity that is (1) self-chosen and self-directed; (2) motivated by means more than ends; (3) guided by mental rules; (4) includes a strong element of imagination; and (5) is conducted in an alert, active, but relatively […]

Thacher Staff Present Workshops at MSM Conference

March 7, 2017

Staff members from Thacher Montessori School presented four MSM conference workshops at recent MSM Conference. Thacher Head of School Don Grace, Education Director Michael Bagiackas, and Adolescent Program lead guide Adam Percy were joined by Mark Smith, Executive Director of the Mary M.B. Wakefield Charitable Trust, for a presentation titled “Greening Your School Through a […]

Thacher Alumni Video

Thacher Alum discuss college life after Thacher.

Thacher AP Girls BPS Basketball Champions

February 7, 2017

Congratulations to Thacher AP Girls Basketball Team – BPS champions!!


January 19, 2017

Twenty-one vignettes recorded by Thacher parent Dave Jamrog at Thacher’s Coffeehouse.  

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