Press Release: Redmond School’s Garden Wins Dept. of Education’s “Green” Award and Boasts “Hero” Status
REDMOND, WA – It has been a banner year at Montessori Children’s House (MCH), the only American Montessori Society (AMS) accredited school in Sammamish and Redmond. MCH has been named a Washington State Green School Leader by the US Department of Education for excellence in Pillar 2: Improving the health and wellness of the school, students and staff. Additionally, MCH’s Garden Specialist, Katherine Stewart, has been named a King County Earth Hero award winner. MORE...
REDMOND, WA – Montessori Children’s House (MCH) is the recipient of a generous grant from the Whole Foods Foundation. The grant is a formal recognition of the school’s expansive, centrally located garden.
MCH’s gardening program was started nearly 20 years ago. But when current Head of School, Jennifer Wheelhouse took over the helm in 2003, the focus on gardening and farming became the school’s passion – and is what sets it apart from other local, private schools. MORE....