Please take some time to read what our parents and students have to say about Sherwood Forest Montessori School.
Going Away Speech
Hello everyone. My name is Lillian, but you can refer to me as Lily. Today is, sadly, my last day at this school. I’ve had a great time in my five years here, but, things must change. Oh well.
My teachers in Lower El were great, and they still are! I learned a lot of things there, even though it got really confusing at times – Ahem, MULTIPLICATION! I loved (almost) every second of it! I remember when I was in 2nd grade, I was not looking forward to writing in cursive all the time, but I ended up loving it!
My time in Upper El, while drawing to a close, was great, however persistently difficult and it got very baffling at times. Upper El is just Lower El in MUCH more detail.
In Upper El I enjoyed week long trips the most. Last year we went to Camp Allen, and it was awesome there! We got to play a fun game called Gagaball and get it put in our school. We also got to learn many things about the Piney Woods area. I personally wish I could go back in time and go there and go there again with the group.
The Corpus Christi trip we recently took was definitely amazing. The views were great on the drives to places, there was great food, and, of course, it was packed with information about aquatic life and the seas and oceans. We had lots of fun, and, again, I want to have a do-over!
Now I would like every single one of you to think of your favorite moment from any of your schools, and enjoy that memory for a moment. Thank you for your time.
Going Away Speech
August 20, 2007 was my first day at S.F.M.S. I was in Ms. Kim and Ms. Linda’s Pre-K class. My favorite material was the Pink Tower, and going to Dewberry farm was always fun. Leaving Ms. Linda’s class after spending three years with her was difficult because I would have to get to know my new teachers just as I knew Ms. Linda, but she took me and the other Kindergarteners on one last trip to a bowling alley which was very fun.
Moving to lower elementary made me nervous because I was no longer one of the oldest kids in the class. But having my brother Josh in the same class as me made me feel better. The materials in Lower Elementary are different than EC but Ms. Sara and Ms. Martha helped me to learn how to use them. Going on the 3rd year trip to Canyon Lake and staying in Ms. Sara Norton’s house with Christine, Lily, Robert, and Max was a lot of fun.
I have enjoyed having Ms. Dika and Ms. Saadia as my teachers in Upper Elementary along with Ms. Samantha and Ms. Lizby. Going to Corpus Christi this year was a lot of fun. I loved doing the Float Your Boat program, and being with all my friends.
I want to thank all the teachers that have helped me over the eight years that I have been at this school. I’ve made good friends but now it’s the time to say good bye to everyone since this my last year here and Last Junior Olympics. It’s been fun.
Going Away Speech
I have been at Sherwood Forest for three years. The school is different from other schools because teachers take time to explain the work to us. They also give you enough time to do each work. At other schools, there are more limits. I know this school has made me a good student now, and has also prepared me for my next school. I will miss Sherwood Forest Montessori School and I think other will miss it too.
6th Grade Graduation Speech
I have been at Sherwood Forest Montessori School for nine years, and I don’t know about you, but that’s a long time for me! Honestly all I remember from my early years here is that I bragged I could count by twos and someone cut my hair in class. Sadly, I also remember who did that.
Being here a long time, I have had many teachers and many have made a lasting impact on my education and my perception of the world around me. I started here when I was three years old and my first teachers were Miss Kim and Miss Lynda. I made many friends at that time, and one of them I still keep in touch with. When I moved to Kindergarten, Miss Kim left and Miss Lynda became the new head teacher. I stayed in EC and later EC1 for three years. I think that the teacher that made the biggest impression on me in EC was Miss Lynda.
When I moved on to first grade, there was a huge change. My first day in elementary was with all the other elementary students being introduced to the new teachers, Miss Sara and Miss Martha. First grade was fun and I moved along smoothly. When second grade came along, all the work got harder, and now the new first graders were the cute ones.
I believe that my favorite year in elementary was third grade. We assisted in Upper Elementary group work, had many projects, such as my Great Explorers project that I did with Aiden S., and we went on the third grade trip. The third grade trip was very helpful for me to know what it was like to live with other people, and learn about the Texas Hill Country. Fourth grade was hard, I learned many new things, but there was so much drama and the schedules always changed, I just couldn’t keep up. The trip to Prude Ranch was a big mark on my timeline as well, for various reasons.
Fifth grade was a great time. Learned about a lot of new mathematical concepts that helped this year learn the simplest way a square rooting problem could be solved. This year, many of my friends left to go on to other schools as well, and the Camp Allen trip was fun because of all the outdoor activities, but because of this evil thing called “being sick” I missed two days of the trip.
Sixth grade was exciting because I learned square rooting, we got the field, and we had many hands-on projects to do, though sometimes, I couldn’t finish the projects on time. The trip to Corpus Christi was really fun, and I learned all about the Texas coast.
Having spent so much time with so many different people has really changed my life, and even some of my perspectives of the world. I had started learning to count by twos, and when I finished the program, I could solve a square root problem with ease, though, when it gets to quadrinomials, I might as well use a calculator!
My favorite thing here was the teachers. Each one was important in my understanding of the skills I will need later on. I have had so many, and each had their own, special way of teaching. Among my most influential teachers were Miss Lynda, Miss Sara Zamora, and all of my Upper Elementary teachers.
I will now be going on to another Montessori school, I hope that it will be as wonderful as Sherwood, and I will never forget this school.