Your Sustainable Holiday Guide

December 6th, 2019

Hola friends, If you are like me, this can be a hard time of year to be a parent. The holidays are wonderful, stressful, cozy, busy, hilarious and so much more, often all at the same time! I want my children to feel celebrated and experience the magic and joy that the holidays promise. And Read More »

Plastic Free in 2020?

November 20th, 2019

As we gear up for the holiday season, it is a time to give thanks. From my perspective, we are lucky to have an amazing school, a supportive community-oriented city, and a beautiful state with tons of outdoor and other opportunities. We are also lucky for our basic healthful environment: clean drinking water and safe Read More »


November 14th, 2019

2/3 Unit of Inquiry The 2/3 students have been scientists during their unit of inquiry on sound by exploring different materials to understand what sound is, how it is produced and how it travels. Through trial and error experiences, they have discovered the essential principles behind sound. Then, they share their findings and show evidence Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

May 31st, 2019

Paradise Valley: Gallery Window Into the Classroom: MYP / PYP Presentation Gallery Amity Feature: Belen Aguirre Belen, now that you have spent a year at our school here in Missoula, I was hoping to ask you a few questions about your experience as an Amity intern. Also, I’d love to hear more about how your Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

May 23rd, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: Sharing the Planet We all share this big blue planet, and this includes other animals beyond humans! The 4/5 multiage is working on their Sharing the Planet projects and  the 4th grade will be working on an animal of their choice. With many species facing extinction, the 4th grade has taken Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

May 16th, 2019

              Window Into the Classroom: Community Projects There are many different group projects going on at MIS in the 4/5 Multiage. This week we will give you a summary of 4 projects: Our 5th graders are working in small, collaborative groups on the PYP Exhibition. This week we will Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

May 10th, 2019

Window into the Classroom: First Lego League   Our Lego League team is off to California for Lego Land. The invite came after the team received an award for second place at the Montana state competition this last winter. Now 9 months into their robot, programs and code the team is looking forward to being Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

May 1st, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: Development Team Becky (Left Photo) & Lisa (Right Photo) Our annual art show is next week, how does our annual fund enhance the arts in our school? Lisa: The annual fund supports the arts at MIS by providing funding for things like materials used for props, technology used to record or Read More »

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