PRESCHOOL TO ELEMENTARY
Serving children ages 15 months to 12 years
FULL DAY & FULL YEAR
Program options to meet the needs of busy families
OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENT
Located on 5.5 acres of outdoor space in western Lake Forest

Prairie Restoration: Biodiversity in Eco-systems, Native Seed Bombs & Healthy Prairies

An essay by Julia Lunn, MSLF’s Outdoor Classroom Director A healthy ecosystem starts with healthy biodiversity; that means a large variety of life! Think about your diet: broccoli’s good, but if you eat just broccoli is that a healthy diet for a growing body? No! It’s 

Montessori School of Lake Forest announces new Acting Executive Director, Nan Barrett

Montessori School of Lake Forest Board President Kelly Dunn Rynes is proud to announce the appointment of Nan Barrett to the position of Acting Executive Director. “We are so honored to have Nan, a recognized Montessori leader and visionary in our community, join us as 

Ms. Lanni’s Bag of Tricks

  We’ve all seen it: our child’s Montessori teacher gets them to do that one thing that we cannot get them to do! It’s magic, right? Not really! You can do it, too! Carolyn Lanni of our Primary division (children ages 3 to 6) recently shared 

Proud Montessori School of Lake Forest students raise money for Fill A Heart 4 Kids

As students at the Montessori School of Lake Forest head back to classes, they are also helping to ensure that homeless children in communities close to them feel a little more prepared and confident as they too head back to school.  Through a partnership with 

I was reminded again what an impact MSLF has made on my child…





Today, I took my son and his friend to Heron Creek Forest Preserve and, to my surprise, instead of running wild like he usually does outside, he taught us how to identify different plants along the trail and took initiative to educate his friend and me about the wild botany. I had no idea you can find wild bergamot right here in the forest preserve. We rubbed dried bergamot heads and enjoyed the wonderful lemony smell and then saw tiny seeds that were left in our palms. He also showed us what switch grass looks like, and milkweed. I was reminded again what an impact MSLF has made on my child and how proud he makes his parents.

 

Aiste Kalniunas, MSLF Parent since 2013

Montessori School of Lake Forest
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Aiste Kalniunas, MSLF Parent since 2013

Today, I took my son and his friend to Heron Creek Forest Preserve and, to my surprise, instead of running wild like he usually does outside, he taught us how to identify different plants along the trail and took initiative to educate his friend and