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Celebrating the First Day of School Around the World

September 21, 2022
The first day of school is upon us at Four Corners Montessori Academy, and we are thrilled to begin yet another year in our school community. We have our own traditions for the first day at FCMA, but we wanted…
Picture of the big wooden jungle Gym as it rests now on FCMA's Campus

August In Review at Four Corners Montessori Academy

August 21, 2022
The new school year is just around the corner here at Four Corners Montessori Academy, and we’ve had a busy and exciting summer as we prepare for students to be back in class. This month, we’ve focused on getting the…

Five Ways to Keep Students Thinking this Summer

June 27, 2022
June marks the end of another amazing year at Battle Creek Montessori Academy. To the students and families who have completed their journey with us, we cannot be more proud of their accomplishments, and wish them the absolute best moving…
FCMA Middle School students releasing their salmon into the Clinton River

FCMA Middle School Boosts Local Salmon Population

May 23, 2022
As a part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Salmon in the Classroom program, Four Corners Montessori Academy’s 7th and 8th grade students have been devoted to raising Chinook salmon from eggs to smolt stage, since the beginning of…

5 Ways to Make Reading Month into a Reading Habit

March 30, 2022
March is Reading Month! That means encouraging our students to see reading as more than just classwork. We set out to promote a love for books outside of school, and we couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve seen in our…
Hey, FCMA! You can now re-enroll your students for fall 2022

The Value of Re-enrolling Early This Year

February 7, 2022
We are a tuition-free, public charter school open to all students. That means that every child in our community has the same access to a robust and unique educational experience with us. Due to our enrollment trends and current interest,…
Jay Brown

Meet Jay Brown, Four Corners Montessori Academy’s Newest Board Member

January 13, 2022
It’s Board Appreciation Month and we’d like to take this opportunity to highlight one of our board members. We sat down with Jay Brown, our Treasurer, to learn more about his background and what lead him to joining the Four…
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Board Appreciation Month at Four Corners Montessori Academy

January 7, 2022
January not only marks the beginning of a new year, it also signifies a time to recognize and appreciate vital members of our school community! As we celebrate School Board Appreciation Month, now more than ever is a wonderful time…

Four Corner Montessori Academy’s Receives School Improvement Award from Authorizer Oakland University

December 11, 2021
We at Four Corners Montessori Academy recognize that the partnership between our community and our authorizer goes beyond a contract. We value Oakland University for helping us become the prosperous and innovative school that we are today, and understand that…

Giving Tuesday: Easy Ways to Give Back to your School Community

November 30, 2021
Parents, teachers, and students alike all love the holiday season. This time of year is a great way for everyone to reflect and be encouraged by the potential and talent of all our students!  As we commemorate this Giving Tuesday,…