2400 Carmine St
Charlotte, NC 28206
Courier #: 582
P: 980-343-0040  |  F: 980-343-0044 
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: 7-12
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New Family Orientation Checklist


This document is an overview of the Digital Welcome Folder that we’ve created that has links to items that we discussed in New Family Orientation, as well as many other wonderful resources to support you on your journey in Secondary Montessori. The folder is subdivided into nine smaller folders, as listed below: 

  1. Virtual New Family Orientation Slide Presentation

    1. The Middle School presentation is slides 1-27

    2. The High School presentation is slides 28-53

    3. Click below for a recording of the Zoom New Family Orientation 

      1. Middle School

      2. High School 

  2. All Things Montessori 

    1. Characteristics of an American Montessori Society (AMS) Secondary Program

    2. Overview of the Third Plane of Development and Valorization

    3. Overview of Traditional MS/HS and Montessori MS/HS

    4. Sample MS Schedule and HS Schedule  

    5. Community Service: The First Step in Learning to Care for Our World

    6. Middle School Field Studies Overview

      1. To Submit: Williams Montessori Chaperone Application 

    7. High School Intersession Overview

      1. To Submit: Chaperone Application

  3. Electives: Watch the Flip Grid videos HERE to learn more about the Williams Montessori elective course offerings.

  4. Student Services: View a special presentation from our Student Services Department HERE

  5. 2020-2021 Supply Lists

    1. Middle School Core Courses

    2. High School Core Courses

    3. Middle and High School Elective Courses 

  6. Required Summer Reading

    1. Middle School 

    2. High School 

  7. Secondary Montessori Digital Library

  8. Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO)  

    1.  Spirit Wear (orders due by June 1st

    2.  If you like to learn more about volunteer opportunities with the PTSO, send an email to williamsmontessoriptso@gmail.com

  9. Frequently Asked Questions:  As we receive questions, we will update this document.  .   

Stay Connected! 

If you haven’t completed the summer contact form, click here.   We will be sending student’s schedules and other important updates over the summer that you don’t want to miss!  

We will use your email to automatically sign you up to receive our weekly PTSO newsletter.  You can like us on Facebook (Williams Montessori), visit our school webpage, student webpage, and JTW Media center webpage for additional resources.  

Administrators, counselors, and support staff are here to offer assistance with any questions/concerns.  See the chart below for contact information:




Area of Support 

Sophia Hazlehurst 





Rashawn Coleman-Walker

Assistant Principal




Donna Rice

Senior Secretary



Tonia Mackey

Attendance Secretary


Changing Contact Information in PowerSchool 


Mindy Mahar 

Montessori Lead Teacher



Monica McMahon


Technology Support 


Technology Support 

Kim Dillard 

EC Teacher


Exceptional Children’s Support 

Bethani Cogburn

MS School Counselor


MS Support 

Sandy Robinson

HS School Counselor 


HS Support 

Stephanie Roberson

PTSO President



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