Welcome to Go Like the Wind Montessori
An Ann Arbor Private School

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the highest quality Montessori education within a Christian environment that fosters a love for one another through God. In partnership with families, we equip each child to reach their full personal and academic potential.

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May 5, 2014
Head of School Announcement

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Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective

In just over 3 minutes, you will see and hear from parents about how great Montessori education is for all children.

Parents tell you, in their own words, what makes Montessori education special. Go “beyond 2+2″ and see the difference that Montessori can make in your child’s life.

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Summer 2014

Summer Camp 2014
Join us for a summer of FUN

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Great things happen at Go Like the Wind Montessori School because of our belief that each child has an innate drive to learn through experience. We are an authentic Ann Arbor Montessori school dedicated to providing quality education and childcare for infants, toddlers, preschool, elementary, and middle school students. We serve the communities of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Plymouth, Canton, and the surrounding region.

Our school is nestled on a forty-acre campus that includes woodlands and open meadows, which we utilize in our learning. We celebrate a diverse cultural school community and provide lessons in all forms of diversity, which strengthen and enrich our overall Go Like the Wind Montessori family.

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Go Like The Wind Montessori offers financial aid to qualified students. The goal of our financial aid program is to ensure that admitted students have the opportunity to attend GLTW regardless of financial circumstances.

Join us and find out for yourself why great things happen at Go Like the Wind Montessori!


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News & Events

Tuesday – Friday, August 26 – 29, 2014
Middle School conferences.  (Teachers will be in contact to schedule appointments.)

Wednesday, August 27th
LE Parent Orientation Meeting.  6:00 – 7:00 pm, beginning in the gym.
No Educare/childcare offered.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Infant/Toddler/Preprimary Parent Orientation Meeting.  7:00 pm, beginning in the gym.  No Educare/childcare offered.

Sunday, August 31, 2014
Campus Beautification Day, 1-3 pm.  Come join your fellow families for our Back-to-School Campus Beautification Day.  This will be a great opportunity to catch up with returning families and meet new families as we work together on the outside grounds in preparation of our children returning to school.  Bring gloves and whatever tools you think may be helpful.  The PA will be providing water and light snacks for our volunteers!  This is a family event - Educare/childcare will not not be provided.

Monday, September 1, 2014
CLOSED in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
First day of the 2014-2015 School Year!

Meet and Greet in the Gym 8:30am – 9:30am.  Come for refreshments and conversation. Open to all parents/caregivers.

Class schedules as follows:

  • Infant/Toddler programs resume regular schedule.
  • Preprimary – NEW students begin with Orientation Week.  (Class time 8:45 – 11:30 am only; NO before- or after-school Educare available.)
  • Preprimary – students RETURNING to Preprimary program begin with their regular schedule.  (Before- and after-school Educare available.)
  • Elementary/Middle School programs begin with a full day.  (Before- and after-school Educare available.)

Friday, September 5, 2014
Upper Elementary – Parent Orientation Meeting.  5:30 – 6:30 pm.  (NO Educare or other childcare available.

ALL – Ice Cream Social.  6:00 pm.  (This is a family event.  NO Educare or other childcare available.)

Thursday – Friday, September 11 – 12, 2014
Upper Elementary – Howell Nature Center overnight.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Parent Association Meeting.  6:30 pm at GLTW.  Location to be determined.  All parents are welcome and invited.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Infant – Elementary – Parent Education Night.  6:30 – 7:30 pm.  Complimentary Educare available for currently enrolled children Preprimary and older with advanced registration.