North Star Staff Summer Adventures- Katy

This summer we had friends and family coming to stay from the UK and New Zealand. I was eager to show them around and do a little more exploring myself. Our local trips included Powell River and the stunning Savary Island, as well as biking holidays in Victoria,...

Summer Summaries- Katy Dowsett-Page

My summer started with a trip to Prague to attend the International Montessori Congress where I had the opportunity to recharge my ‘Montessori batteries’ and fill up on ideas and inspiration! It was great to network with Montessori teachers from around the world and...

Summer Adventures- Upper Elementary

Katy, Head Teacher in the Upper Elementary, has been part of the North Star community for two years. This summer, I spent three weeks traveling around Italy with friends. We flew into Milan and spent a few days near Bergamo where I began my Montessori studies almost 5...