Independent Schools – Are They Worth It?

Independent schools are expensive. And many parents have to ask themselves, Are they worth it? Douglas J. Lyons, Ed.D. Executive Director, Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, says most definitely yes. In his CT Magazine article, Lyons discusses the educational …


Maple Sugarer Teaches Cobb School Students about Tree Tapping

Students at The Cobb School may have grown tired of wind-whipped recesses, but their exasperation was put into perspective February 11 when they discovered the efforts of maple sugarers during winter.

Ron Kasulaitis, retired Simsbury firefighter and owner of Hidden …


Children Experience Nature Firsthand at The Cobb School

Katelyn Stryeski, a naturalist and wildlife care manager at Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton, visited primary classes at The Cobb School, Montessori in Simsbury on February 8 to share her expertise on winter wildlife patterns as well as her …


Magic with a Message

Students at The Cobb School, Montessori received a visit from a special magician. Sister Carol Ann performed two magic acts, first for Cobb’s younger students and a second for Cobb’s elementary students and special guests from McLean Senior Living Community.


Head of School Mary Lou Cobb Honored

Simsbury, CT (1 June 2019) — More than 400 people gathered under a tent on the grounds of The Cobb School, Montessori in Simsbury Saturday night to honor the school’s founder and head who will be stepping down after 45 …


Freedom and Responsibility

By: Maral Firkatian Wozniak

The Montessori environment is extremely structured, but in a way that is distinctly different from that of a conventional classroom. To the untrained eye, it may even appear unstructured. Dr. Maria Montessori studied the behavior of


An Important Message from our Head of School

Dear Cobb Community,

As the COVID-19 pandemic has developed, I have continued to remind myself, my family, and our Cobb community that we are all in this together. And, we have done well. We have regrouped and adapted to home

Cobb T-Shirts Now Available for Purchase

We are excited to offer our new Cobb T-shirts for sale. All shirts are $15.

Sizes:
Youth XS, S, M, L
Toddler 3T and 4T
Adult Unisex sizes (currently sold out)

T-Shirts will be delivered via your child’s backpack or …


Upper Elementary Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale

The Upper Elementary students are holding a Holiday Craft and Greenery sale. Students will be selling items in-person at 11:45 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. dismissals on Wednesday, December 9th and Thursday, December 10th. Proceeds from the sale will go towards:

Virtual Art Club Offering – Winter 2021

We are pleased to announce we are offering Virtual Winter 2021 Art Clubs for Primary Lead Acorns (previously Extended Day) and Elementary students! Both clubs will begin the week of January 19. Clubs will be held virtually via Zoom. You …