It is essential to understand the value of work in all its forms, be they manual or intellectual. — Maria Montessori
“Those with hands and no head and those with head and no hands are equally out of place in the modern community.” (Maria Montessori)
Adolescents have great thoughts. Through engaging, project based work, students investigate the questions of the world. They utilize established methods of inquiry to pursue their big ideas and apply information in meaningful and practical ways.
Pacific Crest Middle School students become participants in an active, involved community of peers and adults. By participating in the life of the school they forge meaningful relationships with their peers and provide leadership and service to the younger students. Our students acquire a sense of self-worth and self-esteem that will shape who they will be for years to come.