CJM Families, Can you believe our very first class of kindergarteners from 2016 are entering middle school at CJM next year? The last six years have been an incredible journey as our students, families, staff, volunteers, and board have grown into a beautiful community.  As a board, we have been working with Ms. Winningham to find the best structure as we grow over the years. Today, we serve nearly 70 more students than we did our first year, including adding new grade levels. With student body growth, it is important our administration grow to meet the needs of our diverse student population. It has alwaysRead More →

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Theatre Winter Haven The 2018 Celebrity Lip Sync Battle will feature six local celebrities, battling against each other through two rounds of epic, lip sync performances! Our panel of judges will select award winners, and fundraising will determine the People’s Choice Award. The evening will be rounded out with complimentary wine tasting, light dinner, hors d’oeuvres and desserts. The event is a fundraiser benefiting public education in Winter Haven through contributions to two nonprofits: The Winter Haven Public Education Partnership and Cypress Junction Montessori. Both organizations work to provide quality public education options to all children in Winter Haven. Mark you calendarRead More →

Orientation – Important Information Date: Friday, August 10, 2018 Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm (drop in as available) Parking Well the good news is the playground is underway!  The bad news is we can no longer utilize this space for extra parking during events.  Please be mindful of our neighbors and if necessary utilize street parking on adjacent streets and walk to the school.  The lot that is NOT fenced in across Avenue B is NOT our property.  Please do not park on this space. Meet Your Teachers – See your Classroom Our Montessori Guides have been busy at work getting our classrooms ready to invite you back toRead More →

CJM Families and Friends, Happy July! By now most of you have heard Secondary Guide Mrs. Pagan will not be returning for the 2018-2019 school year. While this is truly a loss for our Secondary community, we wish her all the best in the upcoming year as she moves forward with the best interest of her family at her core. We certainly will miss you Mrs. Pagan! At the heels of this announcement we’d also like to share with you some exciting news about our newest staff member who will be joining Mr. Stimac in our Secondary community this year. Ms. Foster brings a wealthRead More →

New Staff Members for 2018/2019 Announced As we close out the 2017-2018 school year we are excited to announce some fantastic new additions to our staff as we look forward into 2018-2019. The best way to introduce these new members to our team is to let them do it themselves! Each year here at Cypress Junction Montessori we bring new elements of education and learning, and we are truly looking forward to the new elements that each of them will bring to our community. Welcome aboard! April Cruz Lower Elementary 1 Guide (1st – 3rd Grade) “My name is April Cruz. I graduated with highRead More →

We are excited to announce our very own Mrs. Nicole Erol has been selected to serve as Cypress Junction Montessori’s Principal. Mrs. Erol has been an integral part of the CJM Family since day one. As a founding teacher she has contributed to the academic and social tone of the school critical to a successful Montessori environment. Her consistent demonstration of professionalism has shown a commitment to establishing educational excellence and promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect. Mrs. Erol holds a Bachelor of Science in Legal Students from the University of Central Florida and earned her Montessori certification in June 2017 from the Montessori EducationRead More →

We will have our orientation for the school on August 7th, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. This will be the time that you can meet your child/children’s teachers and see their classrooms!Read More →

2016-17 Yearbooks – Now on Sale Our yearbook committee has been hard at work on the yearbook for our Inaugural year! You’re not going to want to miss purchasing this keepsake for your family. Sales of the book are now open, and orders must be placed by March 23, 2017. Click to Order There’s still time to contribute! Do you have photos from this school year that may be good for the yearbook? We’re still putting the finishing touches on the interior pages and would love to consider including your photos! Please email them to yearbook@cypressjunction.org.Read More →

We are excited to announce Dr. Linda Ray will be joining our team as Interim Principal for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. Dr. Ray brings a wealth of educational experience with her to Cypress Junction Montessori and we are fortunate to have found such a dedicated and passionate educator to see us through our inaugural year. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ray to our CJM community!   “It is a pleasure to serve as interim principal of Cypress Junction Montessori. During these 3 months, I am committed in ensuring the continued success of Cypress Junction Montessori. I have been an educator for moreRead More →

We are excited to announce four new members of our team who will start their journey with CJM this Monday, February 13, 2017. Please join me in welcoming them aboard! Their presence, excitement, and dedication to the CJM mission is undeniable and our entire community will benefit from what they will bring to our students. Without further ado, please welcome …. Jill Manning -Executive Administrative Assistant Jill Manning is going to be a great addition to our front office team. She has a wealth of business knowledge and computer experience that will be beneficial to assisting in organizing our policies and strengthening our business supportRead More →