WYOMING VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL BEGINS 43RD YEAR-Students in the Wyoming Valley Montessori School kicked off the school’s 43rd year with a buzz of activities. Among the events were an Elementary Pizza Lunch, Back-to-School Night, Toddler Parent Night, Constitution Day and Hunger Action Month. WVMS was founded in 1970 by a group of parents interested in the educational philosophies of Dr. Marie Montessori. The school has a staff of 30 and an enrollment of over 140 students. It is an independent, non-profit co-educational day school and is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Middle States Association Commission on Elementary Schools. Wyoming Valley Montessori School kindergarten students as they start the new school year are, front from left: Josie Carpenter, Gabbi Cigarski, Cora Jones, and Zoey Pachucki. Row two: Alex Worrall, Chase Harris, Nathan Hoang, Liam Dobash, Mountain Top; Max Laurore, Morgan Lentz, and Noah Marsico. Back: Meredith Walting, Lincoln Rozen; Mountain Top; Piper Dean, Mountain Top; Brendan Fives-Coburn, Jack Sokolowski, Aaryan Joshi, and Kristopher Jones.