Hammond Westside Montessori strives to create a rigorous, Montessori environment in which all students can achieve to their potential, and where all people respect themselves, others, and our environment.
"Growth comes from activity,
not from intellectual understanding."
Maria Montessori
 Rainbow school picture



A shout out to our Cheer team and their coaches, Ms. Burch and Ms. Ryan. They did an amazing job  at the recent Shake Rattle and Roll Competition.  They represented Hammond Westside with grace, dignity, and a ton of school spirit.







  • January MM

    Hammond Westside Model Montessorian  for the month of January.


    Congratulations to Hammond Westside Montessori School's Model Montessorians for the Month of January. These student leaders were nominated by their teachers and chosen based on their leadership in the classroom, their respectfulness to others, themselves and the environment, their peaceful personality in the classroom and being self motivated workers as well as independent and organized, all of which are Montessorian attributes. They were recognized in a celebration on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.


    Front row from L to R:
    Laney Hastings, Marqus Chester, Jaylen Andrews, John Vogt, Aaron Graham, 

    Ja'Nyla Drennen,  Jamiya Toney, Faith Richard. 

    Back row from L to R:
    Kearstyn Brumfield, Quan'ariel Turner, Joseph Wilson, Geralyn Young , Baily Vasquez 


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  • Essay Winner

     Students at Hammond Westside Montessori participated in  ” An Evening at the Governor's Mansion - Essay Contest"  sponsored by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and First Lady Donna Edwards.   This contest was open to all 8th grade students within our state.   Mrs. Jenna Blades, 8th grade teacher, encouraged students to participate and one of our students',  Breyell Carter,  was one of five chosen to attend an evening at the Governor's Mansion on February 16th.   While there, she will meet First Lady Edwards, Governor Edwards, and receive a private piano concert by 14 year old Joey Alexander, an internationally recognized piano prodigy.  Hammond Westside is proud of the accomplishment of this young lady.


    Pictured:  Jenna Blades, 8th grade teacher,  Breyell Carter, Student,  Jason Oller, Principal



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  • Magnet Program

    Application to TPSS Magnet Programs

    Applications for the 2017-18 school year will be available online at February 13, 2017.



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  • Mrs. Free

    Congratualtion to Mrs. Beverly Free, HWM teacher of the year!


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  • Clouds

    Ms. Cruise's second grade class was cloud watching to learn about clouds this week!



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Today is Saturday, February 25, 2017

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 Come out and support the HWM Basketball team at McDonald's by the mall on March 2 from 5-8pm.

Holiday Art
Click the image above to see some wonderful holiday art work from our students! 

  Maria Montessori  

Mrs. Folk
Congratulations to Mrs. Folk for winning the Teacher PBIS  for December!