News : At Brixham, Green’s Next Generation is Growing Up Now

Feb 15, 2013

From the Portsmouth Patch

By Jim Cavan

In the last few years, with the visibility of environmental disasters ever more heightened, one refrain has risen – perhaps more than any other – above the discursive fray:

What about the next generation?

Its charges might only be 100 or so strong, but York’s Brixham Montessori School is more than doing its part to assure that theirs is a future as bright – and green – as possible.

Originally founded in Portsmouth in 1997 as the Orchard Montessori Friends School, in 2000 founder Alica Johnson-Grafe reopened the school under the Brixham banner. Since then, Brixham has grown from eight students to just under 100, and includes curricula for toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary students alike.

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