New Montessori junior high to open northeast of Bellingham

A new Montessori program for junior high school students will be launched in fall 2015 northeast of Bellingham.

Mount Baker Montessori will be the junior high for the existing Pioneer Meadows Montessori, serving grades 7 and 8.

People interested in the school can attend an information night at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 5602 Mission Road. The evening will begin with a discussion about the Montessori approach to learning, with the next hour focusing on what the junior high will offer.

People are asked to RSVP by calling 360-778-3681. More information about Pioneer Meadows is online at pioneermeadowsschool.com.

The year when the junior high would open was corrected Feb. 24, 2015.