BMPS – an authentic Montessori school is now open in Cagayan de Oro City.
The Bontilao Montessori Primary School is now open in the City of Golden Friendship – Cagayan de Oro. The BMPS is a branch of Bontilao Montessori Academy in Lanipao, Lanao del Norte.
A Montessori Education is based on “self-directed activity, hands-on learning, and collaborative play” which is a student-led learning with a guidance of a trained teacher. The activities follows age-appropriate process where children are taught life skills with proper guidance. The person who discovered this type of learning was Dr. Maria Montessori. (source: montessori-nw.org)
Ms. Natala Catherine Ramsay-Bontilao together with her spouse Dr. Giovanni Bontilao started the only Montessori school in Lanao, aiming to provide quality education for their own kids and the youth in their neighboring community. The branch here is owned through a family partnership where they are looking forward to providing Montessorian education that is affordable for Kagayanons and Misamis Oriental.
The opening was held last March 8, 2019, Saturday and participated by the Ramsay Family, friends, business partners, PDA members, and the press. The ribbon cutting was initiated by Dr. Santiago Bontilao, Dr. Johnny Lu of PDA, and Derek Ramsay (Ms. Tala’s brother). The ceremonial blessing is led by Rev. Fr. Fermin Tan, SSJV of St. John Vianney Parish, Xavier Heights, Upper Balulang.
Ms. Natala formally opened the program and introduced the classes offered at BMPS. She is a licensed Montessori teacher, which she acquired after her studies at North America Montessori Center in Canada. She is also the school directress of Bontilao Montessori Academy. Both she and his brother graduated in a Montessori school in Metro Manila.
The Bontilao Montessori Primary School is now accepting enrollees for summer class which will start by April 24 and for regular classes in the school year 2019-2020. For more information, visit them on the 2nd floor of PDA building, Masterson Avenue, Cagayan de Oro (within Pontefino townhouse development and DILG X). Also, call them at 0917-7163964 or 0915-2057059, or visit their website http://www.bontilaomontessori.com.
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