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Marva Collins Cottage School

A Community of Learners

At Marva Collins Cottage School, we engage students' passions and growing sense of purpose. We will teach the skills necessary for life success and inspire students to contribute positively to the community. We embrace the 'learn by doing' philosophy. Check out our site to discover all that we have to offer!

 

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We're Building!

We are looking forward to the construction of our PreK - Grade 2 classroom in 2022!  Our cottage house will be the perfect learning space for our indoor educational pursuits.  Please support us and donate to the Marva Collins Cottage School Building Fund.

“Follow the child.”

Dr. Maria Montessori

 

Upcoming Events

  • MCCS Book Club presents Social Justice Storytime
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Feb 22
    Zoom link provided to registered families
    Feb 22, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Zoom link provided to registered families
    Children ages 5-7 yrs are invited to join us virtually for read aloud and discussion as we use literature as windows and mirrors for life. Each book club meeting will highlight a different social justice topic.
  • Coding Unplugged Level 1: Algorithms
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Feb 23
    Falls Church
    Feb 23, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Falls Church, Shared privately w/ registered families
    Bring your kindergartner or 1st grader to explore the first aspect of coding, algorithms. Worried about screen time? This series is unplugged, without the use of devices! $30 per child covers both session dates.
  • MCCS Book Club presents Sankofa Storytime
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Mar 03
    Zoom link provided to registered families
    Mar 03, 1:30 PM – 2:10 PM
    Zoom link provided to registered families
    Children ages 5-7 yrs are invited to join us virtually for read aloud and discussion as we use picture book biographies to connect with history. Each book club meeting will highlight different ancestors who achieved excellence in a particular field.
  • Little City Preschool Playgroup - Wee Love Math™
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Mar 23
    Falls Church, VA, USA
    Mar 23, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Falls Church, VA, USA
    For less than a cup of coffee your preschoolers can have STEM fun with friends! $20 Annual Family Membership includes 8 sessions per year for all of the preschoolers in your family. The Spring 2022 theme is Wee Love Math™. Join us for circle time, a hands-on activity, and outdoor play!
  • Coding Unplugged Level 2: Artistic Algorithms
    Mar 30, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Falls Church, Shared privately w/ registered families
    Bring your kindergartner or 1st grader to explore the first aspect of coding, algorithms with an artistic emphasis. Worried about screen time? This series is unplugged, without the use of devices! Prerequisite: Level 1
  • KinderRobotics Level 1
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 04
    Falls Church
    Apr 04, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Falls Church, Shared privately w/ registered families
    Bring your kindergartner to explore computer science and robotics with programable floor robots. Students are able to learn algorithms, sequencing and problem solving. This is a 2-day event! Please make sure you can attend both days. Prerequisite: Coding Level 1
  • Coding Unplugged Level 2: Active Algorithms
    Apr 06, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Falls Church, Shared privately w/ registered families
    Bring your kindergartner or 1st grader to explore the first aspect of coding, algorithms. Let's get active in the outdoors! Worried about screen time? This series is unplugged, without the use of devices! Prerequisite: Level 1
  • Eager Readers Literacy Club
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Apr 07
    Falls Church
    Apr 07, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Falls Church, Shared privately w/ registered families
    Weekly small group instruction for preK students. This class is designed for emergent readers beginning their phonemic awareness journey. Learners will experience phonics instruction in an environment that fosters a love of literature!
  • Coding Unplugged Level 3: Loops
    Wed, Apr 13
    Falls Church
    Apr 13, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
    Falls Church, Shared privately w/ registered families
    Bring your kindergartner or 1st grader to explore the next aspect of coding, loops. Worried about screen time? This series is unplugged, without the use of devices! Prerequisite: any Level 2 course
  • Robotics Level 2
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 25
    Falls Church
    Apr 25, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Falls Church, Shared privately w/ registered families
    Take your robot on an adventure! Students will write a short story about their robot exploring the wildlife garden and program their robots to make the actual journey. This is a 2-day event! Please make sure you can attend both days. Prerequisite: KinderRobotics Level 1
  • Little City Preschool Playgroup - Imagineers
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Aug 24
    Falls Church, VA, USA
    Aug 24, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Falls Church, VA, USA
    For less than a cup of coffee your preschoolers can have STEM fun with friends! $20 Annual Family Membership includes 8 sessions per year for all of the preschoolers in your family. The Fall 2022 theme is Imagineers. Join us for circle time, a hands-on activity, and outdoor play!
  • Open House
    Wed, Aug 31
    Our Classroom
    Aug 31, 6:00 PM
    Our Classroom
    Happy Birthday Mrs. Collins!
  • Family Information Session
    Sat, Oct 01
    Webinar
    Oct 01, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Webinar
 
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Contact Us

(703) 942-9817

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