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STEM at Sussex

Since the 1970’s, Sussex has integrated meaningful, high-challenge, problem-based learning across subjects.  Next year, we are launching a STEM program in grades 5-8 to further strengthen our use of...

Graduating from Sussex

8th grade graduation is a time for celebration. The end of one era gives way to an endless stream of possibilities. Through their time at Sussex, our students join our teachers in an educational journey...

Ian Williams Wins State Geo Bee!

Our 8th grade student, Ian Williams, has won the Montana Geography Bee. On Friday, March 31, Ian competed against 95 finalists from all over the state at the National Geographic Bee competition at the...

Sussex takes 2nd at State Mathcounts Comp!

Under the tutelage of our Math Teacher, Joe Zephyrs, and founder, Bente Winston, our four person Mathcounts team placed second overall in the statewide competition this year. Teams of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade...

Free Art Class for Preschoolers

Sussex, and our extraordinary art teacher, Jen Bardsley will offer a free ceramics art class, May 18 and June 1.  The class is FREE and open to students 3-5 years old. Pizza is available too! Students will...

Ecothon 31!

Many years ago a group of Sussex parents came up with an idea to solicit pledged dollars for community service work in Missoula to help provide educational spring field trips for our students.  This...

Winter Warmer Celebration

On February 11th we will celebrate our school and our community with the Winter Warmer Fundraiser at the Wilma Theater in Missoula.  This is a night of fun, generosity, and camaraderie. This year the theme is...

Intentional Outdoor Programming

Intentional outdoor programming is a key part of a Sussex education and one of the cornerstones of our new school vision.  Our teachers deliberately create opportunities for our students to experience the...

 

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“My time at Sussex (1st-8th grade) was both pivotal and foundational. The innovative and hands-on structure of the curriculum inspired an infinite love of learning and fostered my creativity, while also sparking my curiosity at every turn.”

– Jordie Bornstein ’82