New Principal Directs Tremont Montessori’s Tuition-Free, Child-Driven Education

 Natalie Celeste, Principal of CMSD’s Tremont Montessori School | Photo by Ted Zbozien

A special report by The Tremonster

Hello, Tremonsters!

The tuition-free, Pre-K-8 school in the heart of our neighborhood, Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Tremont Montessori, has a new principal at its helm:  Natalie Celeste.  Celeste, a Montessori-trained educator, will steward the over 100-year-old, child-centered educational approach based on Dr. Maria Montessori’s scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.

The Tremonster sat down with Celeste in a Tremont Montessori classroom to talk about her new role and the time-tested Montessori educational model. Continue reading

Summer Drink Tips from Tremont, CLE: Fat Cats

It’s Friday!  Start your weekend at 4:00 pm with the Happy Hour at Fat Cats in Tremont  …Check out this video of Max, Fat Cats bartender, mixing up his favorite summer Fat Cats happy hour cocktail, the “Charlie,” for The Tremonster “Summer Drink Tips from Tremont” series…and then pull up a bar stool at Fat Cats (2061 West 10th Street, Tremont, Cleveland, 216.579.0200) for one of the best happy hours in town this Friday, and every weekday from 4-7:00 pm.