For parents seeking the best education in Montana, Great Beginnings is a nature-based Montessori school and summer camp in Bozeman, Montana for ages 2-14. 


GBMS provides a personalized Montessori educational experience that intersects with the needs of the 21st century, preparing children for the global age. 

18 NOV

Parent University: Journaling

Want to re-ignite your jounaling practice? Or, maybe you want to start? Please join us for an evening of reflective journaling. Enjoy a glass of wine, a community of friends, and time for yourself before the busy holiday season. 5:30 - 7pm. Register HERE 

19 NOV

Greening of GBMS

Have a passion for the environment and eco-friendly programming? Have a business or personal passion? Please join us! Details HERE 


Toddler Program:

Foothills campus

4000 Springhill Road

Preschool & Kindergarten:

Springhill campus

100 Springhill Lane


The Micro-school at Great Beginnings: 1st - 8th grades

4088 Springhill Road

(Deliveries and private access only) Parking for the Micro-school is in the Foothills parking lot and then walk through the field

Bozeman, Montana 59715


​Tel: 406.587.0132 

​Fax:  406.586.3411   



December 2019

Bookmobile at GBMS:  Every month, the Bookmobile from Bozeman Public Library visits to provide our school with great books to complement our curriculum and add to our children's library. We love working with our community librarians!

  • 12/5: 9:30-10:30 Springhill campus

  • 12/19: 9:30 Micro-school and 10:00 Toddlers on Foothills campus

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12 &13 

An afternoon of storytelling - calling all grandparents!

We've got some stories we would love to share. Stories of our families, stories of hope, stories of children. We invite your extended family to join you in sharing about GBMS. Foothills campus (toddlers), 12/12 4:00 - 5:00; Springhill campus (for Prek-K) 12/13 3:30 - 4:30pm. Details HERE

19 DEC 

Winter Holiday Party

Where: Chateau Event Center
When: 4:30 – 6:30pm
We welcome our entire community for a winter celebration, community singing and holiday party.
Details HERE 

1st - 8th grade
20 DEC 

School Classroom Celebrations - Half-day

Half-day celebrations for all children in their classrooms. Children only, please. Pick-up all campuses between 11:45am - noon. 

23 DEC - 3 JAN 

Winter Break 

School closed.  

For this school year, we have the following campuses and classrooms (with the new Native Wildflowers and Bees themes):


Foothills campus:

  • Bumblebee classroom (ages 2-3 toddler)


Springhill campus:

  • Shooting Star, Slivery Lupine and Arctic Buttercup classrooms (ages 3-6)

  • Yurt classroom (kindergarten)


Micro-school campus:

  • Modern, one-room schoolhouse for 1st – 8th grades


Note: Our administration will have two offices this upcoming year. One will be at the Springhill campus and one will be at the Micro-school, with administrators to be shared between the Toddler Program and the Micro-school.

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