“Going out” into the community is a part of the Montessori philosophy. Students participate in field trips away from the school several times throughout the year. Field trips are for educational purposes and complement the regular academic program. Teachers will always notify parents regarding fieldtrips and specific permission slips will be required at that time. Volunteers are often needed and the number of volunteers will be determined by the classroom teacher and can be dependent on a variety of factors set out by the CBE.