After School Programs


Chess Wizards is a premier chess education company providing fun, informative and challenging chess lessons

to students. Chess Wizards teaches children many important life concepts, such as learning the ability to win

graciously and accept defeat with dignity and sportsmanship. Students will be divided into groups according to

their chess experience. At the end of this session, each student will have had the chance to participate in a mini-chess tournament.

 Junior Optimistic Group


Why join a JOI Club?

  •  Make a positive difference in our community

  •  Connect with classmates and have fun

  •  Promote a positive attitude and be kind

  •  Choose and plan community/school service projects

  •  Develop leadership skills and experience by running meetings and projects

  •  Receive community service credit hours for middle and high school!


What JOI Clubs do?

  •  Community Service projects

  •  Social events & All-club activities

  •  Fundraising for charities like Childhood Cancer Campaign

  •  State-wide meetings with other JOI club members


How and when Clubs meet

  •  Monthly meetings are set at a convenient time for members

  •  Students run their meetings, plan events and elect officers

  •  Clubs have parent leaders, teacher advisers and Optimist advisers

  •  All Parent/Teacher advisers will receive a Leader Training Guide 

Spell Bee For Lower Elementary 

Every year, students from all walks of life have the opportunity to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. They progress from classroom to cafeteria, from auditorium to civic center, just as millions of other students have done before them. Our purpose is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives.

Geography Spell Bee for Upper Elementary 

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic GeoBee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. We are proud to introduce at MMC this year The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world, and increase public awareness about geography. Students in grades four through eight (4-8) compete for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic GeoBee Champion.

The GeoBee Study Corner is an excellent resource to help students prepare for the GeoBee. Students and educators can find study resources, apps, Kahoot! Quizzes, and lesson plans.

Our purpose is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives.

Toddler Care Program

The toddler program is served from ages 19 months to 3 years. In a Montessori environment, your  toddler will be with teachers—loving, nurturing, and rigorously trained in child development—who create peaceful, supportive, and safe environments for our youngest children. In these spaces, a child’s natural passion for wonder, curiosity, exploration, and discovery comes alive.

Primary Care Education

The primary program is served from ages 3 year to 6 years. It concentrates on building skills including early literacy, logical  thinking, problem solving, social understanding physical coordination and creativity. This program is offered on half day or full days  basis.

This is taken place in a specialized environment utilizing a Montessori materials and lessons, to open the world to children through hands on learning

Lower Elementary

The lower elementary program enhances and expands skills from 1st grade to 3rd grade.  Children are now exposed to more advanced mathematical operations, in-depth literacy comprehension and extended  vocabulary, together with further exploration of science, geographic studies, technology and Spanish. Children receive individualized instructions to maximize learning and encourage strong study skills. The MMC curriculum meets or exceeds state standards.

Upper Elementary

The upper elementary  program is built for 4th grade to 6th grade. The children in these grades learn band and music and also spanish language.History - early civilization, world history, Michigan history, civics and Geography. Mathematics - arithmetic, algebra, plane and solid geometry, computation skills and problem-solving strategies.Science - Earth Science, life science,  physical science, circulatory system, and laws of motion

Contact Us

32450 West 13 Mile Road | Farmington Hills MI 48334 | Phone: 248-851-9695 |Email:

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