Operation Brotherhood Montessori Center
Innovative

INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS

Innovative programs in Agriculture, Performing Arts, Leadership Training and Entrepreneurship are based on its belief in the natural self-sustainability of man in the four stages of human construction: infancy, childhood, adolescence to adulthood.

 

Agriculture

A. Agriculture

  • The O.B. Montessori Farm Resort and Botanical Garden is a 16-hectare agricultural land patterned after Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej's "Self-Suficiency Farm".
  • The farm is a venue for the students to study agriculture as a practical application of lessons learned in Cultural Arts ( Botany & Zoology).
  • OBMC students learn the different classification of plants, how to propagate them and the different environments suitable for their growth.
  • They also study the different parts of the animals and how to raise them properly. The students learn the ABCs of raising quails, chickens, and ducks.
  • The students are also allowed to sell their own products like the dish gardens, vegetables they harvest, quail eggs and chicken eggs.
  • These activities instill and develop in every student a sense of economic independence.

 

B. Leadership Training

  • OBMC's Leadership Training program caters to the adolescent's sense of importance, leadership and moral attitude through adherence to the Honor Code.
  • OBMC has a full military brigade of 700 high school CAT cadets.
  • It also has a 100-member marching band.

 


Arts

 

 

C. Performing Arts

  • Every year OBMC produces a musical with OBMC students playing different roles.
  • These spectacles encourage the students to develop confidence, discipline and appreciation of the arts.
  • These shows are presented at the Maria Montessori Hall in Greenhills and at the Teatro Maximo in Angeles branch.

 

 

 


 

Entrepreneurship

 

 

 

D. Entrepreneurship

  • OBMC students are provided with activities that will make possible the development of economic independence.
  • OBMC Professional High School students work in a specially designed kitchen-laboratory.
  • They learn Basic Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition, Meal Management, Food Processing and Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping.
  • Every December OBMC students host a Food Fair and Minimart as a practical application of what they have learned in Technology, Home Economics and Livelihood Education class.
  • They also host a fine dining activity where they put into practice the lessons they learned in Food Service such as waitering and bartending.