Young leaders who attended Mountaineer Montessori School will discuss the "Montessori magic" and how it influenced their education and careers during the school's annual open house for prospective families and the public from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today.The school is located next to the University of Charleston at 308 20th St. in Kanawha City.Founded in 1976, Mountaineer Montessori School offers a comprehensive academic curriculum for children in preschool through sixth grade. The school offers an authentic Montessori environment with experienced, certified faculty. Mountaineer Montessori is affiliated with the University of Charleston teacher education program. Mountaineer Montessori School also has an on-site reading specialist, along with on-site music classes with faculty from the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Mountain State, art instruction with Barrie Kaufman, computer, Spanish and physical education instruction at the UC pool and gymnasium. It also offers a Montessori-based educational after-school and summer camp programs. A new financial aid program is now available for qualified families. To RSVP, or for more information, contact Julie Margolis at 304-342-7870 or by email at email@example.com.