A bilingual Spanish and English American Montessori Society school member, the Navarre Montessori Academy teaches preschool and kindergarten students.

NAVARRE — Navarre Montessori Academy celebrated National School Choice week Friday with a photo shoot for students, parents and staff.


“It was awesome,” said Kiani Torres Ruiz, owner and directress of the academy. “The children were very excited.”


Torres Ruiz said the photo shoot gave parents the opportunity to learn more about school choice.


A bilingual Spanish and English American Montessori Society school member, the Navarre Montessori Academy teaches preschool and kindergarten students.


National School Choice week “shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for students, families and communities around the country,” according to a press release from the academy.


More than 50,000 events in different communities were held last week, the release said.