Today is the last day to place your order for the Original Works fundraiser!
The Elementary Class will take a trip to Brookfield Zoo as an extension of our studies related to Biomes of the World and our Biology work. We will be exploring the zoo in small groups as we research, observe and compile data.
Please be sure to fill out the information you received in your email on 10/24
Forms due Friday, November 11.
Need a hot lunch form? Look in your parent file folder or contact Ms. Stacie!
This celebration features the talents of the children of the Montessori Academy community. Each year is different as musical and dramatic performances are selected by the children and teachers at each level. Invite the grandparents and extended family as we all come together to celebrate our community at this family event.
Elementary teachers will set the conference schedule and provide an on-line sign up sheet and link approximately two weeks prior.
Children who are enrolled in Strings enrichment with Ms. Simonne will perform a concert on stage for parents and students at this morning school day event.
This week provides the Kindergarten and Third Level Lower Elementary students with the opportunity to visit the classroom they will be "moving up" to in the upcoming school year. Kindergarten students will each spend one morning in the Lower Elementary classroom and the Third Level students will spend one full day in the Upper-Middle classroom.
All parents are invited to this fun and informative session with the staff of Montessori Academy as they discuss and demonstrate Montessori education for Kindergarten and Elementary. Learn how our hands-on curriculum is structured and see what makes Montessori an excellent choice for K-8 education.
This is our biggest fundraising event of our school year and it is really fun too! Mark your calendar for the last Saturday in February and plan on attending this adult evening of fun raffles and amazing auction items as parents and staff join together to support the school we all love!
Montessori Academy celebrates National Montessori Education Week with special fun themed dress up days. Specific will be sent out in parent folders.
This event in March allows parents and children to come to school together to work in the classrooms. The children love to show their families the meaningful Montessori works they do at school every day. The Elementary Science Fair is also in progress on this day. All students and parents are invited to visit and listen to the student presentations about the independent research and experiments they conducted.
This school day all student morning event celebrates our amazing planet. Each year the students help to decide what we will do and how we can practice being good stewards of the Earth.
Parent volunteers are invited to donate delicious homemade food and lunch/recess student supervision in order to create a wonderful teacher appreciation luncheon for the Montessori Academy staff. Details about how you can participate will be sent via the Weekly Community Update.
Montessori Academy holds a celebration performance at the end of the school year. This is an all-school community event where all students perform and participate. Parents and grandparents are invited to attend the celebration and join us in celebrating the achievements of all of our students. Our evening ends with a fun family potluck picnic on our outdoor campus.
Our all-school Field Day morning is different each year. The students help to decide and run different active stations based upon the varied gross motor activities and PE activities they enjoyed throughout the school year.
Come meet your students friends and parents at this fun and active community event!
The second parent gathering evening of the 2016-17 school year will focus on the Montessori Method for teaching Math and Language from ages 3-12. As children move through the planes of development, they experience and work with the Montessori hands-on materials in different ways. Most of the Montessori Math and Language materials are unlike any materials you will see at other schools or educational environments. Come joins us as we demonstrate and allow you the opportunity to see and try out how your children learn everyday.
Parents, siblings and students are invited to come together to complete larger outdoor projects during family campus clean up. Tree trimming, hedge trimming and major fall clean up projects are completed on this day.
Please bring any gardening tools to use and share such as rakes, shovels, gloves, a wheelbarrow, or any tool that you feel will be useful.
See you there!
Students, teachers and parent volunteers will be working in our outdoor environments to pick up sticks, trim bushes, weed,prune and clean out our garden beds before winter.
This parent and child evening will be hosted by artist Diane Capasso. She will provide all materials and step by step simple instructions on how to create a one-of-a-kind family art project that you will complete and take home.
Siblings are invited to attend with enrolled students and parents. Specific details will be sent home in parent folders.
RSVP link can be found in your weekly community update email.
This is a morning school day event where students from every classroom join together to participate in meaningful peace related activities.
The Scholastic Book Fair is back!
Come visit the book fair in the Multi-Purpose Room to choose from a large selection of books for pre-k through middle school aged children.
Each purchase enters your name into a drawing to win a book prize pack, which will be drawn at the end of the week.
A classroom wish-list is available if you would like to donate a book to a classroom.
Scholastic Book Fair Hours
7:30 - 8:30 am
10:45 - 11:30 am
3:00 - 5:00 pm
7:30 - 8:30 am
10:45 - 11:30 am
This all parent evening will explore the Montessori education your child is participating at school and provide ideas on how you can incorporate Montessori at home.
Please join the Montessori Academy staff in learning more about the Montessori method, the unique hands-on materials, how we structure our day, how we provide guidance and how we foster a community of kind independent learners.
Children ages 3-12 are welcome to enjoy a movie and popcorn in the Elementary East building.
School Picture Day arranges for a professional photographer to take individual, sibling and class photos in our outdoor environment. Order forms will be sent home in advance. Rain date is September 8.
This is our kick off parent planning meeting for the Celebration Auction. Please plan on attending so that you can complete at home help in preparation for this important all school event.
Come and visit with old friends and welcome new families to the Montessori Academy community at our all school Ice Cream Social in our outdoor pavilion.
We will be providing ice cream and non-dairy sorbet from Culver's and the Batavia Creamery.
Students are invited with their parents to stop by school anytime between 9 and 10:30 to meet the teachers and drop off the supplies from their supply list prior to the first day of school.
At least one parent from each family is expected to attend Back-to-School night. This is an opportunity to meet your child's classroom teacher(s), become informed about the upcoming school year, learn about volunteer opportunities and sign up for after school enrichment classes.