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Montessori Buzz – Jan 16, 2018

 

Admissions and Development updates,
plus community camp information

Dear MA Families & Friends,

Admissions Update

Our current families are offered priority enrolment for both current students and their siblings wishing to enrol at MA.  Current families who have children they would like to enroll, need to complete an online sibling application by January 26 to ensure a spot in our classrooms.  Please note the following admissions dates for new and current students:

Key dates for re-enrolment

  • January 26: Sibling applications are due.
  • February 9: Online Re-Enrolment opens. You will receive a re-enrolment package during the first week of February directing you to our website. NEW this year: Sibling offers of admission will also be sent home on this date.

  • February 23: Re-enrolment AND sibling offers of admission are due. NEW this year: you can pay your enrolment deposit online with a credit card (fees apply).

  • March 1: Camp Discovery Registration opens – Explorers Camp for Toddlers and Adventurers for students ages 4-6. Please note this year registration for Adventurers Camp opens to the public on the same date, so sessions may fill up quickly.

  • March 2: Admissions is open to the public.

It is important to contact Victoria Little, Registrar, if you have any changes to your child’s enrolment (ie., switching from part-day to full-day or a change in location), or if you have any questions about the sibling application or re-enrolment process. Contact Victoria at vlittle@montessori.on.ca or ext. 211.

Tuition letter

Our annual tuition letter was sent home on Friday. If you need to see copy of it, follow this link to view or download a pdf of it.

Development Update

The Leadership Circle
The school’s Board of Governors as well as past Board members have registered a Leadership Team and have pledged to donate $5,000. Along with the Toddler Alumni team, that is two teams that have joined the Leadership Circle! Thank you! 

It’s not too late to register your team through this link!

50th Anniversary Club
Six people have joined the 50th Anniversary Club and are making a donation every month to support the school. Thank you! You can still register to make monthly donations for the remainder of the school year. Sign up to make monthly donations.

For more information about the Leadership Circle or 50th Anniversary Club, contact Tonya Dendrinos at tdendrinos@montessori.on.ca or 519-433-9121 ext. 233.

Montessori Stories! Celebrating 50 years of an Amazing School

Do you have a Montessori Story to share? Send it along to info@montessori.on.ca or reply to this Buzz with it. We’d love to share it with our community!

From the community

February Montessori PD Day Camp at Junction Climbing!

Junction Climbing has a PD Day Camp just for us! Learn more on their website: http://junctionclimbing.com/youth-programs/montessori-pd-day-camps/

Children’s Museum – February PD Day Camp

The Children’s Museum also has a PD Day Camp for us. Check out the details on their website: https://www.londonchildrensmuseum.ca/calendar/events/day-camp-museum-adventures

Yellowbird Learning Centre – March Break Camp

Yellowbird Learning Centre is holding a special session for our second week of the March Break! From our friends at YLC: “We are so excited to be working with Montessori Academy of London and look forward to sharing some mindfulness strategies with the children in a fun way!”

Register via email: yellowbirdlearningcentre@gmail.com

Growing Chefs! Ontario Summer Camp: Know Your Roots

Our good friends at Growing Chefs are holding their second Summer Camp this year for children ages 7-14. Registration for the 2018 programs will be available starting January 19, 2018. Find all the details on their website: http://growingchefsontario.ca/projects/know-your-roots-camp, or contact Becca at 519.679.4769 or becca@growingchefsontario.ca for more information.

… Stay tuned for information on our summer programs, Camp Discovery Explorers (ages 2-3) and Camp Discovery Adventurers (ages 4-6), next week … 

Wise Words Sessions – for students Grades 4-8

From the Child & Youth Development Clinic at Western: “Sometimes it seems like there’s no connection between the way spoken words sound and the way they are spelled in English! In Wise Words, we’ll use word meanings to understand why words are spelled the way they are. Come to Wise Words to learn more about the wisdom of the English spelling system!”

Just announced: reduced rate of $90.00 is being offered for this six-week session. Find more details on the registration form (PDF).  Contact Leesa at lmcouper@uwo.ca for more information.

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