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Montessori Buzz – Feb. 18, 2020

2020-2021 Re-Enrolment

Re-Enrolment for the 2020-2021 School Year was due last week on Friday! If you have not already submitted the enrolment deposit for your child(ren) and post-dated cheque(s) for the balance of tuition, please provide these items to the Main Office as soon as possible.

THIS IS IT!! Snow Much Fun this Sunday!!

Join us from 10AM to 2PM at Stronach Community Centre for SNOW much FUN! 

1221 Sandford Street, London, Ontario N5V 2J8  

What should you bring? 

  • Cash only for tickets and wristbands – Admission is free but tickets are required for games, activities and food!
  • Snow pants, hats, mittens if you want to participate in outdoor activities.  There are tons of activities indoors, but if the weather cooperates there will be outdoor toboggans and snow painting. 
  • Friends, family, and neighbours – EVERYONE is welcome!
  • Phone/cameras for taking photos! Don’t forget to tag us #SNOWMUCHFUNMA2020
  • Pre-bought tickets/wristbands and raffle ticket stubs

Where will we be? 

The carnival activities will take place in the HUGE gym at Stronach Community Centre. There is no food or drink allowed in the gym. We will be selling hotdogs, hot chocolate, cotton candy and popcorn in the meeting rooms and will have tables for you to sit!

Check out the AMAZING inflatables we have booked for the day: 


Want to skip the line up at SNOW MUCH FUN? You can buy tickets and wristbands at the front office until Friday, February 21. A limited number of RAFFLE TICKETS are also on sale at the Front Desk – $3 each, 2 tickets for $5 or 5 tickets for $10.  Buy early so you don’t miss out! Remaining raffle tickets will be on sale to the public at SNOW MUCH FUN on Sunday. 

See you all there this Sunday!

ME to WE service trip to Ecuador

This Friday, 15 representatives from the school made up of parents, students, and two staff, are heading to Ecuador to volunteer their time with the ME to WE organization. This is the fourth time the school has participated in this service trip to Ecuador. The trip will entail many things! It starts off with a day sightseeing in the beautiful city of Quito; the following day, the group takes a long bus ride down to the Amazon Rainforest where the team will spend the duration of their 10-day trip. 

Not only will the team work each morning on a construction project in a local village (they don’t know what they’ll be building yet), they will also have the opportunity to participate in cultural activities such as visiting a local cacao farm and testing out chocolate, spending time with a local family learning of their daily challenges, going on a night hike in the jungle, taking part in a traditional cooking class of local delicacies, and meeting up with the local women’s artisanal group to make bracelets. We look forward to the exciting stories they will have to share with us when they get back!

Casa 3 Valentine’s Week!

Last week, Casa 3 learned about mail delivery. Since Valentine’s Day was Friday, our senior students took a sunny stroll on Wednesday morning to the local post office to mail their Valentines! Back in their classroom on Friday the students picked out and read their special valentines messages from their classmates.

Parent information

Save the date: Guest speaker on April 14

We have a fantastic presenter joining us in April to talk to our parent community.

COMING SOON: More details and a Google form sign-up sheet in a future Buzz. In the meantime, be sure to save the date: Tuesday, April 14. 

Good listening: Simone Davies’ postcast on Montessori parenting

Good reading: The Montessori Daoshi: “The Art of Negotiation, or Why You shouldn’t argue with a 3-year-old”

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